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Michael Brierley

Interview

Interview: Metro Bank CFO Michael Brierley

Metro Bank CFO Michael Brierley tells Financial Director how the bank is shaking up the established order

19 Sep 2014

Nisa's Simon Webster

Interview

Interview: Nisa FD Simon Webster

Nisa FD Simon Webster discusses the transition taking place at the retail consortium, and how the Icelandic bank crash in 2008 nearly saw his previous employer hit the wall

18 Sep 2014

Interview

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

News

Marks & Spencer expands CFO remit amid board reshuffle

Alan Stewart takes responsibility for property as the business overhauls its divisional executive roles

01 Jul 2014

News

Financial Director – Summer, 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

30 Jun 2014

Feature

Capitalising on culture

Effective risk culture is about achieving the right balance between the physical aspects of a risk management framework and those behavioural aspects

25 Jun 2014

Feature

The Uncooperative: How the Co-op found itself in a governance crisis

The governance and management of the Co-operative Group has been damned in two separate reviews. Richard Crump looks at where it can go from here

23 Jun 2014

Feature

Going hostile: The role of the CFO in a takeover

Bracing for a takeover attempt requires the FD to focus on value, with plenty of risk management thrown in for good measure, writes Graham Jarvis

13 Jun 2014

Analysis

Interserve FD sets out sustainability progress

Interserve FD Tim Haywood tells Financial Director why finance is leading the company’s sustainability efforts

11 Jun 2014

Interview

Interview: IG CFO Christopher Hill

Christopher Hill, CFO of IG, tells Financial Director why finance sits at the heart of governance at the FTSE 350 CFD company

14 May 2014

News

Co-op Bank ends 40-year KPMG audit relationship

Co-operative Bank replaces auditors as management, governance and business practices excoriated in Sir Christopher Kelly report

01 May 2014

News

TMF Group's CFO on knitting the business together

How one business has focused tirelessly on knitting together disparate parts of the business

28 Apr 2014

Feature

Nigeria: An African opportunity with giant potential

Politics, corruption and security issues mar the happy picture of Nigeria’s considerable upturn, finds Gavin Hinks

28 Apr 2014

Interview

Interview: Arm Holdings CFO Tim Score

ARM Holdings’ CFO Tim Score explains the finance function’s contribution to a very British success story

23 Apr 2014

Opinion

What’s ahead for Apple’s new CFO, Luca Maestri

Apple’s new CFO will have to deal with the tech giant's massive cash reserves, as well as building a strong finance team in the first 100 days

22 Apr 2014

Digital edition

Financial Director April 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

28 Mar 2014

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

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New masterclasses: FRS 102/cashflow/small biz accounting

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

Latest Opinion

Predicting the future is a job for soothsayers, not directors

There is too much volatility in world markets for predictions more than 12 months hence to be anything other than guesswork

Agrarian revolution: The Rural Payments Agency's accounts

The Rural Payments Agency's FD talks of its successful efforts to avoid another set of qualified accounts

The sharing economy has gone mainstream

Big businesses would be foolish to ignore the growing sense that the sharing economy has gone mainstream, writes John Hawksworth

Latest Analysis

New AA FD will hope governance potholes are filled

With AA CFO Andy Boland to leave the newly-listed business alongside the departure of its CEO, will governance concerns be answered prior to a new finance chief's arrival?

Betfair dragged into true and fair row

Investor group uses Betfair as example of disconnect between law and accounting rules

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