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UK enters two-speed jobs market

Competition for skilled finance professionals has increased over the last year

03 Apr 2014

Sterling

News

FTSE 100 bonuses fall for third consecutive year

New BIS pay disclosure rules sees bonuses reduced and pay frozen for FTSE 100 executives

01 Apr 2014

Opinion

Markets ignoring warning signs at their peril

Even if a new European conflict involving Russia can be avoided, the global recovery is facing serious challenges

24 Mar 2014

Opinion

Markets worried about China's slowdown

Nervousness has been linked to Federal Reserve tapering and signs that Chinese growth is slowing. But this is unlikely to produce a market rout

26 Feb 2014

Opinion

Carney's forward guidance replaced by traditional policymaking

The Bank of England has returned to a more traditional style of policymaking, writes George Buckley

14 Feb 2014

News

UK business confidence at record high

Confidence among UK businesses reaches highest point in 22 years, BDO report finds

10 Feb 2014

News

Cautious start to New Year as risks are still lurking

2014 may prove a bumpier year than many now anticipate, and making money will be more difficult in 2014 than in 2013

16 Jan 2014

News

Period of non-exec pay rises comes to an end

Median base fee level for FTSE 100 non-executive directors falls for first time in five years

13 Jan 2014

Analysis

Government gets tough on employment of illegal workers

The government aims to get tough on rogue employers with changes to the prevention of illegal working regime, writes Natasha Chell

25 Nov 2013

Analysis

Government launches review of zero-hours contracts

The government is reviewing the use of zero-hours contracts, which is likely to lead to rule changes, finds Kim Hoque

24 Sep 2013

Opinion

Carney's forward guidance takes a backward step

Critics are already picking holes in Mark Carney’s forward guidance policy

13 Sep 2013

News

Employee benefits must be overhauled to protect workers

Employee benefits must be overhauled as they have failed to adapt to a changing workforce leaving workers financially exposed, a report has urged

05 Jun 2013

Feature

Age presents challenges for a changing workforce

Employers should use existing performance management systems to proactively address concerns with employees - regardless of age, writes Rebecca Harding-Hill and Elin Hannah

21 Mar 2013

Event

FD Evening with Unum

Join us at the FD Evening with Unum – 25th April Soho Hotel, London. The theme is ‘getting value from your benefits programme’

11 Apr 2012

Special

Trend setters

An already difficult-to-predict workforce has only got more complicated. This has spurred a genuine revival in analytics, finds Peter Crush

22 Feb 2012

Analysis

Regulations to hike cost of temp workers

Regulations coming into force in October will give agency workers unprecedented new rights that could end up costing businesses, writes James Wilders

04 Aug 2011

Opinion

The FD blog: Amid budget pain, councils are devaluing their FDs

Our latest In The National Interest blog from the public sector shows FDs being laid off or having their opinion devalued

14 Mar 2011

News

Bell is new British Land FD

Deputy FD takes over in May after almost 20 years with the business

11 Mar 2011

Upcoming Events

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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

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

IRIS Software's CFO on how it stayed afloat during the floods

Mark Lewis explains the lessons learned in coping with the floods at a key time of year for customers

Editor's letter: Being an FD's a risky business

When you're surrounded by risk, how do you manage it?...and what about the known unknowns?

Latest Analysis

Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

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

Crowd control the focus of new funding rules

New crowdfunding rules will improve access to finance through schemes like EIS, writes Matthew Phillips

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