Recruiting for any position is fraught with risk. But for a CEO of a fast-growth company, the hardest role to fill is that of the CFO. Here is how to hire a CFO effectively.
The failure of any business is tragic. Jobs are lost. Investments are written-off. Customers are angry. Stuart Miller takes a look at City Link's demise.
Online shopping is greatly influencing Britain’s economy with services such as click and collect becoming incredibly popular in recent years. In fact, 40 per cent of shoppers had tried it by the end of 2012, so it’s clearly a great contributor in driving online sales.
Lord Mandelson wants to have the Phoenix Four – the group of businessmen who bought MG Rover from BMW for £10 in 2000 – disqualified as directors following the spectacular collapse of the car maker. But is that in his power?