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The Institute For Turnaround Financial Roadmap For SMES

We have updated our financial roadmap for SMEs to reflect the UK 2021 Budget announced on 10 March.

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View and download The IFT's quarterly magazine, Swift.

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Turning a corner - Joint IFT and Lending Standards Board Report

View and download our new report which explores the important role that turnaround plays in supporting firms in difficulty.

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IFT 2021 Awards

The IFT Annual Awards are back and we are delighted to be back and celebrating the very best of business turnaround.

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The Institute for Turnaround (The IFT) is the UK’s leading membership organisation for turnaround experts. Our members are accredited to the highest standards and together with our corporate partner organisations, help underperforming businesses avoid unnecessary insolvencies.

The IFT brings together independent professionals, bankers, investors and advisers to evolve the profession and respond to new challenges and trends. We are an incubator for turnaround talent, connecting, nurturing and developing a community of experts at all stages of their career. We are particularly keen to encourage a more diverse community of people into this rewarding profession.

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    Connecting Professionals
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    Promoting Knowledge and Expertise
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    Championing Turnaround Excellence


IFT members are independent professionals, bankers, investors and advisers working in turnaround and transformation. Our members are accredited to the highest standards and demonstrate significant experience within the turnaround profession. They operate in diverse markets, with a strong presence in the UK and globally.

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In a normal business cycle, the reasons why businesses need turnaround support are many and varied. Since the beginning of the global pandemic, many businesses have been heavily reliant on


The Ift Academy

The IFT Academy is a 10-month modular programme designed for the Next Generation of leaders in the turnaround, transformation and restructuring community. Open to independent professionals, bankers, advisers and investors, it gives participants a structured grounding and insight into organisational turnaround and transformation.


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