Corporate finance

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

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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

A CFO's predictions for a technological future

Technology predictions that could be set to evolve the finance function, from CFO Steve O'Neill

25 Jan 2013

Is your company one of The Living Dead?

Are your clients zombies, and what should advisors look at doing to bring them back to the land of the living?

24 Jan 2013

Private equity reporting must improve – BVCA

The amount of private equity firms failing to report to industry standards has risen 10%, according to British Venture Capital Association

20 Dec 2012

Anstee: Small businesses need audits to help raise finance

Accessing finance becomes a slower, more difficult process without audited financials at hand, warns former ICAEW chief

19 Dec 2012

Businesses look for alternatives to bank funding

Despite generally positive sentiment towards the banks, many businesses are looking to alternative methods of financing

18 Dec 2012

Former ICAEW chief seals SME finance deal

Investment group headed by Eric Anstee seals government funding that will flow through to SMEs

13 Dec 2012

HMV issues going concern warning over covenants risk

Disappointing sales figures sees HMV likely to breach covenants in January

13 Dec 2012

SMEs' travails should prick the ears of practices

Lack of finance. Lack of recognition of government initiatives. Are advisors doing enough to help boost their clients?

27 Nov 2012

PwC finds $5bn black hole in HP's Autonomy deal

HP accuses some former members of Autonomy's management team of "accounting improprieties" prior to its acquisition

20 Nov 2012

PKF Chinese firm to join BDO

More merger efforts between BDO and PKF

13 Nov 2012

CLB Coopers helps secure Palletower MBO

Firm provides corporate finance advice to management during Palletower buyout negotiations

11 Oct 2012

Funding options: The name's 'bond'

Bonds are becoming an increasingly attractive and viable option for smaller businesses to use for funding

07 Sep 2012

Labour pension charges report 'hugely misleading' - ABI

Labour's pension policy document on charges is "hugely misleading" and ill-timed ahead of the launch of auto-enrolment, says Association of British Insurers

16 Jul 2012

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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

The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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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.