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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

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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

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

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

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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

The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

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

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

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

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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

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

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

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