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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

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

News

FRC launches digital reporting project

FRC invites listed companies, investors and analysts to share views on use of digital media in corporate reporting

02 May 2014

News

Cyber attacks still costing businesses big

Eight-out-of-ten companies in the UK were affected by cyber attacks last year, the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has found

01 May 2014

Blog

Off Balance: Captain Obvious & the File-Sharers

Captain Obvious takes an disapproving glance at the latest statistical shenanigans contained to make their way to the inbox

28 Apr 2014

Opinion

Social media marketing can get lost in translation

There is money in data, if only the business world were better at exploiting the potential of social media

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

Event

FD Breakfast Briefing: Empowering modern finance

This briefing will outline how modern CFOs can adopt emerging technologies to develop new capabilities and transform the role of finance

22 Apr 2014

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Latest Opinion

Guest column: Gaining an R&D advantage

How developing your R&D can make all the difference in gaining a competitive edge

Tech: Ignoring an increasingly complex world is not an option

Making things simple has been a hallmark of our past, but it won’t do for the future

Editor's Letter: Devolution revolution

As the Scottish referendum came to a no vote, some might have assumed that meant it’s now business as usual. They would have been wrong

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

Dew drops into FD role at Kier with 'relevant City experience'

Dew joins a resurgent Kier riding high on wave of optimism as turnover leaps by 50%

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