Corporate finance

Tim Fouracre

Accountancy's rising star looks for £3.3m through crowdfunding

Clear Books, led by Tim Fouracre, looks to raise £3.3m thorugh its own crowdfunding platform

28 Jul 2014

'AIM revival' see James Cowper scoop two IPOs

Firm advises Bioventix and EW Group through successful listings on AIM index

20 Jun 2014

Graeme Smith

Interview: Graeme Smith, Zolfo Cooper advisory services lead partner

Graeme Smith talks Accountancy Age through Zolfo Cooper's plans to provide clients with a broader range of services

19 Jun 2014

Zolfo Cooper expands into non-restructuring services

Graeme Smith to head up advisory services at Zolfo Cooper, to 'meet client demand'

17 Jun 2014

The Practitioner: Bringing clients together backfires

The Practitioner looks to drive business through client collaboration. It doesn't work.

11 Jun 2014

Grant Thornton appoints corporate finance chief

Ali Sharifi will head up corporate finance practice

19 May 2014

Budget 2014: OBR revises up growth

OBR makes biggest revision of growth in 30 years

19 Mar 2014

SouthWestfd increases presence with two new recruits

Steve Moncur and John Fowler increase SouthWestfd's associate numbers to 16

25 Feb 2014

Colin: Show me the funny

Colin speculates on HMRC's reaction when it heard Jimmy Carr was to pay his tax bill

15 Jan 2014

Helical Bar achieves £100m refinancing

Property investment business gains access to more working capital and cash

24 Dec 2013

Untapped cash in business up 8%

Value of unused capital hits £69bn

18 Dec 2013

Growth and financing easier for small business in 2014

FSB sees growing confidence in the ability to access finance

17 Dec 2013

SMEs 'optimistic but cautious' on growth prospects

SMEs line up growth in 2014, but unsure about taking aggressive action to drive forward, finds Baker Tilly survey

13 Nov 2013

Old Mill advisers help save historic Bath music venue

Rock stars including Robert Plan and The Vaccines help support the sale of The Bell Inn

22 Jul 2013

FDs boost TMT start-ups' growth prospects

Strong finance and accounting presence in TMT start-ups gives them a better chance of success, according to research

04 Jun 2013

Numbers game: how to value and price accountancy firms

Risk management is a key factor to process of acquiring a firm, explains Jonathan Snade

20 May 2013

Lower corporate tax rates attract foreign investment

Big GDP and low tax rates are key to foreign direct investment

15 May 2013

Government should promote private finance, not force banks to lend

Wednesday's Budget should try and help the private sector financing industry, rather than more futile attempts to get the banks to lend, says Anil Stocker

18 Mar 2013

IASB changes overshadowed by break-away from FASB

A further layer of complexity is to be added to accounting regulations to help allay concerns on a future financial crisis - but it highlights separation from US body FASB

08 Mar 2013

Taking Stock: Hammer time information

TS loves a bit of hip hop, and what's better than a hip-hop song about PAYE?

25 Feb 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

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

Colin was tickled when he realised how much harder tax evaders are to find life after the LDF limitations

Colin: Capital punishment

Is IFRS being used as a scapegoat for bad corporate behaviour? muses Colin

Colin: A spoonful of American patriotism helps the tax go down

Colin takes a wry look at Walgreens' move away from US tax inversions

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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.