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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

Grounded Ryanair airplane

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Ryanair CFO checks out after 23 years

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

01 Jul 2014

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Law changes mean all employees can ask for flexible working

New rules allow all workers to request alternative hours

01 Jul 2014

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Drugmaker Shire in £241m tax boost

Shire receives tax boost amid takeover approach

01 Jul 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tate & Lyle recruits PepsiCo exec as CFO

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

24 Jun 2014

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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

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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

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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

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France leads business birth rates as BRICS growth slows

Gap between G7 and BRICS company growth narrows in 2012

17 Jun 2014

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RBS prepares to tender audit contract

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

16 Jun 2014

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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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