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Logica CFO Seamus Keating

Interview

Interview: Seamus Keating, Logica CFO

Logica has scaled back plans for world domination. But a shift in focus has not dimmed CFO Seamus Keating’s desire to be number one

05 Jul 2010

Wembley Stadium before kick-off

Feature

Alex Horne, acting CEO, Football Association

Alex Horne is saving the blushes of a disorderly Football Association – again. Lucy Quinton and Melanie Stern examine his third crack at the acting CEO job

26 Apr 2010

Analysis

Wolseley ousts Steve Webster from post

Steve Webster led an acquisition frenzy at plumbing group Wolseley ­ but was cut loose when the money and deals dried up. We look back at his tenure

22 Feb 2010

Feature

High flyer – BA's Keith Williams revisited

A key player in the merger of the UK’s national carrier with Iberia – tipped to succeed Willie Walsh as CEO – British Airways CFO Keith Williams is relied on to make the numbers work in 2010

25 Jan 2010

Feature

Third watch: a look back at Financial Director's public sector FD interviews

While the commercial sector has received more attention in the past 25 years of FD interviews, there have been many remarkable stories in the not-for-profit sector.

23 Feb 2009

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Leader: Reporting watchdog needs sharper teeth

The FRC must be granted powers to compel companies to give it access to internal documents, rather than the voluntary basis that currently exists

Implications from Scotland's ‘No' stretch far beyond the UK

With uncertainty over Scotland's future removed, the Bank of England can think more clearly about the timing of the first policy tightening

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

Latest Analysis

FRC reaches compromise rather than consensus over going concern

The certainty investors are looking for may still elude them under revised going concern guidance

Tesco's fall from grace compounded by accounting blunder

Tesco's accounting debacle has set the supermarket back a long way, but does it have the wherewithal to bounce back? asks Chris Warmoll

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