By Chris Sheedy It’s a seller’s market for accounting practices. But how many practice owners are consciously turning their businesses into valuable targets for partners or external buyers? Pat Camm has a problem. His Melbourne-based consultancy group, PJ Camm & Associates, specialises in marketing, buying and selling accounting businesses. On his books are more than 300… Read More How to attract buyers to your practice
As you prepare for the implementation of GDPR, there are a number of practical measures to consider when it comes to processing employee data. Most accountancy firms collect and process personal data relating to their employees on an ongoing basis as part of their everyday personnel administration. Personal data processed by your firm could be… Read More GDPR and employee data
Jeremy Clarke CA gives his advice on M&A and the dangers of thinking like Peter Pan. A friend of mine who recently collected his free bus pass commented that, even though his body gives him grief on an almost daily basis, in his head he thinks he’s still in his mid-thirties.
The Faculty has published its latest thought leadership report: Growth, development and accounting: seeing the bigger picture. This report examines the role of accounting in promoting economic growth and development. We consider the ways in which it does so by contributing to: the quality of management decisions, the volume and quality of investment, and the… Read More Growth, development and accounting: seeing the bigger picture
Honson To and Benny Liu, Chairmen of KPMG China on what business leaders in Mainland China are currently focusing on to achieve growth objectives. In today’s rapidly changing and complex business environment, chief executive officers in China are looking to innovate and transform their companies in order to remain competitive and succeed. This was a… Read More Transforming for the future
By Andrea Murad Today’s CEOs have much to contend with when navigating a company towards success. Along with maintaining profitability, the challenges are unique, and no matter the industry or business size, companies need to align projects with goals to be able to expand. “It’s not just about sales growth, it’s about scale – meaning all… Read More Five issues on the minds of CEOs in 2017