Corporate finance

George Osborne

Tax breaks for SME lenders, urges FPB

Forum of Private Business calls on the government to encourage alternative lending to SMEs through tax breaks

23 Nov 2011

Cross border tax evasion

Boost business beyond our borders

A new study from the CBI and Ernst & Young shows that a focus on exports could boost the UK economy by £20 billion, says Steve Varley

21 Nov 2011

Old Mill director scoops financial planner award

Duncan Parkes wins financial planner award

16 Nov 2011

SMEs struck down by banks' perfect storm

The short-sightedness of lenders is short-circuiting the economy, writes Stewart Baird

09 Nov 2011

Mid-M&A deals holding their own

Mid-market M&A, buoyed by foreign acquirers' interest in UK corporates, continues to hold its own, writes Jonathan Boyers

08 Nov 2011

Video: Gaining access to finance

Maclay Murray & Spens partner Chris Dun runs through a series of ideas on the various routes to accessing finance with Rachael Singh

02 Nov 2011

Lean, mean, accountancy machine

The best organised firms are ready for the upturn, explain Kevin Pearson and Martin Prentice

02 Nov 2011

Regional firms link up to offer corporate finance expertise

Smaller practices offered chance to provide clients with corporate finance advice through referral network

02 Nov 2011

Germany quids in after €55bn accounting error

An accounting error at a German bank means the government is €55bn richer than it expected

31 Oct 2011

Lloyds changes reporting of interest margins

lloyds has changed the way it reports funding costs and capital, leading to a higher banking net interest margin target

27 Oct 2011

Colin - The benefits just keep on coming

Colin's take on Gaddafi

21 Oct 2011

Entrepreneur's tax relief - but who benefits?

Does the EIS really achieve the Government's goal of stimulating equity investment? Jonathan Russell isn't convinced

18 Oct 2011

Can FRC align reporting's stakeholders?

Can the Financial Reporting Council's 'lab' bring consensus to presenting finances?

17 Oct 2011

CEOs 'reluctant to write down goodwill'

Chief executives reluctant to impair goodwill amid continuing economic uncertainty

12 Oct 2011

Lamb and Bear take GT corporate finance partner roles

Duncan Lamb and Darren Bear promoted at Grant Thornton

12 Oct 2011

Help us to help SMEs

Collaboration is key to finding sensible funding solutions for SMEs, writes ICAS' Paul Provan

07 Oct 2011

Osborne to launch SME credit easing

Chancellor outlines plans to encourage an SME loan bond market

04 Oct 2011

M&A specialist Garbutta takes AIM non-exec role

Harris and Trotter partner joins Cheerful Scout PLC as a non-executive director

28 Sep 2011

Miliband wants more tax on 'predator' companies

Labour leader wants to tax businesses that make a fast buck without care for the consequences of those affected by their actions

28 Sep 2011

Quarterly reports could disappear under EU plans

Draft EU transparency directive does away with quarterly financial reporting, calls for greater disclosure on controlling stakes in companies

27 Sep 2011

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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

Audit magnifying glass

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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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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