In the first six months of the year, only six trading companies joined the main market, raising a total of #5.1bn – dominated by the Orange listing for #4bn. Last year, 28 companies had floated in the first half. KPMG’s head of new issues Neil Austin said: ‘As long as we see profit warnings and general economic uncertainty, the markets are unlikely to budge.’
The full survey can be found at www.kpmg.co.uk.
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.
Kevin Reed discusses whether new accountancy group Cogital can rival the Big Four...and its likely direction of travel