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Kieran Poynter takes chair role at F&C Asset Management

Former PwC chairman steps up to the top non-executive role at investment managers

22 Aug 2013

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Colin: Football FDs stripped

Football FDs band together in concerns about compliance

20 Aug 2013

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Public scrutiny making football FDs cautious on compliance

FDs in football clubs more focused on management of corporate governance than if they were in a similar sized business outside of the industry

15 Aug 2013

Former Kazakhmys CFO joins African Minerals

Matthew Hird replaces outgoing CFO Miguel Perry from 1 October

15 Aug 2013

Barclays FD Lucas steps down early due to ill health

Chris Lucas is to step down from Barclays six months earlier than expected, leaving the bank without an FD when it conducts £6bn rights issue

14 Aug 2013

Former Invensys CFO joins BBA Aviation board

Wayne Edmunds, CEO and former CFO of Invensys, joins BBA Aviation as non exec

08 Aug 2013

Punch chief Ian Dyson takes ASOS non-exec role

Former M&S FD to serve as senior independent director at the online fashion retailer

07 Aug 2013

Betfair non-exec role for former Trader Media CFO

Zillah Byng-Maddick joins Betfair as non-executive director

06 Aug 2013

Flybe CFO departs following management shake-up

Andrew Knuckey, CFO of Flybe since 2007, is to leave once a successor has been found

05 Aug 2013

Travelzest CFO to make step up to chief executive

Adrian Cobbold takes company reins after CEO leaves with immediate effect

31 Jul 2013

Moneysupermarket.com says goodbye to CFO

Paul Doughty, who led the business to its successful listing on the LSE, steps down after nearly ten years in the role

31 Jul 2013

Former Deloitte global leader joins Balfour Beatty

Belinda Richards joins Balfour Beatty as a non-executive director

25 Jul 2013

Ex-Sheffield Wednesday CEO takes CFO role at Volex

Former Sheffield Wednesday FC CEO and Dyson CFO Nick Parker joins Volex

22 Jul 2013

Book of Mormon marketing company loses FD

Theatre marketing business Reach4Entertainment FD Shirley Stapleton is to step down with no plans for a replacement

22 Jul 2013

Online sales tax could “kill” growth, say digital retailers

Chief executives of online retailers warn a sales tax imposed on internet sales could have unintended consequences

22 Jul 2013

Barclays appoints JP Morgan’s Morzaria as next FD

JP Morgan executive Tushar Morzaria will succeed Chris Lucas as Barclays FD

17 Jul 2013

Directors to be liable for corporate collapses

Vince Cable announces changes to company director disqualifications as he reforms insolvency process

15 Jul 2013

Burberry recruits ex-O2 CFO as non-exec

Matthew Key, who has worked as CFO at O2 and Vodafone, joins board of fashion house Burberry

15 Jul 2013

AstraZeneca CFO to join BG Group

Simon Lowth set to join leave AstraZeneca for oil and gas explorer BG Group later this year

15 Jul 2013

Pennycook joins Howden as audit committee chair

Co-op finance boss to chair Howden Joinery Group audit committee

12 Jul 2013

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This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

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

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

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

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

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