Green

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Top 50 +50 analysis: The environment

The top firms may have shown signs of improvement in reducing their carbon footprint but still have a long way to go

18 Aug 2011

Secretary of state for environment food and rural affairs Caroline Spelman

Green levies to make up increased share of tax revenue

A paper published by the business, energy and environment secretaries, highlights expectation of green taxes and levies

05 Aug 2011

A view of cooling towers at a nuclear power plant in the distance

Constraints raising finance threaten C02 reduction

Turbulent market needs green investment bank to bring long-term investment

12 Jul 2011

Big Four in bloom

The largest firms are champions of sustainability assurance, although financial expertise is not a pre-requisite

28 Jun 2011

Green accounting 'to protect nature's bank'

Green accounts would protect Mother Nature's bank and support economic growth, according to Defra

10 Jun 2011

Puma takes leap towards green accounting

Release of environmental profit and loss account might steer profession to immerse itself in carbon accounting

06 Jun 2011

PwC & Puma produce first global environmental P&L account

PwC and Trucost help Puma represent their green strategy in acocunts

27 May 2011

KPMG picks up sustainability honours

The firm's new Canary Wharf headquarters is honoured as sustainability project of the year by RICS, days after being given the thumbs up on its environmental assurance services by Carbon Smart.

13 May 2011

Fight for your firm's survival

The UK accountancy profession has become a mature and saturated market, forcing firms to innovate or face being squeezed out, according to a report by Carnaby Co

11 May 2011

PwC's HQ to run on chip fat

Big Four firm uses recycled oil to power its Southbank of London office

28 Mar 2011

Environmental taxes to generate £4bn

MacIntryre Hudson's tax principal Katharine Arthur calculates environmental taxes will bring in £4bn in five years

24 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Carbon price

Carbon has been given a price floor in the latest budget

23 Mar 2011

FDs more concerned about fuel rise than VAT increase

Finance chiefs in the country are concerned fuel rises will affect their business more than VAT rise

17 Mar 2011

Energy Management

Energy Management: How the FD can make a difference - sponsored by British Gas Business

15 Mar 2011

Accounting for your carbon

The profession is ideally placed to tap into carbon accounting

10 Mar 2011

EU needs tighter security for carbon trading says PwC

PwC director William Beer responds to cyber attacks on EU emissions' trading system

26 Jan 2011

KPMG administrators appointed to Powerfuel

Parent company of carbon capture business enters administration to raise capital

10 Dec 2010

Reporting: new dawn for reporting

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

03 Nov 2010

PwC: government may have created green tax

PwC partners claim changes to environmental legislation will create a green tax.

21 Oct 2010

Environmental legislation pushed back a year

Spending review announcements means the Carbon Reduction Commitment will be pushed back a year

21 Oct 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: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

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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.