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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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Babcock promotes financial controller to CFO

Babcock International Group financial controller replaces FD, who leaves to | 30 Jul 2014

The invisible businessman

Off Balance: Tesco's case of the 'invisible' CFO

Tesco's newly appointed CFO has mysteriously disappeared | 29 Jul 2014

Mothercare

Profit warnings reach three-year high

Profit warnings reach highest first half total since 2011, EY finds | 29 Jul 2014

CFO departure casts shadow over Pace profits

Pace CFO Roddy Murray announced immediate departure as company delivers better-than-expected profits | 29 Jul 2014

Companies must raise billions to service growth demands

Companies need an extra €103bn of cash each year to sustain current working capital levels without impacting capital investment, PwC study finds | 28 Jul 2014

Mothercare CFO resigns as US rival scraps takeover bid

Matt Smith resigns as Mothercare CFO as US rival pulls plug on takeover bid | 28 Jul 2014

Banks take a forward view of losses under new IFRS rule

IASB issues finished financial instruments accounting standard, but fails in convergence attempts with FASB | 25 Jul 2014

The weight of non-financial rules

Will the new EU non-financial information rules be a burden? asks Professor Krish Bhaskar | 24 Jul 2014

FRC issues amendments to FRS 101 and FRS 102

FRC amends hedge accounting rules under new UK GAAP | 24 Jul 2014

Ex-Virgin Atlantic CFO joins Rentokil board

Julie Southern, former CFO of Sir Richard Branson's airline, joins Rentokil | 23 Jul 2014

FRC consults on local audit regulation

Accounting regulator launches consultation on audit of local public bodies | 22 Jul 2014

FRC warns of ‘engagement deficit’ among investors

FRC raises concerns of emerging "engagement deficit" among investors in mid-market companies | 17 Jul 2014

Interview: Hyperion Insurance FD Eric Fady

Eric Fady, FD at Hyperion Insurance, tells Financial Director how the international insurance broker’s finance function is preparing for a public listing | 16 Jul 2014

API Group FD heads to McBride

'Seasoned CFO' Chris Smith joins McBride as company embarks on strategic review | 15 Jul 2014

Smith & Nephew ends 77-year audit relationship with EY

FTSE 100 company Smith & Nephew replaces EY with KPMG | 14 Jul 2014

AIB names Richard Pym as next chairman

British banker and former CFO Richard Pym joins Allied Irish Banks as chairman | 14 Jul 2014

Governments told to grasp nettle on accrual accounting

Governments failed to address deficiencies in public sector cash-based accounting that were exposed by the sovereign debt crisis | 10 Jul 2014

Ted Baker group FD tries COO role on for size

Fashion retailer Ted Baker promotes Lindsay Page to chief operating officer; retains FD role | 10 Jul 2014

General Election tops CFOs' list of concerns

Political risk bigger concern for CFOs than economic uncertainty, Deloitte survey finds | 08 Jul 2014

Skrill appoints Lebara Mobile CFO as next finance chief

David Carke, a former divisional CFO at PayPal, joins online payments service Skrill | 07 Jul 2014

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