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Ex-RSA FD takes CFO role at Good Energy

Former Barclays FC and RSA regional FD takes CFO role at renewable energy business

03 Feb 2014

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Bischoff a winning appointment as next head of the FRC

The FRC's new chairman must bring his banking experience to bear on how the FRC tackles failings in bank audits, governance and financial reporting

28 Jan 2014

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Colin: FRC Wins the Hoff

Colin's vision of events often bears little relation to reality

24 Jan 2014

Sir Win Bischoff named FRC chair

Lloyds Banking Group chair Sir Win Bischoff will replace Baroness Hogg at the FRC

23 Jan 2014

Morrisons tax chief held over insider trading allegations

Paul Coyle allegedly purchased Ocado shares prior to announcement of lucrative tie-up

21 Jan 2014

FRC appoints John Stewart and Sir Brian Bender to its board

Legal & General and London Metal Exchange chairs joins FRC board

20 Jan 2014

Period of non-exec pay rises comes to an end

Median base fee level for FTSE 100 non-executive directors falls for first time in five years

13 Jan 2014

Ex-House of Fraser group FD takes non-exec role at Hornby

David Adams joins international model and collectables company as non-executive

09 Jan 2014

Clean Air Power FD resigns for new opportunity

Pete Rowse leaves Clean Air Power after eight years

08 Jan 2014

The Financial Power List 2014

Accountancy Age and Financial Director reveal 2014's accounting and financial powerbase

06 Jan 2014

Former Cairn Energy deputy FD takes Bowleven role

Kerry Crawford has been promoted to FD at mining business Bowleven

06 Jan 2014

Debenhams CFO departs as tough trading hits home

Days after a profit warning, Simon Herrick steps down from the high street retail giant

02 Jan 2014

New chair of profession’s disciplinary body

David Childs succeeds Richard Fleck as chair of FRC conduct committee

19 Dec 2013

How's your Winter wellbeing?

Think about support, if things get too much over Christmas

13 Dec 2013

RBS finance director leaves to join Santander

Nathan Bostock quits tax-payer backed bank for deputy chief executive position at Santander UK after just ten weeks in the job

11 Dec 2013

BDO positive on economic prospects

Business confidence increases for the tenth consecutive month, BDO finds

10 Dec 2013

FRC launches investigation into jailed Torex Retail directors

Profession’s watchdog launch investigation of ex-Torex accountant Mark Woodbridge and CEO Christopher Moore after their criminal convictions

04 Dec 2013

Steve Best new FD arrival at London Overground

City Link FD takes London Overground finance role

03 Dec 2013

Ewing leaves Standard Chartered board for health reasons

Margaret Ewing has resigned from the board of Standard Chartered for health reasons

02 Dec 2013

Tech CFOs paid less than in other sectors

CFOs of AIM technology firms received an average total package equating to £192,000 - substantially below the whole AIM market average of £469,000

02 Dec 2013

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This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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