A poll of FDs listening to the Accountancy Age Insider Business Club found
that 85% were concerned about the ability of their businesses to handle their
Jerome Melcer, senior consultant at actuarial firm Lane Clark & Peacock,
said FDs would have to be more involved in the process of pension fund
‘At the moment, FDs only join the loop at the point where trustees set out
their statement of investment principles.’
One company juggling its pension deficit while looking to sell off a large
part of its business is MFI. In this week’s profile, FD Mark Robson explains how
MFI struck a vital £150m refinancing deal while protecting pension fund members.
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
Baldwins Accountancy Group has continued investment in the north-east and appointed David Fish as a director in its corporate finance team
UK M&A activity bounced back strongly in July and August, according to analysis by the deals practice at PwC.
Smith & Williamson has added Jim Clark and Philip Marsden, of Marsden Clark Corporate Finance Limited, to its corporate finance team.