ad

News / Company news

ted-baker

News

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

two businesspeople shaking hands

News

St Ives CFO to take reins as CEO steps down

Matt Armitage will replace Patrick Martell as chief executive at the marketing and publishing group

10 Jul 2014

News

Internal audit body calls for better business culture oversight

Companies under greater pressure to improve corporate behaviour, body says

07 Jul 2014

News

WH Smith drops Deloitte for PwC audit contract

The appointment is subject to shareholder approval at the 2015 AGM

07 Jul 2014

News

Deloitte loses out to KPMG in Arrow Group audit tender

Incumbent firm fails to win competitive tender after auditing company for five years and advising on IPO

03 Jul 2014

News

La Senza goes into administration

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

02 Jul 2014

News

Ryanair CFO checks out after 23 years

Howard Millar steps down as Ryanair CFO but will join board as non-exec

01 Jul 2014

News

Law changes mean all employees can ask for flexible working

New rules allow all workers to request alternative hours

01 Jul 2014

News

Drugmaker Shire in £241m tax boost

Shire receives tax boost amid takeover approach

01 Jul 2014

News

Marks & Spencer expands CFO remit amid board reshuffle

Alan Stewart takes responsibility for property as the business overhauls its divisional executive roles

01 Jul 2014

News

Work-life balance of most importance for one in ten accountants

Salary and career progression rated as top factors in choosing firms to work for

30 Jun 2014

News

Government scraps plans to relax DB pension rules

The DWP drops proposals due to lack of employer interest but pushes ahead with collective DC legislation

27 Jun 2014

News

ICAS: Government must address ‘debt shy’ SMEs

High-growth businesses are reluctant to access external finance, while credit policy initiatives target the wrong firms, study finds

25 Jun 2014

News

Hume appoints new FD and CEO as it seeks capital injection

Former FD at David Taylor Partnerships joins Hume Capital as asset manager seeks "significant" capital injection

24 Jun 2014

News

Tate & Lyle recruits PepsiCo exec as CFO

Nick Hampton to take over from Tim Lodge as CFO of Tate & Lyle

24 Jun 2014

News

Major UK companies line up 2017 for audit tenders

Johnson Matthey, Babcock International, Qinetiq and Big Yellow Group line up 2017 audit tenders, while 32Red swaps Grant Thornton for KPMG

20 Jun 2014

News

Croda FD Christie to leave after nine years

Sean Christie plans to step down next year as Croda FD to pursue a portfolio career

19 Jun 2014

News

Pensions body calls for employer support to manage DB run-off

More index-linked gilts should be issued to help sponsors with mature schemes, the NAPF says

19 Jun 2014

News

France leads business birth rates as BRICS growth slows

Gap between G7 and BRICS company growth narrows in 2012

17 Jun 2014

News

RBS prepares to tender audit contract

Bank will take contract to market later this year, having used Deloitte since 2000

16 Jun 2014

Upcoming Events

Business Finance Awards

7pm, Wed 11 Mar 2015

Business Finance Awards 2015

Financial Director is delighted to launch the Business Finance Awards 2015

Latest Opinion

Computers and the internet surpass inventions of the past

Has a single invention since 1970 has been worth a dime? The short answer is ‘yes’

The Secret FD on keeping it in the family

In a family business, how is it possible to perform the FD role properly and still remain on side with the family?

One code to rule them all: ICAEW calls for new approach to business behaviour

There needs to be a set of high-level, fundamental principles to promote a good culture of corporate governance

Latest Analysis

Employment Appeal Tribunal alters holiday costs for employers

Employers will need to make provisions for increased costs in light of holiday pay ruling, writes John Harding

Slow and steady wins the IFRS 9 race

With a complex transition period ahead and the deadline for mandatory compliance set for 1 January 2018, financial services firms need to start thinking about the new standard now

advertisement

Latest opportunities:

Find appointments

Search by job title, salary, or location - we only list senior financial roles