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Wheel of Fortune: The Audit Fees Survey 2014

Auditor-client relationships have undergone great change. Richard Crump looks at the impact on fees in the latest Financial Director audit survey

26 Feb 2014

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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

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Surviving the bear market: Recession Strategy Survey

The economy may be starting to get back on track, but how have UK businesses kept themselves afloat in the meantime? asks Kevin Reed

24 Sep 2013

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REL Working Capital Survey 2013

Working capital has risen up the agenda of Europe’s largest companies, but represents little more than a token effort, finds Richard Crump

27 Aug 2013

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Finance Network 2013: Degrees of separation

Kevin Reed and Calum Fuller explore the links between finance executives in the FTSE 100

27 Aug 2013

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The Financial Director 2013 Audit Survey

The Financial Director audit survey shows the Big Four has maintained its stranglehold on the audit market. But for how long? asks Richard Crump

22 Feb 2013

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Auto-enrolment: The employer’s nightmare?

Finance directors are at risk of sleepwalking into an auto-enrolment disaster, writes Anthony Harrington

27 Sep 2012

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Collateral damage

Push by the EU against derivatives trading opacity will hit pension funds, finds Anthony Harrington

27 Sep 2012

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Funds turn to non-cash assets

Use of non-cash assets to fund pension schemes is no longer the preserve of the FTSE 100, finds Richard Crump

27 Sep 2012

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The rising cost of sickness

Finance directors need incentives to stop short-term illness turning into something longer, writes Peter Crush

23 Feb 2012

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Swaps back in fashion

The stage is set for a flurry of longevity swaps in 2012, finds Anthony Harrington

22 Feb 2012

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Funds under pressure

High-yield bonds - a low-risk answer to the returns dilemma? Anthony Harrington reports

22 Feb 2012

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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

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FD Report: SME funding

Finance is the life blood of starting and growing a business. We look at whether banks’ attitudes towards lending have changed and if government initiatives will make a difference

15 Apr 2011

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Project Merlin is no magic fix to lending

Finance directors must better argue their case if they want help with credit

15 Apr 2011

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Lure of high-growth emerging markets is strong

The attraction of high returns must be tempered by the high risks they represent

24 Mar 2011

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Trade and investment whitepaper offers risk and reward

Will moves to help SMEs expand overseas encourage them to start exporting?

24 Mar 2011

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Business without borders

Experience managing a business abroad can give you a critical point of difference

24 Mar 2011

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Pension deficit reduction means less risk

De-risking is getting easier as scheme deficits begin to lessen in number

18 Feb 2011

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End of retirement age is an HR nightmare

Scrapping of the default retirement age raises a number of questions

18 Feb 2011

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Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

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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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