News
Metapraxis announces new Chair of the Board of Directors
Jacqueline de Rojas, CBE, previously an advisor to Metapraxis, has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors. She is President of techUK and Co-Chair of the Institute of Coding...
Read more
News
Metapraxis announces new investment from and alliance with AVANT Corporation
Metapraxis, today announces it has formed a strategic alliance with AVANT Corporation, a Japan-based technology business, listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, focused on providing business applications for accounting, planning and management.
Read more
News
P&C strategic planning revitalized
MPX Insur has been created with input from FP&A specialists in insurance. The Planning and forecasting application includes pre-configured performance models specific to P&C insurance business model and calculation logic for easy and quick installation.
Read more
News
Metapraxis joins over 60 UK Business leaders to sign letter demanding action on Black inclusion in response to #blacklivesmatter
Being a signatory on the letter demonstrates our commitment as a global business to take immediate action by implementing our own plan to strive for real and ever-lasting change.
Read more
News
Effective financial planning will secure businesses a certain future
With more uncertainty still to come, it’s key that business leaders know how to deal effectively with the challenges that lie ahead in order to remain profitable.
Read more
News
COVID19 is not a 'get out of jail free card' for auditors
Solving the audit challenge means changing the model. Auditors are under pressure so it’s important they play their part in COVID-19 recovery and provide a fair view of which businesses are going concern.
Read more
News
How do you solve a problem like Wirecard? CITY A.M.
Simon Bittlestone comments on the latest Wirecard scandal why it might not spell the end of the road for Wirecard.
Read more
News
United as one
We understand that racism is a systemic and institutional problem, and we acknowledge our own need to be and do better.
Read more
News
Not a “Get Out of Jail Free Card" - COVID-19 Impact on Audit and Tax
Simon Bittlestone, Metapraxis CEO, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on smaller firms’ abilities to compete with the “Big Four” and what the solution to the audit problem is.
Read more
News
A key weapon in businesses’ battle to survive
Simon Bittlestone discusses the value of financial teams in a time of crisis on Accountancy Today: ‘A key weapon in businesses’ battle to survive’
Read more
News
No room for error: Streamlining a CEO’s transition into a new role
Amid the global crisis that has developed over the last few weeks, CEOs and senior management teams have been hitting the headlines as they face making difficult decisions about their strategy, workforce and future.
Read more
News
Financial Reporter - In the Spotlight with Simon Bittlestone, Metapraxis
Financial Reporter spotlight piece on Simon Bittlestone talking about how businesses can safeguard their performance with Brexit on the horizon and why planning for strategic goals is more vital than ever.
Read more
News
Data and AI helping prep finance function for black swans
"Major unexpected events can wreck havoc on businesses, but there are measures the finance function can take to help respond." - Simon Bittlestone in today's Financial Director
Read more
News
Risk vs Reward: Is AI taking over?
Xavier Fernandes, Analytics Director at Metapraxis, shares his thoughts on what AI means for human decision-making in the workplace.
Read more
News
Embracing the digital future
Great work on future-proofing businesses from The Telegraph. Particularly for finance functions, which are often still manual process orientated, the challenge is big, but so is the reward from digital transformation.
Read more
News
What lessons can be learnt from the collapse of Thomas Cook?
The collapse of Thomas Cook highlights inadequacies within the system and, unsurprisingly, the spotlight often falls heavily on the work of the auditor
Read more
News
Predicting The Unpredictable: How Can Businesses Plan For Brexit?
Simon Bittlestone's article in Finance Monthly on the many unanswered questions around impending Brixit
Read more
News
Battling Brexit: How technology can help businesses plan for the unknown
Our CEO, Simon Bittlestone, shares his views on how businesses can plan for uncertainty with technology and scenario modelling in Global Banking and Finance Review.
Read more
News
Are ‘friends’ electric?
A thorough assessment of the impact of AI in the finance function in Director of Finance. It's not all doom and gloom - The good news is that AI experts agree that far from making CFOs redundant, artificial intelligence is going to liberate finance directors.
Read more
News
City A.M. - Metro Bank shares plunge as cash call spooks investors
Simon Bittlestone writes in ‘Letters to the Editor’ on the Metro Bank share slump and how businesses can avoid making the same mistakes.
Read more
News
Half of young finance professionals want a position in the C-Suite
New research reveals half of young professionals working in the finance functions of large organisations want a position on the C-Suite. However, of these respondents, only 29% want to become CFO, the assumed natural career progression of those working in the finance function today.
Read more
News
Finance Function 2019: Fewer Functionaries, More Strategists
Heading into the new year, technology is starting to wipe out lower-level number crunchers in favour of mid-level team members focused on strategy.
Read more
News
Millennial finance professionals feel threatened
New research reveals over two thirds of millennial finance professionals believe that automation of core processes and strategic decision support in the finance function is a threat to their role.
Read more
News
Jacqueline de Rojas CBE joins Metapraxis
Metapraxis, the leader in financial analytics technology, today announces that titan of tech, Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, has been appointed as an Advisor to the Board.
