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Feature

Longevity swaps set to flourish in wake of BT deal

Following BT’s record-breaking deal, longevity swaps are set to flourish as money markets show keen interest, by Anthony Harrington

25 Sep 2014

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Blog

A Postcard From...Qatar: More than the 2022 World Cup

There is more to Qatar than the 2022 World Cup, but it's impact is evident everywhere

21 May 2014

News

Business leaders concerned by lack of change capabilities

Barometer of Change report from consultants Moorhouse finds business leaders concerned by lack of change management skills

16 May 2014

Web seminar

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

29 Apr 2014

Web seminar

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

Feature

A fleeting resource

Is it really better to outsource your fleet management than to keep it in house? Catherine Chetwynd looks at the pros and cons

26 Mar 2014

Opinion

Does growth mean consulting rethink?

Growth, and downturns, give CFOs spending headaches - particularly on consulting. Alan Leaman, CEO of the Management Consultancies Association (MCA), explains the new choices at hand for buyers

17 Mar 2014

News

Big Four and financial services dominate UK consulting

The UK consulting market is set for robust growth in 2014, with the Big Four scooping up market share

17 Feb 2014

Opinion

Stop firing your best assets

Cutting too many jobs can damage quality control and undermine company performance, writes Proxima's Guy Strafford

12 Feb 2014

Analysis

All the way to the top

The step up the career ladder to finance director can be tricky, writes Calum Fuller

16 Jan 2014

News

Employee sick days cost companies £29bn per year

Sickness absence is costing UK businesses almost £29bn a year

15 Jul 2013

Web seminar

Web Seminar: Modern Benefits for a Modern Workforce

This web seminar looks at how to tailor employee benefits to meet the needs of changing workforce

15 Jul 2013

News

Employee benefits comms failure costing UK firms £2.7bn a year

Businesses are failing to communicate value of employee benefits, research finds

11 Jul 2013

Opinion

Surviving the recovery

More companies become insolvent when the economy starts to pick-up than during a recession. John Alexander explains how to survive the recovery

28 Jun 2013

Feature

The ‘sold’ standard: golden rules for any sale

Michel Driessen looks at how companies can achieve greater value and make speedier disposals

17 Jun 2013

Feature

Keeping your currency hedge in shape

Every business has different reasons to hedge, and therefore different methods of hedging. Torrie Callander explains when and why to hedge your FX risk

17 Jun 2013

Event

Web Seminar: Modern Benefits for a Modern Workforce

This informative web seminar discusses how FDs need to proactively engage in developing employee benefits solutions for their organisations

23 May 2013

Feature

Terrorism: understanding & mitigation

The recent attack in the Algerian desert served as a reminder that terrorism is an ever-present threat. Steve Coates discusses the risk management and insurance implications

03 May 2013

Opinion

Timely assessment of IP is critical in M&A due diligence

Realisation of the significance of IP in an M&A valuation does not always mean that due diligence is being carried out consistently and effectively

29 Apr 2013

Blog

Narrowly missing triple dip cuts chances of new capital injection

Today's data has decreased the likelihood of a new QE injection and sterling has been the major benefactor

25 Apr 2013

Upcoming Events

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0930, Tue 26 Aug 2014

New masterclasses: FRS 102/cashflow/small biz accounting

Accountancy Age expands on last year's successful masterclasses with new series of courses

Latest Opinion

The Secret FD: The FD futurist

The Secret FD has doubts about the role of the CFO as a chief future officer

Automation has made certain professions an endangered species

The list of professions that have been automated or redistributed out of existence is growing fast

Financial Director – October, 2014

The latest issue of Financial Director is now available for all subscribers. Download the latest Financial Director iOS App Edition on the App Store or read the Financial Director Digital Edition online

Latest Analysis

No relief of payment obligations for third-party users

The use of third-party service providers does not relieve companies from payment card industry compliance obligations

Micro-reporting gets smaller

A less onerous reporting standard regime looks set to benefit small entities, says Chris Warmall

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