Accounting rules not to blame for HP-Autonomy writedowns, say readers
Accounting Standards

Accounting rules not to blame for HP-Autonomy writedowns, say readers

10y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Accounting rules not to blame for HP-Autonomy writ...

Discrepancies between US GAAP and IFRS are not sufficient reasoning for HP's writedowns after its deal to acquire Autonomy Read More...

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Autonomy overstated profits by 80%, HP claims
Audit

Autonomy overstated profits by 80%, HP claims

10y Richard Crump , Writer

Autonomy overstated profits by 80%, HP claims

HP drastically revises the 2010 performance of Autonomy in restated accounts filed on Companies House Read More...

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Former PKF firm merges with Grant Thornton Brazil
Accounting Firms

Former PKF firm merges with Grant Thornton Brazil

10y Rachael Singh

Former PKF firm merges with Grant Thornton Brazil

Grant Thornton increases Brazillian presence with the merger of PKF firm Directa Auditores and an acquisition of KPMG’s outsourcing practice Read More...

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Autonomy/HP analysis: The accounting argument
Accounting Standards

Autonomy/HP analysis: The accounting argument

10y Stephen Bouvier

Autonomy/HP analysis: The accounting argument

How can accounting standards form a part of the battle between Autonomy and HP? Stephen Bouvier explains Read More...

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HP says accounting a 'ridiculous' excuse for Autonomy writedown
Accounting Standards

HP says accounting a 'ridiculous' excuse for Autonomy writedown

10y Kevin Reed , Writer

HP says accounting a 'ridiculous' excuse for Auton...

HP hits back at former Autonomy directors' claim that an accounting misunderstanding is the real reason HP had to make multi-billion dollar writedown ...

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Co-op due diligence 'needed more work', says KPMG
Audit

Co-op due diligence 'needed more work', says KPMG

10y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Co-op due diligence 'needed more work', says KPMG

Auditors from KPMG say more work was needed after they finished their due diligence on the Co-op's acquisition of Britannia Bank Read More...

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Reeves merges with Gatwick rival
Accounting Firms

Reeves merges with Gatwick rival

10y Rachael Singh

Reeves merges with Gatwick rival

Reeves has merged with its rival CLB Gatwick, which will double its size in the region Read More...

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Colin: Merged Aussie and Kiwi institutes agree ground rules
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Colin: Merged Aussie and Kiwi institutes agree ground rules

10y Taking Stock

Colin: Merged Aussie and Kiwi institutes agree gr...

Colin imagines how the first meeting of the newly-merged Australian and Kiwi institute might pan out Read More...

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Australia and NZ institutes to merge
Accounting Standards

Australia and NZ institutes to merge

11y Richard Crump , Writer

Australia and NZ institutes to merge

Australian and New Zealand accounting institutes join together in first cross-border merger of its kind Read More...

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PwC snaps up consultancy giant Booz & Co
Accounting Firms

PwC snaps up consultancy giant Booz & Co

11y Rachael Singh

PwC snaps up consultancy giant Booz & Co

US-based Booz & Co’s 3,000 strong international workforce picked up by PwC Read More...

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Desire to be “SMEs' champion” motivated Iris/KashFlow deal
Accounting Software

Desire to be “SMEs' champion” motivated Iris/KashFlow deal

11y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Desire to be “SMEs' champion” motivated Iris/KashF...

KashFlow chief assures clients prices won't go up following tie up with Iris and that new group will work to develop a fully-integrated suite of appli...

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Iris acquires KashFlow
Accounting Software

Iris acquires KashFlow

11y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Iris acquires KashFlow

Iris and Kashflow combined will have a subscriber base of 60,000 accountancy firms and SMEs Read More...

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Baker Tilly announces Tenon office mergers
Accounting Firms

Baker Tilly announces Tenon office mergers

11y Rachael Singh

Baker Tilly announces Tenon office mergers

Baker Tilly announces regions, such as London, where the practices will merge in early 2014 Read More...

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Gabelle to acquire Matthew Hutton tax practice
Accounting Firms

Gabelle to acquire Matthew Hutton tax practice

11y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Gabelle to acquire Matthew Hutton tax practice

London-based accounting firm Gabelle expands its practice Read More...

