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Richard Crump, Deputy Editor, Financial Director

Richard joined Financial Director in August 2010 from Reactions, a reinsurance magazine.

You can read his reflections on the undulations of the economy and business world at our blog, Extraordinary Items.

Articles by Richard Crump

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EU Parliament adopts non-financial reporting rules

Large companies must disclose a host of non-financial information in their annual reports | 17 Apr 2014

Financial Reporting Council

FRC to expose companies that fail to report accurate information

Companies will be forced to admit to FRC inquiries, under reporting watchdog proposals | 16 Apr 2014

International Accounting Standards Board

Long road ahead as IASB remedies governance concerns

The international accounting standards setter has a battle to stave of pressure over IFRS, and its own governance | 14 Apr 2014

Cairn Energy faces fresh upheaval as CFO steps down

Cairn Energy CFO Jann Brown and deputy CEO Mike Watts stepping down for "long term succession planning" | 11 Apr 2014

Hornby issues profit warning from unexpected foreign exchange hit

Model railway maker warns of foreign exchange hit related to last year's supply chain problems | 09 Apr 2014

Listings on AIM hit pre-recession levels

Initial public offerings on AIM raise £2.2bn in last year, UHY Hacker Young finds | 08 Apr 2014

Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

Laurie McIlwee resigns as Tesco FD amid speculation of rift with chief executive and investor unrest | 07 Apr 2014

Credit Suisse executive joins RBS as CFO

RBS appoints Credit Suisse exec that advised the Treasury on bank bailout as its next CFO | 04 Apr 2014

Audit reforms passed in European parliament

European politicians pass reforms to force listed companies to tender their audit contracts every ten years | 03 Apr 2014

UK enters two-speed jobs market

Competition for skilled finance professionals has increased over the last year | 03 Apr 2014

FRC Lab launches project on dividend disclosure

Financial Reporting Lab launches project on the effective communication and disclosure of dividend policy and capacity | 02 Apr 2014

Understanding the financial cost of staff turnover

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover, including logistical costs and the impact of lost productivity as new employees are brought up to speed | 01 Apr 2014

UK businesses preparing £200bn investment spree

Deloitte survey finds Britain's biggest businesses preparing to invest up to £200bn in the next two years | 01 Apr 2014

MEP calls for independent review into IASB

Syed Kamall wants EC to commission review into international accounting standard setter - "similar" to Philippe Maystadt's review of Efrag | 31 Mar 2014

Microsoft brings Office tools Word, Excel and PowerPoint to iPad

Firm finally succumbs to market strength of Apple's iPad | 28 Mar 2014

Future Publishing CFO Byng-Maddick steps up to CEO

Zillah Byng-Maddick promoted to CEO of Future Publishing, replacing Mark Wood | 28 Mar 2014

Babcock launches £1.1bn rights issue to fund Avincis deal

FTSE 100 engineer Babcock International to fund acquisition of debt-laden helicopter services company Avincis with a £1.1bn rights issue | 28 Mar 2014

FRC to launch new consultation on going concern

UK reporting watchdog to develop going concern proposals for further public consultation following investor criticism, Financial Director can reveal | 26 Mar 2014

Interview: Network Rail CFO Patrick Butcher

Network Rail chief financial officer Patrick Butcher on cutting costs, rising debt levels and increased spending | 26 Mar 2014

Aer Lingus CFO leaves for Middle East role

Andrew Macfarlane is stepping down from Irish arline Aer Lingus later this year | 26 Mar 2014

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