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Financial fraud: desperate times can lead to desperate measures

  • Published: 2 Dec 2020

Common intuition about human behaviour in desperate times is confirmed by research which shows that levels of fraud typically increase during.... read more

Updating the finance function for the digital era: three questions to ask

  • Published: 25 Nov 2020

With professionals around the world working from home due to Covid-19, the importance of a strong digital infrastructure has never been clearer..... read more

Communicating value creation when planning for a post-Covid world

  • Published: 25 Nov 2020

Covid-19 threatens organisations’ ability to generate value. Many businesses are thinking about their purpose, business model, and how to serve.... read more

Using VAT to deliver benefits for your business

  • Published: 12 Nov 2020

In the current climate, businesses are operating under intense pressure and are examining how to adapt and improve their performance. They may be.... read more

Financial crime: do the UK’s new measures go far enough?

  • Published: 11 Nov 2020

Having announced measures to verify the identity of individuals forming UK companies through the Companies House reform bill, it appears the.... read more

Enterprise management incentives: their advantages in a time of uncertainty

  • Published: 28 Oct 2020

Coronavirus has disrupted the economic well-being of businesses of all sizes and sectors, in many cases necessitating pay cuts, furloughing staff.... read more

Transforming the finance function through RPA

  • Published: 28 Oct 2020

As CFOs prepare for the future, robotic process automation (RPA) presents a clear and sustainable avenue to transforming finance. Loreal Jiles,.... read more

The dark undercurrent that lies within accountancy

  • Published: 28 Oct 2020

Miles Tappin, VP of EMEA at ThreatConnect, explores the growing threat that cybercriminals pose to accountancy firms, and how the industry needs to.... read more

Alleviating fraud in your finance function

  • Published: 17 Sep 2020

Finance enterprise resource planning (ERP) and procure to pay (P2P) systems – often described as the heart and lungs of a company – are known to.... read more

Company directors are still prone to liability even if wrongful trading has been suspended

  • Published: 16 Sep 2020

The recent implementation of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act, which came into force on 26 June 2020, has now extended the temporary.... read more

Why employee well-being and personal progression are key to the recovery

  • Published: 9 Sep 2020

Lockdown and the drastic changes that came with it have turned our daily lives upside down. But from this topsy-turvy new world, we have gained a.... read more

A framework for success: integrating finance into sustainable business

  • Published: 9 Sep 2020

Over the past decade, there has been a significant shift in how stakeholders view a company’s responsibilities. Business leaders are returning to.... read more

Capital Gains Tax may be reviewed by Chancellor

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 24 Aug 2020

Simon Denton, Tax Partner at Milsted Langdon, has reacted to growing reports that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, may seek to review the Capital Gains.... read more

Pizza Express’ latest woes: what options are available for the struggling chain?

  • Published: 12 Aug 2020

Reports out from last Tuesday suggest that high-street food chain Pizza Express is considering the closure of 67 outlets, cutting 1,100 jobs across.... read more

Editor’s comments ahead of UK A-level results day

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 12 Aug 2020

Tomorrow, 13 August, A-level students in England and Wales will be receiving the results which will determine whether they have secured a place at.... read more

Calling all CFOs: it is time to restructure the finance function

  • Published: 6 Aug 2020

As lockdown restrictions lift and financial care packages are being offered by the UK government, Jeremy Fletcher, MD at Transform Finance, argues.... read more

Reporting and compliance: why we need a data revolution

  • Published: 5 Aug 2020

Commerce no longer adheres to national boundaries: the largest international organisations to the smallest businesses operate in a global market..... read more

Delivering customer success with purpose at the centre

  • Published: 5 Aug 2020

An organisation’s purpose should be the heart of every decision, no matter how big or small. For every short-term decision a CFO makes, they should.... read more

Creating a resilient workforce for years to come

  • Published: 28 Jul 2020

In times of crisis, people are a business’s biggest asset. They are also its biggest expense. Having issues of cashflow front and centre forces the.... read more

Corporate insolvency restructuring and rescue initiatives

  • Published: 27 Jul 2020

Benjamin Wiles, MD, restructuring advisory at Duff & Phelps, looks at how the proposed changes of the Insolvency and Governance Bill will impact.... read more


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