Corporate finance

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Lamb and Bear take GT corporate finance partner roles

Duncan Lamb and Darren Bear promoted at Grant Thornton

12 Oct 2011

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Help us to help SMEs

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

07 Oct 2011

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

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

EU outlines simpler SME accounting

A draft EU directive calls for simpler SME financial reporting, no mandatory IFRS for small companies and a higher threshold for statutory audit

26 Sep 2011

UK struggles to duck Tobin tax

A financial transactions tax could hit London despite the UK mooting an opt-out of the Europe-wide proposal

23 Sep 2011

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TS was stunned by City AM awards' keynote speech and prize winners

22 Sep 2011

Financial reports 'must tell story'

Financial report preparers should focus on telling their business story and not see the job as a regulatory burden

22 Sep 2011

BIS: Simpler reports for better business

The Department for Business says simpler company reports will support investors and the economy

20 Sep 2011

Integrated reporting for cheaper capital, says KPMG

Integrated reporting could help companies secure cheap finance through improved relationships with capital markets, KPMG has posited

14 Sep 2011

BDO: Annual report users question value

Users of annual reports fear the documents are not reliable performance indicators, but rely on them nonetheless

06 Sep 2011

Economic recovery 'jeopardised' by simpler SME reporting

Plans to simplify financial reporting for small business could harm Britain's economic recovery, credit managers warn

01 Sep 2011

Firms should speculate to accumulate

No short-term change to the difficult outlook for business, but this will reveal opportunities for enterprising advisors willing to take a chance, says Scott Barnes

30 Aug 2011

Colin: Cause for celebration

Colin's take on other reasons Libyan rebels are cheerful

24 Aug 2011

New tax-beneficial business zones launched

More enterprise zones launched by the government

17 Aug 2011

Harlow hives off from Smith Cooper

John Harlow sets up independent insolvency practice

11 Aug 2011

Groupon rejigs accounting prior to $20bn IPO

Online deal business reconsiders how it presents marketing and subscriber-acquisition costs

11 Aug 2011

Wolseley FD hails "innovative" £820m refinancing

Two credit facilites for one, as Wolseley renegotiates to deals simultaneuously

02 Aug 2011

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This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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