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Global workers – Total Group’s expatriate management 05 July, 2016 Effective expatriate management is a cornerstone of the globalised economy, with international businesses operating all over the world. This is particularly so for upstream oil and gas... > read more

Overcoming hurdles – Andy Halford on the digital revolution 05 July, 2016 CFOs face a host of challenges that require great agility to overcome. During his tenure at Vodafone, and now at Standard Chartered Bank, Andy Halford has had plenty of opportunities to...

Talent is blind - promoting female and BME employees 01 July, 2016 There is evidence that companies stand to make more money when they have a workforce that reflects their customer base – but what action is taken to ensure that happens? Greg Noone talks to...

Take charge of talent – Bill Huffaker of General Motors on diversity 15 December, 2015 Talent management is a key part of business strategy for any large organisation but there are some that have taken it a step further by recognising its importance to the long-term growth plans...

Benefits refit – Total Group’s Jean-Remi Bur 31 July, 2015 As state welfare provisions decline and emerging economies wake up to the value of things like health insurance, employers are reconsidering their approach to benefits. Jean-Remi Bur, Total...

Ear to the ground: the CFO's transferable skills 29 November, 2013 In some senior executive roles, in-depth knowledge of a specific industry can be a great boon, but when it comes to the head of the finance function, skills can be successfully transferred...

Unnatural progression 08 January, 2012 Renowned entrepreneur Luke Johnson argues that while a CFO may be the obvious choice to take over the top job of CEO, the two roles often require fundamentally different experience,...

The view from the top 09 November, 2011 Richard Solomons became the latest addition to a growing list of finance directors taking the helm when he became CEO of IHG. FDE’s Ross Davies met with him to discuss the challenges of running...

Part of the Process 16 November, 2010 How does the world’s eighth largest company, operating in 140 different countries with over 100,000 different employees, organise its global shared services operations? As Royal Dutch Shell...

Take Centre Stage 16 November, 2010 Although few corners of Europe’s job market were unaffected by the economic downturn, good financial brains have remained in demand throughout the past three years. Mark Freebairn, of...

What Should the Ground Rules of Meetings Be? 04 November, 2010 Blaire Palmer is one of the UK's most experienced executive coaches. Here she gives her thoughts on meetings and the rules that can dramatically improve...

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