ACCA and NTT Data UK extend partnership to drive digital transformation
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ACCA and NTT Data UK extend partnership to drive digital transformation

5y Chris Jewers

ACCA and NTT Data UK extend partnership to drive d...

ACCA and NTT Data UK have extended their partnership by five years to push forward the association’s digital transformation efforts. Accountancy Age s...

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Moore Global chairman Richard Moore to step down after 15 years
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Moore Global chairman Richard Moore to step down after 15 years

5y Shannon Moyer

Moore Global chairman Richard Moore to step down a...

Following his appointment to chairman in 2004, Richard Moore helped grow the company's revenues from the millions to the billions, operating in over 1...

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BDO's annual report shows overall growth thanks to mid-market focus
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BDO's annual report shows overall growth thanks to mid-market focus

5y Shannon Moyer

BDO's annual report shows overall growth thanks to...

BDO's annual report shows growth across several sectors within the company, following its February 2019 merger with Moore Stephens. Read More...

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Two partners who quit KPMG over bullying launch own firm
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Two partners who quit KPMG over bullying launch own firm

5y Chris Jewers

Two partners who quit KPMG over bullying launch ow...

Maggie Brereton and Ina Kjaer have registered Eos Deal Advisory, naming their firm after the Greek goddess of the dawn, with a plan to break from mach...

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Haysmacintyre appoints new managing partner
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Haysmacintyre appoints new managing partner

5y Tom Lemmon

Haysmacintyre appoints new managing partner

haysmacintyre today announced Jeremy Beard as their new Managing Partner. Beard, who has been a partner at the firm for 24 years, takes over from Ian ...

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5 people arrested in Patisserie Valerie scandal
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5 people arrested in Patisserie Valerie scandal

5y Tom Lemmon

5 people arrested in Patisserie Valerie scandal

Five unnamed people have been arrested in connection with the accounting fraud scandal at Patisserie Valerie which led to the collapse of the cafe cha...

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Proposed fines “do little” to tackle late payment problems
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Proposed fines “do little” to tackle late payment problems

5y Tom Lemmon

Proposed fines “do little” to tackle late payment ...

On Wednesday this week, the government announced proposals for a range of new powers for the Small Business Commissioner to tackle the problem of late...

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Williams Lea appoints new global chief financial officer
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Williams Lea appoints new global chief financial officer

5y Dave Beach

Williams Lea appoints new global chief financial o...

Williams Lea have announced the appointment of Dan O’Brien as chief financial officer (CFO). “Williams Lea is at a pivotal point in its rich history ...

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Deloitte appoints first female Managing Partner for Consulting
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Deloitte appoints first female Managing Partner for Consulting

5y Dave Beach

Deloitte appoints first female Managing Partner fo...

Anne-Marie Malley has been appointed managing partner for Consulting in the UK, the first woman in the firm's history to hold the position Read More...

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Mazars acquires healthcare company Hall Liddy
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Mazars acquires healthcare company Hall Liddy

5y Dave Beach

Mazars acquires healthcare company Hall Liddy

Mazars has announced the acquisition of Hall Liddy, a medical accounting firm in the NorthWest, with over 2,600 clients.   “The healthcare sector has ...

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HP and Autonomy - The use of evidence in and from foreign proceedings
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HP and Autonomy - The use of evidence in and from foreign proceedings

5y Charles Pugh and Edmond Fung

HP and Autonomy - The use of evidence in and from...

Oury Clark solicitors give an insight into the HP and Autonomy accounting fraud case, assessing the use of foreign evidence in proceedings. The trial ...

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HW Fisher announce Compliance on Demand acquisition while Price Bailey partner with Ashtons Legal
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HW Fisher announce Compliance on Demand acquisition while Price Bailey part...

5y Tom Lemmon

HW Fisher announce Compliance on Demand acquisitio...

HW Fisher announced their acquisition of Compliance on Demand. Separately, Price Bailey announced a partnership with Ashtons Legal Read More...

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Employee engagement demand prompts Deloitte acquisition
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Employee engagement demand prompts Deloitte acquisition

5y Dave Beach

Employee engagement demand prompts Deloitte acquis...

Deloitte has absorbed Stitch Communications to boost its Global Employer Services offering amid heightened client demands for employee engagement. Goo...

