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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

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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

Feature

Cyber security: the weakest link in M&A transactions

Regular audits of cyber security and the security of potential acquisition partners should be at the very heart of the M&A due diligence process

22 Apr 2014

Opinion

What’s ahead for Apple’s new CFO, Luca Maestri

Apple’s new CFO will have to deal with the tech giant's massive cash reserves, as well as building a strong finance team in the first 100 days

22 Apr 2014

News

Microsoft brings Office tools Word, Excel and PowerPoint to iPad

Firm finally succumbs to market strength of Apple's iPad

28 Mar 2014

Feature

Don’t wake the cyber shark

The cyber threat to business is growing at all levels, but what’s finance’s role in mitigating the risk? asks Calum Fuller

26 Mar 2014

Opinion

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

25 Mar 2014

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Business Finance Awards 2015

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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

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

Latest Analysis

FRC reaches compromise rather than consensus over going concern

The certainty investors are looking for may still elude them under revised going concern guidance

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

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