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ICAEW and the creative industries

The creative industries are major contributors to culture, the economy and innovation. In the UK alone, they contribute £92bn per annum to the economy (GVA). They’re fast growing and employ more than three million people – across film, fine arts, design, music, video games, fashion, TV, crafts, publishing, radio, photography and heritage.

Company voluntary arrangements

David Adams considers whether a Company Voluntary Arrangement really is the best course of action for companies on the brink of collapse.

Annual Reception 2016

This year’s Corporate Finance Faculty Annual Reception took place on Thursday 10 November at the Guildhall Art Gallery & Old Library.

Annual Reception 2017

The 2017 Corporate Finance Faculty Annual Reception took place on Thursday 12 October at Lancaster House.

A helping hand

The summer period is traditionally a quiet one for new incentive scheme announcements and, with elections in progress or pending in some key countries, the focus this time is on funding from the EU and from Scotland.

It takes money to make money

When it comes to selling off your assets and leasing them back to release liquid funds, there can be both drawbacks and huge rewards to be had.

Unlock your fortune

Despite increasing funding for SMEs, small enterprises are still finding it necessary to seek out alternative finance. David Craik takes a look at some of the options.

Swap shop

The world of bartering is an intriguing place. Peter Bartram considers the benefits – and pitfalls – of this alternative trading technique.

Stunted growth

When taking on additional finance, it can be tricky to know what to choose to expand your business. Alison Coleman explores how getting into debt can help prevent further financial issues for SMEs.

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