Today we're pleased to announce the full shortlist for the FDs' Excellence Awards, in association with the ICAEW and supported by the CBI.
Recognising the FTSE 250's top financial leaders.
Recognising FDs of quoted companies outside the FTSE 350.
Recognising the FTSE 100's top financial leaders.
A release from Croydon council last week confirmed that Croydon is London’s fastest growing tech cluster: achieving 23 per cent growth of new tech and media businesses since 2011, higher than London (17.1 per cent) and the UK (11.3 per cent) averages over this period.
High-performance finance directors under 40
High-potential financial controllers, finance managers and VPs who are tomorrow's CFOs and FDs
finance directors going above the call of duty in a non-quoted company.
A new award for leading finance directors whose work goes beyond finance and inspires others in their business, market and community
It is estimated that 1.2bn people worldwide were using mobile apps at the end of 2012. This is forecast to grow 29.8 per cent each year to reach 4.4bn users by the end of 2017. It comes as no surprise then that an app can have the ability or potential to change whole sectors.
Kaspersky Lab research reveals that 59 per cent of small businesses believe the information they hold isn’t of any interest or value to cyber criminals at all. However, this most certainly isn’t the case.
Figures suggest a massive reduction in the use of SME overdrafts in the last few years.