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A woman standing apart in a male-dominated office

Voting set to close in our 'female board quotas' Debate

Vote and comment in the latest Accountancy Age Debate

19 Sep 2013

Ex-NAAFI accountant takes FD role at listed business

Claire Smith takes FD role at award-winning touch sensor business, succeeding Denis Mullan

18 Sep 2013

A woman standing apart in a male-dominated office

Accountancy Age Debate protagonists issue 'board quota' rebuttals

Voters currently against the proposal for mandatory quotas to place women into senior roles

18 Sep 2013

Finance expert Newman takes IG board role

Former Aviva finance executive Jim Newman takes non-executive role at IG

18 Sep 2013

Accountancy Age Debate: Mandatory targets are essential to place more women into senior roles

The latest online Debate, in which you can take part, is due to begin

13 Sep 2013

KPMG's Oliver Tant to take Imperial Tobacco FD role

After missing out on the KPMG chair and Legal and General CFO role, Tant finds a home at Imperial Tobacco

12 Sep 2013

Listed ServicePower promotes CFO to CEO

Marne Martin succeeds Mark Duffin as CEO at field management business ServicePower Technologies

11 Sep 2013

Hyman takes FD role at Wishbone Gold

AIM-listed metals business recruits former KPMG partner

11 Sep 2013

Accountant committed fraud to fund drug habit, court hears

An accountant working for Four Seasons Health Care residential homes siphoned off £184,000 from dead residents to fund a drug addiction

06 Sep 2013

Former May Gurney FD joins Silverdell

Mark Hazlewood appointed CFO of Silverdell as company tries to lift the suspension of trading of its shares

05 Sep 2013

Axa UK unveils new group chief financial officer

Bertrand Poupart-Lafarge unveiled as Axa UK CFO

05 Sep 2013

Gamucci Electronic Cigarettes appoints CFO

Gamucci has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Peter Jordan as chief financial officer

03 Sep 2013

FRC director and ex-Reed CFO takes Tesco board role

Tesco recruits SABMiller non-executive and FRC board member Mark Armour to sit on its audit committee

03 Sep 2013

CFO takes over at Spirent as CEO steps down

Eric Hutchinson takes charge of telecoms company Spirent Communications following the immediate resignation of chief executive Bill Burns

03 Sep 2013

Ex-PwC director takes FRC role

Financial Reporting Council recruits Marian Williams as codes & standards director, alongside equities and investment specialist Angus Bogle as director of investor engagement

03 Sep 2013

BDO International audit partner joins Dragon Oil board

Justin Crowley, audit and assurance partner at BDO International, joins Dragon Oil as an independent non-executive director

03 Sep 2013

Big Four alumni prolific as FTSE 100 FDs

46 of the FTSE 100 finance directors are Big Four alumni

02 Sep 2013

FDs’ salaries up nearly 5% at UK-listed companies

FTSE 100 FDs now earn an average of £1.7m a year

28 Aug 2013

Ex-M&S FD to take IHG non-exec role

Ian Dyson to expand his non-executive portfolio with InterContinental Hotels Group role

28 Aug 2013

G4S headhunts Mysys CFO Himanshu Raja

Mysys CFO joins G4S as company seeks to strengthen balance sheet

28 Aug 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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