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Piranie reverses decision to leave Nottingham for Skipton

FD Ashraf Piranie is now staying put despite announcing he was set to head up the M1 to Skipton in March after seven years at the mutual

29 Jan 2015

E.ONs Scroby Sands offshore wind farm

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Green Investment Bank adds CFO to management team

Green Investment Bank promotes risk officer Peter Knott to CFO as it moves beyond start-up phase

27 Jan 2015

News

Shaft Sinkers CFO & CEO leave as company defaults on loan

Shares plunge as Shaft Sinkers reveals exec departures and loan default

12 Jan 2015

Analysis

Slow and steady wins the IFRS 9 race

With a complex transition period ahead and the deadline for mandatory compliance set for 1 January 2018, financial services firms need to start thinking about the new standard now

16 Dec 2014

Interview

Year ahead Q&A: Mike Brierley, CFO, Metro Bank

In the second of a series of CFO interviews, Mike Brierley, CFO of Metro Bank, outlines the key challenges he will be grappling with in 2015

27 Nov 2014

News

Santander CFO takes the chief executive role

José Antonio Álvarez named CEO of Santander Group, replacing Javier Marín

25 Nov 2014

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EY ends Deloitte's 14-year audit role at RBS

The bank announced that EY had wrested the account from incumbent Deloitte, which has been the institution's auditor fore the last 14 years

05 Nov 2014

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MPs blast KPMG over failings at Co-op Bank

KPMG, the FSA and Co-op Bank leadership criticised for role in 'sorry tale' of failing to discover accounting black hole sooner

23 Oct 2014

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Piranie to join Skipton Building Society as group FD

Piranie will be heading up the M1 to Skipton after seven years at the mutual

17 Oct 2014

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Punch finally seals 'critical' refinancing

Debt for equity swap agreed with bondholders, including RBS and Lloyds, wiping £600m of debt off its books

08 Oct 2014

Feature

30 years of FD: The shape of things to come

The Financial Director editorial team make some loose predictions about how the profession will change over the next 15 years

29 Sep 2014

Interview

Interview: Metro Bank CFO Michael Brierley

Metro Bank CFO Michael Brierley tells Financial Director how the bank is shaking up the established order

19 Sep 2014

News

No difference between big banks, say UK SMEs

Britain's SMEs notice little or no difference in the service they receive from the biggest banks

16 Sep 2014

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Pennycook named chief of Co-op

One of the UK's most senior finance professionals confirmed as Co-op chief, after 15 months as interim head

05 Sep 2014

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Punch gains more support in restructuring bid

Pub group inches towards the requisite number of shareholders onside to allow it to financially restructure

05 Sep 2014

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Financial uncertainty pervades university FDs

Higher educations FDs torn between spending and investment, against uncertainty in the sector, Deloitte finds

02 Sep 2014

News

Punch outlines share dilution survival plan

Major restructuring of debt outlined by Punch, which will leave shareholders with 15% equity

19 Aug 2014

Analysis

IFRS 9 leaves much open to interpretation

Judgement will play a key part in implementing new financial instruments standards, finds Richard Crump

11 Aug 2014

Analysis

Doubtful country-by-country tax disclosures will become norm

Barclays leads the way in first country-by-country report, but widespread adoption remains unlikely, finds Calum Fuller

11 Aug 2014

News

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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The CFO Agenda 2015

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Latest Opinion

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

SMEs bear the brunt of the toxic forex double whammy

It's horrifying that SMEs are unwittingly being sucked into the complicated machinations of the foreign exchange markets

Editor's letter: CFOs to be digitally 'challenged'

Boards desperately require digital expertise - but can CFOs fill the gap, and do they want to?

Latest Analysis

Balfour Beatty takes hit as it looks to follow KPMG turnaround plan

KPMG's review of Balfour Beatty sees the construction business

Balfour Beatty's clawback from brink gathers pace with new CFO appointment

Harrison has been poached from travel firm, Hogg Robinson, and will take up his new role, a seat on the board and £400,000 basic salary, later this year

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