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

10h 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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FRC introduce new measures to support smaller audit firms and ‘improve competition’

Audit FRC introduce new measures to support smaller audit firms and ‘improve competition’

1d Greg Noble

FRC introduce new measures to support smaller audi...

The audit regulator announced new supervisory measures to help smaller audit firms grab market share Read More...

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Q&A: Mazars audit partner Andrew Jones

Accounting Firms Q&A: Mazars audit partner Andrew Jones

1d Greg Noble

Q&A: Mazars audit partner Andrew Jones

Accountancy Age spoke with Mazars’ newly appointed audit partner, Andrew Jones, who outlined his reasoning behind taking the role and what he believes...

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FRC to address ‘failing audit market’ with competitiveness measures

Audit FRC to address ‘failing audit market’ with competitiveness measures

1w Sam Alberti

FRC to address ‘failing audit market’ with competi...

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has unveiled plans to stimulate competition and resilience in the UK audit market, with a view to remedying the ...

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MTD: A chance for accountants to show their worth

Accounting Firms MTD: A chance for accountants to show their worth

1w Greg Noble

MTD: A chance for accountants to show their worth

The upcoming MTD for income tax self-assessment deadline opens the door for accountants to play a key advisory role once more  Read More...

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‘Financial hygiene’ and cost control key to surviving the recession, advisors say

Business Recovery ‘Financial hygiene’ and cost control key to surviving the recession, advisors say

1w Rob Griffin

‘Financial hygiene’ and cost control key to surviv...

Advisory firms must offer a “more supportive” and holistic approach to clients amid the economic downturn Read More...

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Mid-tier accountants can beat biggest firms in talent market, experts say

Accounting Firms Mid-tier accountants can beat biggest firms in talent market, experts say

1w Rachel Gordon

Mid-tier accountants can beat biggest firms in tal...

Benefits, apprenticeships, culture, and regional desirability are among the key factors, according to market participants Read More...

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Audit reform causing work to ‘cascade down’ through the market

Audit Audit reform causing work to ‘cascade down’ through the market

2w Paul Hanaphy

Audit reform causing work to ‘cascade down’ throug...

Industry leaders say audit changes are already creating opportunities for mid-tier firms Read More...

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Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2022: PwC back on top

Accounting Firms Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2022: PwC back on top

2w Sam Alberti

Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2022: PwC back on top

Celebrating excellence in the accounting profession, Accountancy Age's Top 50+50 2022 spotlights the top accountancy firms in the UK Read More...

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The role of advisory within accountancy

Accounting Firms The role of advisory within accountancy

3w 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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Self-employed ‘abandoned’ as IR35 absent from Autumn Statement

Budget Self-employed ‘abandoned’ as IR35 absent from Autumn Statement

3w Sam Alberti

Self-employed ‘abandoned’ as IR35 absent from Autu...

Clarity is desperately needed following a series of U-turns, market participants have said Read More...

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Autumn Statement 2022: UK officially in recession amid gloomy economic forecasts

Budget Autumn Statement 2022: UK officially in recession amid gloomy economic forecasts

3w Greg Noble

Autumn Statement 2022: UK officially in recession ...

The Office for Budget Responsibility judged that the UK is already in recession, with the economy set to shrink by 1.4% next year Read More...

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Autumn Statement 2022: R&D relief for SMEs slashed

Budget Autumn Statement 2022: R&D relief for SMEs slashed

3w Sam Alberti

Autumn Statement 2022: R&D relief for SMEs slashed

The changes come amid “concerning” reports of abuse and fraud in R&D tax relief for SMEs, according to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt Read More...

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HMRC R&D fraud clampdown deterring authentic claims, experts say

R&D HMRC R&D fraud clampdown deterring authentic claims, experts say

3w Sam Alberti

HMRC R&D fraud clampdown deterring authentic claim...

The total value of R&D claims in the UK fell by 4% between 2019/20 and 2020/21 Read More...

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Autumn budget preview: Jeremy Hunt must ‘clarify’ ambiguous IR35 rules

Budget Autumn budget preview: Jeremy Hunt must ‘clarify’ ambiguous IR35 rules

3w Greg Noble

Autumn budget preview: Jeremy Hunt must ‘clarify’ ...

Market participants are hoping Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will clarify IR35 rules in the upcoming Autumn budget Read More...

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COP27: Private sector net-zero transition guidance launched

ESG COP27: Private sector net-zero transition guidance launched

4w Sam Alberti

COP27: Private sector net-zero transition guidance...

The TPT has described the new guidance as the ‘gold standard’ for climate transition plans Read More...

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COP27: ISSB advances global climate disclosure baseline mission with fresh partnerships

ESG COP27: ISSB advances global climate disclosure baseline mission with fresh partnerships

4w Sam Alberti

COP27: ISSB advances global climate disclosure bas...

The standard setter claims the move will stimulate a push to create a globally-comparable framework Read More...

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UK government must ‘get on’ with audit reform, industry body says

Audit UK government must ‘get on’ with audit reform, industry body says

1m Sam Alberti

UK government must ‘get on’ with audit reform, ind...

The urgency for reform is greater than ever due to the weakening economy, the Chartered IIA argued Read More...

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Accountants critical to defending SMEs against late payments

Business Accountants critical to defending SMEs against late payments

1m Sam Alberti

Accountants critical to defending SMEs against lat...

Late payments are costing small businesses £684m per year, research shows Read More...

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Rishi Sunak must ‘press the reset button’ on small business support

Budget Rishi Sunak must ‘press the reset button’ on small business support

1m Sam Alberti

Rishi Sunak must ‘press the reset button’ on small...

Independent workers have been hamstrung by a series of “tax-grabs”, one expert said Read More...

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Advisory services are best route to growth, accountants say

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

1m 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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Upskilling required by firms to offset ‘threat’ of accounting automation

Accounting Firms Upskilling required by firms to offset ‘threat’ of accounting automation

2m Sam Alberti

Upskilling required by firms to offset ‘threat’ of...

The UK job market could shrink by 30% in the next decade due to automation , new research suggests Read More...

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Accountancy market primed to poach Big Six business, experts say

Accounting Firms Accountancy market primed to poach Big Six business, experts say

2m Paul Hanaphy

Accountancy market primed to poach Big Six busines...

Leaders at mid-tier firms maintain they can compete with the Big Six on Read More...

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IR35 repeal U-turn a ‘massive oversight’

Politics IR35 repeal U-turn a ‘massive oversight’

2m Sam Alberti

IR35 repeal U-turn a ‘massive oversight’

The UK government’s U-turn jeopardises the contracting market and vital supply chains, experts say Read More...

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Accounting firms “stunting their own growth” through lack of automation

Accounting Firms Accounting firms “stunting their own growth” through lack of automation

2m Paul Hanaphy

Accounting firms “stunting their own growth” throu...

Automate manual processes or risk being “out of date,” say industry leaders Read More...

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SMEs ‘sleepwalking into train crash’ as UK insolvencies soar

Business SMEs ‘sleepwalking into train crash’ as UK insolvencies soar

2m Sam Alberti

SMEs ‘sleepwalking into train crash’ as UK insolve...

The true impact of the crisis is yet to be felt, one expert said Read More...

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HMRC ‘must shoulder blame’ for disguised remuneration schemes

HMRC HMRC ‘must shoulder blame’ for disguised remuneration schemes

2m Sam Alberti

HMRC ‘must shoulder blame’ for disguised remunerat...

Use of the schemes has been rife since the latest IR35 private sector reforms, one market participant said Read More...

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