David Richardson, the chairman of the soon-to-be-floated group, made the
comments in an interview with
Referring to his own reluctance to go for the top job at Whitbread,
Richardson said: ‘I don’t feel finance directors make good chief executives and
I didn’t want to do it.’
FDs often aspire to the top job, and many FTSE100 chief executives are former
Richardson himself trained as an accountant, working for Touche Ross at one
The Sports Direct flotation is set to be one of the most high-profile IPOs of
the year, with founder Mike Ashley set to pocket a fortune when it floats.
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