Over half of finance directors in small and medium-sized businesses have ultimate responsibility for HR in their company, according to FD Surgery’s survey of over 250. Furthermore, more than 75 per cent of those FDs rated challenges around recruitment, retention and employment law as amongst their biggest headaches. Our new HR for Finance Directors event,… Read more »
Month: August 2017
As part of the business cycle, things traditionally slow down in August, as people take their vacations to match the school holidays. This means decisions are often delayed and deadlines missed – none more so than making payments. And in a world where making payments has become a major issue, the pain will be felt by… Read more »
The former CFO of Superdry charts the journey from a small clothing company to an international super brand. Chas Howe served as CFO of Superdry during the period it grew from a small clothing and retail business into a global player in the fashion industry. During his tenure the number of Superdry stores grew from… Read more »
There are very few good listeners, according to Richard Mullender, a former international hostage negotiator whose work has seen him negotiate the release of UN workers held in Afghanistan, help free Norman Kember in Iraq and talk countless suicidal individuals back from the ledge. Most people focus on active listening skills – nodding or appearing… Read more »
A $39m investment has been pumped into London-headquartered new car buying service Carwow, which will be used to fuel aggressive expansion at home and abroad.
With continued growth each year, Receipt Bank has received a $50m Series B investment to take its automated bookkeeping platform to the next level.