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Reporting Accounts Growing again

In todays episode Adrian Lawrence talks about how Reporting Accounts the popular pay as you go business credit report service is seeing strong growth again. Activity was subdued during the pandemic lockdown, but we are plea...

National Living Wage increases from 1st April 2021

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our resident financial expert talks about the new living wage rate from 1st April 2021 and how it impacts on the economy giving Brexit and the recent pandemic lockdowns. Adrian took part i...

Cineworld to re-open cinemas in the USA and UK

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our resident financial expert talks about Cineworld and their announcement that they will re-open their USA cinemas starting in April and their UK ones in May. They have also agreed a deal ...

National Grid announces £7.8 billion electricity deal

In today's podcast episode Adrian Lawrence our in-house financial expert talks about the National Grid and how they have announced an asset swap deal, they are selling their UK Gas distribution assets and buying more electric...

Recruit a Finance Director or CFO

In today's episode our resident financial expert Adrian Lawrence talks about recruiting finance a finance director or CFO for your business. FD Capital are a specialist FD recruitment business that cover London and the West M...

Private Equity Finance Directors

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our resident Financial expert talks about a new service launched by FD Capital , who are a specialist Finance Director and CFO recruitment business operating in London and the West Midlands....

London and Birmingham Part Time Finance Directors

In today's episode from Reporting Accounts Adrian Lawrence our resident financial expert talks further about Part-Time Finance Directors , and how they can be a great resource to access particularly now following the pandemic...

Rolls Royce report brutal losses

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our in-house financial expert talks about Rolls Royce who have reported a £4billion loss today compared to £583m profit in the previous year. Their results are brutal but that does reflect t...

Clarks shoes sells out to HK private equity fund

In today's episode our in-house fianancial professional talks about Clarks Shoes the 195 year old family owned business. They have a chain of 320 high street stores and have had a tough time recently with the Lockdowns and t...

Portfolio CFO's saw their earnings drop in 2020

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our in-house financial expert talks about CFO's (Chief Financial Officers) and how they have seen their earnings drop from between 2020 and 2019, which given the lockdowns and Brexit should ...

The merits of using London Equity Release

In today's episode of Reporting Accounts podcast our resident Financial expert Adrian Lawrence talks about our partner company London Equity Release . As their names suggests they are focussed on the London market but do tak...

Portfolio FD Hints and Tips

In today's episode our in-house Financial expert Adrian Lawrence talks further about becoming a Portfolio FD, he works as the CEO for Reporting Accounts one day per week, but as a Portfolio CFO himself 3 or 4 days per week fo...

Deliveroo planning £8billion London IPO

In today's podcast Adrian Lawrence our resident financial experts talks about Deliveroo and their plans for an £8billion IPO on the London stock market. Deliveroo are only 8 years old but in that time have already grown to c...

Part Time Finance Directors

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our resident financial professional is talking about Part Time Finance Directors or Portfolio FD's as they are known, these are experienced accountants who work for more than one company at ...

Trustpilot planning London IPO

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our in-house financial experts talks about Trustpilot. They are planning an IPO on the London Stock Market that would raise around $50 and value their business at around £1billion. The comp...

Pets at home buck the trend with positive news

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our resident in-house financial professional talks about Pets at Home. The retail chain which operates 451 shops across the UK, has reported full years profits of £85m ahead of their last ...

Reporting Accounts adds new advanced search feature

In today's podcast Adrian Lawrence the CEO of Reporting Accounts talks about a newly added feature to the Reporting Accounts site, which allows users to performed advanced database searches. Advanced Reporting Accounts searc...

Heathrow hopes to land business rates relief

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our resident financial expert talks about Heathrow airport which has been in news todays as it is struggling under the burden of its £20billion of debts. Passenger numbers are down to 22mil...

Puregym Ltd loss running at £500K per day

In today's podcast Adrian Lawrence our resident financial expert talks of a news story in today's press that Pure Gym Ltd are loosing £500K per day as a result of the lockdowns. They are not collecting gym subscriptions and ...

UK Lockdown finally ending soon

In today's episode our resident financial expert Adrian Lawrence talks about the long anticipated news today that the UK will finally begin its exit from it's third lockdown. Schools will re-open on the 8th March and non-ess...

John Lewis announces store closures

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence talks about John Lewis and their announcement of a further store closure programme. John Lewis is a well respected high street brand in the UK, and unusually it is owned by it's members rat...

Move to online sales may be permanent

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence talks about how companies with warehouses they expanded to cope with the surge of online sales during the UK's three lockdowns are now planning to retain them. This is a long term trend whi...

Moonpig reports busiest ever week

Moonpig group plc the recently listed greetings card online retailer reported its strongest ever week over the valentines day period. The company now expects its revenues for the year to 30th April to be around double the £1...

Barclays announces a bad debt provision of £2.1billion

In today's episode Adrian Lawrence our resident financial professional talks about how Barclays bank is putting aside £2.1billion as a provision for bad debts. The UK and US economies have been badly impacted by the pandemic...