Rise of integrated SME ‘cockpit’ means accountants must evolve fast

Accounting Firms Rise of integrated SME ‘cockpit’ means accountants must evolve fast

3y Louis Carbonnier, Co-CEO and co-founder at Hokodo

Rise of integrated SME ‘cockpit’ means accountants...

As banking, accountancy and technology collide, SMEs are gaining unprecedented visibility of their finances. Louis Carbonnier, Co-CEO and Co-Founder o...

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Will accountants still be with us in 2030?

Accounting Firms Will accountants still be with us in 2030?

3y Beth McLoughlin

Will accountants still be with us in 2030?

Research by R&D tax credit specialists shows that accountants are optimistic, but there is a need to adapt to technology and provide value-added servi...

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Accounting is falling behind other professional services - here's how it can catch up

Accounting Firms Accounting is falling behind other professional services - here's how it can catch up

3y Tim Wakeford, VP financials product strategy

Accounting is falling behind other professional se...

Tim Wakeford of Workday says that accounting is behind other professional services when it comes to innovation, but there are ways the sector can take...

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Is this all we can aspire to as a profession?

Accounting Firms Is this all we can aspire to as a profession?

3y James Poyser

Is this all we can aspire to as a profession?

Is an NPS of 20 all we can aspire to as a sector? It’s time to rethink how technology and skill works together says James Poyser, CEO of inniAccounts ...

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Small businesses 'unsatisfied' with their accountants

Accounting Firms Small businesses 'unsatisfied' with their accountants

3y Tom Lemmon

Small businesses 'unsatisfied' with their accounta...

70% of small businesses would not recommend their advisor to others – and over a quarter said they are likely to switch accountants, according t...

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Being good at maths is no longer good enough. A growth mindset is what you’ll need.

Accounting Firms Being good at maths is no longer good enough. A growth mindset is what you’ll need.

3y James Poyser

Being good at maths is no longer good enough. A gr...

James Poyser, CEO of inniAccounts, on the skills the accountant of tomorrow will need to have - and why accountants need not fear that the machines ar...

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'A lot of businesses don’t even know about all the services which their accountant provides'

Accounting Firms 'A lot of businesses don’t even know about all the services which their accountant provides'

3y Beth McLoughlin

'A lot of businesses don’t even know about all the...

Jennifer Warawa, executive vice president of partners, accountants and alliances at Sage, told Accountancy Age at Accountex what the company has learn...

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Top tips for updating your LLP Agreement

Accounting Firms Top tips for updating your LLP Agreement

3y Fergus Payne, Lewis Silkin

Top tips for updating your LLP Agreement

Fergus Payne, partner and head of the partnerships and LLPs practice group at law firm Lewis Silkin LLP, explains how to update your LLP Agreement Rea...

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PwC forges maritime supply chain link with Pole Star

Accounting Firms PwC forges maritime supply chain link with Pole Star

3y Chris Warmoll, Writer

PwC forges maritime supply chain link with Pole St...

Big Four firm will work with Pole Star to explore new ways to assist financial services companies involved in maritime trade Read More...

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Top 50+50: Ranking reshuffle as firms break £15bn barrier

Accounting Firms Top 50+50: Ranking reshuffle as firms break £15bn barrier

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Top 50+50: Ranking reshuffle as firms break £15bn ...

This year’s rankings demonstrated widespread growth across the table, but which firms are the movers and shakers of 2018? Read More...

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Top 50+50: Eight highlights from the 2018 ranking

Accounting Firms Top 50+50: Eight highlights from the 2018 ranking

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Top 50+50: Eight highlights from the 2018 ranking

As we gear up for the full ranking release on 19 September, we reveal eight highlights from this year’s list Read More...

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Compulsory retirement: avoiding the partner pitfalls

Accounting Firms Compulsory retirement: avoiding the partner pitfalls

4y Lewis Silkin

Compulsory retirement: avoiding the partner pitfal...

Compelling an individual to retire from a business they co-own can be a challenging process. What are the rules and processes involved? Read More...