Read more
News
Scenario modelling to aid decision-making; how to prepare for a 'no-deal' Brexit
Simon Bittlestone, CEO Metapraxis, writes in International Director on the importance of financial analytics and real-time scenario modelling in preparing for Brexit.
Read more
News
CEO Transitions: Here’s how to handle them
CEO, Simon Bittlestone features in this month’s CEO Today on the importance of analytics in the CEO onboarding process.
Read more
News
Rise of the data scientist in insurance
The Times Raconteur - As insurers become increasingly reliant on data, specialists are in great demand to get the most out of a company’s databank
Read more
News
Metapraxis announces partnership with global professional services firm Genpact
Metapraxis partners with Genpact to deliver better data-driven insights to finance functions
Read more
News
Battling Brexit: How technology can help businesses plan for the unknown
Global Banking and Finance Review featuring CEO, Simon Bittlestone
Read more
News
City a.m. movers and shakers
Movers and shakers - who's switching jobs at Metapraxis, FTI Consulting and JLT Specialty?
Read more
News
Metapraxis announces new Chair appointment
We’re delighted to welcome fintech heavyweight Nicole Anderson as Chair to our Board of Directors, helping us continue to capture the financial planning and analytics markets in both Europe and the United States.
Read more
News
Smart vests are bringing rugby insights to supporters and coaches
CEO Simon Bittlestone discusses how we incorporated data and analytics into this year’s Varsity Match with Wareable.
Read more
News
Analytics to improve business relationships
MD Simon Bittlestone discusses how analyzing company data correctly can help build relationships between an organisation’s teams with FT Adviser
Read more
News
Varsity Match to use in-scrum analytics tech for first time
Metapraxis - official Analytics sponsors of the Varsity Match 2017 where we are partnering with Sportable Technologies to launch the first ever in-game scrum analytics technology.
Read more
News
The new tactic to cope with Solvency II
Effective analysis of financial data and scenario modeling can help insurance firms overcome the challenges of Solvency II ‍
Read more
News
Insurance M&A plunges in H1
M&A in the insurance sector is currently at a two-year low, leaving many insurers considering the sale books of their business as an alternative avenue for growth.
Read more
News
Planning for M&A activity: what CFOs need to know
Our MD Simon Bittlestone discusses what CFOs need to know about planning for M&A in TheCSuiteUK.
Read more
News
Tomorrow's CFO® with Sir Clive Woodward, Jacqueline de Rojas, and David Craig
<p>This event sought to bring together highly experienced figures from sport and business to discuss a the pursuit of excellence in increasingly competitive environments.</p>
Read more
News
Metapraxis featured in Gartner's Market Guide to Corporate Planning Applications
The latest edition highlights the rapid development of financial analytics technology, and the opportunities that exists for finance professionals to take advantage of this.
Read more
News
Eskadern is now Metapraxis Nordic AB
We are pleased to announce our Swedish partners, Eskadern, are entering into a franchise agreement and adopting our brand to become Metapraxis Nordic.
Read more
News
Metapraxis performance recognised in Megabuyte Emerging Stars Awards
Analyst house Megabuyte's inaugural 'Emerging Stars' list named Metapraxis as the best performing company in the 'Accounting and Enterprise' category.
Read more
News
Applying analytics and insight expertise to sports data
Simon Bittlestone reflects on the Varsity Matches 2016, which saw brand new developments in the application of analytics to sport.
Read more
News
Metapraxis and the Varsity Match
Metapraxis is delighted to announce that it is the official analytics partner of the Varsity Match
Read more
News
Metapraxis recognised in industry awards by analysts TechMarketView
The theme for this year was ‘Surfing the Waves of Disruption’, and Metapraxis was very pleased to be chosen as one of the twelve companies thriving amidst rapid and unpredictable change in their sectors, and in business more generally.
Read more
News
Tackling the global finance challenge
Simon Bittlestone on our recent seminar with WPP's David Barker, and the application of analytics technology to global management challenges.
Read more
News
Getting value from driver-based planning
Anouska Backshall reports from the London FP&A Board, where the most recent meeting focused on driver-based planning
Read more
News
Brexit for business leaders: time for objective analysis
Our MD Simon Bittlestone offers his perspective on the UK's EU membership referendum and discusses how business leaders can best react to the result
Read more
News
Forecasting and advanced analytics
Andrew Mosely reports on the latest meeting of the London FP&A Board, where finance leaders from a variety of large organizations discussed rolling forecasting
Read more
News
Analytics for finance and sales performance
Simon Bittlestone writes on our recent seminar, which focused on analysing the relationships between sales performance and financial outcomes
Read more
News
Metapraxis features in new AFP Guide to Data Visualization
The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) has published a new guide called “Data Visualization: How to Tell Number Stories with Pictures”.
Read more
News
Metapraxis appears in Gartner’s latest Market Guide to Specialty CPM Planning Solutions
Read more