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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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The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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