PwC seeks Independent commissions

Business Recovery PwC seeks Independent commissions

21y AccountancyAge.com

PwC seeks Independent commissions

PricewaterhouseCoopers, the liquidators of collapsed Independent Insurance, has found itself in conflict with insurance brokers after demanding the re...

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UK plc wastes millions on training

People Business UK plc wastes millions on training

21y Liz Loxton

UK plc wastes millions on training

New research from Gallup shows that over 80% of UK employees are not engaged by their work with the millions spent each year on management training be...

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Insolvency D-day looms for Kvaerner

Business Recovery Insolvency D-day looms for Kvaerner

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Insolvency D-day looms for Kvaerner

Anglo-Dutch engineering group Kvaerner today said it faces insolvency unless it finds a solution to critical financing problems by Monday next week. R...

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KPMG leads corporate finance deals

Corporate Finance KPMG leads corporate finance deals

21y Accountancy Age, Reporters

KPMG leads corporate finance deals

KPMG has crept ahead of Andersen in the latest Zephus deal league table, racking up £5.5bn of deals in the first nine months of the year. Read More...

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For and Against - Christmas party? I think not.

People Business For and Against - Christmas party? I think not.

21y Peter Williams, Writer

For and Against - Christmas party? I think not.

With companies facing tough economic conditions and staff being laid off, it is not a very good idea to host a Christmas Party for the 'survivors'. Re...

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Big Five hit hard by economic downturn

Company News Big Five hit hard by economic downturn

21y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Big Five hit hard by economic downturn

The Big Five firms are growing increasingly pessimistic about their ability to survive the current economic downturn unscathed. Read More...

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Christmas parties still on, say FDs

Company News Christmas parties still on, say FDs

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Christmas parties still on, say FDs

Christmas is not off the agenda for the majority of UK companies this year, despite terrorism fears, war in Afghanistan and the negative economic clim...

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For and against: Team functions can boost morale

People Business For and against: Team functions can boost morale

21y Frances Wilson

For and against: Team functions can boost morale

Team working is essential in creating an environment which fosters good morale. The work that you do and its quality is dependent not only on your per...

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KPMG pulls off record whisky deal

Corporate Finance KPMG pulls off record whisky deal

21y Philip Smith.

KPMG pulls off record whisky deal

The glasses were being raised at KPMG Corporate Finance last week after pulling off the £208m Kyndal whisky brands deal - the largest-ever management ...

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Big Five hit hard by economic downturn

Company News Big Five hit hard by economic downturn

21y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Big Five hit hard by economic downturn

The Big Five firms are growing increasingly pessimistic about their ability to survive the current economic downturn unscathed. Read More...

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News Analysis: The only way is up for Easyjet

Company News News Analysis: The only way is up for Easyjet

21y Gavin Hinks, Writer

News Analysis: The only way is up for Easyjet

After being made Young Entrepreneur of the Year two weeks ago Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the high profile chairman of easyJet, is already celebrating. Read...

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TakingStock - Standard-setter brightens up those long winter nights.

Company News TakingStock - Standard-setter brightens up those long winter nights.

21y rumo, Writer

TakingStock - Standard-setter brightens up those l...

Now here at TS we know all too well how accountancy can often be a rather dry topic. And the development of accounting rules is deemed to be one of th...

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TakingStock - Derailed: E&Y press office takes on extra passengers.

Company News TakingStock - Derailed: E&Y press office takes on extra passengers.

21y rumo, Writer

TakingStock - Derailed: E&Y press office takes on ...

Last week TS duly reported that Alan Bloom, Ernst & Young’s now famous corporate undertaker, had taken on the administration of Railtrack a...

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TakingStock - Between the covers.

People Business TakingStock - Between the covers.

21y rumo, Writer

TakingStock - Between the covers.

We like big books landing on the TS desk, it makes us feel important. And so we did when the Corporate Research Foundation’s latest volume Brita...

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EU tells IASB: think small too.

Company News EU tells IASB: think small too.

21y Michelle Perry, Writer

EU tells IASB: think small too.

The International Accounting Standards Board has been urged by a senior European Commission official not to ignore standards for non-listed companies,...

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Opinion - Don't count your chickens.

Company News Opinion - Don't count your chickens.

21y rumo, Writer

Opinion - Don't count your chickens.

By early this week the FTSE-100 had recovered all losses suffered since the terrorist attacks of 11 September. That’s a big plus – especia...

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Letters - Disclosure blame unfair.

Company News Letters - Disclosure blame unfair.

21y Jaffer Manek

Letters - Disclosure blame unfair.

At last, reporting suspicion of fraud is being discussed purposefully (Financial war: accountants face call-up, page 7, 11 October). Fraud is fraud, a...

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For and Against - Marketing defies the downturn.

Company News For and Against - Marketing defies the downturn.

21y Time Prizeman

For and Against - Marketing defies the downturn.

To cut marketing budgets at the first sign of downturn leads to lost business in the long run, says Tim Prizeman. But Phil Shohet believes it's partne...

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David Walker - the corridors of power ...

Company News David Walker - the corridors of power ...

21y David Walker

David Walker - the corridors of power ...

Railtrack is now the make or break issue for transport secretary Stephen Byers. He is going to need exceptional political skills to weather the coming...

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Business Week - Recovery continues.

Company News Business Week - Recovery continues.

21y Philip Smith.

Business Week - Recovery continues.

The Accountancy Age/ADVFN index continued its slow climb back to respectability, finishing a healthy 9.46 points up on the week at 71.68. All the stoc...

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Business Week - Rationalisation creates a glass act.

Company News Business Week - Rationalisation creates a glass act.

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Business Week - Rationalisation creates a glass ac...

Despite caution in the City, Andrew Robb, FD of glass manufacturer Pilkington, claims the company is well positioned to weather any recession Read Mor...

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Business Week - For your diary ...

Company News Business Week - For your diary ...

21y rumo, Writer

Business Week - For your diary ...

Thursday October 18 Fibrenet, WH Smith and IndigoVision Group, the maker of software for the visual communications markets to announce annual results....

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Analysis - The Future of film financing.

Corporate Finance Analysis - The Future of film financing.

21y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Analysis - The Future of film financing.

The government's decision to introduce 100% tax relief on the production and acquisition costs of films has been credited with helping to kick-start t...

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Analysis - Keeping Faith in the market.

Company News Analysis - Keeping Faith in the market.

21y Damian Wild, Reporter

Analysis - Keeping Faith in the market.

Adam Faith may have lost a stake once worth #30m when The Money Channel collapsed in May, but he remains convinced there is a gap in the market for se...

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Analysis - Blood on the tracks.

Business Recovery Analysis - Blood on the tracks.

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Analysis - Blood on the tracks.

The breakdown of Railtrack plc and its subsequent restructuring has been called a recipe for disaster. And in taking on the role of special administra...

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A challenging time for Guilfoyle.

Business Recovery A challenging time for Guilfoyle.

21y rumo, Writer

A challenging time for Guilfoyle.

North of England-based insolvency practice Poppleton & Appleby has appointed Brendan Guilfoyle to head up its new office in Leeds. Guilfoyle is a...

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Commercial debt reaches £60bn

Company News Commercial debt reaches £60bn

21y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Commercial debt reaches £60bn

Half of all trade debts are being paid late contributing to total commercial debt reaching a staggering £60bn, according to the latest figures from th...

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