The combined value of six Northern company IPOs contributed 60% of the total funds raised on the London Stock Exchange’s main and AIM markets in the first three months of 2015, according to EY’s latest IPO Eye report.
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LONDON, 20 April – The UK economy will continue to grow solidly in 2015, despite political uncertainty, thanks to the boost provided by ultra-low inflation and an upturn in the Eurozone recovery, according to the EY ITEM Club’s spring forecast.
EY has today announced the appointment of two new partners to its expanding UK legal services practice.
Companies in the North West and Yorkshire are increasingly being targeted by ‘confidence fraudsters’ who have been posing as suppliers and requesting changes to payment bank account details to divert funds to fraudulent accounts, according to EY’s Northern Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services team.
EY has advised the shareholders of London-headquartered Six Degrees Group (‘6DG’), a converged technology infrastructure provider, on the company’s acquisition by Charlesbank Capital Partners from Penta Capital. The transaction is expected to formally complete in a few weeks’ time.
North West business leaders James Wilkinson of Zuto, Simon Cooper of On the Beach and Gareth Mobley of Solidor Group each took home awards at the North of England EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 ceremony in Manchester last night.
The next Government could choose to ring fence public funds or come up with new incentives to attract private sector investment to help fund the potential infrastructure projects that could support the creation of a combined Northern economy, according to EY’s UK Infrastructure Sector Leader.
A plethora of policy announcements in the three months to August withdrawing support for renewable energy have seen the attractiveness of the UK’s renewables market as an investment destination plummet, according to EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI).
Companies in the North West that have not started preparing for what has been described by the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) as ‘the biggest change in UK financial reporting in a generation’ should do so now to avoid administrative headaches when they compile their annual accounts in 2016, according to Suzanne Robinson, EY’s Financial Accounting... View Article
12 Manchester school students kicked off three weeks of paid work experience at EY’s Barbirolli Square offices this week, to help them get ahead in the world of business: part of a national initiative to increase the employment prospects for young people in the city.