It can be really exciting for a small business with a great idea to take the brave step to launch overseas but what are the highs and lows for the one holding the purse strings?
How innovation in fintech for business is supercharging UK companies and is set to be led by British finance directors.
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.
The The Annual Survey of Football Finance Directors by professional services firm BDO has revealed the majority of football teams do not expect to be in the black after player trading and amortisation is taking into account.
Discount retailer Sports Direct has appointed Matt Pearson as an interim finance chief, following ongoing discontent among shareholders. He will also join the board.
As part of our new focus looking at the biggest events set to impact SMEs during 2015, Real Business looks at EU VAT changes and what the impact is for business owners.
With a growing number of baby boomers retiring from work, two-thirds of CFOs and FDs are worried about a skills drain.
SMEs without FDs are less likely to gain finance from banks or investors.
Nick Levine spoke to some of the UK’s leading financial directors in startups to find out about this emerging and nascent skill set.
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.
Research shows that more than half of FTSE 100 CEOs have a finance background and 12 per cent moved from a finance role straight to CEO at the same company.
Barbara Kroll explains how, as the role of book-keeping begins to change fundamentally, accountancy practices can exploit real-time information to provide a true virtual financial director service.