Finance of £25,000 to £750,000 can be surprisingly difficult to obtain. Banks generally require security and many venture capital firms are not interested in financing these amounts. A business angel might be the solution for your business.
ACCA guide to... finance for non-financial managers
Whatever your area of expertise, you need to understand the basics of financial management. This will give you an informed view about the company's performance, and allow you to play a full role in shaping its strategy
ACCA and the EU-Asia Centre, the European Movement International (EMI) and UEAPME host a multi-stakeholder conference on 'The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) : Reshaping the Global Value Chain', 30 January 2018.
Are you considering using asset finance to replace equipment or IT services? If so, you’re among an increasing number of firms exploring this versatile funding option – and with an application approval rate of 96%, it’s easy to see why it’s so popular with SMEs. Asset finance refers to either hire purchase or leasing, and both products can be used to acquire a wide range of assets in return for regular monthly payments. This puts the latest equipment or IT within reach of firms on even the tightest budgets.
The race for relevance - technology opportunities for the finance function
This report explores the opportunities and challenges that technology presents for the future CFO function in the face of extraordinary digital change impacting businesses. The report shares insights from leading executives across the world on the technologies changing the face of the finance function, and examines how finance can harness the explosion in digital capabilities to help drive long term corporate value.
Overdrafts and bank loans are the most common form of external financing available to businesses. Used properly, they provide a simple and effective way of financing the growth of your business.
Using the right mix reduces the risks to your business and helps you minimise the cost of financing. You may be required to provide the bank with security.
As the owner-manager of a small or medium enterprise, your own financial affairs are likely to be closely entwined with the way you run your business.
You should think about how the business will affect your own finances from the moment you start up and continue to keep this in mind throughout its lifecycle.
Integration between finance and other functions in china
Changes in economic performance in China have led to an increased focus on strategy and performance management across the State Owned Enterprises (SOEs). This report examines, with input from Finance professionals in China, how aligning performance management to business strategy and effectively partnering with the business can improve performance monitoring.
Proposed Enhancements to The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited
Proposed Enhancements to The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Exchange)’s Decision-Making and Governance Structure for Listing Regulation
Consultation issued by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and SFC
Innovation and ERM: partners in managing the waves of disruption
A joint report with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) looking at how enterprise risk management (ERM) and innovation together can provide businesses with the tools to combat waves of disruption.
The robots are coming? Implications for financial shared services.
This report draws on the expertise of ACCA’s finance transformation, shared services and outsourcing advisory group to provide a range of perspectives on the future of automation and the use of robotic software in the finance function.
The smart finance function in today’s complex world
This paper outlines ACCA’s smart finance function campaign, launched in April 2014. The campaign showcases the good practices, challenges and opportunities that corporate finance functions face in ‘working smarter’.
Is finance function technology delivering on its promise?
This report discusses the current use of technology in finance shared services and outsourcing. It considers the extent to which technology is changing the face of finance delivery and providing value for the organisation.