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How to manage your workforce during a downturn

If you going through an economic downturn, the Library & Information Service can offer a range of resources to help you manage your workforce successfully.

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The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support advice or contact library@icaew.com.

Private equity funds, funders and other market participants


ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty published the third edition of its highly influential book Private Equity Demystified. In this section we examine the motivations and constraints of each of the major participants in the private equity market. We summarise the academic evidence to date on the activities of private equity firms and their impact on companies and wider stakeholder groups. We then go on to clarify the principles that underlie the taxation status in the UK of the various parties.

Working with trade unions

This chapter looks at employees' trade union rights, the recognition of Trade Unions and collective bargaining and handling disputes.

Effective sales force automation and customer relationship management: a focus on selection and implementation

A step-by-step guide to sales technology implementation.

Handling organizational change

This chapter looks at organizational change and includes sections on: Changes in responsibilities; Changes to processes and procedures; Obtaining commitment to change; Relocation; and business transfers (Transfer of Undertakings [Protection of employment] Regulations or TUPE).

Private Equity III main section 3


In this section we look in more detail at the considerations of each party in the negotiation and structuring of an individual private equity investment.

Corporate Insolvency

eBook by Sophie Taylor and Claire Mowbray (ICSA Publishing Ltd, 2013)

Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Articles are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.

Useful links

Managing in difficult times
ACAS guidance on managing your workforce during a recession.

Talent 2020
A series of global studies from Deloitte looking at trends in talent management and their effect on the future of business.

Articles and books in the Library collection

To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans.

You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports by post, fax or email through our document supply service.

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