Q&A: Azets CFO on the importance of financial strategy in accountancy

Accounting Firms Q&A: Azets CFO on the importance of financial strategy in accountancy

2m Sam Alberti

Q&A: Azets CFO on the importance of financial stra...

During a conversation with Accountancy Age, Azets' newly appointed CFO Beth Crosier breaks down the importance of financial strategy when it comes to ...

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Talent shortages a key driver of accountancy M&A activity, experts say

Accounting Firms Talent shortages a key driver of accountancy M&A activity, experts say

3m Sam Alberti

Talent shortages a key driver of accountancy M&A a...

The need to plug skills gaps and address talent shortages is driving deal activity in the accounting industry Read More...

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Accounting firms must recognise “gravity of planning” for M&A

Mergers And Acquisitions Accounting firms must recognise “gravity of planning” for M&A

5m Sam Alberti

Accounting firms must recognise “gravity of planni...

Some of the more granular aspects of the M&A process are often forgotten or left until it’s too late, experts say Read More...

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Brexit could disrupt UK M&A, warns RSM partner

Mergers And Acquisitions Brexit could disrupt UK M&A, warns RSM partner

2y Leanna Reeves

Brexit could disrupt UK M&A, warns RSM partner

A surge in M&A UK deals is likely, but uncertainty added by Brexit could create a more bearish market Read More...

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Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: The road ahead

Accounting Firms Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: The road ahead

3y Philip Smith, Reporter

Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Al...

What lies ahead for the international accountancy networks and associations? Accountancy Age asked for their views on opportunities, threats and where...

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Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: Growth across the board

Accounting Firms Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: Growth across the board

3y Philip Smith, Reporter

Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Al...

The 2019 Accountancy Age International Networks Ranking reveals steady growth of nearly 9% across the board, despite continuing global economic uncert...

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MGI Worldwide and CPAAI announce merger

Mergers And Acquisitions MGI Worldwide and CPAAI announce merger

3y Leanna Reeves

MGI Worldwide and CPAAI announce merger

Deal creates major international accounting network with revenues approaching £1bn. Read More...

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An accountant and a lawyer walk into a bar…

Mergers And Acquisitions An accountant and a lawyer walk into a bar…

3y Doug Lawson

An accountant and a lawyer walk into a bar…

CEO and co-founder of MarktoMarket, Doug Lawson explains how new business models are driving change in the accountancy and legal professions. Read Mor...

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Tilney and Smith & Williamson confirm merger talks

Mergers And Acquisitions Tilney and Smith & Williamson confirm merger talks

3y Chris Jewers

Tilney and Smith & Williamson confirm merger talks

A merger between the two firms would form a £45bn group and one of the largest wealth managers in the UK, in terms of assets managed. Read More...

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

Company News HW Fisher announce Compliance on Demand acquisition while Price Bailey partner with Ashtons Legal

3y 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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UHY Hacker Young group firm merges with Hare & Co

Mergers And Acquisitions UHY Hacker Young group firm merges with Hare & Co

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

UHY Hacker Young group firm merges with Hare & Co

Members of the UHY hacker Young Group, UHY Calvert Smith, have merged with another local practice today Read More...

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BDO expansion continues with the appointment of three new partners

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

4y 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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BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger complete

Mergers And Acquisitions BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger complete

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger complete

The two firms will now operate under the BDO brand Read More...

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RSM GmbH and PKF Frankfurt merger

Mergers And Acquisitions RSM GmbH and PKF Frankfurt merger

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

RSM GmbH and PKF Frankfurt merger

As of January 1 2019, RSM GmbH’s office in Frankfurt expanded with the addition of six partners and 90 employees from PKF Frankfurt. This merger means...

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Brexit having impact on M&A activity in AIM market?

Mergers And Acquisitions Brexit having impact on M&A activity in AIM market?

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Brexit having impact on M&A activity in AIM ma...

UHY Hacker Young presents the case that, although Brexit uncertainty is definitely having an impact, Private Equity buyers have “held firm” Read More...

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

Company News Kreston Reeves celebrates £3.6m revenue increase with recent hires and merger

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

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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Haines Watts capitalise on 16% national growth

People In Business Haines Watts capitalise on 16% national growth

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Haines Watts capitalise on 16% national growth

Haines Watts secures their presence across the country and strengthens their position in London Read More...

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Smith & Williamson merge with LHM Casey McGrath

Mergers And Acquisitions Smith & Williamson merge with LHM Casey McGrath

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Smith & Williamson merge with LHM Casey McGrat...

Top ten accountancy firm Smith & Williamson expand their growth in the Irish market with their most recent merger Read More...

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UHY Hacker Young East acquires The Young Company in Cambridgeshire

Practice UHY Hacker Young East acquires The Young Company in Cambridgeshire

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

UHY Hacker Young East acquires The Young Company i...

The top 20 UK accountancy firm’s most recent acquisition reflects its plans to expand in the east of England Read More...

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CogitalGroup announces acquisition of Wilkins Kennedy

Accounting Firms CogitalGroup announces acquisition of Wilkins Kennedy

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

CogitalGroup announces acquisition of Wilkins Kenn...

International business services group CogitalGroup has acquired top 20 accountancy firm Wilkins Kennedy in its largest acquisition since its launch Re...

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Merger vs de-merger: what’s better for your business?

Business Merger vs de-merger: what’s better for your business?

4y AJ Chambers Recruitment | Sponsored

Merger vs de-merger: what’s better for your busine...

M&A deals totalled $2.6tn in 2017 and are predicted to reach a record high of $3.2tn this year. What are the risks and benefits of mergers and de-...

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David Sproul, Senior Partner and Chief Executive, Deloitte

Accounting Firms David Sproul, Senior Partner and Chief Executive, Deloitte

5y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

David Sproul, Senior Partner and Chief Executive, ...

We are likely to see Sproul leading Deloitte in even more growth this year as well as making changes to embrace technology and the changing role of th...

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Haines Watts continues to grow with latest London-based acquisition

Mergers And Acquisitions Haines Watts continues to grow with latest London-based acquisition

5y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Haines Watts continues to grow with latest London-...

Top 15 firm Haines Watts has acquired a London-based accounting business as part of their plans to expand Read More...

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BDO and Grant Thornton to merge in South Africa

Mergers And Acquisitions BDO and Grant Thornton to merge in South Africa

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

BDO and Grant Thornton to merge in South Africa

The merger will see Grant Thornton offices coming under the BDO brand Read More...

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Smith & Williamson and Rathbones merger talks end

Accounting Firms Smith & Williamson and Rathbones merger talks end

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Smith & Williamson and Rathbones merger talks ...

Smith & Williamson confirmed merger talks with Rathbones have been terminated and a potential stock market listing is being considered Read More...

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Tilney and Rathbones in bidding war over Smith & Williamson merger

Accounting Firms Tilney and Rathbones in bidding war over Smith & Williamson merger

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Tilney and Rathbones in bidding war over Smith & W...

Following reports last week that Smith & Williamson and Rathbones were in advanced stages of merger talks, investment firm Tilney has made a last-ditc...

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Smith & Williamson and Rathbones in merger talks

Mergers And Acquisitions Smith & Williamson and Rathbones in merger talks

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Smith & Williamson and Rathbones in merger talks

The merger would take the form of a takeover by Rathbone and would give the combined company a value of £2bn Read More...

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