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Mitchell Charlesworth hires two tax managers

Accounting Firms Mitchell Charlesworth hires two tax managers

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Mitchell Charlesworth hires two tax managers

Phil Hartley and Phillippa Britchford have been appointed by the firm to deliver corporate and personal tax services Read More...

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Founder of Escalate on how the service is transforming the accountancy industry

Accounting Firms Founder of Escalate on how the service is transforming the accountancy industry

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Founder of Escalate on how the service is transfor...

Chris Clay, founder of Escalate, an accountancy-led dispute resolution service, speaks to Accountancy Age about how the service is transforming the se...

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Top 50+50 UK Accountancy Firms 2018 – deadline extended!

Accounting Firms Top 50+50 UK Accountancy Firms 2018 – deadline extended!

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Top 50+50 UK Accountancy Firms 2018 – deadline ext...

The entry deadline for the Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2018 has been extended to 10 August 2018 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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Blick Rothenberg acquires Westleton Drake

Accounting Firms Blick Rothenberg acquires Westleton Drake

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Blick Rothenberg acquires Westleton Drake

CogitalGroup and its London division Blick Rothenberg have announced the acquisition of the specialist private client tax practice Read More...

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IR35 in 2018: what do accountants need to know?

Accounting Firms IR35 in 2018: what do accountants need to know?

4y SJD Accountancy | Sponsored

IR35 in 2018: what do accountants need to know?

If you work with contractor clients, IR35 is a piece of legislation you will be all too familiar with. Here's what you need to know when it comes to s...

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Top 50+50 UK Accountancy Firms 2018 – entries now open!

Accounting Firms Top 50+50 UK Accountancy Firms 2018 – entries now open!

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Top 50+50 UK Accountancy Firms 2018 – entries now ...

We are delighted to announce that the Top 50+50 UK Accountancy Firms 2018 is now open for entries! Read More...

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It’s not just the potential of women at stake, it’s the potential of accountancy

Accounting Firms It’s not just the potential of women at stake, it’s the potential of accountancy

4y Jean Stephens, RSM International

It’s not just the potential of women at stake, it’...

Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM International, outlines the case for gender diversity in the accountancy industry Read More...

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PwC to net £50m from Carillion insolvency

Accounting Firms PwC to net £50m from Carillion insolvency

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

PwC to net £50m from Carillion insolvency

The NAO report revealed that Carillion's insolvency will cost the taxpayer £148m while PwC will net £50m, a figure that has been questioned by MPs Rac...

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Mercer & Hole makes two new appointments

Accounting Firms Mercer & Hole makes two new appointments

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Mercer & Hole makes two new appointments

Edward Ellis and Tanya Yeremenko have joined the corporate advisory services team Read More...

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Sexual harassment – is accountancy next for #MeToo?

Accounting Firms Sexual harassment – is accountancy next for #MeToo?

4y Karen Baxter, Lewis Silkin

Sexual harassment – is accountancy next for #MeToo...

Sexual harassment is big news at the moment as numerous big Hollywood names have opened the floodgates and encouraged individuals to come forward. So,...

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Johnston Carmichael CEO appointed as ICAS president

Accounting Firms Johnston Carmichael CEO appointed as ICAS president

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Johnston Carmichael CEO appointed as ICAS presiden...

Sandy Manson succeeds Sir Brian Souter in the role, and will be focusing on strengthening public trust in business and enhancing the reputation of the...

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British Accountancy Awards 2018 – entries open!

Accounting Firms British Accountancy Awards 2018 – entries open!

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

British Accountancy Awards 2018 – entries open!

The 2018 Awards will take place on 26 September at Grosvenor House. The event will welcome over 1000 guests from across the UK Read More...

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Is the accountancy sector facing an international talent crisis?

Accounting Firms Is the accountancy sector facing an international talent crisis?

4y Lewis Silkin

Is the accountancy sector facing an international ...

The ability for accountancy firms to hire non-EEA workers who require Tier 2 work visas has been severely restricted over the past four months. Could ...

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RSM appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Accounting Firms RSM appoints new Chief Operating Officer

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

RSM appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Robert Ross succeeds David Gwilliam, who takes on the role of CEO Read More...

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