5 things I learnt from Xerocon 2024
Accounting Software

5 things I learnt from Xerocon 2024

3w Rachael Kennedy

5 things I learnt from Xerocon 2024

Sue Perkins knows more than XBRL than expected. Xero’s CEO likes to get at least 80g of protein a day, which is hard since she’s a vegetar...

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Accountants are not an expense, they create value
Client Enagagement

Accountants are not an expense, they create value

4w Rachael Kennedy

Accountants are not an expense, they create value

Do your clients see you as an expense? In fact, do you see yourself as an expense to your clients? This shift requires a fundamental change in how acc...

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Are high street banks really restricting cash for SMEs?
Consulting

Are high street banks really restricting cash for SMEs?

1m Accountancy Age

Are high street banks really restricting cash for ...

Nearly eight in ten brokers (77%) believe that high street banks are scaling back their willingness to fund small and medium-sized businesses, accordi...

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Industry Insight: CSDDD poised to create a trickle-down effect throughout the supply chain
Consulting

Industry Insight: CSDDD poised to create a trickle-down effect throughout t...

2m Nigel Layton Partner, Head of Pharma & Life Sciences at Mazars

Industry Insight: CSDDD poised to create a trickle...

Pharma and life sciences companies should act now to prevent impact on drug production capabilities and business viability Read More...

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How many of your clients actually need ESG support?
Business

How many of your clients actually need ESG support?

2m The Disruption House

How many of your clients actually need ESG support...

476,000 UK SMEs will need an ESG plan in the next few years. Is your firm ready to support them? Read More...

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Figures reveal ‘enormous’ rise in firms choosing accountancy outsourcing as industry faces ‘pivotal’ moment
Consulting

Figures reveal ‘enormous’ rise in firms choosing accountancy outsourcing as...

4m Rachael King

Figures reveal ‘enormous’ rise in firms choosing a...

Global spend on accountancy outsourcing up by 40% in the space of five years. News comes as accountancy outsourcing specialist AdvanceTrack reports en...

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Deloitte announces scale back of regional deal advisory services
Big Four

Deloitte announces scale back of regional deal advisory services

5m Accountancy Age

Deloitte announces scale back of regional deal adv...

Following a profitability review, Deloitte has decided to scale back its UK deals business due to lower returns. This strategic shift could lead to jo...

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Dow Schofield Watts broadens services to provide fractional support to senior leaders
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Dow Schofield Watts broadens services to provide fractional support to seni...

5m Rachael Kennedy

Dow Schofield Watts broadens services to provide f...

UK-based Dow Schofield Watts (DSW), a mid-market professional services network, announced the creation of a new division called DSW Principal Partners...

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The rise and fall of EY's Project Everest
Big Four

The rise and fall of EY's Project Everest

5m Accountancy Age

The rise and fall of EY's Project Everest

EY has been undergoing significant cost-cutting measures and streamlining its operations since the abandonment of Project Everest. The firm has made t...

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Accountancy Blueprint: A guide to pivoting to a consultancy model
Consulting

Accountancy Blueprint: A guide to pivoting to a consultancy model

7m Accountancy Age

Accountancy Blueprint: A guide to pivoting to a co...

Transitioning from an accounting firm to a consultancy model is only one part of the puzzle. The next, equally vital piece is making the market aware ...

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Transformation Framework: Shifting to a consultancy model
Consulting

Transformation Framework: Shifting to a consultancy model

8m Accountancy Age

Transformation Framework: Shifting to a consultanc...

This framework, while providing a top-line view, underscores the importance of strategic vision, operational excellence, and the spirit of continuous ...

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To split or not to split, that is the question
Audit

To split or not to split, that is the question

8m Accountancy Age

To split or not to split, that is the question

Looking ahead, the Big 4 firms face a challenging year, with ongoing cost-of-living concerns, slow economic growth, rising geopolitical tensions, and ...

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

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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EY split timeline: The abandoned break-up plan
Audit

EY split timeline: The abandoned break-up plan

1y Sam Alberti

EY split timeline: The abandoned break-up plan

After years of deliberations and millions of dollars spent, EY has officially pulled the plug on its greatly anticipated break-up plan Read More...

