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Babcock promotes financial controller to CFO

Babcock International Group financial controller replaces FD, who leaves to

30 Jul 2014

The invisible businessman

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Off Balance: Tesco's case of the 'invisible' CFO

Tesco's newly appointed CFO has mysteriously disappeared

29 Jul 2014

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Former Tesco CFO Higginson to take Morrisons chair

Former Tesco finance chief leaves Poundland chair role for Morrisons

29 Jul 2014

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CFO departure casts shadow over Pace profits

Pace CFO Roddy Murray announced immediate departure as company delivers better-than-expected profits

29 Jul 2014

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Mothercare CFO resigns as US rival scraps takeover bid

Matt Smith resigns as Mothercare CFO as US rival pulls plug on takeover bid

28 Jul 2014

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UK economy passes pre-crisis peak with growth of 0.8% in Q2

The UK economy expands 0.2% past its original peak

25 Jul 2014

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Ex-Virgin Atlantic CFO joins Rentokil board

Julie Southern, former CFO of Sir Richard Branson's airline, joins Rentokil

23 Jul 2014

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Lib Dems to open up companies' gender pay gap data

Liberal Democrats announce large companies will be compelled to publish gender pay data as part of drive to eliminate pay gap should they win next election

21 Jul 2014

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Darty FD to leave after Paris HQ move

Dominic Platt to leave retailer Darty after helping move support functions to Paris, from London

21 Jul 2014

Blog

Off Balance: FRC loves Mark 'Amour' Armour. Fact

Financial Director's 'back page' look at the FRC's love-tinged typo

17 Jul 2014

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Former Rothschild FD takes 3i non-exec role

Sir Adrian Montague (pictured) welcomes Caroline Banszky's appointment as a non-executive director

17 Jul 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

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API Group FD heads to McBride

'Seasoned CFO' Chris Smith joins McBride as company embarks on strategic review

15 Jul 2014

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AIB names Richard Pym as next chairman

British banker and former CFO Richard Pym joins Allied Irish Banks as chairman

14 Jul 2014

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British Land's Bell part of revamped Rotork governance

Lucinda Bell joins Rotork as a non-executive, as manufacturer continues to update its board

11 Jul 2014

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FRC reaches settlement with former Bradford & Bingley FD

CIMA member Chris Willford to pay £13,000 fine for his role in bank’s 2008 bailout

10 Jul 2014

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UPDATE: Tesco's Marks & Spencer CFO swoop confirmed

M&S's Alan Stewart lined up by Tesco to take charge of finance

10 Jul 2014

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Ted Baker group FD tries COO role on for size

Fashion retailer Ted Baker promotes Lindsay Page to chief operating officer; retains FD role

10 Jul 2014

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St Ives CFO to take reins as CEO steps down

Matt Armitage will replace Patrick Martell as chief executive at the marketing and publishing group

10 Jul 2014

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Internal audit body calls for better business culture oversight

Companies under greater pressure to improve corporate behaviour, body says

07 Jul 2014

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Latest Opinion

Fifa must red-card its old-fashioned governance structure

Fifa's current governance arrangements have proved unable to deliver effective leadership, accountability, transparency, clean business practices and public confidence

Old technologies struggle to meet new demands

Old systems and technology can never scale to meet new demands, writes Peter Cochrane

Off Balance: Short stuff signals end for Gowex

Short seller Gotham City seemed pretty much spot on with Gowex, Off Balance notes...

Latest Analysis

Governments told to grasp nettle on accrual accounting

Governments failed to address deficiencies in public sector cash-based accounting that were exposed by the sovereign debt crisis

Key pre-pack measures are unworkable

Teresa Graham’s pre-pack recommendations are in the right spirit but are unworkable, insolvency practitioners tell Accountancy Age

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