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Top 20 shake-up as Saffery Champness hires S&W partner
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Top 20 shake-up as Saffery Champness hires S&W partner

5y Dave Beach

Top 20 shake-up as Saffery Champness hires S&W par...

New partner appointed at Saffery Champness from Smith & Williamson Read More...

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Poor leadership hits small business while confidence sinks to two year low
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Poor leadership hits small business while confidence sinks to two year low

5y Tom Lemmon

Poor leadership hits small business while confiden...

A lack of strong leadership, primarily caused by a “soft skills gap”, is preventing SMEs from tackling the myriad of challenges they face, according t...

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Outdated processes mean large firms frequently pay staff incorrectly or late
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Outdated processes mean large firms frequently pay staff incorrectly or lat...

5y Tom Lemmon

Outdated processes mean large firms frequently pay...

Three-quarters of large companies in the UK process payments incorrectly or late due to the continued use of manual data entry in the payroll process,...

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1,000 jobs lost as Jamie Oliver restaurant chain goes into administration
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1,000 jobs lost as Jamie Oliver restaurant chain goes into administration

5y Tom Lemmon

1,000 jobs lost as Jamie Oliver restaurant chain g...

22 of 25 Jamie Oliver-owned restaurants have closed, after the celebrity chef’s restaurant chain went into administration today, resulting in approxim...

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EY and Thomson Reuters announce strategic alliance between Onesource and Tax Technology and Transformation services
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EY and Thomson Reuters announce strategic alliance between Onesource and Ta...

5y Tom Lemmon

EY and Thomson Reuters announce strategic alliance...

EY and Thomson Reuters will form an alliance which brings together Reuters’ Onesource with EY’s Tax Technology and Transformation services Read More...

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BDO expansion continues with the appointment of three new partners
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BDO expansion continues with the appointment of three new partners

5y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

BDO expansion continues with the appointment of th...

Now that the BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger is complete, what’s next? Read More...

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KPMG revenues rose by 8 percent this year in strongest growth in a decade
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KPMG revenues rose by 8 percent this year in strongest growth in a decade

6y Beth McLoughlin

KPMG revenues rose by 8 percent this year in stron...

The company’s annual review shows strong growth, including in audit practice, over the past year Read More...

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Baker Tilly come together with RGL Forensics to create global accounting practice
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Baker Tilly come together with RGL Forensics to create global accounting pr...

6y Accountancy Age

Baker Tilly come together with RGL Forensics to cr...

The two come together to answer the growing demand for a global specialism in financial investigation practitioners Read More...

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New look and offices for Mercer & Hole
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New look and offices for Mercer & Hole

6y Beth McLoughlin

New look and offices for Mercer & Hole

The move to a Lombard Street location and rebranding are reflections of the growth and ambition of the company Read More...

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Kreston Reeves celebrates £3.6m revenue increase with recent hires and merger
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Kreston Reeves celebrates £3.6m revenue increase with recent hires and merg...

6y Accountancy Age

Kreston Reeves celebrates £3.6m revenue increase w...

Kreston Reeves enjoys an increase in profits after making several new hires and merging with SamCorp Read More...

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BDO to merge with Moore Stephens
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BDO to merge with Moore Stephens

6y Beth McLoughlin

BDO to merge with Moore Stephens

The company will become the largest outside of the Big Four with new merger Read More...

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BDO appoints new audit partner for charities
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BDO appoints new audit partner for charities

6y Beth McLoughlin

BDO appoints new audit partner for charities

BDO has appointed Jill Halford as a new audit partner for its not-for-profit section. Jill Halford joins the firm from PwC and has almost 20 years’ ex...

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M&S business rate liabilities based on £570m rateable value
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M&S business rate liabilities based on £570m rateable value

6y Accountancy Age

M&S business rate liabilities based on £570m r...

The retailer has announced a 1.4% drop in like-for-like sales during the last 13 weeks of 2017, and faces significantly increased business rate liabil...

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BDO replaces Deloitte as Mitie auditor
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BDO replaces Deloitte as Mitie auditor

7y Accountancy Age

BDO replaces Deloitte as Mitie auditor

The change in auditor comes after Mitie conducted a competitive tender process, which had been announced in the company’s 2017 Annual Report and Accou...

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