Recruitment

Expect the unexpected

Suddenly losing a high profile executive, as happened to M&S recently, can leave a huge void that needs filling quickly

24 Jun 2010

The path to promotion

What’s necessary to take the next step up the corporate ladder?

17 Jun 2010

Accountant awarded compensation after unfair dismissal

Employment tribunal awards almost £40,000 claim.

15 Jun 2010

In defence of the inside man

External candidates don't necessarily always have a head start

03 Jun 2010

Recruiters claim accounting jobs on the increase

2010 has seen “an intense recruitment push”

26 May 2010

Are CFOs now CEOs in waiting?

The outside view of the role and ambition of FDs needs to be re-evaluated

20 May 2010

Be an expert generalist

Time spent in niche areas of finance adds huge value, but you must move back to the mainstream after each time

06 May 2010

Michael Page VAT win cut by £12m

Recruiter says £50m VAT overpayment win from HMRC is revised to £38m, but another £80m reclaim is still being pursued

04 May 2010

When cheap is too cheap

Accountants simply aren’t being paid what they’re worth and they may head out the door when the recovery kicks in

22 Apr 2010

Arnold lays foundations at Enterprise as group FD

Former Redrow finance director joins infrastructure maintenance company

19 Apr 2010

Dillistone to share Biofutures FD

Julie Pomeroy joins AIM-listed company but keeps old FD job at Biofutures International

14 Apr 2010

Burke to lead CEO review at Davenham

Group FD of Davenham appointed group managing director to lead review to decide whether the business should have a CEO or not

01 Apr 2010

Oil man joins Smiths

Former Venture Production FD Peter Turner to join Smiths Group

24 Mar 2010

Recruitment: don’t burn your bridges

A job offer at a new employer shouldn’t stop you acting professionally at your current workplace

18 Mar 2010

Durrant’s hot property at Liberty

Commercial property giant's demerger will see current FD Ian Durrant take up chairman's role at Liberty International

18 Mar 2010

Build yourself a fan base

You need to network and recruit some fans for your brand if you want to stand out

11 Mar 2010

Firms willing to give applicants a second chance

Although most firms don't have a formal re-application procedure, most are willing to give 'second-time' job applicants a chance

25 Feb 2010

Recruitment: the chief challenge

Whether there is a second dip to come or the recovery is really here, it is a challenging time for FDs to ascend to the top job.

01 Feb 2010

IFRS boosts public sector recruitment

New report The World of Work finds search for IFRS specialists keeps up public sector recruitment

14 Dec 2009

No holiday for new Thomas Cook CFO

Renewing tour operator's banking facility will be one of Paul Hollingworth's first challenges

11 Dec 2009

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

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AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

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