CFO Review

Much has been written about the changing role of the CFO. Such changes were very much in evidence as we worked closely with Clients during 2018. In a number of instances, the CFO is also de facto Deputy CEO whose remit can include Technology, HR, Procurement and Data Analytics. Increasingly,...

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Knowledge is power: Discuss

‘Knowledge is power’ is a common phrase in business, often attributed to the philosopher Francis Bacon, and often used with slightly malevolent undertones. Headhunters have traded on it for years: their knowledge of the market and the candidates, all in little black books. But the market is changing. And so...

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Sustainability: A board priority?

Should Sustainability now be a board level priority for the world’s largest companies? In short, yes. Global investors, under increasing pressure from regulators, governments, and clients, are increasingly calling for business leaders to develop long-term strategies to mitigate climate change risk, reduce breaches of their social obligations, and strengthen corporate governance. Yet...

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Brexit: The CRO’s last straw?

In the last ten years, the role and scope of the CRO has evolved almost to the point of being unrecognisable from 20 years ago. The breadth of the role and its visibility – both internally and externally – has meant a new type of CRO has emerged, transforming from...

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