Fibergrate, a global manufacturer of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) products for industrial and recreational use, has selected SunGard’s AvantGard receivables solution to help automate invoice collection and dispute management. AvantGard’s ‘on-demand’ or software-as-a-service (SaaS) is aimed at small-to-medium sized businesses and the company claims it offers predictable expenses, ease of installation, automatic upgrades and reduced IT resource requirements. AvantGard’s ‘On Demand’ solution interfaces with ERP and A/R systems to streamline and automate the management of credit, collections and dispute resolution.
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.