Acorn is the product of an alliance between Oakvale and global giant SunGard Treasury Systems and is powered by SunGard’s Quantum treasury system. It was devised as an answer to the over reliance on spreadsheets and lack of integrated treasury systems within the SME sector. The system features: Online access to portfolios; Security, reliability and privacy; Full transaction audit trail; Comprehensive reporting; and Real time mark-to-market valuation. A help desk and additional training will be provided as required.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.