Divisional John Wood Group CFO to step up after Semple departure

David Kemp to take John Wood Group CFO role when Alan Semple steps down next May

21 Nov 2014

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Towergate admits to operational cash flow "uncertainties"

Bondholder report shows insurance broker's net cash outflow of £59m before financing

20 Nov 2014

Ex-KPMGer takes CFO role as Chinese online gambling looms

Clive Hyman takes PCGE CFO role as company looks to grab a slice of the online Chinese gambling market

20 Nov 2014

Marks & Spencer goes shopping for John Lewis CFO

Highly-rated John Lewis group finance director Helen Weir defects to rival Marks & Spencer in lead up to crucial trading period

18 Nov 2014

FD of Scandal-hit Quindell quits

Quindell finance director Laurence Moorse exits the board a day after joint broker Canaccord Genuity ends its relationship with the business

18 Nov 2014

Ex-StanChart FD joins Legal & General board

Richard Meddings joins the Legal & General board as a non-executive director

17 Nov 2014

AA anoints Clarke as new CFO

Ex-private equity executive at Perima - which jointly owned the AA for 10 years since 2004 - will take over from Andy Boland

14 Nov 2014

G4S share price falls after fake website and trade update dupes investors

The troubled firm saw its shares plunge by 3.5% to 266p before making a slight recovery

13 Nov 2014

ICAEW calls for fundamental changes in corporate governance

The institute slammed the debate around corporate governance as being "too focused on boards" and "unable to address current concerns about company culture and behaviour"

12 Nov 2014

FRC consults on new interim reporting requirements

FRC to scrap half-yearly financial reports and preliminary announcements in favour of new requirements based on international rules around interim reporting

12 Nov 2014

Capita FD to step down after 19 years

Gordon Hurst to leave Capita group FD role in February; Nick Greatorex to step up

12 Nov 2014

Diageo ends 17-year audit relationship with KPMG

PwC replaces KPMG as auditors of FTSE 100 drinks manufacturor Diageo

11 Nov 2014

CFOs’ satisfaction with function’s performance at three-year high

CFOs displaying greater confidence and more prominent role in business strategy, Accenture research finds

11 Nov 2014

Legal IT specialist appoints McNaughton as first FD

SproutIT looks to push further growth with Angela McNaughton as its first finance director

11 Nov 2014

Wave of class action lawsuits set to hit Tesco

Around five US law firms are already considering launching class actions against the supermarket chain after £263m of accounting irregularities were exposed in September

10 Nov 2014

£1.5bn writedown sees Serco go cap in hand to the market

Outsourcer faces huge writedown; covenant negotiations; and rights issue as poor contract controls and strategic blunders take their toll

10 Nov 2014

CBI: Cut employee’s National Insurance and up free childcare

Employee's National Insurance threshold should rise to £10,500, the CBI claims

10 Nov 2014

New FD as Arena Group outlines growth acceleration

Document management business recruits FD Francis Fitzpatrick

06 Nov 2014

European goodwill impairments fall by 25% in 2013, study reveals

The 2014 European Goodwill Impairment study, prepared by the global valuation and corporate finance advisor, shows a general improvement in the financial health of European companies in 2013, with goodwill impairments declining by 25% from previous year

05 Nov 2014

EY ends Deloitte's 14-year audit role at RBS

The bank announced that EY had wrested the account from incumbent Deloitte, which has been the institution's auditor fore the last 14 years

05 Nov 2014

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