In an analysis of 40 stocks which make up the FTSE engineering and machinery index, E&Y corporate finance partner Nicholas Legh found that 14 of them had managed to beat the All Share index despite tough competition from internet shares.
‘In spite of some engineering shares being knocked back recently in the wake of the much-publicised Transtec collapse and a generally weaker UK market, there is no doubt that investors are finally getting the message about the fundamental changes that have been sweeping through what many regard as Britain’s traditional ‘metal-bashers’,’ he said.
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
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.