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    Autumn Statement 2014 - the business impact

    The Chancellor presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament and the public earlier this month. We analyse what he unveiled and its impact on business.


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    Getting more value from your real estate

    Real estate can be a large cost to any business but knowing where to reduce risk and maximise value could transform your business property into a much greater asset.

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    Buyer and seller signposts
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    Do you fit the FD profile?

    Is being an FD in your DNA? We’ve profiled the typical finance director, from age and gender to personality and sporting habits, so check out our chart to see how well you fit …

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    DNA ladder
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    Optimising global M&A opportunities

    The UK is increasingly becoming a hotspot for overseas acquirers looking to expand their footprint into new territories. Is your business in a position to maximise these opportunities?

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The role of the fd is ever evolving

The role of the FD is ever evolving and the need for easy-to-access, bite-size information has never been greater. We have, therefore, created FD Intelligence to round up the key issues.


David Maxwell
Partner, Grant Thornton

12 hot topics for UK finance directors in 2014

23 Dec, 2014

Autumn Statement 2014: the business impact

10 Dec, 2014

Six ways to make your commercial property more cost-efficient

09 Dec, 2014

Do you fit the finance director bill? (infographic)

05 Dec, 2014

FD Interviews
London cocktail bar chain Be At One has taken the capital by storm and is set for nationwide rollout following an £8 million private equity deal. Finance director Toby Rolph discusses his route to FD and to fast growth.

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