It is, of course, human nature.
Accountants do a lot more than simply crunch numbers. They can be trusted partners who’ll help you draw up a compelling business plan.
For people with significant wealth, Family Investment Companies are now a more fashionable way of planning for the future.
We are all getting used to how "the cloud” impacts on us in our personal lives, for example storing data such as photos and music on our smartphones that we can access and share from anywhere in the world.
Many professional services firms – including accountants – employ a ‘practice manager’ to oversee and co-ordinate their work. Plenty of companies in other sectors could benefit from exactly the same kind of approach.