The conventional wisdom runs something like this: we live in a “quantified world” where every action, interaction and decision generates data. The systems storing and analysing this data are smart – so we can start to take much better decisions, and much better quantified risks, than ever before.
This is the second in a series of posts prompted by responses to the annual 'FDs’ Satisfaction Survey', which was started by Real FD in 2001 and received over 1,500 submissions in 2014 alone.
There’s nothing new about controversial payments in supermarket supply chains or pressure form big retailers to force suppliers into penury. But one of the big lessons from Tesco’s latest troubles is that the finance function has a choice to make: be an enabler or a challenger of those kinds of unsustainable practices.
Britain’s finance directors have delivered their verdict on Bank of England governor “Canny” Mark Carney – and they love him, according to snapshot results from the ongoing FDs’ Satisfaction Survey, in association with the ICAEW and CBI.
Stuart Rose is neither a finance director nor a private equity general partner, but he knows an awful lot about both, as Richard Young discovers.
More than ever, finance is a hot topic in the boardroom, but what role for the FD?
Britain’s FDs cast their verdict on their banks âÂ what makes them tick?
What do Britain's FDs think of the taxman? Our exclusive survey reveals all…
With less than 900 days until the UK goes Games-crazy, there are still plenty of opportunities to win business around London 2012. Here’s how to get through the qualifiers.