People business

Former Wrexham FC chief jailed for invoice fraud

Experienced chartered accountant Paul Retout jailed for submitting false invoices at a former business

25 Oct 2013

Pawnbroker FD to step down

Alex Maby to leave H&T Group, with commercial director Steve Fenerty stepping into the role

25 Oct 2013

Stobart lorry

Ex-BBA Aviation group FD takes non-exec role at Stobart

Transport and distribution business Stobart recruits Andrew Wood as its non-executive director and senior independent director

24 Oct 2013

Former HomeServe CFO to replace CEO

Martin Bennett, who spent three years as chief financial officer, to lead home repairs company

23 Oct 2013

Colin: Bare-faced ambition

Colin was rather tickled to read FDs are more open about their career ambitions

22 Oct 2013

FDs aiming for top job as role expands

Commercial acumen is increasingly important for finance directors looking to climb the career ladder

18 Oct 2013

Ex-Centrica finance chief to head up Cable & Wireless

Phil Bentley to take on Cable & Wireless as the business focuses on Latin America

17 Oct 2013

Reeves appoints new managing partner

Clive Stevens steps up to chairman with Nigel Fright taking the managing partner role

15 Oct 2013

Recruiter promotes FC to acting CFO

Michael Page (now PageGroup) promotes Kelvin Stagg following Andrew Bracey's prompt departure on Friday

14 Oct 2013

Analysis: Female board quotas shunned by finance professionals

The latest Financial Director/Accountancy Age online Debate saw the audience vote in favour of Melanie Richards' opposition to Frances O'Grady's proposal for female board quotas

10 Oct 2013

Turnaround expert recruited for ailing pawnbroker

Colin Whipp called in to help restructure pawnbroking business Albemarle & Bond

09 Oct 2013

The Practitioner: Completely Linked-Off

Social media is overloading The Practitioner's senses

03 Oct 2013

Former Trader Media Group CFO joins Future

Future replaces CFO Graham Harding, who is leaving to "pursue other career opportunities"

01 Oct 2013

Finance chiefs turning to growth strategies

Pursuing expansion is more important for CFOs than cutting costs and stockpiling cash, finds Deloitte survey

30 Sep 2013

AIM FD leaves in boardroom reshuffle

Adrian Simpson leaves Pan European Terminals

30 Sep 2013

Petroleum business recruits new finance director

Former Hong Kong International Airport financial manager Stewart McGarrity takes the top finance role, succeeding Craig Gouws

27 Sep 2013

FTSE 250 FD bemoans auto-enrolment regime

Interserve’s Tim Haywood claims the government has thrown the cost and complexity of auto-enrolment back at business

27 Sep 2013

Madoff's former accountant arrested over $65bn Ponzi scheme

A former accountant for Bernard Madoff was arrested on Thursday, nearly five years after the fraudster's huge Ponzi scheme was uncovered, an FBI spokesman said.

27 Sep 2013

Ex-PwC partner take chair at Parity

Former PwC corporate finance partner Neal Ransome takes audit chair role at digital marketing services company

26 Sep 2013

Reed Elsevier CFO to step down for family reasons

Duncan Palmer, CFO of Reed Elsevier, is to leave Anglo-Dutch publishing company by September 2014

26 Sep 2013

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

Audit magnifying glass

New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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