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Advisory services are key to the future growth of accountancy practices
Consulting

Advisory services are key to the future growth of accountancy practices

1y Rachael King

Advisory services are key to the future growth of ...

UK accountancy practices can unlock growth potential and remain competitive by transitioning to advisory/consultancy services, possessing the right sk...

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Interest-free loans rolled out by UK government
Consulting

Interest-free loans rolled out by UK government

2y Daniel Tannenbaum | Sponsored by Tudor Lodge

Interest-free loans rolled out by UK government

The UK government has introduced an Interest-Free Loan Scheme to curb rising living costs. We speak to some industry experts to find out everything yo...

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Open Banking is revolutionary, but will it take off?
Consulting

Open Banking is revolutionary, but will it take off?

3y Daniel Tannenbaum | Sponsored by Tudor Lodge

Open Banking is revolutionary, but will it take of...

As of January 2021, personal and guarantor lenders in the UK can now use open banking as a better way to underwrite and analyse their customers who ap...

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Advisory services: the key to business growth
Consulting

Advisory services: the key to business growth

4y Phil Thornton | Sponsored by Wolters Kluwer

Advisory services: the key to business growth

Phil Thornton is lead technology product manager for digital at Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting UK Read More...

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Audit industry stalemate shows signs of shifting
Audit

Audit industry stalemate shows signs of shifting

4y Chris Jewers

Audit industry stalemate shows signs of shifting

Signs that the UK’s audit industry would reform had slowed in the New Year, but with Brexit almost over the line and an impending cabinet reshuffle, w...

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Trends in accountancy outsourcing survey launched
Accounting Firms

Trends in accountancy outsourcing survey launched

5y Austin Clark , Editor

Trends in accountancy outsourcing survey launched

Survey aims to build detailed picture of service outsourcing in today's accountancy landscape. Read More...

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A straightforward approach to funding businesses with intangible assets
Consulting

A straightforward approach to funding businesses with intangible assets

5y Dominic Buch

A straightforward approach to funding businesses w...

Dominic Buch, co-founder and managing partner, of Caple, an alternative credit specialist that provides access to unsecured long-term lending, explain...

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Financial advisers expect rise in infrastructure funds
Consulting

Financial advisers expect rise in infrastructure funds

6y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

Financial advisers expect rise in infrastructure f...

 Foresight Group LLP has shared some insights looking into predictions made by financial advisers Read More...

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5 tips for SMEs to protect cash flow
Accounting Software

5 tips for SMEs to protect cash flow

7y Accountancy Age

5 tips for SMEs to protect cash flow

SMEs suffering from late payments often find themselves facing gargantuan tax bills, forcing them to dip into their cash reserves. Here are 5 tips for...

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Tyrie on Finance Bill 2017: ‘Making Tax Policy Better’
Consulting

Tyrie on Finance Bill 2017: ‘Making Tax Policy Better’

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Tyrie on Finance Bill 2017: ‘Making Tax Policy Bet...

Andrew Tyrie airs views on the Finance Bill, 'Making Tax Policy Better' report, and Brexit Read More...

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Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Richard Toone, CVR Global
Accounting Firms

Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Richard Toone, CVR Global

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Richard...

In our latest managing partner Q&A looking towards 2017, CVR Global's Richard Toone talks about recruitment, and the potential threat of competiti...

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Deloitte 'self-imposes exile' on government contracts to defuse PM row
Accounting Firms

Deloitte 'self-imposes exile' on government contracts to defuse PM row

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Deloitte 'self-imposes exile' on government contra...

Deloitte to avoid tendering for government contracts over the next six months, to appease Theresa May following consultant's report that painted a les...

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Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Julie Adams, Menzies
Accounting Firms

Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Julie Adams, Menzies

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Julie A...

In our first Q&A looking towards 2017, Menzies senior partner Julie Adams flags up increasing digitisation, aligned with more hands-on consultativ...

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