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KPMG pulls sponsorship of LSE sports union over ‘offensive' leaflets

"Homophobic", "misogynistic" and "classist" flyers were confiscated soon after complaints made to the student union

22 Oct 2014

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HW Fisher launches sustainability assurance service

HW Fisher's commercial property clients to benefit from energy savings and sustainability advice

17 Feb 2014

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Stamp out “spin” in CSR reporting says leading charity

Charity group Directory of Social Change says more needs to be done to improve transparency in CSR reporting

25 Sep 2013

HW Fisher wades into sustainability market

Firm offers environmental services to SMEs to calculate impact on their businesses

22 Nov 2011

Embankment's bird of prey

Kite flying taken to a whole new level

25 Oct 2011

Social mobility'll only get you so far in firms

29 Mar 2011

Companies failing on carbon reporting

Survey finds that few public companies are following government guidelines for reporting carbon output

08 Nov 2010

Reporting: new dawn for reporting

Long-winded, paper versions of annual reports may have had their day

03 Nov 2010

Serco Remembers its corporate social responsibilities just in time

Serco: we treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

03 Nov 2010

Accrington accountants go paperless

Mayes Business Partnership use Invu to make its firm paperless

28 Sep 2010

Green reporting legislation too complex, says watchdog

The Committee on Climate Change has labeled incoming environmental legislation that will impact on finance functions as "unnecessarily complex", a week before its implementation date

24 Sep 2010

UK finance professionals unaware of carbon reduction scheme

Carbon reduction scheme off many finance professionals' radar

01 Sep 2010

Reverse VAT introduced on carbon trading

Taxman withdraws zero rate and introduces reverse payments of VAT on carbon emission trading

23 Aug 2010

Businesses have 18 days to register for CRC: PwC

Companies have just 18 days to register on the government led carbon reduction commitment

16 Aug 2010

Don't ditch sustainability says Izza

ICAEW chief urges accountancy profession to push forward the sustainability agenda

14 Jun 2010

Global business invests in carbon accounting

Serco, the service and outsourcing business, invests in new systems to automate environmental processes

11 May 2010

Deloitte acquires carbon advisory business

Big Four Firm beefs up its environmental advisory arm

04 Mar 2010

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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