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Private equity is having an extraordinary – and growing – effect on businesses of all sizes and at all stages of development.

The increasing influence of private equity – worth $274bn of buyouts across the world in 2013 alone &a...
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Introduction
The UK skill shortage is becoming more acute as the economy recovers and expands, according to the results of the latest snapshot of ICAEW chartered accountants’ views.
This report, based on comments gathered over the past couple of m...

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ICAEW’s thought leadership project ‘So what is economic success? Going beyond GDP and profit’ is exploring what is meant by economic success. We are seeking views from a wide range of people, asking:

  • What does a ‘succe...
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Attracting serious amounts of investment to venture capital is a perennial challenge for economic development, innovation and entrepreneurship – and one we’ve discussed here before.

But research by the Corporate Finance Faculty suggests...

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THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY, SPRING 2014

Introduction

The latest snapshot of chartered accountants’ views on the state of the economy, gleaned over the past two months by ICAEW regional directors, show a marked divergence in preoccupations between ...

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Today’s Budget included some radical changes to the UK’s savings and pensions regime which will doubtless dominate the headlines, and rightly so. However, it also includes some important measures for business which will be of intere...
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The latest snapshot of members' views suggests the economy is definitely on the up but it is suffering from some serious growing pains - especially a marked shortage of skilled workers.
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ICAEW’s latest quarterly snapshot of opinion, in line with the Business Confidence Monitor, shows the recovery is taking hold and members are much more positive about the economic climate. Some companies are now investing for future expansion w...
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ICAEW’s latest quarterly snapshot of business opinion supports recent surveys  suggesting a general improvement in the trading climate. However, there is no doubt things remain tough in some areas of the country and in some sectors.
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Every few months, we have a lunchtime get-together for ICAEW staff to explore sustainability issues and their relevance to their own and ICAEW’s work. The latest meeting included a discussion about the role of economics in sustainability.

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