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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

Editor's comment: Advice versus assurance

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 21 Nov 2013

BearingPoint, EquaTerra, PTRM, Drivers Jonas, Übermind and Optimum Solutions are just some of the advisory businesses acquired by the four global.... read more

Industry comment: Auto enrolment pension charges cap

  • Author: Phill Robinson
  • Published: 7 Nov 2013

Last month UK pensions minister Steve Webb proposed three options related to capping charges on auto enrolment pension schemes, in an effort to.... read more

Editor’s comment: Winners and losers?

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 23 Oct 2013

After four years of debates and two years of the UK Competition Commission (CC) investigation, the final report on concentration levels in the UK.... read more

Consolidation will transform the mid-market within the next five years

  • Published: 23 Oct 2013

BDO International global head of network development Anders Heede speaks about accounting market consolidation and explains why he believes that in.... read more

Comment: Strategic growth in a sandstorm

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 23 Sep 2013

Gale Crosley, a US CPA and consultant for accounting firms examines a more joint approach towards accounting firm growth and calls for the end of.... read more

Editor's comment: All change for the mid-tier

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 23 Sep 2013

Not even two years ago, I remember speaking to the then chief executive of RSM Tenon, Andy Raynor, who with charm and enthusiasm told me about all.... read more

How the move to the cloud is shaking up the traditional audit market

  • Author: Phill Robinson
  • Published: 28 Aug 2013

Auditing has long been one of the most conservative arms of the financial services sector. The news that the Competition Commission (CC) is.... read more

Editor's letter: No silly season

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 23 Aug 2013

August is dubbed as the silly season in the media due to a general lack of newsworthy events during the summer break in the Northern hemisphere.. read more

The changing iXBRL landscape

  • Author: Phill Robinson
  • Published: 12 Aug 2013

IRIS chief executive Phill Robinson discusses the upcoming changes to iXBRL.
Just when the accountancy profession thought it had ticked iXBRL.... read more

Editor's comment: US and Europe diverging

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 22 Jul 2013

This month the US House of Representatives voted for legislation, which if approved by the Senate and the President, will prevent the US Public.... read more

Industry comment: Delivering the benefits of a growing network

  • Published: 11 Jul 2013

We all know that one of the key drivers for a firm joining a network is the opportunity to develop their international capabilities and enhance.... read more

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