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

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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: 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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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.