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CFOs and CIOs need to collaborate better to get to the cloud

CFOs and CIOs need to collaborate better to get to the cloud

It’s easy to feel safe with what you know, and whe...

FDs must play central role in tackling cyber risks

FDs must play central role in tackling cyber risks

Senior executives have a duty to manage financial ...

FD survivors' guide to scheme funding negotiations

FD survivors' guide to scheme funding negotiations

The Pensions Regulator has published its revised c...

PPL Chief Financial Officer steps down for personal reasons

PPL Chief Financial Officer steps down for personal reasons

Ben Lambert, Chief Financial Officer, is to leave ...

FCA imposes recruitment ban on two Financial Group subsidiaries

FCA imposes recruitment ban on two Financial Group subsidiaries

The Financial Conduct Authority has used its suspe...

Computer Power Makes Smart Cities Smarter

Computer Power Makes Smart Cities Smarter

THEY look like trees from another planet. Tall, st...

Governance

Company secretaries – heartbeat of a modern business

Company secretaries – heartbeat of a modern business

Friday, 25 July 2014  |  William Hall


Financial Planning: What’s the point of the company secretary? The responsibilities of a business’s chief executive or finance director are reasonably...

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Financial management

Dealing with China on its own terms

Dealing with China on its own terms

Wednesday, 23 July 2014  |  Catherine Wheatley

Growing numbers of companies are taking advantage of China’s move to relax currency controls to save on transaction costs by paying Chinese suppliers ...

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HR

FD survivors' guide to scheme funding negotiations

FD survivors' guide to scheme funding negotiations

Friday, 25 July 2014  |  Simon Taylor, partner at Barnett Waddingham

The Pensions Regulator has published its revised code of practice on pension scheme funding, which came into effect this month. The underlying message...

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Legal

Contracts That Do Not Guarantee a Minimum Number of Hours

Contracts That Do Not Guarantee a Minimum Number of Hours

Thursday, 26 June 2014  |  Dontdelete

The latest information was published in the report Analysis of Employee Contracts that do not Guarantee a Minimum Number of Hours published on 30 Apri...

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Revenue & Savings

Why is marketing essential to a CFO?

Why is marketing essential to a CFO?

Thursday, 31 July 2014  |  Jim Horsley, CEO of CHA PR

As marketing becomes an increasingly complicated and complex art form, collaboration and cooperation between the Chief Finance Officer and the marketi...

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Technology

CFOs and CIOs need to collaborate better to get to the cloud

CFOs and CIOs need to collaborate better to get to the cloud

Tuesday, 29 July 2014  |  Bob Welton, Regional Director Northern Europe, NTT Europe

It’s easy to feel safe with what you know, and when it comes to enterprise technology, that often means your current setup, no matter how antiquated i...

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Governance

Denmark - A Tax Haven?

4 MONTHS AGO
Denmark - A Tax Haven?

 

Artur Bugsgang, partner at leading Danish law firm LETT looks at Denmark’s tax advantages.

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Barristers Could Struggle to Make July 31st Tax Deadline As Profits Continue to Drop

1 MONTHS AGO
Barristers Could Struggle to Make July 31st Tax Deadline As Profits Continue to Drop

Decline in income could make July 31st tax deadline difficult to meet.

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Financial management

Dealing with China on its own terms

23 DAYS AGO
Dealing with China on its own terms

Growing numbers of companies are taking advantage of China’s move to relax currency controls to save on transaction costs by paying Chinese suppliers in renminbi rather than dollars. Firms are negotiating advantageous terms with Chinese trading partners that have proved willing to cut prices by up t...

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Why Every Firm Is In The Housing Business

23 DAYS AGO
Why Every Firm Is In The Housing Business

When wasn’t there a housing crisis? Either rising prices prevent people from purchasing or falling prices put-off would-be buyers unwilling to lose money. Either there is a shortage of new homes or a glut of unsold properties. Either landlords quitting the market mean fewer homes for tenants or buy-...

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Tax under- and over-payments: Real Time Information not achieving full potential

1 MONTHS AGO
Tax under- and over-payments: Real Time Information not achieving full potential

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) is calling on HMRC to accelerate the development of their Real Time Information (RTI) system, designed to allow the weekly or monthly reporting of wage payments through PAYE, in order to deal with the data being reported during the tax year.

