At the recent "Analyzing America's Private Companies" summit in New York City, the sales growth, profitability, and significance of private businesses in the United States were among the topics of discussion.
The IESBA has issued an exposure draft intended to encourage accountants to blow the whistle on unethical companies or individuals; some of the changes may conflict with other ethical responsibilities.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants' Accountancy Futures Academy report, "100 Drivers of Change for the Global Accountancy Profession," identifies 100 factors that will create uncertainty for accountants during the next five to ten years.
Adding business advisory services is essential to growing your firm, but you shouldn't offer these services to all your existing clients. Determine which clients you should "wow" and how to become their trusted business advisor.
Results of the monthly Intuit Small Business Revenue and Employment indexes are in. They show revenue in August declined for the sixth consecutive month, and employment continued to grow slowly in September.
As part of Crowe Horwath LLP's continued national expansion efforts, the firm is welcoming the talent of Sacramento-based NewPoint Group, a consulting firm serving state and local government clients in California.
While the accounting industry moves to the Cloud, it makes sense to hold a conference in the Cloud as well. Attend and you'll learn practice-growth tips from two accounting industry thought leaders and much more.
Following up on the success of his popular High Impact Excel session, this time around David H. Ringstrom, CPA turns his attention to pivot tables. In one hour you'll learn how to whip unwieldy data into shape, and then quickly build meaningful reports by dragging and dropping with your mouse. David will also discuss techniques for improving pivot table data integrity. Detailed handouts with numbered steps will be provided for a variety of Excel versions.