The rising tide of hedge accounting: Navigating financial risks in an uncertain world
Corporate Finance

The rising tide of hedge accounting: Navigating financial risks in an uncer...

1w Kern Roberts, MD and Global Practice Accounting Lead, Chatham Financial

The rising tide of hedge accounting: Navigating fi...

In an era marked by unpredictable financial landscapes and heightened risk, companies are increasingly turning to hedge accounting as a vital tool to ...

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Are high street banks really restricting cash for SMEs?
Consulting

Are high street banks really restricting cash for SMEs?

2w Accountancy Age

Are high street banks really restricting cash for ...

Nearly eight in ten brokers (77%) believe that high street banks are scaling back their willingness to fund small and medium-sized businesses, accordi...

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Study shows lenders anticipate growing influence of ESG credentials on mid-market borrowing
Corporate Finance

Study shows lenders anticipate growing influence of ESG credentials on mid-...

3w Accountancy Age

Study shows lenders anticipate growing influence o...

New research from leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has found that ESG credentials are an increasingly important factor for...

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Fraud remains a major problem as over £1 billion is stolen by criminals in 2023
Brexit & Economy

Fraud remains a major problem as over £1 billion is stolen by criminals in ...

3w Rachael Kennedy

Fraud remains a major problem as over £1 billion i...

UK Finance releases its 2024 annual fraud report, detailing the amount its members reported as stolen through payment fraud and scams in 2023. Read Mo...

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Industry Insight: CSDDD poised to create a trickle-down effect throughout the supply chain
Consulting

Industry Insight: CSDDD poised to create a trickle-down effect throughout t...

1m Nigel Layton Partner, Head of Pharma & Life Sciences at Mazars

Industry Insight: CSDDD poised to create a trickle...

Pharma and life sciences companies should act now to prevent impact on drug production capabilities and business viability Read More...

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Unlocking the transition: Why accounting firms favour LLPs over Ltd structures
Business

Unlocking the transition: Why accounting firms favour LLPs over Ltd structu...

1m Kiran Chotai, Senior Manager, haysmacintyre

Unlocking the transition: Why accounting firms fav...

Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) have existed since 2001 and have been a popular choice for accountancy practices to adopt as a vehicle in which t...

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What will the finance team of the future look like
Business

What will the finance team of the future look like

1m Peter Spence, AICPA & CIMA

What will the finance team of the future look like

New research shows that sustainability and technology are driving changes in the accounting and finance profession. To explore these ideas, AICPA & CI...

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Everything you need to know about the proposed Climate Damages Tax
Corporate Finance

Everything you need to know about the proposed Climate Damages Tax

2m Rachael Kennedy

Everything you need to know about the proposed Cli...

The proposed Climate Damages Tax targets fossil fuel extraction, aiming to raise $720 billion by 2030 for climate change mitigation and to incentivise...

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The role of forensic accountants in international arbitration
Corporate Finance

The role of forensic accountants in international arbitration

2m James Nicholson, Yaoguo Lun and Zhang Zhang

The role of forensic accountants in international ...

We all understand the role of lawyers in an arbitration, to argue over points of liability and who was at fault. But most commercial cases are brought...

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Q&A: The SecretCFO tells all
Corporate Finance

Q&A: The SecretCFO tells all

2m Accountancy Age

Q&A: The SecretCFO tells all

An anonymous corporate finance veteran with over 20,000 hours of experience unlocks invaluable insights by pulling back the curtain on the rarely seen...

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The Accountant's guide to the new National Living Wage increase
Business

The Accountant's guide to the new National Living Wage increase

2m Accountancy Age

The Accountant's guide to the new National Living ...

The UK's National Living Wage increase to £11.44/hr demands significant adjustments in payroll and reporting for accountants, impacting compliance, fi...

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HMRC to mandate payrolling of benefits from April 2026: Implications and preparations for accountants
Business

HMRC to mandate payrolling of benefits from April 2026: Implications and pr...

5m Accountancy Age

HMRC to mandate payrolling of benefits from April ...

This regulatory update aims to simplify the reporting process, reduce administrative burdens, increase accuracy, and provide real-time reporting capab...

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Direct collaboration between finance and accounting ‘critical’, experts say
Accounting Software

Direct collaboration between finance and accounting ‘critical’, experts say

1y Sam Alberti

Direct collaboration between finance and accountin...

Technology could enable this by allowing teams to 'speak the same language' Read More...

