Finance teams are often seen as behind the times and stuck in the 80’s – especially when it comes to using technology to drive meaningful change. But why hasn’t financial transformation happened yet?
OakNorth has appointed a new CFO as it approaches the £500m lending milestone, while it plans to unlock access to finance for many more entrepreneurs this year.
Amidst the array of challenges that SMEs in the UK face, such as securing investment, outpacing competitors and growing a customer base, the biggest obstacle to growth for 54 per cent of UK SMEs is a shortage of cash.
After a look into the challenges CFOs face today, Adaptive Insights found finance teams have little time to spend on strategic tasks due to insufficient reporting systems.
There are a number of ways you could use your money once you’ve secured it and there simply isn’t time to list them all. Instead, here’s a list of what not to do with your investment.
The role of chief financial officer has gone through some major changes since its inception, making the transition from CFO to country manager easier, according to Hoist Finance’s Julian Winfield.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are the backbone of the UK’s economy, providing the lion’s share of jobs and business in their respective communities. But in light of the changing global economy and the dizzying pace of technological advancement, SMEs need to adapt to survive.
Maintaining your voice when giving away equity can be difficult, but it’s not impossible to remain true to yourself when securing funding for your business.
Simon Jones, founder of Hidden Value Partners, is a numbers man by trade but advises an approach that means listening to a company’s people just as much.
The heat is on. Businesses need to find ways to grow and adapt in today’s fast-paced market, with many forced to make big changes to reach their broader digital transformation goals.
The FD Surgery, taking place on 17 May, is a one-day conference aiming to help the UK’s finance professionals treat business ailments – and at its core is the FDs’ Excellence Awards 2017.
Luxury holiday home group Park Leisure has packed up a £103m investment as the business embarks on new growth amid a CEO change.