Corporate finance

Houses of Parliament

Parallel accounting bill presented to Commons

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

09 May 2011

cranes

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

Bill Knight FRRP chairman

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

Ex-Barclays CFO Kheraj quits Lazard role after two months

Seasoned finance man leaves chief executive role to focus on philanthropic work

18 Feb 2011

Corporate Finance Network launches small practice service

Smaller firms will be able to use the Corporate Finance Netowrk to supply services to clients

08 Feb 2011

Andrew Walls joins Leeds corporate finance boutique

Andrew Walls joins Ethos as a partner

02 Feb 2011

Deloitte confident of finding buyer for Healthspan vitamin business

Sale of Healthspan could net about £150m, Deloitte expects

27 Jan 2011

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2shotguests

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: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

Everyone seems to be having fun with branding, and TS is on board with

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

Share Price Centre

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

PI Insurance

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Briefings

budget-management

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.