Created in 2004, the FDs' Excellence Awards, held in associations with ICAEW and supported by the CBI, are the most important national programme to recognise UK finance directors and controllers; and the service-providers that support them. And from today, we are searching for the UK's most inspirational finance talent.
By most people’s interpretation entrepreneurs tend to reside at the zanier end of the scale, but these business builders lead the way.
We spoke to small businesses trying to do good and turn a profit as the Christmas season increases demand for services.
In their 2014 report, 'CFO Insights on Success: Preparing for 2015 and Beyond', the ICAEW suggested that “these days the CFO earns his or her place at the leadership table because they have the knowledge to combine business acumen with hard facts: the numbers.” But come year-end, the pressure is on the finance team to deliver accurate results with no surprises. And of course, there will be certain areas that will be more challenging and demanding than others.
As part of our new focus looking at the biggest events set to impact SMEs during 2015, Real Business looks at EU VAT changes and what the impact is for business owners.
Large banks have made up the largest share of all UK High Court FTSE 100 cases this year.
With the UK already playing catch-up against US technology firms, China has now emerged as a new threat, with new figures revealing it accounts for a third of the six companies generating the highest online media revenues globally.
Filmmaker Romas Zabarauskas secured $20,000 funding for his “You Can’t Escape Lithuania” production by providing a nude photographs of himself to everyone who donated more than $50.
Employers are quickly learning that Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a phenomenon that can perhaps not be stopped. However, while employees certainly enjoy the functionality that BYOD provides, the websites they sometimes visit are mere hooks in the water, with hackers and viruses waiting on the other side to reel important data in. And unsurprisingly, porn sites are most commonly used as bait.
Philip Rooke, CEO of Spreadshirt, shares his Christmas letter to Santa and explains why a woman called Susan features.
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday over, sales of £676.5m are expected on Manic Monday (8 December) as Brits take to the web to get their Christmas shopping completed, research from Experian and IMRG has found.
You’ve received a letter from HMRC asking for information, or you suddenly realise that you have left something off of your tax return. Here are some tips on what to do.