Business Bulletin Round Up – 22 September 2017

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FD roles
Our recent Finance Director event addressed this very subject: FD to MD.
Nick is stepping up on an interim basis, it will be interesting to see if he stays permanently. On this subject, I’d be interested to hear from my connections who are in senior Finance roles, if a broader role leading an organisation is their preferred destiny. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/09/11/capita-boss-departs-finance-director-steps-plate/

Drax appoints CFO as new CEO
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/drax-appoints-cfo-will-gardiner-as-new-ceo-2017-09-21 

Finance
Inflation rises to year high, but so does £
https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2017/sep/12/world-stock-markets-record-highs-uk-inflation-data-business-live

Will interest rates rise, now inflation has spiked?
https://www.whatmortgage.co.uk/news/uk-inflation-jumps-2-9-will-interest-rates-rise/

HSBC expects two rate rises within next 12 months
http://www.cityam.com/272221/hsbc-expects-bank-england-raise-interest-rates-twice-within 

When it comes to confidence in changing jobs/careers, there are similarities with the housing market. This is good insight from Your Move.  Consumers are clearly not letting the Brexit negotiations and the current hung parliament affect their plans for the future. https://www.mortgagestrategy.co.uk/house-price-growth-record-levels-move/

UK borrowing at lowest level since credit crisis
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/09/21/pound-retreats-against-dollar-rejuvenated-us-interest-rate-hike/

Bank of England
Mark Carney appointed to two prestigious international monetary panels. But does he need to concentrate on matters at home?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/09/11/mark-carney-lands-two-top-international-jobs-coup-bank-england/

The £ is unsettled on the back of another speech from Mark Carney
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/09/19/pound-shakes-mark-carney-speech-warning-limited-gradual-interest/

AOB
Are we missing a trick here? #greenpower http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_20-9-2017-10-52-40

Tom Smethers from Thomson has his say on recruiting top people
https://www.financialdirector.co.uk/2017/09/07/video-in-conversation-with-the-fd-of-thomson-airways-tom-smethers-recruitment/

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