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LIVE BLOG: Tesco's trading update

Welcome to the Accountancy Age/Financial Director live blog, where we will cover all the relevant issues and opinions that arise from Tesco's crucial trading update

23 Oct 2014

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EC urged to keep company "red tape" over human rights concerns

ECCJ report follows new European Commission announcement that it would prioritise cutting regulatory burdens for business over next five years

22 Oct 2014

Analysis

Audit and risk committees must share greater responsibilities

FERMA and ECIIA outline need for collaboration between audit and risk committees following EU directive

22 Oct 2014

Opinion

The Secret FD: Black holes should be on CFO reading lists

At some point, some of us will have to face a potential black-hole problem. The Secret FD has experienced it twice

22 Oct 2014

News

Small group of Tesco staff to ‘blame' for £250m black hole

Hotly anticipated explanation for overstatement scandal expected to shed light on events that led to current crisis

20 Oct 2014

Analysis

Tesco's fall from grace compounded by accounting blunder

Tesco's accounting debacle has set the supermarket back a long way, but does it have the wherewithal to bounce back? asks Chris Warmoll

17 Oct 2014

Blog

Off Balance: Who let the dogs in? Wetherspoons asks FRC

The FRC, board structures and corporate governance in general, get lambasted by Wetherspoons' Tim Martin

14 Oct 2014

News

Post-Budget surge in DB to DC transfers fails to materialise

The anticipated slew of transfers from defined benefit to defined contribution pension funds has not taken place, consultancies claim

14 Oct 2014

News

Egon Zehnder announces female CFO drive

Executive recruiter Egon Zehnder is seeking to increase the number of female CFOs in the FTSE 100 to 25 by the year 2025

14 Oct 2014

News

HP confirms plan to split business in two

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc to form new companies

07 Oct 2014

Opinion

Leader: Reporting watchdog needs sharper teeth

The FRC must be granted powers to compel companies to give it access to internal documents, rather than the voluntary basis that currently exists

06 Oct 2014

News

Tesco boosts retail experience with new board members

Compass chief executive Richard Cousins takes non-executive role at Tesco

06 Oct 2014

News

Accounting watchdog criticised over lack of SME representation

FRC lacks SME representation on its board and councils, ICAEW council member claims

03 Oct 2014

Analysis

FRC reaches compromise rather than consensus over going concern

The certainty investors are looking for may still elude them under revised going concern guidance

03 Oct 2014

News

CFOs’ risk appetite at all-time high, claims Deloitte

CFOs in confident mood and willing to take on more risk as UK grows

30 Sep 2014

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Insider dealing charges slapped on former Morrisons tax chief

FCA charges Paul Gerard Coyle with two offences of insider trading

30 Sep 2014

News

Business Finance Awards 2015 launched

New categories: Corporate Finance Provider of the Year; and Accountant of the Year, launched at the latest Business Finance Awards

29 Sep 2014

News

Tesco round-up: Internal leaks reveal more turmoil

Weekend papers provide more insight into the culture of Tesco in recent times

29 Sep 2014

News

BlackRock offloads Tesco stock

Crisis at stricken retailer deepens as second largest shareholder BlackRock offloads shares

25 Sep 2014

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Tesco suspends execs and calls in Deloitte over overstating profits

Huge overstatement sees execs suspended, including UK FD, and Deloitte called in to investigate

22 Sep 2014

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The Secret FD: Black holes should be on CFO reading lists

At some point, some of us will have to face a potential black-hole problem. The Secret FD has experienced it twice

Latest Analysis

Tesco's fall from grace compounded by accounting blunder

Tesco's accounting debacle has set the supermarket back a long way, but does it have the wherewithal to bounce back? asks Chris Warmoll

Audit and risk committees must share greater responsibilities

FERMA and ECIIA outline need for collaboration between audit and risk committees following EU directive

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