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The boardroom verdict

In this article in Marketing Week, Lucy Handley highlights the challenges facing different organisations in the way they run their marketing functions.  It suggests that the current generation of marketers

How to create an outstanding CFO

This article draws out the strategic nature of the CFO role. In the financial services sector, and life insurance in particular, which is a very complex to explain financially, the


This is an excellent article from the Wall Street Journal (27th June).  Particularly within the Financial Services sector there has been an increased  trend of CFOs moving into the CEO role.

How can you judge a bank CEO?

Stephen Hester – Chief Executive – press and media Personally, I think most people have probably had enough of the banking bonus press coverage. This Economist article is an interesting

Banks have to learn to compete on good behaviour

In this article, Bradley Fried in the Financial Times highlights the challenges facing the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards.  He identifies the potential danger to the UK banking industry of

Competition in Banking

Competition in banking – advantageous for the banks’ customers? In response to this article by John Kay published in the Financial Times, I would agree that it is not yet a