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Channging face of fleet management
27 October, 2017
The increasing role of technology, move towards mobility management and tougher fuel-efficiency regulations are changing the face of fleet management. Jochen Schmitz, Volkswagen Financial...
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Transavia’s flight to cloud 27 October, 2017 In a sector that has changed significantly over the past few years, Transavia is going through a fundamental digital evolution, migrating a number of key systems and processes to the cloud. At...

Changing accounting standards 27 October, 2017 Accounting standard IFRS 9 will replace IAS 39 in 2018, and corporate finance is sure to see significant effects from the move. Finance Director Europe takes a look at how businesses can avoid...

Addressing the gaps in Environmental Liability Directive 27 October, 2017 The Environmental Liability Directive has had significant positive impact on policy development and the insurance market in the EU, but there are still gaps in its implementation. Finance...

Opportunities and risks of climate-related financial disclosures 27 October, 2017 In May, Finance Director Europe held a London briefing that addressed climate-related risks and how connected financial disclosure will not only improve financial stability but also...

Outcome-focused services through PCaaS solution 27 October, 2017 In a world where taxis are not owned by taxi companies and hotels are not owned by hotel groups, it may be no surprise that, when it comes to acquiring PCs and related hardware, we’re moving...

SEAT's fleet solution meets clients' changing needs 27 October, 2017 In this supplement, Finance Director Europe investigates companies’ needs in mobility and fleet management, and finds out what SEAT has to offer its clients....

Transformational potential of IoT 27 October, 2017 The Internet of Things (IoT) is spreading out to encompass all kinds of devices – from toasters to industrial monitoring systems – and although it is unclear in what direction it will evolve,...

Encouraging more women to assume leadership roles 27 October, 2017 With women ducking out of the finance and technology sectors at early ages, industry leaders are lending their voices to the diversity discussion. Eleanor Wilson talks to Maria Ferraro, CFO...

Transformation in technology to improve transaction processing 27 October, 2017 Despite the fast march of technology, financial transformation is still lagging behind. Mark Nittler, vice-president of enterprise strategy at Workday, explains the need for a total...

BEPS for a better international tax system 27 October, 2017 The OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) initiative continues to move forward with new guidance on the implementation of key outputs designed to deliver a better international tax...

Shaping the financial journey of Smurfit Kappa Group 27 October, 2017 A new entrant to the FTSE 100, Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has achieved big things in recent years. The Dublin-based company has seen a steady rise and, with operations now spanning three...

Future cars from the Geneva Motor Show 27 October, 2017 Surrounded by the Jura Mountains to the west and the French Alps in the east, Geneva is a gateway to the peaks. It’s a perfect destination for the ultimate road trip and the setting for the...

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