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Finance chiefs join new Penguin Random House board

Several finance executives to sit on the Pearson/Bertelsmann joint venture

01 Jul 2013

Redcentric demerger sees FD’s departure lined up

Peter Hallett, chief financial officer of Redcentric, is to resign following the successful demerger with Redstone

28 Jun 2013

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Ex-Balfour Beatty FD takes non-exec role at Cairn Energy

The former CEO and ex-FD of Balfour Beatty Ian Tyler takes a non-executive role at Cable & Wireless

28 Jun 2013

Ex-KPMG accountant joins Carpetright board

Andrew Page, currently the chief executive of Restaurant Group, is to join the specialist carpet retailer next month

25 Jun 2013

Bell Pottinger FD takes Communisis audit role

Finance executive Peter Harris takes Communisis audit committee chairman role

24 Jun 2013

Former E&Y accountant joins Liverpool FC as CFO

Andy Hughes, who trained with Ernst & Young, joins Liverpool FC as CFO

18 Jun 2013

L&G head of savings promoted to CFO

Mark Gregory, head of L&G's savings business, becomes group CFO next month as part of a management reshuffle

17 Jun 2013

British CFOs looking abroad for growth

FDs expect to increase sales and distribution activity in emerging markets, American Express survey finds

14 Jun 2013

Ex-Morrisons' Pennycook joins Co-op as FD

Richard Pennycook joins crisis-hit retail and banking giant Co-operative Group as finance director

05 Jun 2013

FDs boost TMT start-ups' growth prospects

Strong finance and accounting presence in TMT start-ups gives them a better chance of success, according to research

04 Jun 2013

Medusa Mining appoints Alphonso as CFO

Company secretary Peter Alphonso appointed CFO as Roy Daniel retires

03 Jun 2013

EX-Tate & Lyle FD joins Diploma board

Chartered accountant John Nicholas joins board of Diploma with effect from 1 June

30 May 2013

Co-op Group FD resigns amid turmoil at banking division

Steve Humes steps down after two years as finance director of the supermarkets-to-funerals group following a series of crises at the Co-operative Bank

28 May 2013

Third of CFOs think their teams lack time to complete work

More than a third of CFOs believe lack of time is leading to finance teams being unable to complete tasks

23 May 2013

Shell CFO calls for open-minded approach to innovation

New report from AICPA and CIMA reveals how finance professionals at Coca-Cola and Royal Dutch Shell help to drive innovation

22 May 2013

Vectura loses CFO after 11 years

Pharmaceutical business sees Anne Hyland step down after 11 years

21 May 2013

Almanza steps up to G4S CEO after just a month as CFO

Ashley Almanza has had a busy first month at G4S, stepping up from CFO to replace Nick Buckles as CEO

21 May 2013

Ex-Baker Tilly partner takes non-exec role at IT business

Current 21st Century interim FD and former Baker Tilly audit partner Mark Elliott takes non-executive role at Enables IT

20 May 2013

Ex-Time Out chief exec joins Johnston Press as CFO

David King joins Johnston Press as CFO, with the newspaper publisher reporting its first increase in operating profit for almost seven years

17 May 2013

Jockey Club recruits FD from Centrica

FD of British Gas residential energy Nevin Truesdale succeeds Andrew Crean as group FD at British horseracing company

16 May 2013

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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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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

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