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Finance chiefs turning to growth strategies

Pursuing expansion is more important for CFOs than cutting costs and stockpiling cash, finds Deloitte survey

30 Sep 2013

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Petroleum business recruits new finance director

Former Hong Kong International Airport financial manager Stewart McGarrity takes the top finance role, succeeding Craig Gouws

27 Sep 2013

Interserve's Tim Haywood

FTSE 250 FD bemoans auto-enrolment regime

Interserve’s Tim Haywood claims the government has thrown the cost and complexity of auto-enrolment back at business

27 Sep 2013

Reed Elsevier CFO to step down for family reasons

Duncan Palmer, CFO of Reed Elsevier, is to leave Anglo-Dutch publishing company by September 2014

26 Sep 2013

Ex-NAAFI accountant takes FD role at listed business

Claire Smith takes FD role at award-winning touch sensor business, succeeding Denis Mullan

18 Sep 2013

Accountancy Age Debate: Mandatory targets are essential to place more women into senior roles

The latest online Debate, in which you can take part, is due to begin

13 Sep 2013

KPMG's Oliver Tant to take Imperial Tobacco FD role

After missing out on the KPMG chair and Legal and General CFO role, Tant finds a home at Imperial Tobacco

12 Sep 2013

Listed ServicePower promotes CFO to CEO

Marne Martin succeeds Mark Duffin as CEO at field management business ServicePower Technologies

11 Sep 2013

Hyman takes FD role at Wishbone Gold

AIM-listed metals business recruits former KPMG partner

11 Sep 2013

The Practitioner: I am a finance director (sometimes)

The Practitioner has an epiphany while working within one of his client's businesses

11 Sep 2013

Welfare reform debacle highlights need for a government CFO

Botched introduction of universal credit highlights need for CFO to lead the charge on financial discipline across government, claims ICAEW chief executive

06 Sep 2013

Former May Gurney FD joins Silverdell

Mark Hazlewood appointed CFO of Silverdell as company tries to lift the suspension of trading of its shares

05 Sep 2013

Axa UK unveils new group chief financial officer

Bertrand Poupart-Lafarge unveiled as Axa UK CFO

05 Sep 2013

Gamucci Electronic Cigarettes appoints CFO

Gamucci has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Peter Jordan as chief financial officer

03 Sep 2013

CFO takes over at Spirent as CEO steps down

Eric Hutchinson takes charge of telecoms company Spirent Communications following the immediate resignation of chief executive Bill Burns

03 Sep 2013

Chantrey Vellacott wins AIM sports audit

Newly-listed Science in Sport awards advisers its audit work

03 Sep 2013

Big Four alumni prolific as FTSE 100 FDs

46 of the FTSE 100 finance directors are Big Four alumni

02 Sep 2013

FDs’ salaries up nearly 5% at UK-listed companies

FTSE 100 FDs now earn an average of £1.7m a year

28 Aug 2013

Ex-M&S FD to take IHG non-exec role

Ian Dyson to expand his non-executive portfolio with InterContinental Hotels Group role

28 Aug 2013

G4S headhunts Mysys CFO Himanshu Raja

Mysys CFO joins G4S as company seeks to strengthen balance sheet

28 Aug 2013

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

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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