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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

22 Oct 2014

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News

New Vue finance chief to help expansion drive

Experienced film finance chief Alison Cornwell is drafted in, as cinema chain Vue continues its acquisitive stance

21 Oct 2014

Blog

Off Balance: From number-crunching to berry-crushing

Stephen Marsh swaps his calculator for a still, as gin-distilling career takes off

21 Oct 2014

News

Shire loses finance chief to Severn Trent

UK drugmaker Shire to lose interim CFO to Severn Trent early next year

20 Oct 2014

News

Piranie to join Skipton Building Society as group FD

Piranie will be heading up the M1 to Skipton after seven years at the mutual

17 Oct 2014

News

Speedy Hire stabilises finance on board

Rental business appoints chair with CFO experience, while FC oversees finance function following FD's departure

16 Oct 2014

News

Poundland appoints two NEDs

Duo both set to join firm's audit, remuneration and nominations committees

15 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

Alfonso joins Low Carbon as new CFO

New CFO for energy investment company

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

HMRC CFO Simon Bowles resigns after six year stint

CFO to leave after six years, with HMRC's director of comms taking to the Sunday Telegraph's comment section to defend him

13 Oct 2014

News

National Express FD to join Croda

Jez Maiden to join specialist chemicals business Croda after six years at National Express

10 Oct 2014

Blog

Off Balance: Cleaner comes good at Adnams

Karen Hester wipes the floor with her logistical knowledge, according to Adnams' board

08 Oct 2014

News

Stearn returns to Berkeley as finance director

Richard Stearn rejoins Berkeley from Quintain Estates

07 Oct 2014

News

HP confirms plan to split business in two

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc to form new companies

07 Oct 2014

Interview

Q&A: Jat Brainch, CFO, Adapt

Time doesn't stand still at the cloud services provider, particularly when the local clock tower is chiming, says Jat Brainch

06 Oct 2014

Event

Business Finance Awards 2015

Financial Director is delighted to launch the Business Finance Awards 2015

02 Oct 2014

News

Wetherspoon finance chief joins Greene King as CFO

Kirk Davis joins Greene King from FTSE 250 pub chain JD Wetherspoon

02 Oct 2014

Blog

Off Balance: Rifici's high hopes as CFO

Co-founder of marijuana facility finds time to serve as CFO of Canadian Liberal Party

30 Sep 2014

News

Carillion finance chief leaves Wincanton board

Richard Adam quits after just three months, weeks after the collapse of Carillion's merger with Balfour Beatty

30 Sep 2014

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Latest 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

Implications from Scotland's ‘No' stretch far beyond the UK

With uncertainty over Scotland's future removed, the Bank of England can think more clearly about the timing of the first policy tightening

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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