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Cash flow and forecasting

Cash flow and financial management during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic are presenting a challenge to businesses of all sizes. This page collects together ICAEW insights and externally-produced resources which offer practical advice on how to get cash flowing.

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ICAEW insights

Private equity and sport

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A look at private equity and sport during and after the pandemic.

Fundraising? Don’t delay preparations

24 July 2020: Holly Stiles is a Corporate Finance Partner at Grant Thornton Australia. She says companies planning to raise funds post-COVID should prepare well and do so quickly.

Action on recapitalising business after COVID-19

20 July: Responding to far-reaching UK Recovery Corporation plans to recapitalise businesses post-COVID, ICAEW has raised a number of open questions to help inform and clarify policymakers’ decisions.

Tools to help finance leadership succeed

20 July: Finance transformation executive Neil Cutting examines the essential elements a finance leader should master to deliver strong, strategic leadership in the first of a series of articles.

The promise of P2P lending

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Laura Miller looks at whether recent examples of poor compliance and governance could undo public confidence in the peer-to-peer model.

Four frauds banks fear after the crisis

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The financial schemes launched by the government to tackle the effects of coronavirus may have emboldened fraudsters.

British Business Bank: July 2020 survey

The British Business Bank is the government’s economic development bank and would like your views about its role during the COVID-19 crisis (and beyond)

Corporate Insolvency Bill

30 June 2020: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 received Royal Assent on Friday (26 June). Both the permanent and temporary measures could be a valuable lifeline as the downturn continues.

Finance Bill 2020 – Report stage amendments

29 June: The government has tabled a further series of amendments to the Finance Bill 2020 ahead of its report stage this week. ICAEW’s Tax Faculty provides a summary of the changes and urges further amendments to the clause modifying the statutory residence test in light of COVID-19.

Is government support for housebuilders enough?

12 June: The UK government has introduced a range of measures to support all businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, but how well are these working for construction? Should more be done to avoid serious long-term consequences for housebuilders, particularly SME builders?

Managing and forecasting cash

Cash flow and financial management present challenges to businesses of all sizes. This page offers practical advice on how to manage and forecast your cash flow.

ICAEW's Restructuring Guide

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With an expected increase in insolvency appointments on the horizon as a result of Covid-19, you may want to consider using ICAEW’s Restructuring and Insolvency Guide.

Could equity investments beckon for insurers

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Regulatory changes leading to reduced costs for equity investments by insurers could mean changes to insurer’s investment portfolios.

Corporate Financier 2020 issues

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The award-winning Corporate Financier magazine is published ten times a year for members, stakeholders and key associates of the Corporate Finance Faculty.

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