Opinion - Group A is coming.

Accounting Firms Opinion - Group A is coming.

20y rumo, Writer

Opinion - Group A is coming.

Mid-tier firms are showing renewed vigour these days. The traditional Group A merger model may not have come off since Mazars joined with Neville Russ...

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Opinion - Value-based billing.

Accounting Firms Opinion - Value-based billing.

20y rumo, Writer

Opinion - Value-based billing.

How do you set your hourly charge out rate?[QQ] It may not be a complex question, but it is one about which accountants are uncharacteristically shy. ...

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Letters - Unlikely bedfellows: banks and accountancy firms make odd couples in consolitation market

Accounting Firms Letters - Unlikely bedfellows: banks and accountancy firms make odd couples in consolitation market

20y Julian Hamilton

Letters - Unlikely bedfellows: banks and accountan...

Banks and accountants make unlikely bedfellows. (Banks join consolidation predators, page 1, 18 October). I disagree with Gordon Gilchrist’s vie...

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MIcrosoft and DoJ in tentative agreement

Accounting Firms MIcrosoft and DoJ in tentative agreement

20y John Geralds in Silicon Valley

MIcrosoft and DoJ in tentative agreement

Microsoft and the US department of justice have reached a proposed settlement in the historic antitrust case, which aims to stop the software giant's ...

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Revenues tumble at KPMG Consulting

Accounting Firms Revenues tumble at KPMG Consulting

20y Philip Smith.

Revenues tumble at KPMG Consulting

The worsening US economy, combined with the 11 September terrorist attacks, caused revenue to fall by more than 10% over the last quarter, KPMG Consul...

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Jobtel to float before Christmas

Accounting Firms Jobtel to float before Christmas

20y Alex Miller.

Jobtel to float before Christmas

Morgan Brown & Spofforth, the firm leading the accountancy consolidator Jobtel, is set to float before Christmas in a move which would ease market fea...

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Microsoft agreement faces opposition

Accounting Firms Microsoft agreement faces opposition

20y John Geralds in Silicon Valley

Microsoft agreement faces opposition

Microsoft competitors and some consumer groups have expressed concern that the tentative antitrust settlement will not go far enough. Read More...

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Westminster Council back in Court

Accounting Firms Westminster Council back in Court

20y Philip Smith.

Westminster Council back in Court

The long-running saga of Westminster City Council's 'homes for votes' scandal will be resurrected today in the House of Lords when the district audito...

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Public sector consultancy drives PKF

Accounting Firms Public sector consultancy drives PKF

20y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Public sector consultancy drives PKF

PKF today announced a growth in fee income of 4.6%, due mostly to a boost in the mid-tier firm's consultancy work in the public sector. Read More...

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Business CA lines up for top ICAS post

Accounting Firms Business CA lines up for top ICAS post

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

Business CA lines up for top ICAS post

Council members at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland have nominated Martin Gilbert, chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management, as ...

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Andersen makes legal history

Accounting Firms Andersen makes legal history

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

Andersen makes legal history

Andersen has become the first accountancy firm to appear in the top ten list of global law firms with its legal arm - Andersen Legal - tying for the n...

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Andersen cuts 350 jobs

Accounting Firms Andersen cuts 350 jobs

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

Andersen cuts 350 jobs

Big Five firm Andersen is to slash up to 5% of its UK head count as the downturn in the UK economy begins to bite even deeper. Read More...

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KPMG slammed in Cambridge probe

Accounting Firms KPMG slammed in Cambridge probe

20y Philip Smith.

KPMG slammed in Cambridge probe

Consultants from KPMG made so many mistakes during the introduction of a computerised accounting system at Cambridge University, academics should 'try...

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Firms vie for consolidator role

Accounting Firms Firms vie for consolidator role

20y Alex Miller.

Firms vie for consolidator role

Listed accountancy consolidator Numerica rejected an offer from BKR Haines Watts to be its core firm, before selecting Levy Gee earlier this year. Rea...

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Win a five star holiday break!

Accounting Firms Win a five star holiday break!

20y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Win a five star holiday break!

Here's your chance to win a fantastic break at one of the most luxurious hotels in the North West. Read More...

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E&Y faces MPs probe over Railtrack

Accounting Firms E&Y faces MPs probe over Railtrack

20y Philip Smith.

E&Y faces MPs probe over Railtrack

Ernst & Young, administrator for the failed Railtrack, is set to face a grilling today from parliament's transport sub-committee over its role in the ...

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E&Y to assess Underground plans

Accounting Firms E&Y to assess Underground plans

20y Philip Smith.

E&Y to assess Underground plans

Ernst & Young has been asked by Stephen Byers to carry out an independent value-for-money report on his plans to part-privatise the London Undergr...

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Wadia to make legal move

Accounting Firms Wadia to make legal move

20y Alex Miller.

Wadia to make legal move

Former Arthur Andersen chief Jim Wadia, who last year quit amid the firms painful split with its consulting arm, is set to re-emerge at law firm Linkl...

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E&Y kids' website tainted by XXX videos

Accounting Firms E&Y kids' website tainted by XXX videos

21y Matthew Gerry

E&Y kids' website tainted by XXX videos

A website set up by Big Five firm Ernst & Young, designed to educate children in financial matters, has had one of its web addresses taken over by a s...

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Numerica 'rejected' top 20 firm

Accounting Firms Numerica 'rejected' top 20 firm

21y Alex Miller.

Numerica 'rejected' top 20 firm

Accountancy consolidator Numerica today revealed that it rejected an offer from a top 20 accountancy firm 'bigger' than Levy Gee, which wanted to be t...

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Kidsons in Baker Tilly merger link

Accounting Firms Kidsons in Baker Tilly merger link

21y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Kidsons in Baker Tilly merger link

Mid-tier firms Baker Tilly and HLB Kidsons have held merger talks aimed at creating a firm with annual fee income of more than £150m. Read More...

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E&Y in legal threat over Railtrack float

Accounting Firms E&Y in legal threat over Railtrack float

21y Philip Smith.

E&Y in legal threat over Railtrack float

In a bizarre twist to the Railtrack saga, Ernst & Young could face legal action for its involvement in the flotation of the collapsed rail company...

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More Big Five gloom as PwC cuts jobs

Accounting Firms More Big Five gloom as PwC cuts jobs

21y Michelle Perry, Writer

More Big Five gloom as PwC cuts jobs

PricewaterhouseCoopers is to axe around 9% of its consulting staff in the UK citing the economic slowdown as the cause. Read More...

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S&W champions enterprise schemes

Accounting Firms S&W champions enterprise schemes

21y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

S&W champions enterprise schemes

Enterprise investment schemes can yield significant benefits to both qualifying companies and individuals that invest in them, despite proposed change...

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Tenon buys into top 10.

Accounting Firms Tenon buys into top 10.

21y Alex Miller.

Tenon buys into top 10.

Accountancy-based business services company Tenon this week became a top ten firm after announcing four acquisitions worth #67.4m. The deals increase ...

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TakingStock - Rank has its privileges.

Accounting Firms TakingStock - Rank has its privileges.

21y rumo, Writer

TakingStock - Rank has its privileges.

TS found itself at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in London this week. Scanning the guest list, we noticed that senior types f...

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TakingStock - Goldcard Gemmell - 'cross'.

Accounting Firms TakingStock - Goldcard Gemmell - 'cross'.

21y rumo, Writer

TakingStock - Goldcard Gemmell - 'cross'.

For those of you who have been turned down for a credit card – don’t be ashamed you are in good company. For Horwath Clark Whitehill chair...

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