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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

House of Fraser in Oxford Street

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

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

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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: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

Colin: Captain Obvious joins the Lib Dems

Colin wonders what other bleeding obvious policies the Lib Dems will announce in the run-up to the election

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