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Background

The large majority of the work in a corporate treasury department is administration, transaction processing and non-discretionary decision making. This absorbs most of the time and resources in the…

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Business Confidence

Business confidence surges to one-year high

by Ben Poole

Made in UK container

UK firms are feeling more positive as vaccine rollout and easing of lockdown restrictions start to impact the real economy.

Working Capital

65% of SMBs face lending APR of over 8%

by Ben Poole

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C2FO's 2021 Working Capital Survey highlights the challenges that smaller organisations are facing, post-pandemic.

Remote Working

Working from home: one year on

by Ben Poole

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Remote working has been the reality for many of us for almost a year now. Financial services firms are catering to this in interesting ways.

Operations

Treasury can no longer tiptoe around tax - action needed now

by Bas Rebel , Independent Treasury Consultant, BRFC
by Mike Foye , Director Global Treasury Operations, Mondelez International
by Gerben Weistra , Partner Transfer Pricing, ECTACON

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New OECD 2020 regulations / guidance on Financial Transfer Pricing demand new levels of documentation and focus

Economic Outlook

Green-tinged economic rebound tipped for 2021

by Ben Poole

2021 recovery

PwC's Global Economic Outlook 2021 says the global economy in aggregate should revert to its pre-crisis level of output by the end of the year.

Post-Brexit Trade

UK firms grapple with Brexit trade reality

by Ben Poole

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With the Brexit transition period ending in 23 days, research from both Lloyds Bank and HSBC explores the trade prospects for UK corporates.