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Exclusive: KPMG refuses to release controversial green energy report

Consultancy will not publish full findings of report, after leaked press release criticising green energy costs sparked media storm

07 Feb 2012

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Green tax strategy slated by MPs

MP condemn government refusal to define what green taxes are

07 Feb 2012

Energy Management Special

Understand sustainability to make money

Doing your homework on sustainability could bolster service lines says Jae Mather

26 Jan 2012

Companies unsure of legal obligations to report emissions

A third of companies are unsure of their legal obligations to report carbon emissions and 58% have never heard the term “carbon accounting”

26 Jan 2012

AS2011: Reducing green levy will cost £75m

Reducing the Climate Change Levy will cost the government £75m over four years

29 Nov 2011

AS2011: Fuel duty rise cancelled

Fuel duty rise of 1p in January cancelled

29 Nov 2011

AS2011: Increase relief on climate change levy

Energy intensive industries Climate Change Levy relief will be increased

29 Nov 2011

Osborne lines up tax relief for energy-intensive industries

Chancellor to outline tax relief for businesses hit by emmissions trading scheme

28 Nov 2011

HW Fisher wades into sustainability market

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

22 Nov 2011

No fashion please I’m an accountant

Accountants don’t have favourites according to PwC at Puma conference

17 Nov 2011

PwC: Airline corporate sustainability transparency needed

Airline corporate sustainability reporting is improving, but there is still some way to go, says PwC

14 Nov 2011

PwC named top brand for sustainability services

Survey into environmental consulting firms shows Big Four lead the way with PwC coming out tops

10 Nov 2011

Didn’t they do well?

Questions asked as Big Four scrap into the top 300 of the first carbon league table

10 Nov 2011

KPMG most carbon friendly of the Big Four

KPMG leads the Big Four in the government’s first annual carbon emission league table

09 Nov 2011

Embankment's bird of prey

Kite flying taken to a whole new level

25 Oct 2011

Chancellor to introduce tax-breaks on environmental levies

George Osborne could announce tax breaks for energy intensive industries in a mini-budget next month

18 Oct 2011

ICAEW is first institute to achieve Carbon Trust Standard

Carbon Trust award ICAEW gold stars for its ability to reduce and manage its carbon emissions

22 Sep 2011

Integrated reporting for cheaper capital, says KPMG

Integrated reporting could help companies secure cheap finance through improved relationships with capital markets, KPMG has posited

14 Sep 2011

Armstrong Watson invests £250,000 in green products

Top 40 firm has spent about £250,000 in products to reduce its energy and consumable costs

12 Sep 2011

Integrated reporting 'short, sharp and meaningful'

Integrated reporting enthusiasts today issued a paper championing concise, relevant company reports to meet 21st Century needs

09 Sep 2011

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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

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

Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.