Insight / People in the news: Moore Kingston Smith, CABA, Clyde & Co

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner promotions at Moore Kingston Smith and Clyde & Co, trustees for CABA, and audit committee changes at British Land

Insight / Third of FTSE board positions held by women

More than a third (34.3%) of FTSE 350 board positions are now held by women with numbers rising from 682 to 1,026 in five years, final Hampton-Alexander Review report reveals

Insight / TC Group merges with London accountancy practice

TC Group has concluded a merger with London-based accountancy practice, The Company Books, whose clients will be managed from TC’s offices in Farnham and Croydon

Insight / People in the news: EY, Azets, Shaw Gibbs, MHA Henderson Loggie

In this week’s accountancy career moves, promotions and new hires at EY, Deloitte and Grant Thornton, management changes at Azets and audit chief for Engine B

Insight / Jeffreys Henry bolsters growth plans with private equity funding

Accountancy firm Jeffreys Henry has secured private equity funding to expand the business, but has not disclosed the level of investment

Insight / People in the news: Fortus, Mercer & Hole, Grant Thornton, FRP

In this week’s accountancy career moves, hires and promotions at Mercer & Hole, Grant Thornton, FRP and Quantuma, and board director for Fair Tax Mark for starters

Insight / PGGB and Netflix seek new accountancy trainees

The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB) and Netflix are seeking eight new recruits for the latest intake of the Netflix assistant production accountant training scheme (NAPATS)

Insight / KPMG chair steps aside over lockdown meeting

Days after a meeting with members of the KPMG consulting team where staff were told to stop moaning about the latest lockdown, KPMG boss steps aside

Insight / Mazars reports 7.8% hike in global fee income

Global accounting network Mazars has reported a significant fee income increase of 7.8% to €1.9bn (£1.6bn) in 2019/20 as partner profits drop

Insight / Property management acquisition for Begbies Traynor

Begbies Traynor Group has acquired the entire issued share capital of chartered surveyors Hargreaves Newberry Gyngell Limited

Insight / AAT urges people not to forget apprenticeships during pandemic

As National Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February 2021) begins, AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is urging people of all ages to consider taking up apprenticeships to boost their skills and employability

Insight / Shepherd and Wedderburn builds up Scottish private client practice

Shepherd and Wedderburn has acquired Dentons’ Scottish private client team, creating one of Scotland’s largest private client practices

Insight / People in the news: KPMG, Begbies Traynor, Kreston Reeves, Mazars

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner hires at Mazars, Burgis and Bullock, and Begbies Traynor Group, deal advisory lead for KPMG and business development head for Kreston Reeves   

Insight / FTSE 100 has ‘zero’ black senior board executives

There are currently no black executives at the top of the UK’s biggest companies, with no chairs, CEOs or CFOs in the FTSE 100, according to research compiled by executive recruitment and diversity consultancy agency Green Park

Insight / Menzies adds to London base with Masons Accountants

Top 25 accountancy firm Menzies has announced a merger with Slough-based accountancy practice Masons Accountants, signalling a strategic growth move