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Workshop: Education by Design

23 May, 2017

We invite you to take part in our 2017 workshop for accounting educators. Following our recent engagements with BAFA, we would like to build on previously successful workshops with progressive academics, and continue building capacity and understanding of approaches and theories of designing professional education for the future. The workshop will bring together leading educators […]

BAFA 2017 Annual Conference

22 March, 2017

We invite you to take part and contribute to an interactive discussion on Monday 10 April at 5pm that will bring together over 200 academics, business leaders and accounting practitioners. We are delighted to be working with the British Accounting and Finance Association at the 2017 Annual Conference in Edinburgh. We see this as a […]

20 October 2016:
Bird-eye’s View on the Profession

20 October, 2016

As the speed of change for business and technology increases, the accountancy profession faces the challenge of remaining relevant to its full range of stakeholders. How do we humanise accountancy and what is the role of the profession in building resilient, safe, inclusive and prosperous communities? We invite you to take part in an exciting, […]

14.10.2016
Futures Salon:
Reimagining the Firm

14 October, 2016

On 14 October 2016, we invite you to an exclusive lunch discussion on the future of professional services firms. The event will focus on the insights from the Future Firms research project that we are running in partnership with the ShiftBase Think Tank. Over twenty accounting firms took part in workshops, interviews and surveys and […]

Design-thinking Workshop

22 September, 2016

A finance director has a problem. She’s unsure what to do, and she’s asked for help. Some form of assurance might be the solution, but it doesn’t seem to fit into any standard engagement. What do you do? Design-thinking – the creative process for tackling tricky questions and finding valuable solutions – might seem a […]

Manchester Workshop on Assurance Design

12 July, 2016

A finance director has a problem. She’s unsure what to do, and she’s asked for help. Some form of assurance might be the solution, but it doesn’t seem to fit into any standard engagement. What do you do? Design-thinking – the creative process for tackling tricky questions and finding valuable solutions – might seem a […]

FutureFirms Workshops

11 July, 2016

We ran some very interesting round-table discussions recently with employees and partners from major firms, and some great themes and questions are emerging, plus we got some great input and feedback relating to the future firms framework we are building. Some of the key takeaways that we have noted down from the sessions so far […]

Accountancy Salon on the blockchain

20 June, 2016

Accountancy Salon is a series of discussion events that provide a space for an advanced debate on the complex and dynamic role of the accounting profession in contemporary society. Each session focuses on a specific theme and features brief talks by an invited panel and an open discussion with a cross-disciplinary audience. The salon was […]