Guest Author: Sarah Walker, Founder of Dog Food Desire(Picture Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/JmmXKlJ8MKQ) We see a rise in the number of companies permitting a pet at work. This has become more popular after gigantic multi-millionaire companies like Amazon and Google have welcomed this new thought. And why not? It makes complete sense why you should be allowedContinue reading “Should Your Organisation Allow Pets At Work? Here Are The Five Benefits Of Bringing Your Dog To The Workplace (Guest Post)”
One of the good things to come out of the pandemic in 2020 was the launch of the CFO Series ‘CFO Lunchtime Live”. With the inability to run face to face events the CFO Series producers pivoted quickly to go “online” to be able to continue to deliver exceptional content for CFOs & Finance LeadersContinue reading “CFO Lunchtime Live Series”
Performing the role of CFO in a startup is very different to that of the CFO in large enterprise. CFO in a hyper growth startup is different again ! Alexandra Cain has written a great piece capturing the themes from my interview of Graham Burdis, CFO at v2food. This article was first published on theContinue reading “CFOs must have a vision for the future – CFO Series”
A year ago today, I was interviewed by Nina Hendy on the impact of the ‘just surging’ pandemic on a CFO’s mental health. It was an unprecedented time and it required so much time and effort to effectively navigate un-chartered waters and be prepared for a long forecasted fallout from what was effectively a globalContinue reading “Mental Health for CFOs – CFO Magazine”
Is cyber security just for the IT guys to worry about or is it just as important for CFOs and their teams. Alexandra Cain captured my views and the views of a leading CFO and leading CISO from Microsoft on this important topic. The chat uncovered a new term which I love, called “The HumanContinue reading “Becoming a Cyber-Resilient CFO – CFO Series”
Payroll. Get it wrong and not only will you have some very unhappy employees you will also face the wrath of the regulators. Wage theft, whether deliberate or accidental, is just unacceptable in today’s modern workplace. Alexandra Cain wrote this piece summarising my chat with two of Australia’s leaders in the payroll compliance space ThisContinue reading “CFOs Play a Critical Role in Navigating Payroll Compliance – CFO Series”
Joining Xref just after it went public in 2016, I was faced with the task of taking the reigns of the finance office. Things were in place but with $4m in the bank the business was going global and growing fast. Nina Hendy interviewed me on my experience in this post IPO phase !