It is fair to assume CFO like numbers. What’s not to like? The big number above demands your attention, even if you are not analytically inclined. Your interest will be further tweaked when I say that 30, 3, 30 are key numbers that will help CFOs step up to CEO.
To support the social enterprises and community projects found across the UK, Santander and Crowdfunder have launched a £200,000 fund to support disadvantaged Brits and bridge the gap between alternative and traditional finance.
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Many firms have reported declines in corporate earnings and markets are on the brink of recession. Moreover, CEB research shows companies are losing as much as one per cent of sales as a result of poor planning and decision making when allocating resources.
The CFO has been cemented in the number two position behind the CEO in recent years with the downturn being the driver behind the change. And perhaps as a by-product of the increased expectations of the role, CFOs are developing skills which pave the way for them to become head of the firm.
Pure Gym, which counts Olympian Chris Hoy among existing backers, has revealed a plan to secure its position as the largest operator of gyms in the UK’s £4.4bn health and fitness industry with a floatation on the London Stock Exchange.
Working with your spouse in most industries can be a trying experience, but working with them in a high pressure environment where large amounts of money is being moved about can test even the best of relationships.
A year after an initial interview with Real Business, Powwownow FD Andrew Johnson is back for more, unveiling the skills needed to scale a company and how to keep a firm’s culture in the decision making process.
The amount of businesses that had assets seized by HMRC to settle overdue debts spiked at an alarming rate over the last year at an increase of 145 per cent, found company finance service Funding Options.
UK-based Japanese firm Kajima has a wealth of experience in developing and managing projects that span a full range of sectors – and also has its hooks in the property investment landscape. Triggering our curiosity, we spoke with FD Nigel Chism to discuss the challenges that come with handling such a multi-faceted business.
How ever you look at it, we find ourselves in a time of economic uncertainty. The post Brexit jitters are fully dancing around in the now seemingly soft underbelly of our economy, leaving business leaders unsure of what the future holds.
The parent company of venture capital firm Octopus Investments, Octopus Group, has opened Octopus Labs, a new accelerator programme launched to support fintech startups, while also independently creating in-house products.