Taking the long view on ethics in accountancy
Accounting Firms

Taking the long view on ethics in accountancy

8m Michael Izza

Taking the long view on ethics in accountancy

Michael Izza, ICAEW chief executive, outlines the significance of Global Ethics Day for the chartered accountants community Read More...

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ESG must be essential part of business strategy, says Moore Global CEO
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ESG must be essential part of business strategy, says Moore Global CEO

8m Greg Noble

ESG must be essential part of business strategy, s...

79% of businesses where the importance of ESG principles had increased between 2019 and 2023, reported that customer retention had improved Read More...

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Transformation Framework: Client segmentation in accounting firms
Accounting Firms

Transformation Framework: Client segmentation in accounting firms

8m Accountancy Age

Transformation Framework: Client segmentation in a...

In an era of dynamic markets, client-centricity is not a luxury but a strategic imperative for UK accounting firms. The process of client segmentation...

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Upskilling accountants in data should be preferred option for firms, experts say
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Upskilling accountants in data should be preferred option for firms, expert...

8m Greg Noble

Upskilling accountants in data should be preferred...

A data scientist tends to stay in their position for approximately 1.7 years on average Read More...

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Transformation Framework: Navigating M&A for accounting firms
Accounting Firms

Transformation Framework: Navigating M&A for accounting firms

8m Accountancy Age

Transformation Framework: Navigating M&A for accou...

For senior professionals within the accounting sector, this framework serves as a compass to navigating the early stages of M&A process Read More...

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Transformation Framework: Navigating the B-Corp journey as an accounting firm
Accounting Firms

Transformation Framework: Navigating the B-Corp journey as an accounting fi...

8m Accountancy Age

Transformation Framework: Navigating the B-Corp jo...

For senior professionals within the accounting sector, this framework serves as a compass to navigating the early stages of the B Corp application pro...

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Accountancy people moves: September 2023
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Accountancy people moves: September 2023

8m Greg Noble

Accountancy people moves: September 2023

This month saw a number of major appointments from mid-market players, including RSM and BDO Read More...

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Embracing ‘evolving working behaviours’ key to attracting accounting talent
Accounting Firms

Embracing ‘evolving working behaviours’ key to attracting accounting talent

9m Greg Noble

Embracing ‘evolving working behaviours’ key to att...

A recent study conducted by the British Chambers of Commerce revealed that 75% of businesses in the UK currently provide flexible work options, includ...

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Accountancy Blueprint: Attaining B Corp status for your firm
Accounting Firms

Accountancy Blueprint: Attaining B Corp status for your firm

9m Accountancy Age

Accountancy Blueprint: Attaining B Corp status for...

For senior professionals within the accounting sector, this blueprint serves as an invaluable compass to navigate the B Corp certification process con...

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Audit profession must ‘face up’ to common issues causing accounts delays, experts say
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Audit profession must ‘face up’ to common issues causing accounts delays, e...

9m Dan Cave

Audit profession must ‘face up’ to common issues c...

Superdry’s failure to publish its accounts in a timely fashion is the latest in a string of errors Read More...

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August People Moves: A series of mid-market promotions
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August People Moves: A series of mid-market promotions

9m Greg Noble

August People Moves: A series of mid-market promot...

This month saw restructuring and insolvency trade body R3 select a new chair for R3 Northern Ireland Read More...

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Cooper Parry expects competitive boost from acquisition of Haines Watts London
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Cooper Parry expects competitive boost from acquisition of Haines Watts Lon...

9m Greg Noble

Cooper Parry expects competitive boost from acquis...

The expansion boosts Cooper Parry’s workforce to 1,150 employees and increases its turnover to £125 million Read More...

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Saffery Champness rebrand will future-proof organisation, says firm
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Saffery Champness rebrand will future-proof organisation, says firm

9m Greg Noble

Saffery Champness rebrand will future-proof organi...

The rebrand has been touted as a major milestone in the firm’s 160-year history Read More...

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Accountancy Age Top 50+50 2023 - submissions now open!
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Accountancy Age Top 50+50 2023 - submissions now open!

9m Sam Alberti

Accountancy Age Top 50+50 2023 - submissions now o...