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Coping With The Time When Interest Rates Rise

23 DAYS AGO
Coping With The Time When Interest Rates Rise

 

UK interest rates have been unchanged for five years. There has not been such a long period of stable rates since the Second World War, and when the Bank of England set the bank rate in October 1939 and left it untouched until 1951, the cost of money was 2 per cent – four times today’s officia...

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UK Companies Export Their Way To Growth

27 DAYS AGO

 

In the first year of the financial crisis the pound fell further against other currencies than it crashed during Black Wednesday in 1992. It plunged almost twice as much as in the official 1967 devaluation. Yet despite sterling’s decline, exports have been slow to increase. Only now, six years...

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HR

FD survivors' guide to scheme funding negotiations

6 DAYS AGO
FD survivors' guide to scheme funding negotiations

The Pensions Regulator has published its revised code of practice on pension scheme funding, which came into effect this month. The underlying message is that a strong, ongoing employer alongside an appropriate funding plan is the best support for a well-governed scheme. Trustees are therefore encou...

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Is It Time To Cap The Minimum Wage?

1 MONTH AGO
Is It Time To Cap The Minimum Wage?

 

Britain’s unemployment rate has not been the economic indicator most closely watched by business, but the monthly data has taken on a new importance now the Bank of England is using it as the trigger for raising interest rates. And it gives companies a mixed objective. On the one hand, firms k...

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Mind The Skills Gap

23 DAYS AGO
Mind The Skills Gap

As UK business begins to talk more assuredly of a recovery, the biggest thorn in the country’s side remains skills shortages. Even with unemployment at above 2m, there remain about 600,000 unfilled vacancies in the UK – the highest number for five years.
This affects businesses of every size and in e...

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Why financial services workers leave, and what firms can do to make them stay

1 MONTHS AGO
Why financial services workers leave, and what firms can do to make them stay

Retention is one of the most pressing concerns of employers worldwide, and financial services is no exception.

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Legal

Contracts That Do Not Guarantee a Minimum Number of Hours

1 MONTHS AGO
Contracts That Do Not Guarantee a Minimum Number of Hours

The latest information was published in the report Analysis of Employee Contracts that do not Guarantee a Minimum Number of Hours published on 30 April 2014.

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Revenue & Savings

Massive Marketing Opportunity for SMBs Through Customer Sales Data

1 MONTHS AGO
Massive Marketing Opportunity for SMBs Through Customer Sales Data

 

Partnership between Xero and Constant Contact empowers small businesses to turn financial data into hyper-targeted marketing campaigns.

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Why is marketing essential to a CFO?

11 HOURS AGO
Why is marketing essential to a CFO?

As marketing becomes an increasingly complicated and complex art form, collaboration and cooperation between the Chief Finance Officer and the marketing department has never been more important for success. Today, the speed of technological innovation is constantly changing the rules of the game.&nb...

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Don't Mention The War; Beirut's Back In Business

28 DAYS AGO
Don't Mention The War; Beirut's Back In Business

Beirut used to be called the ‘Paris of the East’ - a melting pot of Europe and Arabia and a magnet for the rich and famous intent on spending their fortunes in the fleshpots, the like of which had never been seen that side of the Cote d’Azur. Hedonists could ski in the morning and sip champagne over...

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Technology

Computer Power Makes Smart Cities Smarter

23 DAYS AGO
Computer Power Makes Smart Cities Smarter

THEY look like trees from another planet. Tall, steel super-structures topped with wiry canopies, acting as frames for climbing plants and creepers. Sat against the backdrop of Singapore’s central business district these ‘supertrees’, which can reach 150 feet tall. They are attractions in their own ...

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CFOs and CIOs need to collaborate better to get to the cloud

2 DAYS AGO
CFOs and CIOs need to collaborate better to get to the cloud

It’s easy to feel safe with what you know, and when it comes to enterprise technology, that often means your current setup, no matter how antiquated it is. Even though today’s boards understand the cloud’s potential for their organisation, many are still not using it at a strategic level. And just a...

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The Edge - Richard Northedge Takes on Corporate Finance

The easy maths of a 10 per cent war legacy

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Slashing interest rates to almost zero to stop inflation falling towards zero seems to defy economic logic.

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