Corporate finance

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IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting framework

International Integrated Reporting Council releases timeframe for publication of integrated reporting framework

12 Jul 2012

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Osborne in U-turn over charities

Chancellor George Osborne has dropped plans to introduce a charitable donation cap, after making similar concessions over the pasty and caravan taxes

31 May 2012

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Thomas Cook refinancing sees new FD step in

The completion of Thomas Cook's refinancing sees Paul Hollingworth step down, and Michael Healy join

09 May 2012

UK Plc - bruised, battered, but still worth investing in

The UK is still an attractive place for investment from overseas despite the tough economic conditions, argues Michael Davis

26 Apr 2012

Lotus owners call in KPMG for review process

MP Richard Bacon claims the car-maker is being lined up for a sale, denied by its owners

26 Apr 2012

Budget2012: Borrowing target met

Borrowing for 2011/12 comes in a billion pounds lower than expected

21 Mar 2012

Funding woes see GAME Group shares suspended

Lack of agreement over additional funding sees GAME Group shares suspended

21 Mar 2012

Open up SME financing options, says industry taskforce

Government must be better coordinated to help SMEs access different finance options

19 Mar 2012

First CFO for FreshStart Living as float beckons

Oliver Lightowlers leaves Spice for a fresh start at FreshStart

14 Mar 2012

#AAYP: Make yourself 'one to watch'

Be confident in your abilities and don't be shy to let others know of your achievements, says Penny Avis

23 Feb 2012

UK entrepreneurs shun overseas expansion

Business leaders at UK SMEs are focusing on domestic market in 2012, survey finds

22 Feb 2012

Divestments to soar 92% in 2012, says Deloitte

There are potential European corporate spinoffs with a value worth £131bn in the pipeline

21 Feb 2012

Corporate finance teams cash in on mid-market M&A recovery

Corporate finance teams report steady growth in parts of the M&A market, but deals are taking longer to complete

24 Jan 2012

RSM Tenon to restate accounts

New CFO's review of the firm's financial reporting sees restatements in full-year and interim accounts. Banking facilities under negotiation

23 Jan 2012

Business advisers set up accounting firm

Veteran business advisers set up Chester-based accounting firm

20 Jan 2012

Book extract: Never Mind the Botox

An extract from Never Mind the Botox, the story of a corporate accountant working on the sale of a 'glamorous cosmetic company'

18 Jan 2012

Video: From corporate finance to author

Rachael Singh interviews self-published author and former Deloitte partner Penny Avis on her novel "Nevermind the Botox Rachel"

13 Jan 2012

CFOs fear UK recession and euro break-up

Deloitte CFO Survey shows pessimism for year ahead

03 Jan 2012

Empowering small businesses to get financially fit

Alison Ball looks into how accountants can play a valuable role in helping their small business clients get, and stay, financially fit

06 Dec 2011

Clarke takes FD & COO roles at MAM Funds

Board restructuring at MAM sees Robert Clarke take finance and operations responsibilities

05 Dec 2011

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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

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New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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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.