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How to become a successful finance director

How to become a successful finance director 1.  Qualify as an Accountant It really is important to be qualified, the professional exams are amongst the best business training there is, and you’ll need the theoritical knowledge they offer to combine with practical experience. 2.  Develop effective people skills To be success you need to master […]

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Your Virtual Finance Director

The pandemic have shown the UK that it is both possible to work and beneficial to work remotely.   Virtual Finance Directors are relatively new as a concept but have grown in popularity over the last 12 months.   The future of business is likely to be more and more online and digital, so it makes sense […]

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Pitch Deck Creation Service

Do you need help creating a pitch deck for your fund raise?   Need a business plan and a financial model?   Reach out to our team as we have experienced Finance Directors with track records of successful fund raises, which is an ideal resource to draw on to assist you. It’s getting increasingly easy to access […]

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Private Equity FD or PE FD

Recruiting a Finance Director who has Private Equity experience is an invaluable step if your business is looking to raise venture capital or private equity capital if the business is more established.   There are whole range of specialist investors around that are interested in early stage investment, seed capital, through to more conventional loans which […]

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The future for financial recruitment

None of us really knows what the future brings but following trends is one way to get a feel for the direction things are moving in at least and Financial recruitment is no different from any area in that respect.   Here are some of my predictions for how things will look in ten years or […]

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Finance Director Job Description

The role of a Finance Director or Financial Director has steadily evolved as the World of Business has changed and developed, in 2019 the role is broader and more important than ever before. Here are some of the key duties and responsibilities together with notes, the exact specification depends on the business concerned, its product […]

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Tackling cash flow issues

Many successful businesses have run into problems due to cash flow issues, think of Pollypeck and more recently Carillion. Managing a positive cash flow is an important task and as the credit crunch demonstrated a business can’t guarantee to borrow money just when they need it. Here are some tips and steps every business can […]

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FD Recruitment and Brexit

I get asked a lot about Brexit and how it is impacting on FD recruitment at the present time. January was a very busy month as it usually is with plans being on hold over Xmas coming forward, February 2019 was a strange month a lot of interesting discussions but a lot of holding back […]

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