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Can’t find staff? An efficient team will help

By David Smith on Jun 9, 2022

No one needs to be reminded how hard it is to find good “producer” people…

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How’s that capacity plan going?

By David Smith on May 6, 2022

As many readers may be aware, I have long advocated that every firm needs a…

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Connecting the Team with Humour

By Mark Holton on Apr 8, 2022

Videoconferencing or virtual solutions like Webex, Go to Meeting and Zoom and more recently Teams…

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Strategies for Accounting Practice Leadership

By Mark Holton on Mar 4, 2022

Wikipedia defines leadership as “the ability of an individual or organisation to lead or guide…

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The end of the supplier centric integrated suite; Now the client centric best of breed suites.

By David Smith on Feb 4, 2022

One of the defining differences between the approach taken by North American accounting firms and…

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Opening up new doors in your career

By Mark Holton on Jan 10, 2022

With the new year here it’s time to move forward, look at things differently and…

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2021 – Glad that’s over; 2022 a new beginning?

By David Smith on Dec 10, 2021

Well, it’s been hard to find raving fans for the year 2021. COVID tired set…

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Mental Health Challenges for Accountants

By Mark Holton on Nov 5, 2021

Everyone’s struggling! Anyone who thinks the last 18 months has been a picnic really has…

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Who will command your bots?

By on Oct 8, 2021

Picture a world where you receive a message every morning from your robots that have…

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The benefits of doing work with not-for-profits

By on Sep 10, 2021

Often in the accounting industry, we are asked to sit on boards of not-for-profit organisations….

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Are you cyberfit?

By Karen Stephens, BCyber on Aug 6, 2021

Accounting firms are time poor and prime targets for the cybercriminal, because your clients trust…

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Strategies to Improve Client Follow-Up

By Mark Holton on Aug 6, 2021

One of the pivotal issues that has arisen at recent firm reviews and strategic planning…

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