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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

Andy Halford is group CFO at Vodafone and chairman of the Hundred Group

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

Opinion

Career ladder pitfalls

The career paths of new and aspiring FDs will bear little resemblance to those of their predecessors

16 Jan 2014

Analysis

All the way to the top

The step up the career ladder to finance director can be tricky, writes Calum Fuller

16 Jan 2014

Special

The 2014 FD Salary Survey

In Financial Director’s annual salary survey, we reveal the top earners and biggest bonuses among FTSE 350 finance directors

16 Jan 2014

Feature

Like its 1999: FD looks back at predictions it made 15 years ago

Was the FD’s world of 2014 easy to predict in 1999? Andrew Sawers looks back at when Financial Director looked forwards

16 Jan 2014

Interview

Interview: Xchanging CFO David Bauernfeind

Xchanging’s CFO, David Bauernfeind, is in the middle of a major organisational transformation while managing the demands and pressures of a listed company

16 Jan 2014

Opinion

Editor's letter: Beans and peanuts

Our 2014 FD salary survey shows average total pay has crept down

16 Jan 2014

News

Meddings to step down from Standard Chartered FD role

Richard Meddings to leave Standard Chartered, as the bank begins undertaking for major reorganisation

09 Jan 2014

News

Tech CFOs paid less than in other sectors

CFOs of AIM technology firms received an average total package equating to £192,000 - substantially below the whole AIM market average of £469,000

02 Dec 2013

Interview

Interview: Hailo FD Nick Lally

Hailo FD Nick Lally explains how he has knocked the black cab app developer’s back-office systems into shape

25 Nov 2013

Upcoming Events

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Financial Director event: Driving business decisions by interpreting data

Analysing Excellence: How CFOs can drive business decisions by interpreting data

Latest Opinion

Fifa must red-card its old-fashioned governance structure

Fifa's current governance arrangements have proved unable to deliver effective leadership, accountability, transparency, clean business practices and public confidence

Old technologies struggle to meet new demands

Old systems and technology can never scale to meet new demands, writes Peter Cochrane

Off Balance: Short stuff signals end for Gowex

Short seller Gotham City seemed pretty much spot on with Gowex, Off Balance notes...

Latest Analysis

Governments told to grasp nettle on accrual accounting

Governments failed to address deficiencies in public sector cash-based accounting that were exposed by the sovereign debt crisis

Key pre-pack measures are unworkable

Teresa Graham’s pre-pack recommendations are in the right spirit but are unworkable, insolvency practitioners tell Accountancy Age

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