Mid-tier advisory services see growth amid Big Four cuts

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

5m 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

6m 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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Accountancy firms desire ‘value adding’ communication skills in employees

Talent Accountancy firms desire ‘value adding’ communication skills in employees

7m Greg Noble

Accountancy firms desire ‘value adding’ communicat...

Accountancy practices are now looking for more than just traditional skills when looking to hire Read More...

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Mazars’ private client partner, Hina Desai: advisors now a client ‘sounding board’

Accounting Firms Mazars’ private client partner, Hina Desai: advisors now a client ‘sounding board’

7m Greg Noble

Mazars’ private client partner, Hina Desai: adviso...

The importance of the advisory role has increased substantially after the turbulent last few years Read More...

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Top 50+50 2022: Data highlights significant fee income growth across the industry due to increased client demand

Audit Top 50+50 2022: Data highlights significant fee income growth across the industry due to increased client demand

10m Greg Noble

Top 50+50 2022: Data highlights significant fee in...

The wider UK economy continues to struggle in the wake of the pandemic, but increased client demand for accounting and advisory services saw firms rep...

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The role of advisory within accountancy

Accounting Firms The role of advisory within accountancy

10m Greg Noble

The role of advisory within accountancy

The role of an accountant has been transitioning from its traditional offering recently, with advisory services becoming an integral part of its makeu...

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Advisory services are best route to growth, accountants say

Accounting Firms Advisory services are best route to growth, accountants say

11m Rachel Gordon

Advisory services are best route to growth, accoun...

Offering a broad range of advisory services, alongside core audit provision, is the key to achieving strong market position, according to a number of...

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UK accounting firms must prepare for crypto “tidal wave”

Professional Services UK accounting firms must prepare for crypto “tidal wave”

1y Sam Alberti

UK accounting firms must prepare for crypto “tidal...

An understanding of cryptocurrency and digital assets is no longer optional for advisory firms, according to market participants Read More...

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The Trust Registration Service – Where are we now?

Business The Trust Registration Service – Where are we now?

1y Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

The Trust Registration Service – Where are we now?

With only a small fraction of the expected number of trusts added to the Trust Register since it opened to non-taxable trusts on September 1, 2021, He...

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Advisers to play “key role” in tackling poor UK growth

Business Advisers to play “key role” in tackling poor UK growth

2y Sam Alberti

Advisers to play “key role” in tackling poor UK gr...

If the UK was a US state, it would be the nation’s poorest, research has found Read More...

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Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ESG targets

Green Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ESG targets

2y Patricia Cullen

Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ...

Accountants are at the centre of non-financial reporting, with firms expanding ESG services to support businesses amid rising climate risks and the gr...

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Statutory audit must “make more use” of internal audit expertise

Audit Statutory audit must “make more use” of internal audit expertise

2y Sam Alberti

Statutory audit must “make more use” of internal a...

While objectivity and independence are critical, greater collaboration could be the key to stronger assurance Read More...

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Experts reject ‘insolvency tsunami’ predictions but advise caution

Insolvency Experts reject ‘insolvency tsunami’ predictions but advise caution

2y Sam Alberti

Experts reject ‘insolvency tsunami’ predictions bu...

Forecasts suggesting a wave of corporate insolvencies on the horizon are alarmist, but rescue tools and advisory services should still be considered, ...

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Advisory services: the key to business growth

Consulting Advisory services: the key to business growth

3y 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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Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 10 – The evolving role of accountants

People In Practice Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 10 – The evolving role of accountants

4y Austin Clark, Editor

Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 10 – The evolv...

In the latest episode of the Inside Accountancy podcast, Natasha Frangos, Partner, Head of Corporate and Head of Creative, Media and Technology at hay...

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Managing risk, preserving reputation

Audit Managing risk, preserving reputation

4y Steve Harper

Managing risk, preserving reputation

Auditors can provide invaluable support for charities’ managers and trustees who are under increased scrutiny in very tough times, says Steve Harper, ...

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The widening skill gap in accountancy

People Business The widening skill gap in accountancy

4y Jeremy Chan

The widening skill gap in accountancy

There is a growing skill gap in accountancy, partly due to changing priorities and new technologies, new report finds. Read More...

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FCA: Adviser charging an ‘emotive’ subject

Practice FCA: Adviser charging an ‘emotive’ subject

4y Chris Jewers

FCA: Adviser charging an ‘emotive’ subject

Comments from the FCA’s Debbie Gupta during a conference reaffirm the importance of remembering the human factor when advising clients. Read More...

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Navigating clients through uncertain times

Brexit Navigating clients through uncertain times

4y Wolters Kluwer | Sponsored

Navigating clients through uncertain times

Accountants can adapt to uncertain political times and exponential technological change by optimising their practices and offering new advisory servic...

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How to keep up with technology and the cost of doing nothing

Accounting Firms How to keep up with technology and the cost of doing nothing

4y James Gill and Oliver Watson, Lewis Silkin

How to keep up with technology and the cost of doi...

The accountancy world, rather like the legal world, is in a state of flux. Accountants are adapting fast to new technologies so as to retain market sh...

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Give clients what they truly want – and demonstrate your value

Business Give clients what they truly want – and demonstrate your value

4y James Hickey

Give clients what they truly want – and demonstrat...

James Hickey, CEO of PKF International, discusses how accountants can move from a compliance focus to advisory – and what this means for international...

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How to optimise your practice for the future

Accounting Software How to optimise your practice for the future

4y Wolters Kluwer | Sponsored

How to optimise your practice for the future

Find out how automation and integration can drive efficiency and growth for your practice, with our guide in partnership with Wolters Kluwer Read More...

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Compliance vs advisory: share and share alike

Practice Compliance vs advisory: share and share alike

4y Stephen Tucker, Senior consultant

Compliance vs advisory: share and share alike

Practices are looking to provide more services to clients, but that can create an internal tension between those providing traditional core offerings ...

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Using strategic advice to become your clients’ most trusted advisor

Practice Using strategic advice to become your clients’ most trusted advisor

4y Nick Williams, Director of Sales

Using strategic advice to become your clients’ mos...

QuickBooks' head of sales Nick Williams sets out the steps you need to take to become a business advisor to your clients Read More...

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“20% of SMEs are running into cash-flow problems because of late payment[s],” says CYBG

Business “20% of SMEs are running into cash-flow problems because of late payment[s],” says CYBG

5y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

“20% of SMEs are running into cash-flow problems b...

Earlier this month, Accountancy Age spoke with Graeme Sands, the corporate and mid-market director of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG...

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How will Brexit impact public practice?

Brexit How will Brexit impact public practice?

5y Kathryn Swan, UK Lead for Accountancy Practices, Morgan McKinley

How will Brexit impact public practice?

A great year for General Practice jobs creates feelings of a hopeful future for current and trainee accountants Read More...

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Why are accountants in demand in 2018?

Career Why are accountants in demand in 2018?

5y Josh Rufus, Morgan McKinley

Why are accountants in demand in 2018?

Jobs in accountancy are ever-increasing across the UK, with firms currently having to use contractors or outsourcing to meet their needs Read More...

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