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Business Leader Interview Brian Murphy, Reliaquest CEO

Brian Murphy is the founder and CEO of Reliaquest. ReliaQuest advances the delivery, reliability and outcomes of IT security for Fortune 2000 organisations in diverse industries. Since 2007, ReliaQuest has rapidly grown into one of the leading providers of IT security for some of the most recognizable corporations in the world. Core to its success is…

ADP rejects Pershing Square ahead of vote

ADP has once more rejected Pershing Square’s demands after a meeting with the ADP board. This time ADP has appeared to give Pershing Square time to voice their opinions in a meeting with the full board at ADP on September 5th. At that meeting Pershing Square requested that rather than replace existing directors, the original…

Tips – How to create a Data table in Excel for a loan

I see loads of adverts for all sorts of loans that look so inviting. But wouldn’t you like to see what will be the amount you have to pay back if the rate of interest changes. One such way is to create a Data table in Excel. Using the PMT function to do the calculations.…

Business Leader interview Rob Reid, CEO Intacct

Rob Reid was the CEO of Intacct before its acquisition by Sage.  Now MD and EVP at Sage Intacct he is looking forward to the future.  Reid has more than 30 years experience in the software industry. He has held several CEO positions and was a Gold winner in the prestigious CEO World Awards in 2014.…

Oracle goes five large

Oracle has announced that it is hiring 5000 new employees to support its growing cloud business in the US alone. The new roles include engineers, consultants, sales and support people. To date Oracle has already employed 4,150 people in US this year. This includes 2,600 cloud sales professionals and 1,500 developers. On the Oracle jobs…

Foreign currency risk and its management

UK companies, big and small, deal with overseas customers and suppliers. This means they often have to pay suppliers in foreign currency. Unless exchange rates are fixed, there is risk. With Brexit and overall international uncertainty, this is becoming a key issue for businesses. I briefly look at the two main types of currency risks…