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Box to launch $250m IPO

Funds from IPO could be used for M&A, global expansion, data centre expansion or infrastructure improvement, CFO told Financial Director last year

25 Mar 2014

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Co-op Bank to raise £400m as losses widen

Co-operative Bank to launch £400m rights issue following discovery of costs related to past misconduct

24 Mar 2014

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BDO loses FTSE 250 Derwent London audit to PwC

PwC picks up the £300,000 audit of Derwent London from BDO

21 Mar 2014

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Autonomy’s Lynch claims HP ‘misleading’ its shareholders

Mike Lynch reignites war of words with HP boss Meg Whitman in open letter sent to HP shareholders

20 Mar 2014

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Cairn Energy takes a hit as it suspends share buy-back

Cairn Energy suspends share buy-back programme while it deals with an Indian tax dispute

19 Mar 2014

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COO role for Co-Op's Pennycook and annual report delayed

CFO Richard Pennycook given elevated role when he steps down as interim CEO, and company delays annual report by two weeks

19 Mar 2014

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Rio Tinto CFO raises fears of cost of new tax rules

Rio Tinto CFO concerned about compliance costs associated with new regulatory initiatives around worldwide tax reporting

18 Mar 2014

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Serco group CFO to quit following two profit warnings

Profit warnings and overcharging government scandal sees Andrew Jenner rumoured to step down from the company

17 Mar 2014

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Ex-Deloitte manager take CFO role at Air Partner

Former All Leisure group FD and ex-Deloitte manager Neil Morris takes interim CFO role at aviation business

17 Mar 2014

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'Worrying times' as HMRC withdraws firm's VCT status

HMRC withdraws VCT status of a company, following breach of investment rules

14 Mar 2014

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Tesco preparing for exit of CFO Laurie McIlwee

Tesco paving the way for departure of CFO, according to reports

11 Mar 2014

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Companies cash stacks grow after strong 2013

Companies who have seen cash build up have done so by an average 26%, according to Capita Asset Services/Financial Director survey

11 Mar 2014

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Deloitte propose rent reductions in LA Fitness CVA

Neville Kahn and Matt Smith reduce rent payments to rescue LA Fitness and LA Leisure

10 Mar 2014

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Schroders makes £15m tax provision

Fund manager sets aside £15m for potential tax fine from DOJ investigation

10 Mar 2014

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Barclays to end 120-year audit relationship with PwC

PwC being replaced as auditors of Barclays for first time since 1896

07 Mar 2014

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John Lewis DB scheme deficit hits £1bn

John Lewis Partnership's defined benefit pension scheme’s total accounting deficit hits £1bn results show

07 Mar 2014

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Premier Foods announces £1.1bn refinancing plan

Premier Foods launches £353m rights issue as part of a capital refinancing plan

04 Mar 2014

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Anglo-Eastern Plantations restates 2012 accounts

Palm oil producer Anglo-Eastern Plantations restates 2012 accounts after over-stating the fair value of its biological assets

03 Mar 2014

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Speedy Hire suffers £2.7m charge on accounting irregularities

Deloitte/Addleshaw Goddard review finds accounting irregularities deliberately undertaken by a small number of employees at Speedy Hire

03 Mar 2014

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Britvic FD quits to join AIM-listed Walker Greenbank

Mike Gant leaves FTSE 250 soft drinks group Britvic to join furnishings supplier Walker Greenbank as CFO

26 Feb 2014

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