Moore Stephens Queensland joins Findex backed Crowe Horwath

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The Queensland arm of accountancy group Moore Stephens has reached an agreement to become part of Crowe Horwath, Australia’s fifth largest accountancy and financial advisory group, owned by M&A giant Findex. Findex CEO Spiro Paule said: “Moore Stephens Queensland has an outstanding reputation and history of client service. We have had most constructive and detailed […]

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Data reveals Great Australian Dream shifts from buying a home to starting a business

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As the ideas boom blooms, is the Great Australian Dream less home-ownership and more entrepreneurialism?  ASK Crowe Horwath reveals key findings. Enquiries about starting a new business and issues related to self-managed super funds (SMSFs) top the list of questions featuring in the recently launched ASK Crowe Horwath online problem solving portal, which provides obligation-free, […]

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Crowe Horwath ups M&A, Tax and Private Equity firepower with two ex-‘Big Four’ appointments

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Crowe Horwath, one of Australia’s leading accountancy firms and part of Findex, has expanded its Corporate Finance and Tax Advisory teams with two senior appointments, both with ‘Big Four’ provenance. David Ward, a former Transaction Advisory Services Partner with EY and Trevor Pascall, a former Tax Partner with KPMG’s tax division, have been appointed as […]

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Push to simplify financial statements is a bonus for businesses

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The global push to simplify financial statements is gathering momentum, and those preparing accounts should take the opportunity to conduct their own “decluttering” process, says Crowe Horwath’s Audit Technical Director Ralph Martin. He says there is widespread acknowledgement that financial statements have become too lengthy and complex, and those preparing accounts should take advantage of […]

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New accounting treatment on leases can impact small businesses

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Small business owners such as retailers or distributors who lease their premises could find themselves being forced to renegotiate the terms of their bank loans in the wake of a change in the accounting treatment of most leases according to leading accountancy firm, Crowe Horwath. The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has just issued IFRS […]

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Crowe Horwath International named ‘Advisory Firm of the Year’

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International Accounting Bulletin has awarded Crowe Horwath International with the Advisory Firm of the Year award. The award recognizes an organization’s advisory services that made an important difference to the success of clients, experienced significant growth across the practice and had a major impact on society. Crowe Horwath International received the award in London on […]

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China Free Trade a Win Win

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Households and businesses to benefit from signing of historic agreement Crowe Horwath, one of Australia’s largest accounting firms, has welcomed the signing of the China Free Trade agreement, describing it as a ‘Win Win’. “Its a win for Australian households and a win for Australian businesses,” said Russell Wilkinson, Crowe Horwath’s National Head of Customs […]

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Remove yourself from the noise and don’t forget defensive assets: Crowe Horwath

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Investors urged to employ a long-term approach Accountancy and financial advice specialist, Crowe Horwath, has urged investors to maintain a long-term approach to their investment portfolios and avoid pushing out of defensive assets in pursuit of stronger returns. Released yesterday, the Crowe Horwath 2014 Ten Best Investment Ideas Half Year Progress Report provides an update on 10 […]

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Financial resilience of Australian law firms under strain

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Local law firms have sacrificed growth forecasts to protect partner profitability in response to challenging economic conditions, according to a study of more than 100 law firms by leading national accounting firm, Crowe Horwath, and the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA). The ALPMA/ Crowe Horwath Financial Performance Benchmarking Study shows that the average profitability of firms […]

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Ten of the best to help you invest smarter in 2014

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Accountancy and financial advice specialist, Crowe Horwath, yesterday unveiled its Ten best investment ideas for 2014, helping investors understand how macro trends will impact investment portfolios in the medium to longer term. The annual paper distils the views of Crowe Horwath’s financial advisors, investment analysts and economists, into 10 themes that make sense of the world and […]

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