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What is the best way to charge your clients?

It’s over a decade since Ron Baker urged accountants to ‘burn their timesheets’, igniting a debate about the way services are billed. A decade on and accountants are still divided as to the merits of fixed fee versus hourly billing. This article studies the economic cases for both approaches.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 18 March 2014 | Business Area: Practice Management

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Taxation article: The fishy world of business sponsorship

Sponsorship is a well-tested and often effective way of raising the profile of a business. Not unreasonably, a sponsoring business will often regard sponsorship as a form of advertising and will expect to obtain tax relief for the costs. This article studies the fishy world of business sponsorship.

Company: Berg Kaprow Lewis | Published: 26 September 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

Rating: 13 people found this useful

The road to integrated reporting

In this paper, KPMG aims to provide you with some background on integrated reporting, with a series of short articles by some of the firm's specialists. Michael Bray then sets out the case as to why senior executives and non-executives ought to be interested.

Company: KPMG | Published: 22 September 2011 | Business Area: Consulting

Rating: 1 person found this useful

Driving procurement success by leveraging the economic downturn

This paper shows the findings of the Procurement Leaders Network and Efficio’s joint survey regarding the effects of the current economic downturn on procurement.

Company: Efficio Ltd | Published: 07 July 2011 | Business Area: Consulting

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How procurement can add business value post-merger

This white paper from Efficio looks at how implementing a successful procurement initiative post-merger can facilitate business integration.

Company: Efficio Ltd | Published: 07 July 2011 | Business Area: Mergers and Aquisitions

Rating: 2 people found this useful

Create account reconciliation process efficiencies while reducing risk and audit fees

This paper from Trintech looks at how improving your company's accounts reconciliation technology can increase process efficiencies, reduce costs, increase compliance and ultimately raise revenue.

Company: Trintech UK, Limited | Published: 04 July 2011 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

Rating: 6 people found this useful

The 'last mile' of finance: ensuring financial results are fit for public release

In this paper, Trintech looks at the 'last mile' of finance – a term used in 2006 by Eric Keller, CFO of Movaris, as a way to call out the criticality of the processes that occur in the last few days of a period to bring financial information to the marketplace.

Company: Trintech UK, Limited | Published: 04 July 2011 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

Rating: 3 people found this useful

2011 Europe working capital survey

As the recession eases, European businesses bounce back with the biggest revenue growth and most significant working capital improvement for five years. But are these gains sustainable? REL investigates this in its 13th annual REL survey of working capital performance.

Company: REL | Published: 01 July 2011 | Business Area: Consulting

Using incentives for inventory optimisation

This white paper by REL investigates how incentivising sales staff, who are mainly driven by sales and bonuses, can optimise your company’s ability to reduce inventory.

Company: REL | Published: 01 July 2011 | Business Area: Supply Chain Management

Rating: 2 people found this useful

Free up cash from accounts payable

This paper by REL looks at ways in which to improve the source-to-settle (S2S) cycle, which covers all processes and activities involved in buying goods or services for a company – from budgeting to payment of the final invoice, and how this can free up cash within accounts payable.

Company: REL | Published: 01 July 2011 | Business Area: Supply Chain Management

Rating: 5 people found this useful

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