Corporate finance

Carbon accounting

Budget2011: Carbon price

Carbon has been given a price floor in the latest budget

23 Mar 2011

George Osborne

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

George Osborne Budget box

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

Strong growth in European IPO values at end of 2010

PwC survey shows quadrupling of IPO value in Europe during the last three months of last year, with London leading the way

12 Jan 2011

Three partners join KPMG's corporate finance team

M&A and IPO experience added at KPMG

10 Jan 2011

JJB lines up refinancing as new CFO joins

£31.5m short-term refinancing agreed with JJB stakeholders: CFO Lawrence Coppock leaves the retailer

24 Dec 2010

Rogers Evans acquired by Chantrey Vellacott

Chantrey Vellacott swoops for Southampton firmas it focuses on expansion in the south west

21 Dec 2010

FDs of the stone age

14 Dec 2010

Where’s the peer pressure?

06 Dec 2010

Cable calls for SME and banking collaboration to improve finance flow

Vince Cable calls for removal of barriers between SMEs and banks, to improve the flow of finance to businesses

03 Dec 2010

Deloitte to run the rule over Mouchel's cashflow

Advisers to gauge effect of falling government contracts on Mouchel's future cashflow

02 Dec 2010

Is Xero's real-time banking technology revolutionary for practices?

01 Dec 2010

Ignoring company law can be helpful

24 Nov 2010

New FD for corporate recovery practice Leonard Curtis

Jon Mercer joins Leonard Curtis as FD after career in corporate finance

24 Nov 2010

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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

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

Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go


Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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