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Industry comment: Skills shortage in UK accountancy market

  • Published: 9 Dec 2014

James Parker, associate director at global recruitment consultancy Hydrogen Group writes of skills shortage within accounting firms due to years of.... read more

Industry comment: The changing face of the mid-market

  • Published: 28 Nov 2014

How are mid-sized accounting firms preparing for the impending audit threshold reforms? Diversification, specialisation and a move away from a.... read more

Editor's letter: All roads lead to Rome

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 25 Nov 2014

For many of our readers November has been marked by the World Congress of Accountants held in Rome. Our reporter Vincent Huck and The Accountant.... read more

The global technology race: What does it mean for our profession?

  • Published: 25 Jul 2014

BDO global head of technology Julian Frost shares his views on the fast-evolving technology landscape and the role the profession has to play to.... read more

Comment: China’s accounting wars

  • Published: 26 Jun 2014

Professor Paul Gillis, professor of practice at Peking University reflects on the struggle to regulate the auditors of China’s overseas listed.... read more

Editor’s comment: May the best team win

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 26 Jun 2014

As the FIFA World Cup craze sweeps the globe most of us engage in conversation with friends, partners and colleagues about the games, tactics, team.... read more

Industry comment: The future of corporate reporting

  • Published: 2 Jun 2014

Deloitte UK national head of accounting Veronica Poole shares her views on the current state of corporate reporting. read more

Expert comment: Accounting tools and accounting firms

  • Published: 27 May 2014

Dr. RuedigerLoitz (CPA), PwC Germany capital markets & accounting advisory services partner, analysis how independence rules for auditors with.... read more

Editor's letter: IAB’s first Accountancy Forum

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 16 May 2014

Over two years ago we were gearing up at the International Accounting Bulletin for our inaugural virtual IAB Awards. With most nominations received.... read more

Editor's Comment: Ranking does matter

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 24 Apr 2014

When speaking to firm leaders from around the world they like to say that for them it’s not all about the size of the firm or the ranking of the.... read more

UK Court of Appeal confirms supremacy of retainer: Wragge & Co

  • Author: Jane Howard, Wragge & Co
  • Published: 28 Mar 2014

You may recall that in July 2013 Wragge &Co commented on the case of Mehjoo v Harben Barker (a firm) & Anor, where the judge at first instance.... read more

Industry comment: Retention and leadership are the real issues for women

  • Published: 20 Mar 2014

The global leader of the seventh-largest global accounting network RSM International, Jean Stephens, shares her views and experience of being a.... read more

Good parents make good leaders

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 20 Mar 2014

I have read many reports and best practice papers by firms and other organisations within the profession and followed webcasts and public debates.... read more

Management accounting paves the way for growth

  • Published: 5 Mar 2014

Sanjay Swarup, director of accountancy firm SKS Business Services, in partnership with Loughborough University and the Chartered Institute of.... read more

Editor's letter: Time to reflect

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 21 Feb 2014

As we all await the EU vote on audit reform, firm leaders seem to have given into the idea that change is coming and despite vigorous opposition.... read more

Shifting voices, shifting perspectives

  • Published: 6 Feb 2014

The debate on inequality is changing, says EY’s global markets and global government & public sector leader Uschi Schreiber. read more

Editor's comment: Race to the bottom

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 30 Jan 2014

In the past nine years the Big Four have increased their average fee income by a staggering $51.5bn. In comparison, the next six largest mid-tier.... read more

Editor's comment: Trying to have it all

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 12 Dec 2013

Recently I was at an accounting conference where, on the final day, I arrived at breakfast later than most delegates and was sharing a table with.... read more

Comment: Develop social media and get out a flip chart

  • Published: 12 Dec 2013

Gale Crosley, a US CPA and accounting firm consultant presents her views on strategic growth in the second part of a commentary about contemporary.... read more

Comment: Big data insight can deliver strategy

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 21 Nov 2013

Former president of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Aubrey Joachim shares his expertise on big data and how accountants can use.... read more

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