Recently, accountants were overheard claiming they did not like being identified in public as members of the profession. However, Jim Hoyle, who works for broker Hargreaves Lansdown, likes to shout it from the roof tops. In fact, on his latest holiday, cycling down the Nile to raise money for MENCAP, he got out his trusty Accountancy Age at every rest-stop to make sure all the locals knew which esteemed profession he was from. But we have a question Jim. Where do you stow the Age when riding? You seem to have no courier’s bag to help carry documents. No answers on a postcard please.
Andrew Tyrie airs views on the Finance Bill, 'Making Tax Policy Better' report, and Brexit
In our latest managing partner Q&A looking towards 2017, CVR Global's Richard Toone talks about recruitment, and the potential threat of competition from the legal sector, as key issues for the firm in the coming year
Deloitte to avoid tendering for government contracts over the next six months, to appease Theresa May following consultant's report that painted a less-than-flattering picture of Brexit plans
In our first Q&A looking towards 2017, Menzies senior partner Julie Adams flags up increasing digitisation, aligned with more hands-on consultative services, as the key mix for her practice