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A new attraction to employee share plans

Rules changes have the potential to make employee share plans attractive to more private companies. Robert Postlethwaite explains the main changes

04 Nov 2014

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CFO departs as Rolls-Royce announces job cuts

Mark Morris steps down as CFO amid financial turbulence at world's second-largest maker of jet engines

05 Nov 2014

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Dew drops into FD role at Kier with 'relevant City experience'

Dew joins a resurgent Kier riding high on wave of optimism as turnover leaps by 50%

27 Oct 2014

Audit and risk committees must share greater responsibilities

FERMA and ECIIA outline need for collaboration between audit and risk committees following EU directive

22 Oct 2014

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

17 Oct 2014

FRC reaches compromise rather than consensus over going concern

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

03 Oct 2014

Micro-reporting gets smaller

A less onerous reporting standard regime looks set to benefit small entities, says Chris Warmall

25 Sep 2014

Macro View: Exuberant markets continue to defy mounting threats

Interest and deposit rates are at rock bottom, as a cautious approach is taken to improving markets

24 Sep 2014

No relief of payment obligations for third-party users

The use of third-party service providers does not relieve companies from payment card industry compliance obligations

24 Sep 2014

Betfair dragged into true and fair row

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

18 Sep 2014

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

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

13 Aug 2014

IFRS 9 leaves much open to interpretation

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

11 Aug 2014

Doubtful country-by-country tax disclosures will become norm

Barclays leads the way in first country-by-country report, but widespread adoption remains unlikely, finds Calum Fuller

11 Aug 2014

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

10 Jul 2014

Opposing claims in Scotland debate leaving companies in limbo

Business left in limbo over conflicting official figures on Scotland’s potential independence, writes Calum Fuller

13 Jun 2014

Interserve FD sets out sustainability progress

Interserve FD Tim Haywood tells Financial Director why finance is leading the company’s sustainability efforts

11 Jun 2014

Andy Halford: Standard Chartered's eyebrow-raising choice

Analysts question the former Vodafone FD's credentials in directing the embattled bank

10 Jun 2014

Analysis: A crackdown on business opacity

New public register on company ownership will track who ultimately owns and controls UK companies

02 Jun 2014

Regulators publish new global revenue accounting standard

Way companies account for revenue overhauled by global and US standard setters, in major step towards creating a converged set of international accounting rules

29 May 2014

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A new attraction to employee share plans

Rules changes have the potential to make employee share plans attractive to more private companies. Robert Postlethwaite explains the main changes

CFO departs as Rolls-Royce announces job cuts

Mark Morris steps down as CFO amid financial turbulence at world's second-largest maker of jet engines

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