Morgan McKinley's London Employment Monitor looks at how the City's employment landscape changed over this decade, not just in terms of raw numbers, but also in terms of culture and skills and the impact of globalisation on London's pre-eminence as a global financial centre.
Target Group, which has recently hired former Lloyds Commercial Finance MD as its CFO, has some aggressive growth plans in mind.
Business lending is set to grow for the first time in six years in 2015 as credit-crunch hit banks finally “find their feet” in the recovering economy.
Experienced high-growth technology company finance head Nick Williams examines the interception between FDs and the growing trend of big data.
Designed to bring together the entrepreneurial finance directors at fast-growth British companies, Real FD Live will see contributions from a wide range of sectors and backgrounds.
British club Birmingham City FC has revealed it suspects that funds totalling £2.5m have been “misappropriated” by a previous employee, and are lodging criminal proceedings.
It’s well reported that the expectations of an FD or CFO have grown in recent years, but Real Business is on a mission to unearth what elements of human resources and IT are taking up valuable hours in the day.
According to recent statistics from the Insolvency Service, over 3,000 company liquidations took place in England and Wales during the third quarter of 2014. It may be the case that a number of these businesses were purchased either before liquidation or shortly thereafter but it is fair to assume that within these statistics, a fair proportion of businesses that offered attractive products of value have been let down by poor management or cashflow problems.
Fresh from taking up a position as interim CFO at MyJobMatcher.com, Chris Chapman looks back at his career for Real FD and explains the various growth strategies he's been part of.
There has been a downward trend of traditional business lending and the alternative now seems to be borrowing money from trusted friends and family.
The global economy has slowed and as a result the UK could become caught up in the same deflationary conditions the Eurozone is currently experiencing.
In our most recent FD survey we posed the question: What are the key 2015 issues keeping FDs awake at night? Perhaps unsurprisingly, with the General Election less than a year away, uncertainties around political and policy risk have moved centre stage.