Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's tech thing; PAC wants HMRC 'contingencies'; and Sports Direct
Business Regulation

Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's tech thing; PAC wants HMRC 'contingencies...

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's tech thing; PAC ...

Accountancy Age's pub video magazine extravaganza includes Deloitte on the hunt for tech; the PAC dishing out more woe for HMRC; and Sports Direct's t...

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Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; and corporate reporting woes
Audit

Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; an...

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloi...

HMRC receives highest number of complaints in seven years; Deloitte scoops BP and Centrica audits; and corporate reporting under the microscope in our...

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New head of equity capital markets for KPMG
Accounting Firms

New head of equity capital markets for KPMG

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

New head of equity capital markets for KPMG

Marco Schwartz appointed as KPMG's UK head of equity capital markets, as the firm targets further growth Read More...

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F-Type Jaguar engineer joins Grant Thornton's automotive division
Consulting

F-Type Jaguar engineer joins Grant Thornton's automotive division

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

F-Type Jaguar engineer joins Grant Thornton's auto...

Jaguar Land Rover engineer Bob Joyce joins Grant Thornton to drive solutions in its automotive division Read More...

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KPMG announces senior tech advisory appointment
Accounting Firms

KPMG announces senior tech advisory appointment

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

KPMG announces senior tech advisory appointment

A new head of solutions, Aidan Brennan, has been appointed at KPMG UK Read More...

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Professional services sentiment improves as 'Brexit means work'
Accounting Firms

Professional services sentiment improves as 'Brexit means work'

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Professional services sentiment improves as 'Brexi...

The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from...

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Practices struggling to cope with 'significant cost' of tackling auto enrolment
Accounting Firms

Practices struggling to cope with 'significant cost' of tackling auto enrol...

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Practices struggling to cope with 'significant cos...

Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased cos...

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Friday Afternoon Live: The latest on Deloitte; Smith & Williamson; and BDO
Accounting Firms

Friday Afternoon Live: The latest on Deloitte; Smith & Williamson; and BDO

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: The latest on Deloitte; Smi...

Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin ...

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Eric Clapton calls for new perspective on auto-enrolment
Consulting

Eric Clapton calls for new perspective on auto-enrolment

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Eric Clapton calls for new perspective on auto-enr...

Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton. Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Discussing the aims and intent of Connolly-driven CogitalGroup
Accounting Firms

Friday Afternoon Live: Discussing the aims and intent of Connolly-driven Co...

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Discussing the aims and int...

Kevin Reed discusses whether new accountancy group Cogital can rival the Big Four...and its likely direction of travel Read More...

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Leader: Why Connolly's new venture is unlikely to chase Big Four; or follow failed consolidator model
Accounting Firms

Leader: Why Connolly's new venture is unlikely to chase Big Four; or follow...

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Leader: Why Connolly's new venture is unlikely to ...

A new accounting group headed by John Connolly and funded by HGCapital will be wary of pitfalls befallen of previous consolidators Read More...

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RSM strengthens consulting practice with PwC hire
Accounting Firms

RSM strengthens consulting practice with PwC hire

8y Richard Crump , Writer

RSM strengthens consulting practice with PwC hire

RSM has appointed Mark Wood as an associate director in the consulting practice Read More...

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Web Seminar - Offering value-added services to clients: Why, and how to?
Accounting Firms

Web Seminar - Offering value-added services to clients: Why, and how to?

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Web Seminar - Offering value-added services to cli...

Accountancy Age is hosting a LIVE web seminar on a major issue for modern practices: how to develop value-added services coherently, sensibly and stra...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Accountants in government; audit market concentration; Top 40 Networks
Audit

Friday Afternoon Live: Accountants in government; audit market concentratio...

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Accountants in government; ...

Head of editorial Kevin Reed discusses the accountants in the new cabinet; the FRC's report into audit market concentration; and the Top 40 Internatio...

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Mazars buys Corality Financial Group
Accounting Firms

Mazars buys Corality Financial Group

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Mazars buys Corality Financial Group

Mazars to acquire financial modelling consultancy and training provider Corality Financial Group Read More...

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KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for help
Business Regulation

KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for help

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for...

Head of Brexit role created at KPMG as clients - UK and global - seek to steer understand and mitigate the ramifications of the UK's EU referendum vot...

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Brexit - three things to think about for your clients (and yourself)
Accounting Firms

Brexit - three things to think about for your clients (and yourself)

8y Accountancy Age

Brexit - three things to think about for your clie...

We are in a position where we need to consider how best to steady the ships - both our own and our clients, as we have an uncertain few months ahead R...

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Brexit 'slog' ahead for accountants, suggest experts at CFO Agenda
Accounting Firms

Brexit 'slog' ahead for accountants, suggest experts at CFO Agenda

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Brexit 'slog' ahead for accountants, suggest exper...

A crisis always gives advisers plenty to do - but there are questions as to whether Brexit will give them the lucrative work they desire Read More...

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Radius names ex-Deloitte CEO John Connolly as chairman
Consulting

Radius names ex-Deloitte CEO John Connolly as chairman

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Radius names ex-Deloitte CEO John Connolly as chai...

John Connolly, the former global chairman and UK chief executive of Deloitte, has been appointed as chairman of US-based consultancy firm Radius Read ...

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RSM targets mid-cap PLC advisory market with M&A partner hire
Accounting Firms

RSM targets mid-cap PLC advisory market with M&A partner hire

8y Richard Crump , Writer

RSM targets mid-cap PLC advisory market with M&A p...

RSM has appointed James Lewis as an M&A partner in its corporate finance practice Read More...

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AAYP 2016: Why small and medium sized practices face generational divide
Accounting Firms

AAYP 2016: Why small and medium sized practices face generational divide

8y Accountancy Age

AAYP 2016: Why small and medium sized practices fa...

Some practices are becoming split down the middle between Gen Y and the millennials on the one side, and the grey hairs on the other, writes Christian...

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Tax vacancies increase following transparency pressures
Administration

Tax vacancies increase following transparency pressures

8y Fraser Simpson , Reporter

Tax vacancies increase following transparency pres...

Tax vacancies rose by 11% in London and the south east during Q1 of 2016, compared to the same period last year. Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Mandatory audit rotation, digital tax and consulting
Audit

Friday Afternoon Live: Mandatory audit rotation, digital tax and consulting

8y Accountancy Age

Friday Afternoon Live: Mandatory audit rotation, d...

Kevin Reed discusses the week's news Read More...

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Big Four triumph as consulting outstrips economy
Accounting Firms

Big Four triumph as consulting outstrips economy

8y Fraser Simpson

Big Four triumph as consulting outstrips economy

Financial services continues to be profitable for consultants, generating £2.2bn in revenue last year Read More...

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PKF Cooper Parry gains probate licence
Consulting

PKF Cooper Parry gains probate licence

9y Kevin Reed , Writer

PKF Cooper Parry gains probate licence

PKF Cooper Parry becomes the latest firm to expand into legal services, with a probate licence Read More...

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BDO managing partner eschews Big Four consulting strategy
Accounting Firms

BDO managing partner eschews Big Four consulting strategy

9y Richard Crump , Writer

BDO managing partner eschews Big Four consulting s...

Simon Michaels tells Accountancy Age BDO will leave building 'large IT and consulting businesses" to Big Four Read More...

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How the Big Four have returned to consulting with a bang
Accounting Firms

How the Big Four have returned to consulting with a bang

9y Liz Loxton

How the Big Four have returned to consulting with ...

The Big Four have rebuilt their consultancy arms. But what cost to their traditional accounting practices? Asks Liz Loxton Read More...

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