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Malcolm is a retired finance executive and now an author and active investor who contributes regularly to 'The Private Investor'. His book 'Accounting and Business Valuation Methods' (Elsevier 2008) includes simple tests that can forecast potential profit warnings thereby avoiding companies such as Carillion, Luceco and Stanley Gibbons before their shares crashed.

April 2019 Prudence – a false dawn
February 2019 The problem with auditing – are procedures flawed or is it incompetence?
December 2018 Auditing - a piece of cake!
October 2018 UKSA visit to PwC – we have been warned
Augest 2018 Lack of clarity and imprudence – factors to consider
June 2018 Template audits – the gravy train rolls on governance debate?
April 2018 Carillion and IFRS 8
January 2018 How to assess risk
November 2017 If we must have Brexit, can we have UK GAAP back, please?
November 2017 Carillion plc – An update
September 2017 What do auditors do all day?
July 2017 Young and Co’s Brewery plc
May 2017 The Secret of Gambling
January 2017 The AIM market: I don't get it. Do you?
November 2016 The Law must change
September 2016 Poor management often destroys shareholder value
July 2016 Who can you believe?
May 2016 Time to go back to the ‘Stakeholder Concept’
January2016 AIM companies examined
January2016 Visit to Airbus UK
November 2015 Is retail a sector to avoid?
September 2015 Valuation is the key


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