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Nisa's Simon Webster

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

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Blog

Off Balance: Getting too old to add

Off Balance raises concerns that a retiring CFO is replaced by someone older...

17 Sep 2014

News

blur appoint new financial frontman

Ex-Microsoft CFO Stephen Harvey appointed by s-commerce company blur

16 Sep 2014

News

USS hires Halliday as chief financial officer

Former Quaker Chemical Corporation global FD joins Universities Superannuation Scheme as CFO

16 Sep 2014

Analysis

New AA FD will hope governance potholes are filled

With AA CFO Andy Boland to leave the newly-listed business alongside the departure of its CEO, will governance concerns be answered prior to a new finance chief's arrival?

12 Sep 2014

News

Accountant jailed for swindling £100,000 from charity

Dominic Fox jailed for eight months after defrauding national charity

10 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

News

CFOs appointed to FRC advisory councils

Reporting watchdog makes raft of appointments to its accounting and assurance councils

04 Sep 2014

News

Ex-BBC CFO Zarin Patel resurfaces at Grass Roots

Zarin Patel, the BBC's longest-serving CFO, joins Grass Roots in the same role

26 Aug 2014

News

Wright builds career at architects Aukett Swanke

Beverley Wright to head the finance function at the newly-expanded architectural firm

22 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

News

Williams to lead Palletower's drive to enhance finance

Julia Williams to head up finance, as the business looks to the function to aid its commercial strategy

21 Aug 2014

News

Fenner division director handed group FD role

Current FD Richard Perry announces retirement from FTSE 250 company, with John Pratt set to replace him

19 Aug 2014

News

Deloitte CFO to step up after CEO Echevarria’s retirement

Frank Friedman will take the interim CEO post prior to elections to find Joe Echevarria's successor

18 Aug 2014

News

Essex fire authority discovers £15m accounts black hole

Authority and its auditors PwC and EY fail to identify £1.8m annual shortfall since 2006 accounting change

15 Aug 2014

News

Admiral promotes Geraint Jones to CFO

Owner of confused.com names new CFO as Kevin Chidwick focuses on role as CEO of Admiral's US insurance business

13 Aug 2014

News

Former Autonomy FD accuses HP of cover-up

Former Autonomy FD Sushovan Hussain hits back at claims he is a 'fraudster' and accuses HP of 'corrupt' cover-up

13 Aug 2014

News

Rupert Soames hires Aggreko lieutenant as Serco CFO

Angus Cockburn leaves Aggreko to join former boss at scandal-hit outsourcing group

12 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

FatFace CFO departs following IPO u-turn

Helen Cowing leaves retailer to 'pursue career opportunities elsewhere' months after planned flotation shelved

07 Aug 2014

Upcoming Events

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0930, Tue 26 Aug 2014

New masterclasses: FRS 102/cashflow/small biz accounting

Accountancy Age expands on last year's successful masterclasses with new series of courses

Latest Opinion

Agrarian revolution: The Rural Payments Agency's accounts

The Rural Payments Agency's FD talks of its successful efforts to avoid another set of qualified accounts

Is the Commonwealth good for British business?

Most research finds that being a former British colony has, at best, a neutral effect on economic growth

The Secret FD's moral dilemma over pre-pack administrations

Pre-pack administrations raise questions of morality and integrity for finance directors

Latest Analysis

New AA FD will hope governance potholes are filled

With AA CFO Andy Boland to leave the newly-listed business alongside the departure of its CEO, will governance concerns be answered prior to a new finance chief's arrival?

Betfair dragged into true and fair row

Investor group uses Betfair as example of disconnect between law and accounting rules

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