Putting an end to corporate tax controversy

Recent high-profile tax scandals have changed both political and public perceptions of tax planning

Controversy over giant corporations paying dwarfed tax bills has put finance chiefs in the media and public spotlight

The changing role of the CFO

Tom Sweet

Dell’s chief financial officer Tom Sweet tells Raymond Snoddy how his role in the multinational computer company is evolving under private ownership

Avoid pitfalls of financial change

Successful companies never stop evolving and finance departments must embrace necessary change, writes Rebecca Brace

Troubleshooting transformation

Ian Winham, chief financial and chief information officer of £78-billion imaging and electronics company Ricoh, talks to Edwin Smith about problems encountered in finance transformation projects – and how to overcome them