The FD Surgery, taking place on 17 May, is a one-day conference aiming to help the UK’s finance professionals treat business ailments – and at its core is the FDs’ Excellence Awards 2017.
Across the news it has been suggested that it's looking more and more likely that we are about to see a hung parliament. But when it comes to the next general election, FDs and CFOs would much rather see the Conservative party win outright.
In 2013 it was found that only 14.5 per cent of respondents thought the government's interventions helped businesses in search of finance, but according to the 13th annual FDs' Satisfaction Survey, conducted in partnership with the ICAEW, this problem no longer persists.
George Osborne's attempts to stimulate the economy are not satisfying Britain's business leaders.
More than ever, finance is a hot topic in the boardroom, but what role for the FD?
While pessimistic about the UK's outlook in 2012, FDs have strikingly different views about their own company prospects, initial results from Real Business's annual Satisfaction Survey show.