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BoE: Low interest rates keep businesses afloat but hamper productivity

UK productivity growth remains 4% below pre-crisis peak

16 Jun 2014

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EY wins Dignity audit as PwC bows out over non-audit fees

Funeral provider caps non-audit fees at 50% of annual audit fee

13 Jun 2014

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‘Rushed’ IPOs resulting in poor quality listings

BlackRock’s James Macpherson warns standards in due diligence are slipping

11 Jun 2014

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Mills CNC finance director steps up to MD of 'new board'

Big changes afoot at machine tools operator sees Paul Hooper-Keeley named MD

11 Jun 2014

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Two chartered accountants join Hansteen board

Rebecca Worthington and Melvyn Egglenton join Hansteen board

10 Jun 2014

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Deloitte's new 65 partners signals largest expansion in a decade

The firm says the promotions reflect rising business confidence among clients

10 Jun 2014

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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

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Rotork ends 50 year audit relationship with KPMG

Rotork replaces KPMG as auditors with Deloitte

04 Jun 2014

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Recent IPO businesses set to join the FTSE 350

Pets at Home and Poundland set to join the FTSE 250, while 3i is lined up for a return to the FTSE 100

04 Jun 2014

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Howdens CFO named deputy CEO following company review

Mark Robson takes on day-to-day management of Howden Joinery Group following review of organisation, structure and capabilities

30 May 2014

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Konami books impairment charge after auditor discussion

Computer games business Konami takes impairment charge that equates to millions of pounds, after auditor talks

30 May 2014

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Next's veteran FD to retire after 28 years

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

27 May 2014

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Armour FD steps down after automotive sale

John Harris leaves Armour Group following sale of automotive division

27 May 2014

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Standard Life appoints Lloyd’s of London’s Luke Savage as CFO

Long standing Lloyd's of London FD joins Standard Life as CFO

23 May 2014

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Wonga CFO takes temporary charge of payday lender

CFO Tim Weller to take temporary charge of Wonga while a new CEO is sought

23 May 2014

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PwC replaces KPMG as Bunzl auditors

FTSE 100 outsourcer changes auditors after first tender in 28 years

20 May 2014

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Former Vodafone CFO Halford joins Standard Chartered

Andy Halford will join Standard Chartered on 16 June

19 May 2014

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Pfizer a tax risk, warns AstraZeneca chief executive

AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot in warning over Pfizer's tax strategy

16 May 2014

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UK Uncut warns Vodafone over ‘unpaid tax’

Telecoms group dismisses activists' claims as "myths and falsehoods"

16 May 2014

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Dixons' CFO to lead finance in Carphone Warehouse merger

Dixons CFO Humphrey Singer will lead the finance function of 'Dixons Carphone', if the merger is successful

15 May 2014

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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

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

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