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SMEs struggling despite economic recovery

Limited access to funding, the risk of over-trading and increased competition dragging down SMEs

22 Apr 2014

Stephen Hester

News

RSA considering rights issue among capital raising measures

Rights issue one of a number of measures being considered by RSA to strengthen its balance sheet

24 Feb 2014

Opinion

Business be wary, despite positive indicators

Conflicting stats cast doubts over the economic recovery, so mind your back, says John Alexander

19 Feb 2014

Opinion

Stop firing your best assets

Cutting too many jobs can damage quality control and undermine company performance, writes Proxima's Guy Strafford

12 Feb 2014

News

UK business confidence at record high

Confidence among UK businesses reaches highest point in 22 years, BDO report finds

10 Feb 2014

Blog

Carney will keep markets guessing about BoE course of action

The sharp increase in yearly growth will prompt speculation about when the Bank of England could raise its benchmark interest rate

29 Jan 2014

News

UK profit warnings spike in final quarter

UK-quoted companies issued more profit warnings in the final quarter of 2013 than in any three-month period since the height of the financial crisis

27 Jan 2014

News

Rangers FD quits club

Brian Stockbridge leaves Rangers, with former Liverpool CFO Philip Nash holding the reins

27 Jan 2014

Interview

Interview: Xchanging CFO David Bauernfeind

Xchanging’s CFO, David Bauernfeind, is in the middle of a major organisational transformation while managing the demands and pressures of a listed company

16 Jan 2014

News

RSA CFO takes advice on action against auditor Deloitte

Group CFO could consider action against its ex-auditor following revelations of misleading and inaccurate information in accounts

09 Jan 2014

News

BDO positive on economic prospects

Business confidence increases for the tenth consecutive month, BDO finds

11 Dec 2013

News

Don't spend money like a drunken sailor

Finding the right balance between being optimistic and retaining a bit of healthy scepticism is not easy these days

24 Sep 2013

Research

Surviving the bear market: Recession Strategy Survey

The economy may be starting to get back on track, but how have UK businesses kept themselves afloat in the meantime? asks Kevin Reed

24 Sep 2013

News

Baker Tilly confirms acquisition of RSM Tenon

Baker Tilly confirms acquisition of RSM Tenon - without debt obligations - and backed by Lloyds Bank

23 Aug 2013

Opinion

Surviving the recovery

More companies become insolvent when the economy starts to pick-up than during a recession. John Alexander explains how to survive the recovery

28 Jun 2013

Feature

Terrorism: understanding & mitigation

The recent attack in the Algerian desert served as a reminder that terrorism is an ever-present threat. Steve Coates discusses the risk management and insurance implications

03 May 2013

Feature

In Your Business Series: The Declining Business

In the fifth of a series of articles looking at companies from every phase from start-up to exit/sale Gary Jesson looks at the declining business

03 May 2013

Opinion

Economic sentiment is a matter of perspective

Talking the economy up has become more fashionable, but pessimism comes easier than optimism

30 Jan 2013

Feature

UK companies buck universal optimism trend to see the bright side

UK business owners more confident about the future economy bucking global confidence decline explains Brendan Flattery

19 Nov 2012

Opinion

The IP pension deficit plug

Intangible assets, such as brands, can be used to plug pensions deficits, argues Stuart Whitwell

20 Sep 2012

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Latest Opinion

A current account concern

Britain’s ballooning balance of payments deficit – grounds for concern?

Moving to VOIP can be filled with glitches, test it ahead of time

The mobile and flexible working revolution is breaking down the thinking of the bygone telephone era

Numerous geopolitical tensions endanger recovery

Heightened geopolitical tensions could derail the recovery unless they are managed carefully. The most acute threat is the impasse in Ukraine

Latest Analysis

Transfer pricing: a necessary evil?

Transfer pricing has received a great deal of bad press recently, but it is a useful tool for international businesses, says Lucas Bastin

Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

Laurie McIlwee resigns as Tesco FD amid speculation of rift with chief executive and investor unrest

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