DEAL ALERT Isosceles client insightsoftware acquired by TA Associates

Posted on: 14 June 2018

DEAL ALERT Isosceles client insightsoftware acquired by TA Associates to revolutionize ERP reporting and enterprise performance management We are delighted to announce that our client has been acquired by TA Associates (TA Associates announces acquisition and combination of Global Software, Inc and International to create market-leading ERP reporting platform). From infancy, through maturity to a successful exit Insightsoftware has been a client of Isosceles for 18 years and … Continue reading

Graduate Trainee Accountant Programme

Posted on: 07 June 2018

Our Search for graduate trainee accountants has begun! If you know someone who is looking to train to Chartered Accountancy (ACA) status and build a great future as an accountant please ask them to get in touch today via our Graduate Accountant Recruitment page.  Our first Assessment Day is on 21st June at our new HQ in Egham. We’re not a traditional accounting practice We provide bespoke outsourced accounting, advisory, … Continue reading

Managing Cash Flow? Why Use Invoice Financing

Posted on: 05 June 2018

Managing Cash flow is often easier said than done Managing cash flow during the early-revenue generating years is often easier said than done, and poor cash flow management can quickly bring a business to its knees – even a profitable one! Increasingly our clients are utilising invoice financing to provide regular cash injections, which balances their cash flow and enables them to continue to expand and grow.  While there are many … Continue reading

The role of an M&A Adviser

Posted on: 28 May 2018

Understanding the steps of selling a business is relatively straightforward, but knowing how to increase the value of, and effectively market a business is something completely different. An M&A adviser’s role effectively encompasses three things: Marketing your business to a number of potential, interested buyers, and Negotiating the sale on your behalf alongside other advisers, such as lawyers, and Achieving the very best possible outcome for you, the seller, in … Continue reading

Isosceles support QiO Technologies to upscale

Posted on: 17 May 2018

The Need The CEO of QiO had successfully established the business with finance support on an ad-hoc basis, but he now needed a more robust and sustainable finance function to help him to formalise the company structure and upscale. Why Isosceles? Isosceles came highly recommended by QiO’s tax advisers They have a positive track record supporting entrepreneurial technology businesses as they upscale They have experience of establishing overseas subsidiary companies … Continue reading

URGENT EMI Share Option Update May 2018

Posted on: 16 May 2018

STOP PRESS:  The EU Commission has today (15th May 2018) announced that they have now  granted EU State Aid approval for EMI schemes (the confirmation can be found here in this press release  – fifth paragraph down). HMRC have still to release a statement relating to this approval but we are now advising all clients that they can make preparations for the grants of EMI share options to their employees (subject … Continue reading

Isosceles raises money for Princess Alice Hospice

Posted on: 09 May 2018

13 of the tougher (crazier?) members of Isosceles  participated in the West London ToughMudder at the end of April; raising £750 for our favourite charity The Princess Alice Hospice. If you’ve not come across the ToughMudder yet, it’s either (and this will depend on your perspective) the best mud fun in the world or a gruelling 4-hour obstacle race designed by British Special Forces to test one’s mettle, fitness and sanity! … Continue reading

Working in outsourced accounting offers the best of both practice and industry

Posted on: 03 May 2018

Making a move from practice to industry represents a significant career change for both qualified and part-qualified accountants and one that requires careful thought; both have their appeal, but the day-to-day work and career opportunities, that come with these roles are very different. Did you know that a move from practice to working for an outsourced accounting provider like Isosceles offers the benefits of working in both practice and industry and … Continue reading

How early exit preparation can help you achieve a premium valuation

Posted on: 10 April 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

What’s the right investment route for the growth potential start-up?

Posted on: 01 March 2018

Many entrepreneurs starting a business will face a funding challenge and some will need investment.   But where does the entrepreneur go? What are the options?  Which is the right path?  Is crowdfunding a fad?  Are venture capitalists old hat?  Do the banks still lend to small businesses? Here is our quick guide to the routes available to entrepreneurs starting a business with growth potential.  Which path is suitable for you … Continue reading