CFO watch Nick Day

Nick Day has resigned as chief financial officer and company secretary of mining company Albidon.

Screen Machine entrepreneur: “I’m not giving up”

On Monday’s episode of Dragons’ Den, entrepreneur Richard Mire was told his Screen Machine product was a “ridiculously stupid, crazy idea”. But despite the Dragons’ venomous attack, Mire hasn’t been put off.

Cash to help computer firm fund growth

Concurrent Thinking, a provider of high-performance computing (HPC) systems and software, has secured £1m from Oxford Capital Partners in second round funding to help drive international sales and marketing of the company’s newly released range of products.

FD update Andrew Parsons

Andrew Parsons will now join Chelsea Building Society as finance director with effect from 1 October 2008.

FD watch Anthony Philip Klein

Anthony Klein has been appointed finance director of Ultima Networks, which provides software solutions to the legal  profession as well as consumer goods.

CFO watch David Blain

David Blain has been appointed interim chief financial officer and company secretary of Renovo Group.

AWS Ecoplastics secures ?6m in funding

Plastics recycling business AWS Ecoplastics will use £6m raised in a funding round to expand its plant so that it will be able to process up to 100,000 tonnes of mixed plastic bottles a year.