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FatFace CFO departs following IPO u-turn

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

07 Aug 2014

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Former Tesco CFO Higginson to take Morrisons chair

Former Tesco finance chief leaves Poundland chair role for Morrisons

29 Jul 2014

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UPDATE: Tesco's Marks & Spencer CFO swoop confirmed

M&S's Alan Stewart lined up by Tesco to take charge of finance

10 Jul 2014

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Ted Baker group FD tries COO role on for size

Fashion retailer Ted Baker promotes Lindsay Page to chief operating officer; retains FD role

10 Jul 2014

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La Senza goes into administration

PwC appointed as lingerie chain goes into administration for second time in two years

02 Jul 2014

News

Tesco loses divisional FD to New Look

Mike Iddon leaves Tesco to join New Look two months after CFO Laurie McIlwee announced decision to step down

06 Jun 2014

News

Next's veteran FD to retire after 28 years

David Keens is to retire as Next Group FD in March 2015

27 May 2014

Analysis

Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

Laurie McIlwee resigns as Tesco FD amid speculation of rift with chief executive and investor unrest

07 Apr 2014

News

Tesco preparing for exit of CFO Laurie McIlwee

Tesco paving the way for departure of CFO, according to reports

11 Mar 2014

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Bankers preparing £5bn debt deal for Morrisons sale

Lenders are preparing debt financing packages to support a possible sale of supermarket chain Wm Morrison, reports claim

20 Feb 2014

Opinion

Predictive selling to become part and parcel of commerce

Amazon is pioneering predictive selling, but will it work?

04 Feb 2014

News

Ex-Burberry CFO Stacey Cartwright to become Harvey Nichols chief exec

Cartwright joins luxury fashion chain Harvey Nichols on February 17

09 Jan 2014

Analysis

More to do as Debenhams CFO moves on

Investors question whether CFO's departure is key to the retailer's turnaround

06 Jan 2014

News

Debenhams CFO departs as tough trading hits home

Days after a profit warning, Simon Herrick steps down from the high street retail giant

02 Jan 2014

Analysis

Analysis: Asda's new CFO to spearhead expansion strategies

Alex Russo's background in retail growth will be leveraged at Asda, which is looking to expand on several fronts

17 Dec 2013

News

AS2013: Business rates don’t go far enough

Business rates will be capped and relief given to SME in Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2013

News

CFO leaves New Look in pursuit of portfolio career

Alastair Miller steps down as New Look CFO after 13 years at the fashion retailer

13 Nov 2013

News

Retail industry appoints EY in business rates review

EY appointed to review business rates and recommend changes

24 Oct 2013

News

Tesco FD on receiving end of shareholder criticism

Tesco management under fire as shock central Europe profit slump questioned

15 Oct 2013

Analysis

Pennycook returns to frontline

Ex-Morrisons FD brings valuable turnaround experience to crisis-hit Co-op Group

19 Jun 2013

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Latest Opinion

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

Geopolitical threats endanger growth prospects

New geopolitical threats are accentuating concerns that the global economy may be facing a prolonged period of low growth

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

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FRC nears end of Sisyphean task of implementing going concern

The FRC’s third set of going concern proposals attempted a compromise. Naomi Rainey looks at the corporate and investor positions

IFRS 9 leaves much open to interpretation

Judgement will play a key part in implementing new financial instruments standards, finds Richard Crump

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