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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

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BDO positive on economic prospects

Business confidence increases for the tenth consecutive month, BDO finds

10 Dec 2013

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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

Rangers appoints ACCA-qualified Somers as chairman

David Somers joins Rangers as acting chairman and will lead search for new chief executive

07 Nov 2013

Ex-International Power CFO named Imperial Tobacco chair

Current National Grid non-exec and former CFO of International Power takes chair role at listed tobacco company

06 Nov 2013

Costa FD swaps coffee for Moneysupermarket.com

Matthew Price takes CFO role at Moneysupermarket.com, succeeding Paul Doughty who leaves to pursue other interests

06 Nov 2013

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Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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