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Begbies Traynor posts strong half year results
Business

Begbies Traynor posts strong half year results

5y Jeremy Chan

Begbies Traynor posts strong half year results

Begbies Traynor had a strong first half to its year, buoyed by increased revenue and a number of acquisitions Read More...

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Why are SMEs looking beyond traditional banks for finance?
Business

Why are SMEs looking beyond traditional banks for finance?

5y Tom Lemmon

Why are SMEs looking beyond traditional banks for ...

Ricky Shankar, Chairman of Clear Factor, explains how his own experience with banks led to the creation of Clear Factor - a decentralised global invoi...

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Spending report gives insight into 2019 business spending
Business

Spending report gives insight into 2019 business spending

5y Chris Jewers

Spending report gives insight into 2019 business s...

Looking at spending patterns of more than 1000 Spendesk users in 35 European countries, making 800,000 transactions totalling over €120million, the ‘S...

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Getting control over business expenditure
Corporate Finance

Getting control over business expenditure

5y Ian Smith

Getting control over business expenditure

With Accounts Payable fraud on the rise Ian Smith, Finance Director and GM at Invu, looks at whether technology can save businesses from a brewing cri...

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Boris Johnson’s tax cut: Would it work?
Brexit

Boris Johnson’s tax cut: Would it work?

5y Dave Beach

Boris Johnson’s tax cut: Would it work?

Boris Johnson has proposed to raise the 40p tax from £50,000 to £80,000 in his bid to become the next Tory leader – and the accountancy industry...

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ICAEW: Companies House data a “gaping hole in AML defences”
Audit

ICAEW: Companies House data a “gaping hole in AML defences”

5y Dave Beach

ICAEW: Companies House data a “gaping hole in AML ...

New research quantifies the extent of Companies House inaccuracy as the ICAEW urges the Treasury and BEIS to shore up defences Read More...

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What are the implications of Global Corporate v Hale for director salaries?
Corporate Finance

What are the implications of Global Corporate v Hale for director salaries?

6y Chris Horner

What are the implications of Global Corporate v Ha...

Chris Horner, Insolvency Director and Licensed Insolvency Professional at Business Rescue Expert, explains what the implications are for directors' sa...

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Why accountants are the trusted advisor for funding
Corporate Finance

Why accountants are the trusted advisor for funding

6y Dominic Buch

Why accountants are the trusted advisor for fundin...

Dominic Buch, co-founder and managing partner, Caple, explains how accountants can help small businesses get the unsecured finance they need for growt...

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Autumn Statement: tax gap under further attack
Corporate Finance

Autumn Statement: tax gap under further attack

6y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Autumn Statement: tax gap under further attack

New penalties are planned for those who enable the use of a tax avoidance scheme, announced in the Autumn Statement speech Read More...

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Finance director of CMS on mergers, technology and challenges ahead
Corporate Finance

Finance director of CMS on mergers, technology and challenges ahead

6y Accountancy Age

Finance director of CMS on mergers, technology and...

Andrew Richards, finance director at CMS, speaks to Accountancy Age about the firm's recent merger, focus areas for this year and the impact of techno...

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SMEs at risk of getting burnt by interest rate rises – why accountants should take note
Corporate Finance

SMEs at risk of getting burnt by interest rate rises – why accountants shou...

6y Marc Bajer

SMEs at risk of getting burnt by interest rate ris...

As the UK’s near-zero interest rate era comes to an end, small businesses are exposed to rate rises. Marc Bajer, CEO of Hadrian’s Wall Capital, discus...

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Grant Thornton recruits new corporate finance partner
Accounting Firms

Grant Thornton recruits new corporate finance partner

7y Accountancy Age

Grant Thornton recruits new corporate finance part...

Peter Terry joins the North West advisory team Read More...

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Total fraud value at £2bn five-year high, finds BDO
Accounting Firms

Total fraud value at £2bn five-year high, finds BDO

7y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Total fraud value at £2bn five-year high, finds BD...

The average cost of fraud increased 35.4% to £3.9m in 2016, compared to 2015 data Read More...

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MHA MacIntyre Hudson appoints corporate finance director
Accounting Firms

MHA MacIntyre Hudson appoints corporate finance director

7y Stephanie Wix , Writer

MHA MacIntyre Hudson appoints corporate finance di...

Tallat Mahmood appointed to corporate finance team of Top 20 firm Read More...

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