The Practitioner: If it’s not clients it’s staff
People Practice

The Practitioner: If it’s not clients it’s staff

8y Richard Crump , Writer

The Practitioner: If it’s not clients it’s staff

I was greeted in the office first thing on a Monday morning by a set of keys and a resignation note. No explanation was offered, no notice was given, ...

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*NEW* Masterclasses: Cashflow/accounts/debt instruments under FRS 102
Accounting Firms

*NEW* Masterclasses: Cashflow/accounts/debt instruments under FRS 102

9y Kevin Reed , Writer

*NEW* Masterclasses: Cashflow/accounts/debt instru...

Accountancy Age is delighted to announce four half day masterclasses for 2015 around FRS 102, which will be run by Guy Loveday, a director and member ...

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Practice Manager: KPMG tiptoes around Makinson Cowell's clients
Accounting Firms

Practice Manager: KPMG tiptoes around Makinson Cowell's clients

11y Kevin Reed , Writer

Practice Manager: KPMG tiptoes around Makinson Cow...

The Big Four firm's latest acquisition will keep its brand, with 'independence' being the byword Read More...

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Best Practice: Clive Owen & Co
Accounting Firms

Best Practice: Clive Owen & Co

11y Kevin Reed , Writer

Best Practice: Clive Owen & Co

Accountancy Age speaks to Clive Owen about how getting to grips with marketing has pushed the firm to understand and promote its key skillsets Read Mo...

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Practice Manager: Small firms must use size to their advantage
Accounting Firms

Practice Manager: Small firms must use size to their advantage

11y Kevin Reed , Writer

Practice Manager: Small firms must use size to the...

KPMG's move into Tech City illustrates that smaller firms must take advantage of their size and move quickly, says Kevin Reed Read More...

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SMEs' travails should prick the ears of practices
Business Regulation

SMEs' travails should prick the ears of practices

11y Kevin Reed , Writer

SMEs' travails should prick the ears of practices

Lack of finance. Lack of recognition of government initiatives. Are advisors doing enough to help boost their clients? Read More...

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Practice Manager: Is PKF the real deal as BDO plays catch-up?
Accounting Firms

Practice Manager: Is PKF the real deal as BDO plays catch-up?

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

Practice Manager: Is PKF the real deal as BDO play...

BDO and PKF need to find an answer to stagnating performance - but will two into one go? Read More...

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E&Y: Steve Varley and audit rebels
Audit

E&Y: Steve Varley and audit rebels

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

E&Y: Steve Varley and audit rebels

A closer glance at Ernst & Young's 2012 assurance revenues might prove uncomfortable reading for mid-tier firms looking to open up the market Read...

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BDO/PKF - deal details are where the fun's at
Accounting Firms

BDO/PKF - deal details are where the fun's at

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

BDO/PKF - deal details are where the fun's at

Merger discussions are fine, but the real fun comes after the ink has dried on the contract and two firms must become one Read More...

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Best Practice: Haines Watts' 21st century firm
Accounting Firms

Best Practice: Haines Watts' 21st century firm

12y Idris Nagri

Best Practice: Haines Watts' 21st century firm

Haines Watts' unique structure is the way to build firms in the 21st century, says managing director Richard Gibson Read More...

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Accountancy contracts outstrip salaries in London
Accounting Firms

Accountancy contracts outstrip salaries in London

12y Idris Nagri

Accountancy contracts outstrip salaries in London

Robert Walters salary survey shows accountancy contracts for temporary staff outstrip increases in salary of permanent employees Read More...

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CIMA and ICAEW accounts: all in the presentation
Accounting Standards

CIMA and ICAEW accounts: all in the presentation

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

CIMA and ICAEW accounts: all in the presentation

Fully transparent, or just one for the accountants? asks Kevin Reed Read More...

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Jeremy Newman could fit for RSM Tenon
Company News

Jeremy Newman could fit for RSM Tenon

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

Jeremy Newman could fit for RSM Tenon

The former BDO boss could fit as RSM Tenon's top non-exec, suggest Kevin Reed Read More...

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Audit Commission: An opportunity missed
Audit

Audit Commission: An opportunity missed

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

Audit Commission: An opportunity missed

The tender process for farming out Audit Commission work hasn’t opened up the market Read More...

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RSM Tenon: Split from auditors and move on
Accounting Firms

RSM Tenon: Split from auditors and move on

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

RSM Tenon: Split from auditors and move on

RSM Tenon risks more by carrying on an argument with its auditors now the spat is in the public domain, argues Kevin Reed Read More...

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Going postal over invoices
Company News

Going postal over invoices

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

Going postal over invoices

Small businesses might have to look at alternative ways of invoicing with stamp prices step to rocket Read More...

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Elaine Clark wants accountancy voucher power
Accounting Firms

Elaine Clark wants accountancy voucher power

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

Elaine Clark wants accountancy voucher power

An e-petition calling for start-ups to receive a government voucher for accountants' advice could put profession into the spotlight Read More...

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KPMG's trainees learn a harsh business lesson
Corporate Governance

KPMG's trainees learn a harsh business lesson

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

KPMG's trainees learn a harsh business lesson

KPMG's audit trainees now understand that bonuses aren't set in stone Read More...

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HMRC vexes with record checks attitude
Business Regulation

HMRC vexes with record checks attitude

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

HMRC vexes with record checks attitude

DID YOU SEE that there will be no further checks on accountancy firms going forward under the Business Records Checks scheme? It seems sensible that H...

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Was listed status key to Raynor's departure?
Accounting Firms

Was listed status key to Raynor's departure?

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

Was listed status key to Raynor's departure?

A privately-owned RSM Tenon would still have Andy Raynor at the helm, argues Kevin Reed Read More...

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Has the Power List provoked you?
People Business

Has the Power List provoked you?

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

Has the Power List provoked you?

Kevin Reed looks at some of the choice picks from the 2012 Financial Power List, and reminisces about the 2011 vintage Read More...

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KPMG shows breadth in its insolvency division
Accounting Firms

KPMG shows breadth in its insolvency division

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

KPMG shows breadth in its insolvency division

KPMG not shy to pick up work big and small in insolvency Read More...

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When push comes to shove for Hartnett
Corporate Tax

When push comes to shove for Hartnett

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

When push comes to shove for Hartnett

Despite some sterling work, Dave Hartnett could end up with an unpalatable legacy Read More...

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Smith & Williamson to work Begbies Tax hard
Accounting Firms

Smith & Williamson to work Begbies Tax hard

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

Smith & Williamson to work Begbies Tax hard

Begbies Tax's numbers suggest the divison will have to up its game at S&W Read More...

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Apocalypse Soon for practices
Accounting Firms

Apocalypse Soon for practices

12y Kevin Reed , Writer

Apocalypse Soon for practices

A perfect storm of circumstances will prove too much for some firms. But it's not all doom and gloom. Honest. Read More...

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Move in the Blick of an eye
Accounting Firms

Move in the Blick of an eye

13y Kevin Reed , Writer

Move in the Blick of an eye

Blick Rothenberg reacts quickly to pick up market share in London's new high-tech hub Read More...

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Look outside for your practice's ruler
Accounting Firms

Look outside for your practice's ruler

13y Kevin Reed , Writer

Look outside for your practice's ruler

Firms of all shapes and sizes should consider external governance, writes Kevin Reed Read More...

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