The growing wealth of the UK’s FDs has prompted Investec Private Bank to offer them a lending facility that will allow them to borrow money to acquire or increase a strategic stake in a listed company.
Christopher Easteal has been appointed FD of retailer Hobbs.
Serena Wilson has resigned as FD of Intandem Films with immediate effect.
Richard Timmins has been appointed group FD of Polestar.
Martin Taylor has been appointed the inaugural FD of Riomay, a solar thermal company.
Alan Sinclair has been appointed FD of traded oil and gas exploration and production company Ascent Resources.
Victoria Beckham loves his products. He turns over £45m a year and has built one of Britain’s best-known brands. But there’s one thing that Michael Wainwright, MD of Boodles, still desperately needs: a female director.
One of the tragedies of life as an accountant is that often, nearly always in fact, things only get really interesting when they’re going really wrong.
Newcastle United football manager Sam Allardyce got the sack yesterday afternoon. Feel the same way about one of your own team?
News out this morning that fTony Blair has picked up his first advisory role at JPMorgan. So how do you get top-notch advisory input?
With 2007 being dubbed the year of the rise in “social media”, people are now, more than ever, living their lives in a world where data is being captured on their every move – from walking past a security camera in a tube station to purchasing a pint of milk from the local supermarket.
The much-publicised collapse of Britney Spears – and stories of middle-class binge drinking, stress etc – highlights an exciting opportunity for entrepreneurs: parenting.