Accountants urged to step up and steer SMEs through turbulent times

Accounting Firms Accountants urged to step up and steer SMEs through turbulent times

2y Jeremy Chan

Accountants urged to step up and steer SMEs throug...

Accountants encouraged to help guide SMEs through ‘the most turbulent time they have ever experienced’. Read More...

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Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 7 – Alternative Finance

Accounting Firms Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 7 – Alternative Finance

2y Chris Jewers

Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 7 – Alternativ...

In our seventh episode of the Inside Accountancy podcast, Ollie Maitland, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of finance platform Capitalise, speaks ...

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Working with – or against - the robots: The choice for accountants

Accounting Firms Working with – or against - the robots: The choice for accountants

2y Kevin Reed

Working with – or against - the robots: The choice...

The app marketplace’s evolution suggests a level of sophistication that accountants must recognise, understand and embrace, writes Foulger Underwood c...

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Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: The road ahead

Accounting Firms Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: The road ahead

2y Philip Smith, Reporter

Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Al...

What lies ahead for the international accountancy networks and associations? Accountancy Age asked for their views on opportunities, threats and where...

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Two-thirds of accountants set to outsource services to remain competitive

Accounting Firms Two-thirds of accountants set to outsource services to remain competitive

2y Austin Clark, Editor

Two-thirds of accountants set to outsource service...

Accountancy Age and ForrestBrown report shares current views on outsourcing in the sector. Read More...

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Small businesses urged to implement Open Banking

Accounting Firms Small businesses urged to implement Open Banking

2y Leanna Reeves

Small businesses urged to implement Open Banking

Small businesses remain unaware of the benefits of Open Banking – meaning a small push from their accountant could influence them into adopting the fi...

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Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: Growth across the board

Accounting Firms Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Alliances: Growth across the board

2y Philip Smith, Reporter

Top 40 International Networks, Associations and Al...

The 2019 Accountancy Age International Networks Ranking reveals steady growth of nearly 9% across the board, despite continuing global economic uncert...

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Top 50+50: Which services are the breadwinners?

Accounting Firms Top 50+50: Which services are the breadwinners?

2y Jeremy Chan

Top 50+50: Which services are the breadwinners?

The top 100 accountancy firms have collected well over £16bn in fees this year, but what services are fueling this growth? Read More...

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Is your firm a wellbeing dinosaur?

Accounting Firms Is your firm a wellbeing dinosaur?

2y Leanna Reeves

Is your firm a wellbeing dinosaur?

Industry experts Jodie Gill and Richard Jenkins share their thoughts on accountancy and the growing issue of mental health – where many firms remain w...

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People Moves: RSM, Mazars, BDO and MHA Monahan

Accounting Firms People Moves: RSM, Mazars, BDO and MHA Monahan

2y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: RSM, Mazars, BDO and MHA Monahan

Three major mid-sized firms have welcomed new partners into their offices, while an industry veteran retires from MHA Monahan. Read More...

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EY announces steady UK growth on the back of increased investment

Accounting Firms EY announces steady UK growth on the back of increased investment

2y Chris Jewers

EY announces steady UK growth on the back of incre...

The Big Four firm has continued its investment in audit quality, talent, technology, environmental sustainability and its regional business. Read More...

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Adding value to your practice with alternative finance

Accounting Firms Adding value to your practice with alternative finance

2y Chris Jewers

Adding value to your practice with alternative fin...

“In 2017/18 we started to realise that accountants were looking to bring advisory services into their business, and when the accountants work with the...

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Practice round-up: haysmacintyre LLP, MHA Monahans, BKL and more

Accounting Firms Practice round-up: haysmacintyre LLP, MHA Monahans, BKL and more

2y Leanna Reeves

Practice round-up: haysmacintyre LLP, MHA Monahans...

Accountancy Age's weekly round-up of practice news, including new teams, acquisitions and office moves. Read More...

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People Moves: Sackers, Cowgills, Duff & Phelps and more

Accounting Firms People Moves: Sackers, Cowgills, Duff & Phelps and more

2y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: Sackers, Cowgills, Duff & Phelps and...

New partners, associates, managers and advisors have joined onto tax, advisory and accountancy firms across the country. Read More...

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Firm opens new dyslexia-friendly tax return service

Accounting Firms Firm opens new dyslexia-friendly tax return service

2y Leanna Reeves

Firm opens new dyslexia-friendly tax return servic...

