Fresh from holding The FD Surgery in Manchester in November, Real Business followed up with the HR for Finance Directors event on Wednesday 6 December.
Many a report has delved into the desires of the FD and CFO, but have you ever thought about what the career aspirations of young finance professionals today are?
A new PwC report has found that female millennials globally have an unenthusiastic view of the financial industry, believing the sector is will hold them back if they attempt to make it to the top.
Salaries in the financial sector are rising faster than any other industry, figures have revealed, with half receiving increased pay within the last 12 months.
Experienced high-growth technology company finance head Nick Williams examines the interception between FDs and the growing trend of big data.
In order for an FD to have a clear understanding of the needs of an organisation and communicate with the CEO and board, he needs to leave the more functional roles to other people.
Entrepreneurial FDs are expected to take on much more than just the core accounting role in which they specialise.
We spoke to Steve Rafferty, finance director of Baxter Freight about life as an entrepreneurial FD.
Working with a massive brand can bring immense benefits to your company, but sometimes onerous Ts and Cs can make things difficult for you.
Landing a high-profile new client can be a massive boost for business, helping you win new clients, gain publicity and motivate staff.
You are the right-hand man to your CEO. But who do you turn to for advice?
The changing demands of the financial director mirror the changing atmosphere in today's business world. Today, the horizontal 'silos' which make up departments are being bridged to allow more co-operation. FDs are a big part of this.