URGENT EMI Share Option Update April 2018

Posted on: 17 April 2018

If you operate an enterprise management incentive (EMI) option plan or are proposing to grant EMI options in the near future, please read this blog carefully together with the Employment Related Securities Bulletin No 27 issued by HMRC on 4th April 2018. What is an EMI scheme? Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) share schemes were introduced in 2000 to help companies seeking to grow their business to attract and retain highly-skilled staff.  It … Continue reading

How early exit preparation can help you achieve a premium valuation

Posted on: 10 March 2018

Exit opportunities don’t always come at the perfect moment In the perfect world, you as a business owner would choose the perfect moment for your exit; when your sales are looking upwards, your team is settled, your data room is full of clean, perfectly organised and prepared documentation; there is competitive tension and a premium valuation is within reach. Related Article: How to value your technology business For most, however, … Continue reading

HR Bulletin – Employment Legislation Update February 2018

Posted on: 22 February 2018

Welcome to the Febuary 2018 edition of our employment legislation update. These updates keep you informed about recent and proposed changes to employment legislation and regulations impacting on employment rights and obligations as well as important case decisions in the UK and the EC that impact on employers. In the latest HR legislation update edition, the following issues are covered: Current Childcare Vouchers Scheme closing to new entrants after March … Continue reading

Hello future Graduate Accountants. Want to know what it’s like to work for Isosceles?

Posted on: 08 February 2018

To help our 2018 graduates to get an insight into what it’s like to work for Isosceles we asked Sarah and Adam (two of our 2017 graduates) to share their views.   Sarah, Sheffield-based Graduate Trainee Accountant Welcome future graduates! I hope I can give you a helpful insight into working for Isosceles. I have been at Isosceles for nearly six months, and my has time flown! Within my first … Continue reading

Will Accounting AI transform the finance function?

Posted on: 02 February 2018

As we move into an age where artificial intelligence is less like something from a science fiction novel and more like a viable means to improve business, the time of calculations carried out laboriously using pen and paper is thankfully well and truly gone. Starting with the introduction of software applications like VisiCalc in 1978 and QuickBooks in 1998, the finance function has gradually moved away from manually calculated spreadsheets … Continue reading

White Paper and Webinar Replay – New Revenue Recognition Standards

Posted on: 10 January 2018

Don’t worry if you missed our IFRS 15 webinar on 28th November ‘New Revenue Recognition Standards – a Specific Approach for Professional Services Organizations’ below is a link to the replay and read our white paper Isosceles and Kimble IFRS 15 White Paper. IFRS 15 and ASC 606, which both come into effect soon, enshrine the principle that revenue should not be recognised until the obligations linked to it have been … Continue reading

Isosceles’ CEO Mike O’Connell moderating Power Panel at FinTech Connect Live

Posted on: 21 November 2017

We are delighted that both Mike O’Connell, our CEO and Kay Mellor, our Director of HR Services have been invited to moderate a Power Panel within the FinTech Founder’s Forum at FinTech Connect Live 2017, the UK’s largest meeting place for the FinTech community. How to manage your cash flow for sustained growth Moderator, Mike O’Connell, CEO, Isosceles Finance. Effective strategies for managing your cash during your non-revenue generating and … Continue reading

Considering an exit? What type of buyer are you hoping to attract?

Posted on: 20 November 2017

There are four exit options (type of buyer) Selling a business is one of the most challenging situations that you as an entrepreneur will face.  There are many questions to answer, decisions to make and steps to take before you can finally sign on the dotted line. One of the big questions, sometimes answered too late in the sale process is what “type of buyer am I hoping to attract?” … Continue reading

IFRS 15 and ASC 606 Webinar – for professional services businesses

Posted on: 09 November 2017

IFRS 15 and ASC 606, which both come into effect soon, enshrine the principle that revenue should not be recognised until the obligations linked to it have been met. While relatively straightforward in many sectors, revenue recognition can be a particularly complex matter in professional services, due to factors such as work being done under an array of different contract models along with complex deliverables. Isosceles Finance are delighted to … Continue reading

Isosceles client Ancoris Most Innovative Cloud Vendor of the Year

Posted on: 26 October 2017

We are delighted to announce that Isosceles client Ancoris won the ‘Most Innovative Cloud Vendor of the Year’ award at the recent Computing Cloud Excellence Awards 2017 held at the Hilton London Tower Bridge on 20th September. Ancoris had some very worthy competition (Dubber, Natterbox and UKCloud) for the top award of the evening which recognises the cloud vendor who best demonstrates genuine innovation in the eyes of the judges. The … Continue reading