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Holiday

Travelzest CFO to make step up to chief executive

Adrian Cobbold takes company reins after CEO leaves with immediate effect

31 Jul 2013

MoneySupermarket website

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

balfourbeatty

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

Ruspetro CFO steps up to acting CEO

Tom Reed appointed acting CEO at oil and gas explorer Ruspreto

11 Jul 2013

CFOs willing to splash the cash as confidence returns

Growing optimism in the economy is spurring chief financial officers from big business to pursue expansionary strategies, Deloitte survey finds

09 Jul 2013

Interim finance chief called in at Digital Barriers

Paul Bergin to step in as Digital Barriers finance head, with the departure of Nik Holgate immminent

09 Jul 2013

FTSE 100 exec pension pay falling

FTSE 100 pension provisions falling and HMRC benefiting for new tax allowance, survey finds

08 Jul 2013

Laird leaves Serco for Scientia FD role

Yvonne Laird takes group FD position at timetable IT business Scientia software

05 Jul 2013

Staffline group FD resigns

G4S Integrated Services finance director Phillip Ledgard succeeds Tim Jackson at recruitment firm Staffline

04 Jul 2013

CFOs struggling with UK regulatory regime

Robert Half finds CFOs challenged by UK regulatory regime

03 Jul 2013

Former Olympus execs sentenced over accounting fraud

Three former executives at Japanese camera maker Olympus handed suspended jail sentences for their part in a £1bn accounting fraud

03 Jul 2013

Finance chiefs join new Penguin Random House board

Several finance executives to sit on the Pearson/Bertelsmann joint venture

01 Jul 2013

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The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

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Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

Colin was tickled when he realised how much harder tax evaders are to find life after the LDF limitations

Colin: Capital punishment

Is IFRS being used as a scapegoat for bad corporate behaviour? muses Colin

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