Advice on agreeing fees and setting charge-out rates.
Features and articles
Effective time recording and the continuing need for the timesheet.
The DPB (Consumer Credit) Handbook sets out the regulations for firms to provide consumer credit services.
Value has to be the primary driver in setting a pricing strategy. This can then deliver both higher profits and improved customer satisfaction, say Andreas Hinterhuber and Evandro Pollono
First of a series of three articles by Ronald J. Baker on how to implement value pricing in accountancy firms.
Second of a series of three articles by Ronald J. Baker on how to implement value pricing in accountancy firms.
Third of a series of three articles by Ronald J. Baker on how to implement value pricing in accountancy firms.
Helpsheets and support
Technical helpsheet issued to help ICAEW members understand what information they need to provide to (potential) clients about fees and offers practical suggestions for dealing with a request for fee breakdown information.
This helpsheet is for anyone who does not agree with the fees their ICAEW Chartered Accountant has charged. It describes different situations in which you may find yourself in dispute with your accountant over fees and suggests what to do next.
The DPB (Consumer Credit) Handbook details how firms may undertake exempt credit-related regulated activities.
A guide to credit-related regulated activity
ICAEW Guidance on consumer credit debt counselling
This helpsheet provides guidance on consumer vulnerability in the context of consumer credit.
To charge effectively, accountancy firms first need to determine their client's price sensitivity. In a Q&A session with the Journal of Accountancy, value-billing expert Ron Baker explains how to go about this.
Many accounting firms are facing the issue of re-evaluating how much to charge for their services. Time tracking and management software can help.
Discusses the benefits and challenges for accountancy firms of moving away from hourly billing, written from a US perspective.
Let your clients know about the value you have added.