A stable global economy allowed for a level field upon which future strategies could be played out.That has all changed.
You may regard our technology predictions for 2002 to be no more than industry leaders musing on what might be. However, while taking submissions for this piece it became clear that a common theme was being established. Users are looking to justify purchases and maximise their investments wherever they can.
Future technology developments will have to make the ‘cost-justification’ case more vehemently than ever. Our map of the future may vary in the detail, but make no mistake – whatever the shape of things to come, consultants and vendors are going to have to have to immerse themselves in the entire business process.
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