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UK accounting watchdog launches C2000 probe

FRC probe follows conclusion of independent investigation into distributor's UK and European accounting practices

13 May 2014

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Redhall's finance function review leads to £500k provision

Redhall Group take a £500k exceptional provision as it looks to improve finance function systems and controls

02 May 2014

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ARM Holdings CFO Tim Score to retire next May

Tim Score is to retire from ARM Holdings after 12 years with the company

01 May 2014

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Intertek CFO pitches up at Experian

Lloyd Pitchford leaves Intertek to join Experian

29 Apr 2014

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Flybe appoints former Unilever Switzerland finance chief as CFO

Philip de Klerk will joins Flybe as CFO from SABMiller no later than 1 November 2014

28 Apr 2014

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Starbucks relocates European headquarters to UK

Starbucks to move European HQ to Chiswick

17 Apr 2014

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Punch Taverns breaks debt obligations

Pub chain Punch Taverns in negotiations to restructure debt

16 Apr 2014

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Cairn Energy faces fresh upheaval as CFO steps down

Cairn Energy CFO Jann Brown and deputy CEO Mike Watts stepping down for "long term succession planning"

11 Apr 2014

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Co-op Bank announces £1.3bn loss

Bank does not expect any return to profit in the next two years

11 Apr 2014

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Hornby issues profit warning from unexpected foreign exchange hit

Model railway maker warns of foreign exchange hit related to last year's supply chain problems

09 Apr 2014

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Credit Suisse executive joins RBS as CFO

RBS appoints Credit Suisse exec that advised the Treasury on bank bailout as its next CFO

04 Apr 2014

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Future Publishing CFO Byng-Maddick steps up to CEO

Zillah Byng-Maddick promoted to CEO of Future Publishing, replacing Mark Wood

28 Mar 2014

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Babcock launches £1.1bn rights issue to fund Avincis deal

FTSE 100 engineer Babcock International to fund acquisition of debt-laden helicopter services company Avincis with a £1.1bn rights issue

28 Mar 2014

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Aer Lingus CFO leaves for Middle East role

Andrew Macfarlane is stepping down from Irish arline Aer Lingus later this year

26 Mar 2014

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FTSE 250 Interserve swaps Deloitte for GT auditors

FTSE 250 company first to move from Big Four firm to mid-tier rival since regulatory audit changes

26 Mar 2014

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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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