Chicken chaos as KFC closes 750 outlets Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
Most of the chicken chain's 900 UK outlets are shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.
Meat supplier Russell Hume falls into administration Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
The collapse of Derby-based Russell Hume following an FSA investigation will cost almost 270 jobs.
Cash Isa savings rates begin to tick up Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
Individual Savings Accounts are slowly offering better returns to savers
Great Ormond Street Hospital may keep scandal charity cash Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
Great Ormond Street Hospital had said it would return money donated by the Presidents Club charity.
'I was made redundant when I was on maternity leave' Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
Sarah Rees was told she was being made redundant by a large charity after she gave birth to her daughter.
Reality Check: How does renting a home in the UK compare? Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
Home ownership among young people has plummeted. What protections do UK tenants have and what responsibilities do they face?
Arsenal and Emirates in £200m shirt sponsorship extension Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
The longest running current Premier League shirt deal will now last for at least 18 years.
Indian bank branch at centre of $1.8bn fraud is closed Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
A Punjab National Bank branch in Mumbai has been shut by police investigating India's biggest loan fraud.
Latvian central bank boss 'wanted bribe' Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
The Baltic state's anti-corruption agency suspects Ilmars Rimsevics of seeking a €100,000 bribe.
What not to expect from Philip Hammond Spring statement Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
There won't be a red box nor any tax nor spending changes in the chancellor's March economic update.
Practical password policies Posted on Thursday February 08, 2018
Mark Taylor provides us with practical advice on the adoption of effective and efficient password policies for your business.
Business and Management Faculty 2018 webinars and events Posted on Thursday February 08, 2018
Stay up-to-date by attending our webinars and events in 2018. We have a varied programme of CPD lectures offering you the choice of meeting fellow members at our one hour events at Chartered Accountants’ Hall, or listening to our online webinars from the comfort of your office or home.
SME growth - risks in bidding for large contracts Posted on Thursday February 08, 2018
While winning a contract can be an exhilarating experience for smes, failing to assess its impact on business can pose many problems. Paul Golden looks into what SMEs can do to prepare for bidding.
Webinar resources Posted on Thursday February 08, 2018
Thank you for registering onto the Business and Management Faculty's webinar, Statistics skills for Excel - the basics, broadcast on 24 January 2018.
Bias, personality and risk-taking decisions Posted on Thursday February 08, 2018
Matthew Leitch investigates how underlying and subconscious factors affect the level of risk people are prepared to take in corporate decision-making.
KPI implementation Posted on Thursday February 08, 2018
With the use of key performance indicator projects, it’s easy to be unsuccessful. David Parmenter discusses how businesses can avoid failure.
SME news Posted on Thursday February 08, 2018
Resources for SMEs including the latest government support schemes and information on smaller business issues.
Controlling risk when trading in overseas currencies Posted on Tuesday January 30, 2018
This practical webinar examines the cost efficient options available for businesses, from operating an overseas currency bank account to pre-purchase credit cards.
Statistics skills in Excel Posted on Tuesday January 30, 2018
We go “back to basics” for this series of Excel statistics webinars offering you very practical steps designed to help you make use of statistic’s tools in Excel to improve your data analysis.
Women in Finance Posted on Wednesday January 10, 2018
The Women in Finance Network was launched by the Business and Management faculty in September 2006. Its aim is to share experiences and to help members with personal development.
Error reduction and risk Posted on Friday December 29, 2017
Matthew Leitch examines how eliminating mistakes can improve business performance.
Special report - Finance and Technology Posted on Friday December 29, 2017
This month’s report looks at the impact and influence that technology is having on our roles in finance.
Is Excel bad for you? Posted on Thursday December 21, 2017
Here the experts share their views on spreadsheet strengths and weaknesses and whether they have any distance left to run.
Effective password policies Posted on Thursday December 21, 2017
Business & Management shares advice on how to protect valuable company data and hardware with better password management.
Short term contracts explained Posted on Wednesday December 20, 2017
Freelance work is increasing in today’s so-called gig economy. David Adams looks at what this means for businesses and those who work for them.
Excel skills Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017
Excel guru, John Tennent, offers practical tips on financial modelling and budgeting with Excel and will also share some excellent and very easy functions that Excel has to offer.
Boardroom pay Posted on Friday December 08, 2017
Pay ratios are the latest idea proposed to address public concern over executive remuneration. But will they achieve what proponents intend? David Craik investigates.
Economic update Posted on Thursday December 07, 2017
Dr. Stephen Davies, Head of Education at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) presents a one hour webinar on the state of the UK economy five months after the UK general election.
Business and Management Faculty 2017/2018 webinars and events Posted on Tuesday December 05, 2017
Stay up-to-date by attending our webinars and events in 2017/2018. We have a programme of CPD events that offer you the opportunity to meet speakers and fellow members at our events, or view from the comfort of your office with our online webinars.
Time management Posted on Monday December 04, 2017
This webinar will present you with effective time management techniques that work, allowing you to get the most out of your day.
'You've got to make tough decisions, but in partnership' Posted on Monday February 19, 2018
When Mondelez took over Cadbury's it had to make mass redundancies, but how do you do that without ruining your reputation?
Why young people can't afford to buy homes Posted on Friday February 16, 2018
The biggest decline in home ownership in the past 20 years has been among young people on middle incomes.
A tale of two Indian tech cities Posted on Friday February 16, 2018
Hyderabad is giving Bangalore a run for its money as a start-up destination in India.
Why we drive our own buses Posted on Friday February 16, 2018
When their local bus services were cut, one group of people decided to set up their own bus company.
How the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea Posted on Friday February 16, 2018
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea.
Africa's farmer-to-farmer text service Posted on Friday February 16, 2018
Offline knowledge-sharing platform WeFarm enables farmers to ask other farmers for advice.
Energy from rubbish to power Addis Ababa Posted on Friday February 16, 2018
A new plant in Addis Ababa will convert waste into a source of energy for the city.
Life in the 'golden cage' Posted on Thursday February 15, 2018
As the wife of a highly skilled immigrant Neha Mahajan is one of the Indian women who is not allowed to work in the US.
Hot on Instagram - but is it art? Posted on Friday February 16, 2018
Should social media-friendly experiences designed to make striking photos be considered art?
Flying cars: Will they ever take off? Posted on Wednesday February 14, 2018
Some companies are trying to fulfil the long-cherished dream of making a car that can fly. But how practical or affordable will they be?