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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

The term ‘accountant’: Gaining recognition, winning clients

  • Published: 27 Jul 2020

The government has long been lobbied to give the term ‘accountant’ formal legal protection and ensure that it comes with minimum qualification.... read more

Employers offered more time to come clean on furlough errors

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 22 Jul 2020

On the proposed amendments to the Finance Bill on how HMRC proposes to deal with employers who have made errors relating to COVID-19 support.... read more

ACCA welcomes proposals to strengthen the international audit and ethics standards

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 22 Jul 2020

Robust global auditing and ethical standards are essential for business, investor and public trust following publication of the Monitoring Group’s.... read more

The CFO’s critical role in transforming the supply chain

  • Published: 20 Jul 2020

Many supply chains have faltered during the current crisis. Some have failed completely. The C-Suite can learn from this, to make sure that the.... read more

ACCA welcomes strengthening international audit and ethics standards

  • Published: 16 Jul 2020

Robust global auditing and ethical standards are essential for business, investor and public trust following publication of the Monitoring Group’s.... read more

Managing cashflow: the crucial changes CFOs must make right now

  • Published: 13 Jul 2020

Cash has always been king; but what used to be considered enough cash in hand has now changed dramatically. Hard decisions have had to be made over.... read more

What crucial changes do CFOs need to make right now?

  • Published: 7 Jul 2020

Faced with unparalleled adversity, CFOs have to become stewards of business’ futures. Recent months have likely been the biggest challenge in most.... read more

The Wirecard Scandal Should Make Us Reconsider Financial Governance

  • Published: 1 Jul 2020

In a scandal which many have dubbed the ‘Enron of Germany’, the evolving downfall of fintech Wirecard has put a spotlight on those who should have.... read more

Overcoming employment challenges in the coming recession

  • Published: 23 Jun 2020

A global financial crisis or pandemic, while tragic, creates opportunities if we have the courage to seize them. What better place to start than.... read more

No More Firefighting, Transform Accounts Payable from a Cost Centre to a Strategic Business

  • Published: 18 Jun 2020

Accounts Payable (AP) has often been considered the “costly but critical” part of every business. Now with work-from-home mandates and normal.... read more

Overdue invoices: A spiralling problem thanks to Covid-19

  • Published: 17 Jun 2020

An overlooked aspect of the Covid-19 economic crisis is the mountain of overdue invoices now facing UK businesses. Andrew Birkwood, founder and CEO.... read more

Coronavirus: The art of meaningful conversation and how to avoid communication overload

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 5 Jun 2020

Yousra Abdelmoneim is Business Risk and Controls senior associate at Pw’s Risk Assurance division. She's also a One Young World Ambassador and.... read more

COVID-19 AND THE ROLE OF THE FINANCE PROFESSIONAL

  • Published: 20 May 2020

The global economy has already suffered some consequences of Covid-19. Markets have sputtered, companies have closed and entire industries are set.... read more


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