The problem of slow payment has not been improved by the government’s Late Payment Act, according to a survey of credit managers. The research, carried out by the organisers of the Credit 2000 conference, showed that 82% of credit managers believe the act has ‘done nothing’ to improve late payment. Interviews with 13 companies turning over £100m, show that even they have not improved the speed with which they pay invoices to smaller suppliers as a result of the act.
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
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