Corporate finance

Vince cable and bank loans to SMEs

Has Cable done enough to increase SME lending?

Matt Forrest asks if Vince Cable's pledge to increase pressure on banks to lend to SMEs goes far enough

06 Jul 2011

Richard Sexton

PwC: Analysts crave more timely assurance, less boilerplate audit

PwC finds investors and analysts want to swap boilerplate reporting for more narrative and timely assurance

05 Jul 2011

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Government agency faces bonus ban over late payments

Commons committee wants Rural Payments Agency to hand over subsisides much more speedily to farmers

04 Jul 2011

Deloitte appoints new partner to corporate finance team

Deloitte promotes Joel Greenwood to partner in its technology, media and telecoms corporate finance team.

24 Jun 2011

Service charges accounting in focus

Rics and academics from Kingston University are considering whether greater regulation is needed in service charge accounting

20 Jun 2011

RBS ignores accusations of accounting shortfall

RBS declined to respond to a letter warning poor accounting was distorting its profits

17 Jun 2011

Ireland's central bank 'likely to move on loan loss reporting'

Ireland's Central Bank may further its plans to force banks to report expected as well as incurred loss

15 Jun 2011

Dawn in the East: Islamic finance in focus

International firms may look to Islamic finance as economic recovery remains patchy and clients keep their options open

15 Jun 2011

PwC: Banks' bad loans balloon while provisioning shrinks

Banks' non-performing loan holdings leapt during the credit crisis while provisioning fell 40%

15 Jun 2011

SEC: Reverse mergers risk dodgy accounting

Spate of scandals involving reverse mergers by China-based companies has prompts SEC to issue warning

10 Jun 2011

Hall leaves Sinclair Pharma role

Matthew Hall leaves the expanded business after a crucial role in its refinancing

10 Jun 2011

Taxman to net £1bn from football clubs

HM Revenue & Customs likely to receive £1bn from Premier League in tax revenues for 2010-11

09 Jun 2011

Findel future 'challenging' after accounting irregularities

Future "challenging" but brighter following 2010's accounting problems and a forced rights issue

07 Jun 2011

Southern Cross falls foul of Companies Act

Southern Cross forced to call AGM due to loss of capital provision in Companies Act

06 Jun 2011

US regulator prepared to end Barclays' Protium deal

The US regulator found Barclays' Protium deal "inappropriate", after the bank admitted a more pressing motivation behind its strategy

06 Jun 2011

Irish banks could report expected losses to boost confidence

Irish banks could move to expected loss model ahead of new IFRS standard in bid to boost confidence

03 Jun 2011

MPs attack RBS's 'distorted' IFRS accounting

MPs have accused RBS of using IFRS to favourably distort accounts

02 Jun 2011

Top 30 Accounting Networks and Associations 2009

Despite the worst worldwide recession in living memory, the global networks, associations and alliances are fending off the stormy conditions, reveals Philip Smith in our latest international survey

28 May 2011

Commercial property accounting under the microscope

Commercial property accounting practices should be more transparent when it comes to service charges, according to a new report

26 May 2011

Whip your clients into shape for lenders

Banks must become more robust lenders, so advisors must help clients present a convincing view of their health

25 May 2011

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

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

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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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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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.