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News

Oracle founder Larry Ellison steps down as CEO

Mark Hurd and CFO Safra Catz take the reins as Ellison focuses on product

19 Sep 2014

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Interview

Q&A: Keith Butcher, FD, Optimal Payments

Optimal Payments FD Keith Butcher on why to avoid telling the market what it wants to hear, rather than what you can actually deliver

09 Sep 2014

News

Investors urged to reject Betfair’s accounts

Pirc recommends investors reject Betfair's accounts after it paid illegal dividends out of capital between 2011 and 2013

04 Sep 2014

News

Former Autonomy FD accuses HP of cover-up

Former Autonomy FD Sushovan Hussain hits back at claims he is a 'fraudster' and accuses HP of 'corrupt' cover-up

13 Aug 2014

Feature

The CIOs that changed their colours to CFO

CIOs are starting to muscle in on the finance function and make the jump to CFO. Should finance chiefs be concerned? asks Calum Fuller

11 Aug 2014

Opinion

A clear and tangled vision to benefit from the cloud

Be innovative, brave and use a multitude of suppliers to make the cloud work effectively - and be safe, writes Peter Cochrane

04 Aug 2014

News

CFO departure casts shadow over Pace profits

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

29 Jul 2014

News

EY wins £2m Sage audit contract

PwC to step down as auditor for FTSE 100 software company after 26 years

28 Jul 2014

Feature

Dealing with IT suppliers: negotiating nous

Buying technology is one thing - outsourcing tehcnology requires even more rigour. Gavin Wakefield takes us through the key questions and pointers

09 Jul 2014

News

Skrill appoints Lebara Mobile CFO as next finance chief

David Carke, a former divisional CFO at PayPal, joins online payments service Skrill

07 Jul 2014

Event

How CFOs can drive business decisions by interpreting data

Join your peers for drinks, canapés and in depth discussion at what has quickly become the most talked about FD evening debate series in the UK

25 Jun 2014

News

Tech and creative industries key to London's growth

CBI/KPMG survey finds technology and creative industries will drive London's growth in the next five years

19 Jun 2014

News

Cyber crime biggest concern for UK businesses

Nearly three-quarters of UK businesses concerned about cyber crime, compared to almost half globally

12 Jun 2014

Opinion

Old technologies struggle to meet new demands

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

04 Jun 2014

News

Online accounting sees UK SMEs paid 23 days faster

Businesses paid 23 days quicker than in 2011, thanks in part to online accountancy software

29 May 2014

News

London ranked best financial capital in the world

UK capital knocks New York off top spot as world's best finance city, according to PwC report

20 May 2014

News

UK accounting watchdog launches C2000 probe

FRC probe follows conclusion of independent investigation into distributor's UK and European accounting practices

13 May 2014

News

Empowering modern finance: The CFO as technology evangelist

Modern CFOs adopting emerging technologies to transform the role of finance

13 May 2014

Feature

Physically protecting data - the forgotten IT security problem?

Firewalls, encryption ad passwords are all important - but what about the physical side of IT security? asks Jane Frost

07 May 2014

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0930, Tue 26 Aug 2014

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 Secret FD's moral dilemma over pre-pack administrations

Pre-pack administrations raise questions of morality and integrity for finance directors

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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