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Top of the FDs

Careers: top of the pile

What do company boards believe makes an outstanding FD?

04 Nov 2010

The Scotsman published by Johnston Press

Johnston Press CFO resigns

Stuart Paterson to leave Johnston Press next March

27 Oct 2010

T Clarke appoints Martin Walton as FD

Walton promoted from group financial controller at the electrical contractors

26 Oct 2010

Former Stilo FD returns to role

Richard Alsept returns to old stamping ground at Stilo in same role after FD Christine Moore moves on to pastures new

19 Oct 2010

Hansteen puts its trust in new accounting directors

Richard Lowes and Humphrey Price join the board of real estate investment trust Hansteen

18 Oct 2010

Reckitt's Colin Day takes AMEC non-exec role

Colin Day takes on AMEC non-exec position

14 Oct 2010

KPMG appoints 37 new partners

Firm doubles previous year's appointments

14 Oct 2010

Former RSM Bentley Jennison tax head joins BTG Tax

John Hodgson takes on the role of managing partner of tax adviser’s Birmingham office

13 Oct 2010

Virgin Atlantic CFO promoted to commercial role

Julie Southern steps up to new commercial board role from CFO

12 Oct 2010

Media company Future appoints Mark Whiteling as a non-exec

Former FTSE 250 CFO takes non-exec and audit committee chair role at media company Future

08 Oct 2010

Time at the top

Recent figures show that more and more accountants are landing the top roles at Britain’s biggest companies

07 Oct 2010

Abbott leads RSM Tenon corporate risk management team

John Abbott looks to build corporate risk management capabilities at RSM Tenon

05 Oct 2010

Aer Lingus appoints CFO

Irish airliner Aer Lingus recruits Andrew Macfarlane to CFO

04 Oct 2010

AssetCo Fire and Rescue appoints Scott Brown as CFO

Scott Brown takes the finance chief role at international fire rescue service AssetCo Fire and Rescue succeeding Frank Flynn

04 Oct 2010

Yell names Bates as new CFO

Former Colt COO Tony Bates joins Yell

04 Oct 2010

Rok FD resigns after his suspension is lifted

Ashley Martin has resigned as group FD at Rok after his suspension from the business was lifted. He is succeeded by Sean Cummins

30 Sep 2010

Begbies Traynor appoints new pensions partner

Christopher Clayton joins firm from Close Borthers

30 Sep 2010

Interserve appoints Tim Haywood as group FD

Construction company swipes St. Mowden Properties FD to replace Tim Jones

29 Sep 2010

Daily Mail FD makes way for Dow Jones man

New finance director joins after spells with News International and BAT

28 Sep 2010

Tim James has appetite for Snacktime CFO role

Tim James appointed to SnackTime as CFO

28 Sep 2010

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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

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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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