To reduce both tax return errors and the high level of stress experienced by self-employed professionals with dyslexia, the firm has opened a new serv...

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Tax in 2020: A Q&A with Deloitte tax innovation experts - Part 2

Accounting Firms Tax in 2020: A Q&A with Deloitte tax innovation experts - Part 2

2y Chris Jewers

Tax in 2020: A Q&A with Deloitte tax innovation ex...

In the second part of this two-part interview series, Chuck and Andy discuss the adoption of technology, how it should supplement rather than replace ...

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It's not me, it's you: Breaking off client relationships the right way

Accounting Firms It's not me, it's you: Breaking off client relationships the right way

2y Shannon Moyer

It's not me, it's you: Breaking off client relatio...

Breaking the client-accountant relationship can be both daunting and exciting, but there are a few areas for firms to consider before making the break...

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CABA launches campaign to tackle stress amongst trainee accountants

Accounting Firms CABA launches campaign to tackle stress amongst trainee accountants

2y Leanna Reeves

CABA launches campaign to tackle stress amongst tr...

The new campaign launched by CABA offers an opportunity for working professionals to "let off some steam," as findings show that four in ten adults ar...

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Top 50+50: Are firms investing more in technology?

Accounting Firms Top 50+50: Are firms investing more in technology?

2y Austin Clark, Editor

Top 50+50: Are firms investing more in technology?

Is technology investment by top accountancy firms increasing and does investment correlate to growth? We sought to find out in Top 50+50 Ranking surve...

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Leadership, strategy and implementation – all three needed to drag Grant Thornton forward

Accounting Firms Leadership, strategy and implementation – all three needed to drag Grant Thornton forward

2y Kevin Reed

Leadership, strategy and implementation – all thre...

Kevin Reed, engagement and communications consultant at Foulger Underwood, discusses how the fortunes of Grant Thornton can be turned around. Read Mor...

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Tax in 2020: A Q&A with Deloitte tax innovation experts - Part 1

Accounting Firms Tax in 2020: A Q&A with Deloitte tax innovation experts - Part 1

2y Chris Jewers

Tax in 2020: A Q&A with Deloitte tax innovation ex...

Accountancy Age spoke with Deloitte tax innovation experts Andy Gold and Chuck Kosal on the topic of Deloitte's tax plans for 2020, innovative tax sol...

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How one accountancy firm is using its expertise for a charitable cause

Accounting Firms How one accountancy firm is using its expertise for a charitable cause

2y Chris Jewers

How one accountancy firm is using its expertise fo...

"I was brought up the road, 20 kilometres, to a small school that basically was a tin shed with one teacher and 30 children. It had no electricity, no...

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Study finds happiness disconnect between accountancy bosses and staff

Accounting Firms Study finds happiness disconnect between accountancy bosses and staff

2y Chris Jewers

Study finds happiness disconnect between accountan...

The study, undertaken by People First spoke to 250 accountancy bosses and 250 accountancy employees about their attitudes to work, their happiness and...

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Top 50+50: is diversity in firms improving?

Accounting Firms Top 50+50: is diversity in firms improving?

2y Leanna Reeves

Top 50+50: is diversity in firms improving?

What efforts are being made in tackling diversity within accountancy and what are the key diversity-related learnings and from this year’s 50+50 surve...

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HURST sets up specialist digital team

Accounting Firms HURST sets up specialist digital team

2y Tom Lemmon

HURST sets up specialist digital team

“By embracing the digital era, businesses are able to improve their systems, processes and data flows, which will ultimately improve their bottom line...

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Partner performance evaluation and management in accountancy firms

Accounting Firms Partner performance evaluation and management in accountancy firms

2y Zulon Begum and Sophie Rothwell, CM Murray

Partner performance evaluation and management in a...

Zulon Begum and Sophie Rothwell from CM Murray LLP discuss how partner performance evaluation can be effectively managed within accountancy firms. Rea...

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Accountancy profession in MP's crosshairs during Thomas Cook inquiry

Accounting Firms Accountancy profession in MP's crosshairs during Thomas Cook inquiry

2y Chris Jewers

Accountancy profession in MP's crosshairs during T...

The Accountancy industry has come under fire from MPs during the parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of Thomas Cook, with representatives from PwC...

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