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Procurement's new value proposition

If procurement is to become more aligned to strategic goals, technical competencies must be complemented by soft skills, such as communication

16 Jan 2014

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Opinion

Tackling late payment: An overdue consideration

To effectively tackle late payments companies should first understand the real root cause of the issue

25 Nov 2013

Feature

Horsemeat scandal: The meat of the matter

The horsemeat scandal scandal has exposed the risks of relying on intricate supply chains, writes Gavin Hinks

27 Mar 2013

Feature

Outsourcing financial services is an accident waiting to happen

The collapse of Mouchel brought the pitfalls to outsourcing financial services into stark relief, writes Peter Bateman

28 Nov 2012

Feature

Fleet management: The price of fuel

With the price of fuel on the rise, FDs need to be savvy about making savings on their fleet costs, writes Catherine Chetwynd

26 Jan 2012

Feature

Flexible working space

Flexible working, technology and demographics are all having a huge impact on commercial property decisions. More dynamic workplace options are emerging, says John Gotley

04 Oct 2011

Research

Ones to Watch: Celebrating achievements in the finance profession

Loraine Woodhouse, FD at Hobbs, and Paul Venables, FD at Hays, have been named in Expense Reduction Analysts Ones to Watch initiative

12 Jul 2011

Feature

New lease of life: build a better property profile

The fall-out from a poor property acquisition can seriously impact a company’s balance sheet. But there are alternatives, says John Henniker-Gotley

10 Jun 2011

Opinion

Walking away from the banks

The Financial Director survey on bank relationships suggests there is something really rotten with the state of banking today. But rather than vote with their feet, it’s up to FDs to take the upper hand

07 Jun 2011

News

BT cements long term IT outsourcing deal with UK government

Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude gives green light to efficiency plans

15 Oct 2010

Analysis

Procurement persuasion is vital to cost management success

Finance directors need to get buy-in from procurement and the board that they can, and will, lead cost management in years to come

27 Sep 2010

Feature

Sustainable procurement functions in the face of recession

How do you find savings in an already squeezed business – then get non-financial functions on board to help you make them sustainable beyond recession?

20 Dec 2009

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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

A current account concern

Britain’s ballooning balance of payments deficit – grounds for concern?

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

Numerous geopolitical tensions endanger recovery

Heightened geopolitical tensions could derail the recovery unless they are managed carefully. The most acute threat is the impasse in Ukraine

Latest Analysis

Transfer pricing: a necessary evil?

Transfer pricing has received a great deal of bad press recently, but it is a useful tool for international businesses, says Lucas Bastin

Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

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

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