Pet insurance payouts hit record of £785m Posted on Friday April 19, 2019
The rising cost and sophistication of veterinary treatments is pushing up the size of claims.
Debenhams boss Sergio Bucher steps down Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
He says it is "time to move on" following the takeover of the struggling retailer by its lenders.
Pinterest shares soar in stock market debut Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
Shares in the online scrapbook company surge 28% on its first day on the New York Stock Exchange.
ConocoPhillips sells off UK North Sea assets for £2bn Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
The oil and gas giant sells its North Sea assets to private equity-based Chrysaor for £2bn.
Retail sales boosted by mild weather in March Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
Sales grew well ahead of expectations last month, hitting the fastest annual pace since October 2016.
Crossrail 'could be delayed until 2021' Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
The start date for London's new Elizabeth Line could be pushed back again, sources tell the BBC.
Facebook copied email contacts of 1.5 million users Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new users for almost three years, it says.
Competition watchdog recommends accountancy market overhaul Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
But the Competition and Markets Authority stops short of saying accountancy firms should be broken up.
Amazon plans to shut online store in China Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
The partial retreat from China comes as the US tech giant battles tough competition from local rivals.
HS2 buys residential properties and land worth £600m Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
Figures show HS2 has bought over 900 properties that could be affected by the high-speed rail route.
GDPR update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Louise Marshall, solicitor and GDPR expert, provides a quick update on GDPR, highlights any pertinent case law and points out pitfalls that businesses need to avoid to ensure GDPR compliance.
Webinar resources Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Thank you for registering on to the Business and Management Faculty's webinar, GDPR update, broadcast on 17 April 2019.
Retail therapy Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Helping revolutionise Selfridges gave Peter Williams a reputation as a turnaround expert. Christian Doherty finds there’s more to him than corporate paramedic – but in an economy that refuses to recover, his lessons are valuable to all FDs.
M&A and the CFO Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Successful integration requires a careful examination of people, systems and data – just the sort of insight FDs can bring to the table, reports Beth Ashmead Latham.
Alternatives to plastic part 2 Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Alison Coleman speaks to a range of companies about how they are combatting the plastic problem while still turning a profit.
Design your online marketing strategy Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
An astounding 76% of business owners don’t have a strategy for online marketing. Make sure you’re in the 24% that do with this handy guide from Think Digital First’s Warren Knight.
Special report: Risk management - a guide for finance professionals Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
An update on the basics of risk, with a look at issues in risk management today and a summary of the best resources.
Special report: Internal control from a risk-based perspective Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
This special report looks at internal control from a risk-based perspective, with reference to contemporary events.
Special report - Strategic planning Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
A special report on strategic choices, the role of the finance director and the core elements of corporate strategy.
The marketing and finance relationship Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
As technology is changing the way we work, so the relationship between marketing and finance needs to evolve for continued success. Chris Lawson explores ways to put this into action.
Doing fast fashion sustainably Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Fast fashion presents a rare success story amid the UK’s tricky retail climate. Lucy Douglas explores how retailers maintain profitability despite sustainability concerns.
The business administration process Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Business is easy – as long as your assets exceed any liabilities. But what happens when they don’t? Pádraig Floyd explores the unsettling subject of administration.
Cyber strategy Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Neil Hare-Brown looks at the various ways boards should be empowering effective cyber risk management.
Business VAT update 2019 Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Neil Warren guides us through the labyrinth of VAT changes since April 2018.
Business and Management Faculty webinars and events Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Stay up to date by attending our 2019 webinars, either at Chartered Accountants’ Hall or in the comfort of your home.
Essential employment issues Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
This new ten minute webinar format is being used to deliver a series of “what you need to know” webinars on best practice for employment issues.
How to find the right NED Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
The right non-executive directors can bring great value to board meetings, but the wrong ones can bog an organisation down in a quagmire of corporate governance, says Oliver Cummings.
How to choose the right NED Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Oliver Cummings of nurole.com covers the steps needed to choose the right Board member.
Defining cryptocurrency Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
It is easy to be misled by words, especially in the conversation around cryptocurrency. Here, Matthew Leitch explains what certain terms mean, helping you avoid expensive consequences.
Change of leadership at the SFO Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Following a tumultuous 2018 for the Serious Fraud Office, BLM’s white-collar crime expert Iskander Fernandez addresses the agency’s recent investigations and whether a change in leadership will steady the department’s ship.
Electric truck maker Rivian says the company is more than just hype Posted on Friday April 19, 2019
Electric truck maker Rivian attracts attention on social media, from investors and even celebrities. But at the New York Auto Show the boss says the firm's about more than hype.
Jet Airways: Taking the last flight of India's stricken airline Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
The prominent Indian airline has run out of cash and suspended all its flights.
The workers juggling careers and caring Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019
Two women share their stories of juggling senior jobs and being home carers.
The robot that tidies up bedrooms Posted on Wednesday April 17, 2019
Robots are good at repetitive tasks but struggle with new objects. Can they be trained to overcome that?
Why jobs are dominating the Indian election Posted on Tuesday April 16, 2019
By some estimates India needs to create eight to ten million jobs each year to tackle rising unemployment.
VW boss 'not aware' of China's detention camps Posted on Tuesday April 16, 2019
VW chief executive Herbert Diess tells BBC he is "not aware" of reports of detention camps in China.
What does the world's largest single-building airport terminal look like? Posted on Monday April 15, 2019
Beijing's new Daxing airport will have the world’s largest terminal housed in a single building, officials claim.
Nextdoor CEO: 'Customers bring some of the best ideas' Posted on Monday April 15, 2019
Sarah Friar, CEO of community website firm Nextdoor, says customers bring some of the best ideas.
Hammond: European elections a pointless exercise for UK Posted on Friday April 12, 2019
Philip Hammond told the BBC that getting a deal done soon would release the "bandwidth" needed to take key economic decisions facing the country.
Would you sort your rubbish into seven different bags? Posted on Friday April 12, 2019
A city with impressive recycling credentials has a unique waste system involving seven coloured bags.