Business recovery

sameflower

The difference between law and accountancy firms

In the last year there has been a significant spike of law firm insolvencies. Accountants should take note to protect their own LLPs

23 Dec 2013

Philip White is chief executive at Syscap

Firms entering insolvency rockets 41% in a year

Insolvencies among accountancy firms increase 41% in a year according to research by Syscap

23 Dec 2013

FRP Advisory

FRP Advisory administrators called to commercial property law firm

Administrators called to Hillier HRW after it was unable to secure professional indemnity cover earlier this year

20 Dec 2013

Begbies Traynor sees interim revenues and profits fall

Despite efficiency savings, the soft insolvency market eats into Begbies Traynor's numbers

11 Dec 2013

BDO positive on economic prospects

Business confidence increases for the tenth consecutive month, BDO finds

10 Dec 2013

Moorfields administrators to close all Blockbuster stores

All Blockbuster stores to close this weekend after administrators did not receive any acceptable offers

05 Dec 2013

Deloitte partner Louise Brittain joins Wilkins Kennedy

Celebrity bankruptcy trustee Louise Brittain leaves Deloitte after five years for Top 30 firm Wilkins Kennedy

02 Dec 2013

Ex-Reeves partner launches all-female practice

Filippa Connor is joined by Ruth Duncan to create all-female insolvency firm

02 Dec 2013

Zolfo Cooper CEO pivotal to Yellow Pages restructuring

Zolfo Cooper CEO was brought in to support restructuring proposals at hibu, with Deloitte administrators now called in as part of the plan

29 Nov 2013

Moorfields administrators close further 30 Blockbuster stores

A further 182 jobs to go across 30 stores earmarked for closure

28 Nov 2013

Kingston Smith liquidators called to Lily Allen-founded business

Lucy in Disguise enters liquidation with £845,000 debts

28 Nov 2013

Interview: Insolvency Service deputy CEO Graham Horne

Insolvency Service deputy chief executive Graham Horne explains why the book on insolvency law is being thrown out the window

27 Nov 2013

RBS pushed companies to collapse and reaped the benefits

Bank referred to regulators for allegedly purposely defaulting companies into collapse so it can sell their assets for a profit

25 Nov 2013

No tidal wave of insolvencies

Despite some big corporate collapses such as HMV, Clinton Cards, and RSM Tenon, the decline of insolvency cases has taken its toll on some firms

20 Nov 2013

Leonard Curtis sell Mywardrobe.com via pre-pack

Administrators sell online women’s clothing retailer mywardrobe.com to Growth Capital Acquisitions

19 Nov 2013

Moorfields’ administrators close 72 Blockbuster stores

Administrators to close 72 stores and make 452 jobs redundant after being appointed this week

14 Nov 2013

Moorfields Corporate Recovery called to Blockbuster

Former R3 President Nick O’Reilly takes Blockbuster administration, the company’s second in less than 12 months

12 Nov 2013

Duff & Phelps administrators called to Barratts

Barratts enters administration for third time in four years, this time with Duff & Phelps administrators called in

12 Nov 2013

HMRC winding-up order sees liquidation of law firm

KPMG liquidators called to collapsed law firm following HMRC winding-up order

07 Nov 2013

Deloitte administrators sell Morrisons training provider in pre-pack

Training provider sold in pre-pack - but Morrisons contract excluded

05 Nov 2013

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

social-networking

Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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Briefings

budget-management

Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.