Following up from the opportunity to speak with the CFO of Qtrade Financial Group about the challenges
of running the finance department of a B2B fintech operation, we took a closer look at how other
components have journeyed towards their current day status and how they operate as an important
cog in the company’s success. This is how Shayne Kong, Controller, recounts the past few years of the
Finance - Corporate Accounting Team.
Andrew Bailey will become Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), succeeding Tracey McDermott, who has acted as interim CEO since Martin Wheatley stepped down from the post in September 2015. Mr Bailey is being appointed for a five-year term, and will take up his new role once his successor at the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has been found.
Study suggests over £29bn of working capital currently trapped in UK economy
In line with CBI lobbying Budget 2015 saw a reversal of the 2011 windfall tax on oil and gas companies operating in the North Sea and some comforts for energy intensive industries. As we edge closer to the election it's essential that government takes a holistic view of the UK Continental shelf aimed at maximising recovery.
The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 is a “very ambitious project”, one which will need thousands of skilled finance professionals who can work across borders, agreed a panel of experts at an ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) session at the recent Malaysian Institute of Accountants conference held in Kuala Lumpur.
The bosses of companies listed on the London Stock Exchange could have their pay packages revaluated, according to new rules outlined by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
Pension providers who withdraw from the UK auto enrolment process ahead of small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) joining the market should be fined, according to Defaqto.
The world's largest accountancy body, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has warned that urgent up-skilling in financial management across Whitehall was needed if the civil service was going to make long-term savings and improved service delivery.
UK small businesses could be inadvertently damaging their growth prospects by paying accountants who aren't even qualified, warns the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has announced that Capgemini America Inc., its North American subsidiary, has been selected by NBCUniversal International (NBCUI), the international arm of one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies, to deliver business process outsourcing (BPO) services to help standardise and optimise its finance and accounting operations.
Mid-tier accountancy firm Carter Backer Winter LLP has appointed Odhran Dodd, formerly a Partner at UHY Hacker Young LLP to head its new Corporate Finance department.
Teams of British accountants will help transform accounting standards and develop professional accountancy institutes in Africa and Asia, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced.
OB10, the global e-Invoicing network that is part of Tungsten Corporation plc, now delivers compliant e-Invoicing in Brazil through its partnership with Comprova
New research from global analytics firm Cerulli Associates finds that traditional broker/dealers are considering a direct model.
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