In 2002 just 205 senior executives resigned, retired or in a few cases died, and were not replaced, compared to last year, when 298 posts were culled, according to a study by Manifest, the proxy voting agency.
In the FTSE 100, four finance directors resigned this year, compared with twelve in 2001.
The resignations were a combination of retirements and takeovers, the occasional death, or simply shifting posts, while shareholder pressure also claimed a number of posts.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements