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September 2020

Press Release: Nepal Firm Joins AGN Membership


 


AGN International welcomes S. Subedi & Associates (SSBDI) to their AGN AP membership. Find out about the firm and their reasons for joining one of the world’s leading associations of independent certified public accounting and consulting firms.

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September 2020

Press Release: NA Member Firm Johnson O’Connor, Merges with Addition of Modern Business Solutions, LLC


 


We are excited to share the news that AGN member and CPA Firm Johnson O’Connor,  has launched a new technology division by joining together with Addition of Modern Business Solutions, LLC. The merger creates a one-stop-shop that allows both firms to offer complimentary accounting, business and technology services to their respective clients.

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August 2020

AGN NA Member Firms are Recognised by INSIDE Public Accounting!


 


AGN International is delighted to announce that eight AGN NA member firms have been recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) as the nation’s top 400 public accounting firms.

Five North America member firms have made it onto the Top 200 list, three onto the Top 300 list and two are further recognised for being the fastest-growing firms based on U.S. net revenue performance.

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August 2020

ValueScope Launches Houston Office with Principal Thomas J. McNulty


 


ValueScope, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of their new office, located in Houston, Texas. Tom McNulty, who joined the firm in April 2020 as a Principal and Managing Director will take the lead, while attaining an additional position as Energy Practice Leader.

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July 2020

The Increased Business Risks Posed by Social Media as COVID-19 Forces Remote Working


AGN Global Business Voice:
In this edition of the AGN Global Business Voice, we take a look at how SMEs deal with their social media activities – through the lens of our panel of 46 business advisers/firms across the world.

Last year it was estimated that 3.4 billion people were social media users - that’s 9% up on 2018 and a staggering 45% of the world’s population. In March this year, i.e. peak pandemic, Facebook announced a 50% increase in messaging on its platform in the countries most affected by COVID-19. Between February and March, Instagram recorded 4.4m new users. For
some time, people have become concerned about whether the benefits of the social media phenomenon outweigh the social problems it creates. But, whatever you feel about social media, if you run a business, the statistics tell you it shouldn’t be ignored.

There is increasing scepticism about the commercial uses of social media with some suggesting that the ‘must-have’ digital targeting platforms are less of a laudable gift to SME business than was once thought. There is even the suggestion that Facebook has created a whole generation of ‘bad customers’ – lazy, disloyal, expensive, elusive...and fickle.

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July 2020

Four AGN NA Member Firms Make it on the List!


 


Accounting Today and Best Companies Group have announced the members of the 2020 Best Accounting Firms to Work For list. We are delighted that not one, but four AGN member firms are listed. The annual survey and awards programme identifies, recognises and honours the best employers in the accounting profession.

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July 2020

AGN Global Business Voice: The Increased Business Risks Posed by Social Media as Covid-19 Forces Remote Working




As COVID-19 drives businesses to embrace remote working, the use of social media is expanding. However, many SMEs across the world are unaware of the associated business risks. In this edition of the AGN Global Business Voice, we take a look at how SMEs deal with their social media activities – through the lens of our panel of 46 business advisers/firms across the world.

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July 2020

AGN Covid Business Recovery Index: Global Business Voice - Special Report




AGN International member firms are comprised of thousands of advisory professionals that actively work with small and medium sized businesses around the world. Their ‘confidence’ about the future is founded on interactions with these businesses making them a credible proxy for business confidence more broadly. With this in mind, we have developed the Covid Business Recovery Index – a monthly barometer or snapshot of business confidence from every region around the world.

In the June edition, survey results indicate that our members' future business expectations are slowly improving. Find out how business confidence in your country has changed in the last 30 days?

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June 2020

AGN Global-e-Connected: 19-Hour Virtual Journey around the Globe




On 10 June, the flagship event of AGN Global-e-Connected took place. AGN Members were invited to dip in and out of a continuous 19-hour programme. The event kicked-off in Auckland and circled the globe, before ending in Los Angeles. The programme consisted of regional COVID-19 updates, keynote and internal speakers, committee sessions, discussion groups, the launch of the NextGen 'Road to Value' programme, Mandarin and Spanish language content, a three-part case study and fun social activities and games. The first event of its kind proved to be a huge success.


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June 2020

Press Release: German Firm Joins AGN Membership




AGN International – one of the world’s leading associations of independent certified public accounting and consulting firms, announces that Reichert & Reichert has joined its AGN EMEA membership. The German firm employs a dedicated team of 40 employees, including experienced tax specialists, management consultants and lawyers that specialise in commercial and corporate law, tax law, labor law and inheritance law. Find out more by reading the press release.

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