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Lease Accounting – IFRS 16 & Tesco

The landscape for lease accounting has taken a significant change since 1st January 2019 with IFRS 16 now replacing IAS 17 in accounting for leases.  This new standard has been over 10 years in development since the first discussion paper was released by IASB back in 2009. It represents a fundamental change to accounting for […]

Real World Reads – Capital Structure Decisions

Funding a business with an appropriate capital structure is a crucial part of any company’s financial management. Funding requirements for a business can vary from day to day operations to capital expenditure and new business acquisitions. The variety of sources of finance with respect to term (e.g. short, medium, and long) and type of finance (e.g. […]

Real World Read – Carillion Plc [Company in Difficulty]

The recent collapse of Carillion Plc in the UK provides a timely case study for CAP2 SFMA students on the topic of a company in difficulty. Carillion was the UK’s second largest construction contract with a host of public and private construction and facilities management contracts. “How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked. “Two ways,” […]