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Copper mine

Former Kazakhmys CFO joins African Minerals

Matthew Hird replaces outgoing CFO Miguel Perry from 1 October

15 Aug 2013

Chris Lucas

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

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

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The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

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