There was a wry grin on the faces of the Ernst & Young party at last week’s Accountancy Age Awards. Not only had they walked off with the Big Five award but they also managed to come up with the top trainee for the English Institute, Jonathan Clark. Nothing unusual you might think until you remember that E&Y recently moved its training contract to the Scottish institute for all its young accountants. Of course it would be unfair for TS to suggest the English Institute dished out the award to curry favour with the Big Five firm, wouldn’t it?
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.
Kevin Reed discusses whether new accountancy group Cogital can rival the Big Four...and its likely direction of travel