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Most accountants still underprepared for tech shift
Opinion Blog

Most accountants still underprepared for tech shift

2d Institute of Financial Accountants

Most accountants still underprepared for tech shif...

The latest member survey* from the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) has shown that there is still a gap in technology skills to address the di...

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Grant Thornton's transatlantic ambitions could result in a merger
Mergers And Acquisitions

Grant Thornton's transatlantic ambitions could result in a merger

3d Accountancy Age

Grant Thornton's transatlantic ambitions could res...

Grant Thornton is  reportedly exploring a plan to unify its US and UK/Irish operations through a potential three-way merger. Earlier this year, Grant ...

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Q&A: EY's Marna Ricker on the promise of quantum computing for tax
AI in Accounting

Q&A: EY's Marna Ricker on the promise of quantum computing for tax

3d Rachael Kennedy

Q&A: EY's Marna Ricker on the promise of quantum c...

The concept of quantum computing was first introduced by Richard Feynman in 1959 during his renowned lecture “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bott...

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Labour government full speed ahead on audit reform
Audit

Labour government full speed ahead on audit reform

4d Accountancy Age

Labour government full speed ahead on audit reform

The recent King’s Speech has unveiled a raft of legislative proposals set to significantly reshape the landscape for accountants and auditors ac...

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Green is the new black, at least for accountants
CSR

Green is the new black, at least for accountants

4d Accountancy Age

Green is the new black, at least for accountants

The world is going green, and finance is no exception. As businesses and investors increasingly prioritize sustainability, there’s a growing dem...

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Will HMRC digital services get to where they need to be?
Brexit & Economy

Will HMRC digital services get to where they need to be?

5d Caroline Miskin, Senior Technical Manager Digital Taxation, ICAEW

Will HMRC digital services get to where they need ...

HMRC service performance has been a hot topic for some time and has received considerable attention in mainstream media, at parliamentary committees a...

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How the accounting role changes with AI development
Opinion Blog

How the accounting role changes with AI development

5d Maria Sigacheva, Indirect Tax Manager, Glencore

How the accounting role changes with AI developmen...

Accounting technology is continuously adapting and evolving to comply with changes in tax legal regulations and reporting obligations to stakeholders....

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Accountancy Age Rankings

35 Under 35 2024
Rankings

35 Under 35 2024

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35 Under 35 2024

The 35 Under 35 ranking spotlights young professionals within the accountancy industry who have made significant contributions to their fields, career...

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Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2023
Rankings

Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2023

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Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2023

Celebrating excellence in accountancy practice, the Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2022 spotlights top accounting firms in the UK Read More...

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Mid-Tier Power Index 2022
Rankings

Mid-Tier Power Index 2022

2y

Mid-Tier Power Index 2022

The inaugural Mid-Tier Power Index ranking celebrates accountancy excellence Read More...

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Top 21 International Alliances and Associations 2021
Rankings

Top 21 International Alliances and Associations 2021

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Top 21 International Alliances and Associations 20...

The Accountancy Age Top 21 International Alliances and Associations 2021 promotes excellence in the accountancy industry worldwide by ranking accounta...

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Making Tax Digital

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MTD is so much more than mere compliance
MTD

MTD is so much more than mere compliance

3m Rachael King

MTD is so much more than mere compliance

Discover how financial management software empowers accountants to elevate their advisory role, driving strategic business growth and operational exce...

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Making Tax Difficult: MPs raise concerns about HMRC
MTD

Making Tax Difficult: MPs raise concerns about HMRC

8m Accountancy Age

Making Tax Difficult: MPs raise concerns about HMR...

The successful implementation of MTD depends on the government's ability to address the concerns raised by stakeholders and provide a transparent and ...

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MTD for ITSA: Questions your clients might be asking
MTD

MTD for ITSA: Questions your clients might be asking

2y Institute of Financial Account...

MTD for ITSA: Questions your clients might be aski...

Practitioners must communicate to clients ahead of the MTD ITSA conversion deadline to ensure as smooth a path as possible, urges John Edwards, CEO of...

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HMRC admits MTD will be costly for landlords
HMRC

HMRC admits MTD will be costly for landlords

5m Rachael King

HMRC admits MTD will be costly for landlords

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has acknowledged the financial and time costs that landlords will face due to the Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative....

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Embarking on modernisation: HMRC launches MTD ITSA Pilot for a streamlined tax system
HMRC

Embarking on modernisation: HMRC launches MTD ITSA Pilot for a streamlined ...

4m Accountancy Age

Embarking on modernisation: HMRC launches MTD ITSA...

HMRC's MTD ITSA pilot, launching on 22 April 2024, aims to modernize the UK tax system by requiring digital record-keeping and quarterly updates for s...

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MTD investment represents an “opportunity rather than burden” for SMEs
MTD

MTD investment represents an “opportunity rather than burden” for SMEs

3y Sam Alberti

MTD investment represents an “opportunity rather t...

Research has shown a widespread scepticism among small businesses in the UK Read More...

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Government execution of MTD ‘out of control’ as costs spiral
HMRC

Government execution of MTD ‘out of control’ as costs spiral

1y Sam Alberti

Government execution of MTD ‘out of control’ as co...

