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The Deloitte CFO Survey in the media

2013 Q4 Survey, 6 January 2014

CFOs of UK's biggest companies rediscover risk appetite – Financial Times
Finance chiefs count on hiring more staff in reviving economy – The Times
UK manufacturing tipped for strongest growth in Europe – The Guardian
British companies 'the most optimistic for 20 years' – The Daily Telegraph
Carney wins approval of finance directors – The Independent
Upbeat services firms spark a rise in confidence for 2014 – The Evening Standard
Finance bosses think companies are ready to splash out this year – City AM
British CFOs say appetite for risk is returning – Reuters
UK CFOs feeling upbeat and ready to take risks – CNBC
Business optimism boosts hopes of solid UK growth – CNBC
U.K. Executive Confidence Rises as BOE Rate Threshold Looms – Bloomberg
UK finance chiefs ramp up spending plans – Financial Director
CFO confidence reaches three-year high – Economia

Ian Stewart was interviewed on BBC World's World Business News, BBC World Service's Newshour, CNBC and Sky's business news. The survey was also referenced on Radio 4's Today programme and Sky's Jeff Randall Live.

2013 Q3 Survey, 30 September 2013

Hopes for business investment in UK rise – Financial Times
Business groups urge Osborne to be ambitious
– Daily Telegraph
Finance chiefs are ready to start splashing their cash – The Times
Companies ready to splash the cash as appetite for risk returns, says Deloitte – The Guardian
UK CFOs Appetite for Risk Highest in Six Years
– Wall St Journal
Finance chiefs upbeat on prospects for growth – Daily Express
Growth top goal for big UK firms for 1st time since 2011 – Reuters
UK firms reject Bank forecast on rate increase – CITY AM
The gathering storm ? – Robert Peston’s BBC blog
Bonuses the biggest barrier to recovery
– Anthony Hilton’s Evening Standard column
CFOs on expansion drive – economia
Finance chiefs turning to growth strategies – Financial Director

Ian Stewart was interviewed on Radio 4’s Today programme and Sky’s business news. The survey was also reference on BBC Breakfast’s business section, CNBC’s business news round-up and on the ITV News at Ten.

2013 Q2 Survey, 9 July 2013

UK company investment expectations highest in more than two years – Financial Times
Finance chiefs give green light for firms to splash cash – CITY AM
U.K. Companies May At Last Be Ready To Hire – Wall St Journal
Big UK firms’ desire to expand hits 2-year high – Reuters
Risky Business: UK Companies Go for Growth – CNBC
Forecasts Boost Growth Hopes For UK Economy – Sky News
Major UK Businesses Eye Expansion as Economy Recovers – International Business Times
CFOs look to take on risk – Economia
Expansion plans back on UK CFOs agenda, says Deloitte – CFO World
CFOs willing to splash cash as confidence returns – Financial Director

Ian Stewart also gave interviews on the Survey for the BBC Radio 4 Today programme, Radio 5 Live’s Wake up to Money, as well as CNBC television.

2013 Q1 Survey, 15 April 2013

Business confidence rises sharply – Financial Times
Finance chiefs see green shoots of a global economic recovery – CITY AM
Confidence bounces back among finance chiefs – Daily Telegraph
Bank credit grows popular again with big British firms – CITY AM
Big UK firms warm to bank borrowing again – Reuters
CFO Business Confidence Bouncing Back
– CNBC
Lending fears ease as CFO confidence bounces back – Accountancy Age
Growing confidence among CFOs – Economia
Business confidence among CFOs improving, says Deloitte – CFO World

2012 Q4 Survey, 8 January 2013

Confidence grows but fears curb spending  – The Financial Times
U.K. CFOs Plan to Hoard Cash Amid Uncertainty
– The Wall Street Journal
Finance chiefs turn optimistic as fear of recession starts to fade – The Daily Telegraph
Finance chiefs see clouds over UK lifting – The Independent
City finance chiefs fear triple dip  – City AM
UK firms upbeat on export growth
– The Daily Express
U.K. Companies More Optimistic on Economy in 2013, Survey Shows – Bloomberg
Finance directors optimistic, but caution remains
– The Scotsman

2012 Q3 Survey, 8 October 2012

British businesses keep investment on hold – Financial Times
Firms fear banks won’t help them as trust fades – The Express
Finance chiefs recover from spring gloom – The Independent
Firms begin to regain cheer as economy heals – City AM
The euro has collapsed in all but name – The Evening Standard

2012 Q2 Survey, 9 July 2012

Billions held back from economy by uncertainty – The Independent
Forget the double whammy, directors fear Britain faces triple-dip recession
– The Times
UK confidence devastated by Eurozone crisis – City AM
Britain faces prospect of 3m unemployed, says survey – The Guardian
Cash is king for UK listed companies seeking security in face of global woes
– The Scotsman

