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Sun shines on business-friendly Spanish city
Long known as one of Europe’s most loved tourist destinations, Málaga is now emerging as a leading innovation hub. Francisco de la Torre, the city’s mayor, talks about how the City of Málaga...

Sophisticated IT systems that put finance before technology
No matter how technology develops to assist finance professionals, the core tasks of the team remain the same. A lot of organisations still rely on pushing the functionality of spreadsheets...

Service and support lead to fleet success
For car companies, finding the right place in the fleet market is about more than just vehicles. It is about services, support and understanding the needs of finance directors and fleet...

Defining the CFO of the future
A series of Finance Director Europe events has explored how the role of the CFO is changing rapidly. Lena Shishkina, chief financial officer EMEA and APJ at Workday, explains how CFOs can...

Importance of data security with focus on compliance
Data drives business and, for most people, their personal lives; therefore, data security is of paramount importance. The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation in 2018 has...

Influence of technology on the finance function of companies
The pace of change in the finance function of any large organisation has been accelerating for many years, and the potential for technology to unlock greater efficiency and business value...

The future of the fleet is built on innovation
Fleet managers and finance directors are working more closely together than before to address mobility costs, and ensure that drivers of company cars have choice and flexibility. Simon...

Impact of IFRS 16 on balance sheets and income statements
With the upcoming introduction of IFRS 16, which will bring new accounting standards to bear on lease contracts, the business world has been working hard to assess the impact on balance sheets...

Making sense of business travel expenses
The complexity of corporate travel arrangements can make it hard for companies to get a clear view of how cost-effective their processes are. Ana de Pro, chief financial officer at Amadeus...

IFRS 16 lease accounting requirements
With IFRS 16 lease accounting requirements coming over the horizon, companies must act now to adjust their reporting processes and meet the new standards that could have a major impact on...