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Are You Fuelling The Growth Or Harbouring The Weeds?

As a leader, what do you consider to be important to your business? The numbers, definitely, but what about the culture, the values and the people that are the fuel enabling the wider elements of your business to drive growth? How well are these enablers [...]

By | 2017-03-02T07:29:02+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Are You Fuelling The Growth Or Harbouring The Weeds?

Year End: Being Realistic Is As Important As Being Prepared

Year End is always a stressful time, no matter how thorough the preparation. As a CFO or Finance Director, while resolutely ticking items off your list, you might still be grappling with many Year End issues such as paying your vendors, scrutinizing your balance [...]

By | 2017-02-09T09:23:27+00:00 February 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Year End: Being Realistic Is As Important As Being Prepared

We Have Moved!

We have moved offices to a great new location. As of February 2017, our new address is: 4th Floor 1 Paris Garden London SE1 8ND Southwark is the closest tube station, and we are also within easy walking distance of Waterloo and Blackfriars. Our [...]

By | 2017-02-13T08:50:03+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on We Have Moved!

Mind the Gap … Between Your Marketing Promise and Your Service Delivery

As we enter 2017, planning to take advantage of the commercial opportunities ahead of us, how many of our businesses will take stock to ensure all our resources are effectively aligned and ready to deliver our market promise and potential? The biggest resource cost [...]

By | 2017-01-04T11:40:38+00:00 January 4th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Mind the Gap … Between Your Marketing Promise and Your Service Delivery

Managing Phenomenal Growth for Success

fdu CFO Series: Interview with Matthew Bonfield, Huntswood CFO In a series of interviews with CFOs in high growth companies, fdu's Richard Morris talks to Matthew Bonfield, Chief Financial Officer of Huntswood. Matthew has been overseeing all financial, risk and legal aspects of the [...]

By | 2016-12-15T09:52:36+00:00 December 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Managing Phenomenal Growth for Success

Interim Is The New Black

Since the global financial crisis of 2008, businesses have been running a lot leaner, rarely extending beyond ten per cent above or below capacity. Cutting back has become the norm, with excess on the balance sheet seemingly a thing of the past. This more [...]

By | 2016-12-12T09:43:58+00:00 December 8th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Interim Is The New Black

Our Reading Office is Open for Business

fdu has always been ‘Committed to Growth’ – both that of our Clients’ and our own Executive Search business. We are committed to supporting high growth organisations realise their own expansion plans through the introduction of top calibre finance and operational leaders. fdu operates on [...]

By | 2016-12-01T13:50:28+00:00 November 29th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Our Reading Office is Open for Business

Business Transformation: How Do Others Get It Right?

Transformation in business is rarely easy or straightforward. It is, however, often necessary for the survival or growth of a business and you will search far and wide to find a multinational today that is not undergoing Transformation in some way. According to McKinsey, the [...]

By | 2016-11-30T12:41:55+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Business Transformation: How Do Others Get It Right?

There’s a Revolution Ahead in Education – But You Must Log in To Join in

Formidable developments in educational technology are leading us to a very different world in higher education in the not too distant future. Advancing software, growing connectivity and new ways of approaching the learning landscape mean that the traditional lecture hall will no longer be the [...]

By | 2016-11-30T12:41:55+00:00 November 1st, 2016|News|Comments Off on There’s a Revolution Ahead in Education – But You Must Log in To Join in