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Interview: Eat CFO Strahan Wilson

Eat CFO Strahan Wilson discusses the pressures of London’s food-to-go market and building up a finance function’s IT capabilities

20 Nov 2014

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Interview: CBI finance and facilities chief Nigel Hopkins

Under the remit of its recently appointed finance chief, the CBI has devolved budget responsibilities and identified key priorities for the upcoming year – and completed an all-important office move on time and on budget

23 Oct 2014

Interview

Interview: Hadlow College FD Mark Lumsdon-Taylor

Hadlow College FD Mark Lumsdon-Taylor has managed to turn the organisation around – and has done so with such success that it has made its first acquisition

23 Oct 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

Interview

Interview: Nisa FD Simon Webster

Nisa FD Simon Webster discusses the transition taking place at the retail consortium, and how the Icelandic bank crash in 2008 nearly saw his previous employer hit the wall

18 Sep 2014

News

Corac COO renews CFO responsibilities

Mark Crawford to increase COO role with CFO responsibilities, following Jon Carter's departure from Corac

09 Sep 2014

Feature

The Millennial Code: Getting the most out of Generation Y

It’s not all Rickrolling and LOLcats: Millennial workers are key to the future of finance and understanding them is essential to unlocking their value

28 Aug 2014

Interview

Interview: Guardian Media Group CFO Darren Singer

Losses keep racking up at the Guardian, but, explains CFO Darren Singer, the publisher is on course to become a sustainable, global business

21 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

News

Accountants have itchy feet despite 5% pay rise

Many accountants looking to move in the next 12 months, despite seeing their salary and bonus increase

30 Jun 2014

Analysis

Andy Halford: Standard Chartered's eyebrow-raising choice

Analysts question the former Vodafone FD's credentials in directing the embattled bank

10 Jun 2014

News

Hiring intentions set to hit record level

Strong business sentiment sees hiring intentions approaching 2007 levels, BDO's latest Business trends survey finds

09 Jun 2014

Interview

Interview: Infor global CFO Nicole Anasenes

Infor's new CFO, Nicole Anasenes, explains how a career at IBM forged her views on the role of finance

21 May 2014

News

Skills shortage threatens UK's growth plans

UK business leaders concerned that they will truggle to find the right people to help them grow, finds PwC

20 May 2014

Interview

Interview: IG CFO Christopher Hill

Christopher Hill, CFO of IG, tells Financial Director why finance sits at the heart of governance at the FTSE 350 CFD company

14 May 2014

Interview

Interview: RWE Npower CFO Jens Madrian

Jens Madrian, CFO of RWE Npower, explains why IT investments in the energy company’s billing system is a critical business issue

28 Apr 2014

Feature

Book Extract: Corporate Escape - The Rise of the New Entrepreneur

Corporate Escape is written by Maite Barón, CEO of The Corporate Escape, a consultancy that provides support to those looking to achieve success and happiness outside the world of big business

07 Apr 2014

News

FD remuneration remains steady in 2014 across the UK

Finance directors salary remains steady with slight increase in the last year

25 Mar 2014

News

Women believe there is no work equality

With International Women's Day on 8 March, global PwC research shows that bias in the workplace towards men is still rife across the world

07 Mar 2014

Interview

Interview: Go-Ahead FD Keith Down

The group FD of bus and rail operator Go-Ahead discusses how to find a balanced approach when focusing on several business aspects – and how he’s helping build a super franchise

26 Feb 2014

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Latest Opinion

Macro View: Global markets witness big setbacks as yields fall

It would be complacent to conclude that the recent rout was a trivial blip. European stock markets still show net falls

Cameron's posturing putting the UK economy at risk

David Cameron is refusing to admit the unpopular truth that both immigration and the EU have provided big benefits to the UK

Computers and the internet surpass inventions of the past

Has a single invention since 1970 has been worth a dime? The short answer is ‘yes’

Latest Analysis

Employment Appeal Tribunal alters holiday costs for employers

Employers will need to make provisions for increased costs in light of holiday pay ruling, writes John Harding

CFO departs as Rolls-Royce announces job cuts

Mark Morris steps down as CFO amid financial turbulence at world's second-largest maker of jet engines

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