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Starbucks relocates European headquarters to UK

Starbucks to move European HQ to Chiswick

17 Apr 2014

Pint of beer

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Punch Taverns breaks debt obligations

Pub chain Punch Taverns in negotiations to restructure debt

16 Apr 2014

News

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

News

Co-op Bank announces £1.3bn loss

Bank does not expect any return to profit in the next two years

11 Apr 2014

News

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

Analysis

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

News

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

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Future Publishing CFO Byng-Maddick steps up to CEO

Zillah Byng-Maddick promoted to CEO of Future Publishing, replacing Mark Wood

28 Mar 2014

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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

News

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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FTSE 250 Interserve swaps Deloitte for GT auditors

FTSE 250 company first to move from Big Four firm to mid-tier rival since regulatory audit changes

26 Mar 2014

News

Box to launch $250m IPO

Funds from IPO could be used for M&A, global expansion, data centre expansion or infrastructure improvement, CFO told Financial Director last year

25 Mar 2014

News

Co-op Bank to raise £400m as losses widen

Co-operative Bank to launch £400m rights issue following discovery of costs related to past misconduct

24 Mar 2014

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BDO loses FTSE 250 Derwent London audit to PwC

PwC picks up the £300,000 audit of Derwent London from BDO

21 Mar 2014

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Autonomy’s Lynch claims HP ‘misleading’ its shareholders

Mike Lynch reignites war of words with HP boss Meg Whitman in open letter sent to HP shareholders

20 Mar 2014

News

Cairn Energy takes a hit as it suspends share buy-back

Cairn Energy suspends share buy-back programme while it deals with an Indian tax dispute

19 Mar 2014

News

COO role for Co-Op's Pennycook and annual report delayed

CFO Richard Pennycook given elevated role when he steps down as interim CEO, and company delays annual report by two weeks

19 Mar 2014

News

Rio Tinto CFO raises fears of cost of new tax rules

Rio Tinto CFO concerned about compliance costs associated with new regulatory initiatives around worldwide tax reporting

18 Mar 2014

News

Serco group CFO to quit following two profit warnings

Profit warnings and overcharging government scandal sees Andrew Jenner rumoured to step down from the company

17 Mar 2014

News

Ex-Deloitte manager take CFO role at Air Partner

Former All Leisure group FD and ex-Deloitte manager Neil Morris takes interim CFO role at aviation business

17 Mar 2014

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