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The Bribery Act 2010 – A Stay of Execution? 13 August, 2010 The UK Government has recently decided to delay the introduction of the Bribery Act 2010. However, businesses should still prepare the ground now so that they don't fall foul of the...

Accounting and Sustainability 11 August, 2010 Sustainability accounting and reporting practices have developed considerably in recent years. In this extract from their book Accounting for Sustainability: Practical Insights,...

End Quarterly Reporting And The Dominance Of Accountancy 14 July, 2010 You need more than just financial indicators to judge a company's worth, argues executive coach Neela...

Can You Guarantee It? 29 June, 2010 Funders are leaving themselves open to losing out when they unwittingly release guarantees made by commercial customers. Beverley Bentley, a partner in the banking team at law firm Halliwells...

Driving Down Costs: Techniques And Tactics 10 June, 2010 Independent consultant Andrew Wileman tells FDE how to make sense of cost dynamics....

A plan for world-class finance beyond 2010 28 May, 2010 Finance productivity has declined in the past 10 years. Roberto Lucherini, interim and freelance finance director, looks at the reasons behind this development and puts forward solutions to...

How to Stay Lean 28 May, 2010 Making lean a way of life in your business can be a titanic struggle. Professor Peter Hines, chairman of the Lean Enterprise Research Centre at Cardiff University, explores the lean iceberg and...

The First 100 Days 28 May, 2010 New leaders can expect to be judged a success or failure by the time they reach their first 100 days. Niamh O'Keeffe, founder and managing director, First 100, lists five critical success...

Roche Takes Its Medicine - Erich Hunziker, CFO, Roche 11 May, 2010 After the successful acquisition of Genentech, Erich Hunziker, chief financial and IT officer of Roche, began to ask some tough questions on how to then improve reporting, forecasting...

Orange and T-Mobile: Best of Both 11 May, 2010 As the economy edges towards recovery, high-profile mergers, including the union between telecommunications -giants Orange and T-Mobile, are back on the agenda. Lars Nordmark of T-Mobile UK...

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