Matt Packer

Avid and adaptable writer-editor in the business, management, legal and tech fields who can tackle any topic in any tone, at any length. Career spans the publishing spectrum from books to magazines and online work - including news stories, features, ghost-blogging and corporate white papers

This selection of pieces for the online branch of the Association of Corporate Treasurers' magazine includes interviews with treasury and tech professionals, analyses of finance trends and developments and a range of handy soft-skills guides.

Six tips for effective conflict resolution

Our tolerance for workplace tensions is being sorely tested. According to figures released in late October by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in 2017/18 the UK lost a total 15.4 million working days to work-related stress, depression or anxiety. That’s a huge rise on the 12.5 million recorded for 2016/17. The HSE attributes 13% of that suffering to the spectres of

Definitive guide to intangible assets

Mention the term ‘intangible assets’ to many finance professionals, and in all likelihood you will be met with a faint nod of recognition and/or subtle glazing of the eyes, followed by a swift entreaty to move on to ‘core’ matters, such as traditional financial instruments or physical property. As distinct from tangible assets – such as vehicle fleets, computer hardware, factory

A few words with… Suzanne Perry

Back in 2000, I qualified as a chartered accountant at Deloitte, thinking that I wanted to do something in business. But I realised once I’d qualified that I didn’t know which role to seek out. As such, I asked my recruitment consultant to send me for a range of roles. I didn’t really know about treasury – at Deloitte, I’d worked in the middle-market team. But I went along for
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