Firms are now invited to submit for the 2023 ranking list Read More...

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Audit scandals rendering profession ‘unattractive’ to newcomers
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Audit scandals rendering profession ‘unattractive’ to newcomers

10m Greg Noble

Audit scandals rendering profession ‘unattractive’...

The FRC has overseen a major uptick in audit enforcement activity recently, with the regulator issuing fines of £33.3m in 2022, a 77% increase from th...

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FDI advisory a key factor in Moore Kingston Smith Irish acquisition
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FDI advisory a key factor in Moore Kingston Smith Irish acquisition

11m Greg Noble

FDI advisory a key factor in Moore Kingston Smith ...

MKS has acquired Irish firm Moore, in a bid to increase its international reach Read More...

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ISSB standards provide a ‘real purpose’ for young people to join accountancy profession
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ISSB standards provide a ‘real purpose’ for young people to join accountanc...

11m Greg Noble

ISSB standards provide a ‘real purpose’ for young ...

The standards will become effective for periods commencing on or after 1 January 2024 Read More...

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Telecoms solution to ‘remove the pain’ of HMRC wait times
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Telecoms solution to ‘remove the pain’ of HMRC wait times

11m Sam Alberti

Telecoms solution to ‘remove the pain’ of HMRC wai...

The tax authority has faced increasing backlash due to dwindling service levels in recent months Read More...

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People moves: Mazars, BDO contribute to mid-market activity surge
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People moves: Mazars, BDO contribute to mid-market activity surge

12m Greg Noble

People moves: Mazars, BDO contribute to mid-market...

This month saw a series of appointments and promotions from the industry's mid-tier firm Read More...

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KPMG and PwC sanctioned by FRC for Eddie Stobart audits
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KPMG and PwC sanctioned by FRC for Eddie Stobart audits

12m Greg Noble

KPMG and PwC sanctioned by FRC for Eddie Stobart a...

After cooperating with the inquiry, the firms and partners received a reduction in fines Read More...

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WATCH: Baker Tilly International CEO on mid-market turbulence
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WATCH: Baker Tilly International CEO on mid-market turbulence

1y Sam Alberti

WATCH: Baker Tilly International CEO on mid-market...

Francesca Lagerberg sheds light on how practice strategy is helping to guide more than 140 member firms through global turbulence Read More...

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DEI initiatives: How Mazars, Haysmacintyre hope to win the talent war
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DEI initiatives: How Mazars, Haysmacintyre hope to win the talent war

1y Greg Noble

DEI initiatives: How Mazars, Haysmacintyre hope to...

DEI initiatives can help accountancy firms put their best foot forward with the youngest generation in the workforce, experts suggest Read More...

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Mid-tier advisory services see growth amid Big Four cuts
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Mid-tier advisory services see growth amid Big Four cuts

1y Greg Noble

Mid-tier advisory services see growth amid Big Fou...

Last month it was reported that Deloitte would be cutting approximately 1,200 jobs in the United States, making it the latest of the Big Four accounti...

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Professional scepticism requires ‘right’ culture
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Professional scepticism requires ‘right’ culture

1y Greg Noble

Professional scepticism requires ‘right’ culture

Hill says the main issue regarding professional scepticism is human behaviour, particularly when working towards tight deadlines and budgets Read More...

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Just 12% of UK accounting firms started by women in 2022
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Just 12% of UK accounting firms started by women in 2022

1y Sam Alberti

Just 12% of UK accounting firms started by women i...

This is a decline of 10 percentage points from the year prior Read More...

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April People Moves: Big Four firm announces new head of ESG
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April People Moves: Big Four firm announces new head of ESG

1y Greg Noble

April People Moves: Big Four firm announces new he...

This month saw a flurry of appointments and promotions from the industries mid-tier firms Read More...

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EXCLUSIVE: Moore Kingston Smith to roll out Chat GPT usage
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EXCLUSIVE: Moore Kingston Smith to roll out Chat GPT usage

1y Sam Alberti

EXCLUSIVE: Moore Kingston Smith to roll out Chat G...

UK accounting firm Moore Kingston Smith has commenced a firm-wide initiative to explore and implement the use of Chat GPT across all service lines, ac...

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