Corporate finance

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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

An accountant training a shopkeeper to prepare their accounts

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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Compliance-driven reporting 'won't prevent corporate crises' – Van der Stede

CIMA professor's lecture called for meaningful communication in financial reports

19 May 2011

CLB Coopers advises on BiJu deal

CLB advisors help seal £1.3m deal

12 May 2011

Parallel accounting bill presented to Commons

Bill requiring some financial institutions prepare parallel accounts to have second reading

09 May 2011

Accounting error blows £1m hole in Essex Crane

Mistakes forced US company to restate 2010 finances, increasing net loss by £1.1m

09 May 2011

Financial Reporting Review Panel chief to shake up RBS report

Panel chairman to quicken publication of FSA's RBS collapse inquiry

06 May 2011

Barclays haunted by smoke and mirrors accounting

Barclays has been forced to buy back assets sold in an attempt to beautify its balance sheet, analysts have claimed

28 Apr 2011

PIGS Keep Europe in an Economic Trough

19 Apr 2011

The FD Interview: Julie Southern, chief commercial officer, Virgin Atlantic

Julie Southern is using her finance background to drive Virgin Atlantic’s growth strategy in her role as that rare animal in UK business – a chief commercial officer

18 Apr 2011

Aggarwal joins PwC's M&A retail team

Amit Aggarwal joins PwC

07 Apr 2011

Venture capitalists praise Budget's boost

VCs join together to welcome investment tax changes

28 Mar 2011

BDO values Siemens' nuclear stake

BDO Gervase MacGregor values Siemens joint venture stake

28 Mar 2011

Outmoded finance functions stymie FTSE leaders

Finance function costs are climbing and PwC said this is because FTSE leaders failed to exploit the recession to modernise systems and processes

28 Mar 2011

BDO values Siemens' nuclear stake

BDO Gervase MacGregor values Siemens joint venture stake

28 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Carbon price

Carbon has been given a price floor in the latest budget

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Business rate relief extended

Chancellor announces rate relief holiday will be extended to October 2012 at a cost £370m to the treasury

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Community investment tax

Chancellor will keep community investment tax

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: National debt

Chancellor outlines debt percentages in the budget speech

23 Mar 2011

Firms measured about corporate finance revival

Firms of all shapes and sizes make modest, measured, plans to ready themselves for a steady pickup in corporate finance work

23 Feb 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

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: 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

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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Track the fortunes of UK-listed companies with our Share Price Centre

PI Insurance

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Find Me An Accountant

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Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, London, Permanent, Part Time, £60,000 pro rata

 

 

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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.