Corporate finance

Bond deals

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

Ed Miliband

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

Paul Druckman

IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting framework

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

12 Jul 2012

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

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

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The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

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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.