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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

David Childs

New chair of profession’s disciplinary body

David Childs succeeds Richard Fleck as chair of FRC conduct committee

19 Dec 2013

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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

HMRC to make job cuts

Around 200 tax officers are to be made redundant across four Welsh offices, while 3000 won't have their contracts renewed

28 Nov 2013

Ashmore recruits ACA qualified Tom Shippey as FD

Shippey promoted to FD from head of corporate development

27 Nov 2013

Women paid £10k less than men after ten years in accountancy

The gender pay gap is increasing year on year between men and women across the profession, research shows

20 Nov 2013

Accountant Pindar to leave Capita after 26 years

Paul Pindar to step down, 26 years after joining the former CIPFA consultancy division

18 Nov 2013

Listed companies sees Big Four partners take board roles

Deloitte former partner and audit chairman and KPMG partner of 32 years, take up board roles at CarphoneWarehouse and Brewin Dolphin respectively

15 Nov 2013

Former Halfords CFO joins Mothercare board

Nick Wharton, the chief executive at Dunelm Group, joins the babywear retailer with effect from 14 November

13 Nov 2013

CFO leaves New Look in pursuit of portfolio career

Alastair Miller steps down as New Look CFO after 13 years at the fashion retailer

13 Nov 2013

SMEs 'optimistic but cautious' on growth prospects

SMEs line up growth in 2014, but unsure about taking aggressive action to drive forward, finds Baker Tilly survey

13 Nov 2013

Sage ends search for new CFO

Sage appoints former Invensys CFO Steve Hare as its new finance chief

12 Nov 2013

CIMA-qualified Anite CEO takes role at Vitec

Christopher Humphrey expands portfolio with software company non-executive role

11 Nov 2013

Increase in female FTSE board appointments

Around a third of FTSE board appointments have gone to women over last six months

08 Nov 2013

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

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

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

Colin: Things that go bump in the night

Colin takes an alternative look at why IPs might be kept awake by zombie nightmares

Colin: Icebreaker celebs could soon be...

Colin speculates on the effect HMRC's latest set of powers could have

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.