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Financial Director April 2014

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28 Mar 2014

Flood by Bill McConkey

Feature

Staying afloat during the recent UK floods

The recent floods were catastrophic for many, but how did UK businesses fare – and what can they do to be better off in future weather events? asks Neil Hodge

26 Mar 2014

Interview

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

Interview

Interview: Hays FD Paul Venables

Working in an industry that has almost no visibility over future incomes, Hays FD Paul Venables measures everything that moves

24 Mar 2014

Feature

Chile's copper standard

Chile is pulling ahead as the most open and developed economy in South America, but there are still serious challenges to be faced, writes Gavin Hinks

20 Mar 2014

Blog

Aim Higher: Innovation...oil and water

Innovation stops stagnation...but is disruptive. Are you brave enough to create an environment for free thinking? Stuart Pickles explains the whys and hows

05 Mar 2014

Opinion

Calculating the true costs of commercial property

Before making a final decision on property, FDs should take into account hidden costs that could create a ‘black-hole' in their balance sheet

03 Mar 2014

News

John Lewis bonuses cut as pension scheme deficit bites

John Lewis partners likely to take home 14% to 15%, down from 17% in 2013, as pension scheme management impacts numbers

03 Mar 2014

Blog

A Postcard From...the US: Talking turkey

The latest in our blog series from BDO staff about their views on the business and economic situations from around the globe

28 Feb 2014

Feature

Like its 1999 Part II: FD looks back at predictions it made 15 years ago

In the final part of our look back at FD's 1999 predictions, Andrew Sawers looks at how the world of finance has changed

26 Feb 2014

Feature

Auto-enrolment rush begins

Small companies are ill-prepared for auto-enrolment and will fail to appreciate what is involved, finds Anthony Harrington

26 Feb 2014

Event

FD Conference 2014

Targeted at FDs and CFOs, the FD Conference 2014 provides a platform in which to learn from outstanding keynotes and network with like-minded peers

25 Feb 2014

Opinion

Secret FD is in a tangle over web of reporting lines

A local FD’s reporting line should be to the local MD, with a dotted line through the finance structure

13 Feb 2014

Opinion

Northgate FD drives home centralisation

Chris Muir, FD of vehicle hire business Northgate, discusses centralisation, rebranding and the patience and honesty required to make such difficult tasks a success

28 Jan 2014

Opinion

Training is essential for equipping first time directors

Directors now have to juggle operational responsibilities with ensuring proper corporate governance across their organisations

24 Jan 2014

Opinion

A postcard from...China: Rewards from reforms

The second in our series of country briefings from the experiences of BDO's people. Simon Michaels talks about Chinese opportunities

17 Jan 2014

Interview

Interview: Xchanging CFO David Bauernfeind

Xchanging’s CFO, David Bauernfeind, is in the middle of a major organisational transformation while managing the demands and pressures of a listed company

16 Jan 2014

Interview

Unum and Pizza Hut share their 2014 finance thoughts

Steve Harry, CFO at FTSE 100 income protection insurer Unum, and Piza Hut UK Restaurants FD Henry Birts look at the challenges their company and the finance function will face in 2014

23 Dec 2013

Blog

A Postcard From...India

The first in a series of blogs, from BDO, on their take on the way in which business is done in different locations, plus the opportunities and pitfalls - starting with India

27 Nov 2013

Interview

Hostage to fortune: FD predictions for 2014

Financial Director asks five UK FDs what lessons they have learnt in the past year – and what they expect from the next 12 months

25 Nov 2013

Upcoming Events

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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

Latest Opinion

Moving to VOIP can be filled with glitches, test it ahead of time

The mobile and flexible working revolution is breaking down the thinking of the bygone telephone era

IRIS Software's CFO on how it stayed afloat during the floods

Mark Lewis explains the lessons learned in coping with the floods at a key time of year for customers

Editor's letter: Being an FD's a risky business

When you're surrounded by risk, how do you manage it?...and what about the known unknowns?

Latest Analysis

Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

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

Crowd control the focus of new funding rules

New crowdfunding rules will improve access to finance through schemes like EIS, writes Matthew Phillips

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