2012 Q1 Survey, 2 April 2012

Cost control: Cutting back to the bottom line - Financial Times
UK CFOs Less Pessimistic on Economy: Deloitte - Bloomberg Businessweek
UK finance chiefs: The worst is over - City AM

2011 Q4 Survey, 3 January 2012

UK finance chiefs fear euro break-up, says Deloitte - BBC
Finance chiefs fear effect of euro collapse - Financial Times
UK 'double dip' recession expected by most finance directors - The Telegraph
Finance chiefs expect Britain to return to recession - The Independent
Eurozone break-up and uncertainty seen as biggest risks to UK businesses - The Guardian
UK finance chiefs fear double dip recession - City AM

2011 Q3 Survey, 10 October 2011

Confidence among finance chiefs tumbles - Financial Times
More British Finance Chiefs Turn Gloomy - Wall Street Journal
U.K. Finance Chiefs Least Optimistic Since 2009, Survey Shows - Bloomberg Businessweek
Confidence ebbs to two-year low - The Guardian
Finance heads cut spend as growth stalls - City AM
Confidence falls while activity starts to rebound - The Independent

2011 Q2 Survey, 11 July 2011

UK finance chiefs’ optimism tumbles - Financial Times
CFOs in the U.K. See End to Rising Profit Margins
- Wall Street Journal
A third of finance directors believes UK economy will double-dip - The Telegraph
Corporate optimism is dropping sharply - City AM

2010 Q4 Survey, 4 January 2011

UK finance directors set sights on growth - Financial Times
Confidence returns to Britain's finance chiefs - The Independent
Finance Executives' Confidence Rebounded in Fourth Quarter, Deloitte Says - Bloomberg
Optimistic firms plan for growth - City AM

2010 Q3 survey, 11 October, 2010

Finance chiefs aim to raise debt - Financial Times
Double-dip recession fears rise among chief financial officers -The Guardian
CFO optimism at 18-month low - The Independent
CFO confidence crashes - CITY AM
Finance directors expect a 'double dip' recession - Daily Mail

2010 Q2 Survey, 5 July, 2010

Finance directors fear double-dip recession - Financial Times
Fears rise among leading firms that UK faces double dip recession - The Guardian
Finance chiefs suffer crisis of confidence on double-dip fears - The Daily Telegraph
U.K. Finance Chiefs’ Optimism at 12-Month Low, Deloitte Says -BusinessWeek

2010 Q1 Survey, 12 April, 2010

Companies fear prospect of hung parliament – Financial Times
UK business confidence 'hits four-year high' – BBC
UK CFOs’ Risk Appetite Rises to Two-Year High, Deloitte Says – BusinessWeek

2009 Q4 Survey, 4 January, 2010

Finance chiefs fear ‘double dip’ but mood turns upbeat - The Times
Top finance chiefs regain optimism - Financial Times
Confidence among UK finance directors is rising, survey finds - The Telegraph
Finance chiefs 'in confident mood' - BBC
Finance directors banking on better times in 2010 - The Independent
UK CFOs Enter New Year In Upbeat Mood -Survey - The Wall Street Journal

2009 Q3 Survey, 19 October, 2009

40pc of finance chiefs considering takeover approaches – The Telegraph
Survey predicts sluggish growth – Financial Times
Upbeat mood among finance chiefs raises hopes for recovery – The Independent

2009 Q2 Survey, 14 July, 2009

Companies' optimism leaps ahead – Financial Times
Too much caution poses threat to recovery – The Times
Pipelines and CEO dialogue point to M&A pick-up – Reuters
Corporate sector confidence hits highest level for two years – The Telegraph

2009 Q1 Survey, 7 April, 2009

Glimmer of hope on future credit flows – Financial Times
The economy: amid the funeral march, a note of optimism – The Times
Availability of corporate credit shows sign of improving – The Telegraph
Glimmer of hope on future credit flows – Reuters

2008 Q4 Survey, 5 January, 2009

CFO anger at banks' refusal to loosen credit - Financial Times
Businesses 'focus on survival' - Guardian

2008 Q3 Survey, 13 October, 2008

CFOs see no credit upturn in near future – Reuters
Signs of recession: the impact on Britain's real economy – Guardian

2008 Q2 Survey, 14 July, 2008

Bank Credit Is Harder to Obtain, U.K. Finance Chief Survey Says – Bloomberg.com

2008 Q1 Survey, 20 April, 2008

UK companies plan job cuts, FT.com
Big companies set to fight global crisis with job cuts, The Times

2007 Q4 Survey, 06 January, 2008

Credit crunch is biting on corporates, Deloitte CFO survey finds – Forbes.com

2007 Q3 Survey, 18 October, 2007

No crunch, but no fees – FT.com

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