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To help improve the management and operational efficiency of practices, especially small- and medium-sized accountancy practices (SMPs), this area is intended to help those managing practices to address opportunities and challenges; improve their competitiveness, profitability, and sustainability; enhance their expertise, competence, and efficiency; create an environment conducive to the provision of high-quality services; and showcase global best practices and latest practice management techniques. Read More
MAP Survey finds firms still relying heavily on locally installed software.
Attracting and keeping young people in the CPA profession.
A recent survey highlights business development opportunities for CPAs with forensic accounting and business valuation practices.
Although breaches at large companies such as Home Depot and Target make the headlines, small organizations also are at risk of cyberattacks because fraudsters may believe their controls are not as strong. Here’s how companies with limited IT resources can protect their valuable data.
Xero’s Jamie Sutherland and Intraprise TechKnowlogies’ Donny Shimamoto discuss strategies for choosing software for your firm and your clients.
The 10 Best Ideas for Accounting Firm Business Development
February 25, 2015 - Accounting Web
A list of suggestionswhich are practical, effective, and easy to embrace—and that could have a positive impact for anyone trying to be more successful at business development.
Research by ICAEW’s Business Advice Service has found the most frequently asked questions that people starting new businesses want answered.