More women in finance isn’t enough, we need female CFOs

Despite some progress, there remains much to be done to achieve more women on company boards as finance directors

How to rebuild trust in the role of the CFO

With the many new demands placed on chief financial officers, the need to engender trust among stakeholders remains paramount

Are CFOs now ‘mini chief executives’?

Hays chief financial officer Paul Venables says the chief executive

A successful chief financial officer now has to support the chief executive in developing company strategy as well as taking care of finance

‘Companies are limited, not liberated, by finance’

CFO Special Report cover illustration

Businesses in the UK tend to be risk averse, resulting in a lack of investment which is hampering economic growth

An interview with the man in charge of the purse strings

Computer technology giant Dell’s chief financial officer Tom Sweet tells how he sees his role as a “co-pilot” to the company’s boss Michael Dell

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

Creating a perfect technology mix

Olive Communications reveals how to optimise hardware and software for all types of working