The regime's total cost is now thought to be five times the original forecast Read More...

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MTD: The story so far
MTD

MTD: The story so far

10m Sam Alberti

MTD: The story so far

The UK's plan to digitalise the tax system is well underway Read More...

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Leading voices

Q&A: ACCA's Narayanan Vaidyanathan on their new AI training course
ACCA

Q&A: ACCA's Narayanan Vaidyanathan on their new AI training course

2w Rachael Kennedy

Q&A: ACCA's Narayanan Vaidyanathan on their new AI...

In June, the ACCA and CISI (Chartered Institute of Security and Investment) partnered to launch a new qualification, the Certificate in Artificial Int...

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Q&A: Dains’ CEO Richard McNeilly on Olympian-inspired growth and strategic acquisitions
Accounting Firms

Q&A: Dains’ CEO Richard McNeilly on Olympian-inspired growth and strategic ...

2w Rachael King

Q&A: Dains’ CEO Richard McNeilly on Olympian-inspi...

Dains is making significant strides as it approaches its 100th anniversary. Recently, the firm has embarked on a series of strategic acquisitions and ...

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Q&A: Xero’s UK MD, Alex von Schirmeister, on empowering small businesses
AI in Accounting

Q&A: Xero’s UK MD, Alex von Schirmeister, on empowering small businesses

4w Rachael Kennedy

Q&A: Xero’s UK MD, Alex von Schirmeister, on empow...

On the side lines of Xerocon 2024, an event known for gathering the brightest minds in accounting and bookkeeping, Alex von Schirmeister, UK MD of Xer...

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Q&A: Forvis Mazars’ UK CEO on being the new disruptor on the block
Mergers And Acquisitions

Q&A: Forvis Mazars’ UK CEO on being the new disruptor on the block

1m Rachael Kennedy

Q&A: Forvis Mazars’ UK CEO on being the new disrup...

It is not every day that a new player storms onto the global professional services scene with the gusto of a rock star. But that is precisely what hap...

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Q&A: Gravita's CEO on the challenger firm's tech driven strategy
Accounting Firms

Q&A: Gravita's CEO on the challenger firm's tech driven strategy

2m Rachael Kennedy

Q&A: Gravita's CEO on the challenger firm's tech d...

When I asked ChatGPT to show me a picture of a typical accountant, the output was not surprising – sat at a desk covered in paper and a calculat...

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How EY upskills in the age of AI and sustainability
Big Four

How EY upskills in the age of AI and sustainability

2m Rachael Kennedy

How EY upskills in the age of AI and sustainabilit...

Partners Paul Goodhew and Dilek Çilingir Kostem explain how EY is harnessing the power of AI and sustainability to redefine the future of professional...

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Q&A: The SecretCFO tells all
Corporate Finance

Q&A: The SecretCFO tells all

3m Accountancy Age

Q&A: The SecretCFO tells all

An anonymous corporate finance veteran with over 20,000 hours of experience unlocks invaluable insights by pulling back the curtain on the rarely seen...

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Q&A: KPMG UK on its Stonewall-approved D&I strategy
Kpmg

Q&A: KPMG UK on its Stonewall-approved D&I strategy

1y Sam Alberti

Q&A: KPMG UK on its Stonewall-approved D&I strateg...

Jenny Baskerville, KPMG’s UK head of IDE, outlines the strategy that’s helped the firm beat the odds Read More...

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Leveraging ERP for financial innovation 
Accounting Firms

Leveraging ERP for financial innovation 

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Leveraging ERP for financial innovation 

Download the latest EY Report to Discover the Future of Financial Management Read More...

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EMPOWERING THE FUTURE OF ACCOUNTANCY
Accounting Firms

EMPOWERING THE FUTURE OF ACCOUNTANCY

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EMPOWERING THE FUTURE OF ACCOUNTANCY

Leveraging technology for enhanced talent retention and recruitment Read More...

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35 Under 35 Accountancy Age & AJ Chambers selection for 2024
Accounting Firms

35 Under 35 Accountancy Age & AJ Chambers selection for 2024

4m

35 Under 35 Accountancy Age & AJ Chambers selectio...

The numbers you crunch tell a story. Your expertise shapes the future. Accountancy Age 35 Under 35 Awards recognize and celebrate the brilliant minds ...

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The 2023 State of the Corporate Tax Department
Accounting Firms

The 2023 State of the Corporate Tax Department

5m

The 2023 State of the Corporate Tax Department

The pace of change in the corporate tax world has never been faster. New technologies, regulations and business models emerge daily, radically reshapi...

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The Smart Invoice Inbox: Unlocking Efficiency in Accounts Payable
Accounting Firms

The Smart Invoice Inbox: Unlocking Efficiency in Accounts Payable

9m

The Smart Invoice Inbox: Unlocking Efficiency in A...

Invoice processing challenges in Accounts Payable include manual entry, high exceptions, and limited visibility. Smart invoice inboxes automate intake...

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The Human Firm: How to build a scalable and client-centric firm
Accounting Firms

The Human Firm: How to build a scalable and client-centric firm

9m

The Human Firm: How to build a scalable and client...

The old way of doing accounting is dead. In the digital age, clients expect more than just compliance. They want a partner who understands their busin...

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