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Baker Tilly’s Laurence Longe badges the 'Middle Three'
Accounting Firms

Baker Tilly’s Laurence Longe badges the 'Middle Three'

11y Rachael Singh

Baker Tilly’s Laurence Longe badges the 'Middle Th...

We've had the Big Four, now we'll see emergence of Middle Three, says Baker Tilly managing partner Laurence Longe Read More...

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RSM Tenon’s outstanding DC contributions paid
Accounting Firms

RSM Tenon’s outstanding DC contributions paid

11y Taha Lokhandwala

RSM Tenon’s outstanding DC contributions paid

Baker Tilly confirms that an apparent missing employer contribution to RSM Tenon’s defined contribution scheme was paid in July 2012 Read More...

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Baker Tilly walks away from RSM Tenon 'shares' deal
Accounting Firms

Baker Tilly walks away from RSM Tenon 'shares' deal

11y Rachael Singh

Baker Tilly walks away from RSM Tenon 'shares' dea...

Baker Tilly announces it does not want to buy the share capital of RSM Tenon but is still interested in its rival's assets - RSM Tenon suspends shares...

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Investors likely to receive scraps or nothing in RSM Tenon deal
Accounting Firms

Investors likely to receive scraps or nothing in RSM Tenon deal

11y Rachael Singh

Investors likely to receive scraps or nothing in R...

RSM Tenon says Baker Tilly deal will return minimal, if any, value to investors Read More...

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Colin: Match made in heaven?
Accounting Firms

Colin: Match made in heaven?

11y Taking Stock

Colin: Match made in heaven?

Colin takes a wry look at the news of merger discussions between Baker Tilly and RSM Tenon Read More...

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BDO in office renovation to make room for PKF staff
Accounting Firms

BDO in office renovation to make room for PKF staff

11y Calum Fuller , Reporter

BDO in office renovation to make room for PKF staf...

BDO is in the process of refurbishing its London office in preparation for the accommodation of PKF staff Read More...

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MHA MacIntyre Hudson seals merger with Kent firm Larkings
Accounting Firms

MHA MacIntyre Hudson seals merger with Kent firm Larkings

11y Calum Fuller , Reporter

MHA MacIntyre Hudson seals merger with Kent firm L...

MHA MacIntyre Hudson and Kent firm Larkings announce merger Read More...

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Finance chiefs join new Penguin Random House board
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Finance chiefs join new Penguin Random House board

11y Kevin Reed , Writer

Finance chiefs join new Penguin Random House board

Several finance executives to sit on the Pearson/Bertelsmann joint venture Read More...

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Bristol's deputy mayor merges firm with Milsted Langdon
Accounting Firms

Bristol's deputy mayor merges firm with Milsted Langdon

11y Richard Crump , Writer

Bristol's deputy mayor merges firm with Milsted La...

Milsted Langdon continues expansion by merging with Geoff Gollop & Co Read More...

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Numbers game: how to value and price accountancy firms
Accounting Firms

Numbers game: how to value and price accountancy firms

11y Accountancy Age

Numbers game: how to value and price accountancy f...

Risk management is a key factor to process of acquiring a firm, explains Jonathan Snade Read More...

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Price Bailey sells £150m regional IFA arm to Bellpenny
Accounting Firms

Price Bailey sells £150m regional IFA arm to Bellpenny

11y Kevin Reed , Writer

Price Bailey sells £150m regional IFA arm to Bellp...

Bellpenny makes its second financial services acquisition from the accountancy sector in a week Read More...

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PKF International appoints new CEO as UK firm awaited
Accounting Firms

PKF International appoints new CEO as UK firm awaited

11y Rachael Singh

PKF International appoints new CEO as UK firm awai...

The international network of accountancy firms appoints chairman and CEO amid concerns over its future following the merger of BDO and PKF Read More...

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Dentons buys RSM Tenon’s personal pension book
Accounting Firms

Dentons buys RSM Tenon’s personal pension book

11y Accountancy Age

Dentons buys RSM Tenon’s personal pension book

RSM Tenon has sold its self-invested personal pension arm to Dentons Pension Management Read More...

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