Professional service sector business confidence has fallen for the first time in two years, according to the latest CBI/Deloitte & Touche quarterly survey. The survey also revealed growth in business and professional service activity and employment remained robust but had slowed since its last report. (The CBI said the drop in optimism was consistent with short-term expectations of less buoyant growth in business volumes.)
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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