The Big Five giant came top of a poll conduced by CPA Personnel among accounting academics.
US professors were asked to grade accountancy’s most dominant firms and E&Y beat off the competition from the rest of the Big Five. They were questioned over firms’ business success, client service quality, technical reputation, training, career opportunities and the all-important work-life balance, according to a report on the Electronic Accountant website.
E&Y scored well on outlook for business success and voters also rated the firm highly for its speedy disposal of its consulting wing to Cap Gemini.
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