Growth. Opportunities. Expertise. The Corporate Finance Faculty represents over 7,000 professionals and more than 80 member organisations from business, investment and advisory, including many from beyond chartered accountancy.
Coronavirus is not just a world health emergency; it is an economic one too. The economic impacts are plain to see and emergency provisions are being made worldwide in an attempt to support individuals, business and anyone who advises them. ICAEW is monitoring the situation closely and collating resources as conditions unfold.
Coronavirus: the Chancellor's statement - Michael Izza's message to members
20 March 2020: the Chancellor's announcement this evening of a far-reaching package of measures allows businesses in this country to stand by their employees at a time of national emergency. Such direct action by Government to keep people in employment is a really good start.
Updated 19 May 2020: ICAEW's Corporate Finance Faculty explains the Bank of England’s direct lending facility for larger businesses, the Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF), which is open for applications via banks. Options are available for businesses without a credit rating. Early repayment is available.
These are exciting – but also nervous – times of opportunity and risk in corporate finance. Growing uncertainty about international relations, the world economy and national politics – not least in the UK – are counterbalanced by unprecedented levels of M&A and private equity activity in many markets, sectors and parts of the world
The Corporate Finance (CF) qualification is recognised around the world and establishes a high level of expertise across international markets. It is designed with a focus on the commercial, practical and technical skills demanded by major corporate and financial clients and investors.
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