Green

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

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

Sustainability assurance guide launched by institute

ICAEW launch guidelines to sustainability assurance reporting

06 Aug 2010

Germany's environmental tax relief cut sparks outrage

Germany's proposals to reduce the environmental tax relief has sparked outrage from industry and unions which they believe will affect the economic recovery

04 Aug 2010

UN report recommends accounting rules be used to safeguard biodiversity

Business interest in biodiversity may rest on accounting standards, report finds

13 Jul 2010

BASDA launch IT standard for environmental accounting

A new IT standard proposed to help businesses account for sustainability issues is to be launched by the Business Application Software Developers Association

08 Jul 2010

Businesses unclear about green tax incentives

UK companies don't know what green tax incentives are available to them if they are more environmentally friendly

21 Jun 2010

Don't ditch sustainability says Izza

ICAEW chief urges accountancy profession to push forward the sustainability agenda

14 Jun 2010

Firm awards six-figure deal to virtualise data

Accountancy firm Broomfield & Alexander streamlines operations

11 May 2010

Global business invests in carbon accounting

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

11 May 2010

Environmental investment hampered by tax system

Brewery FD hits out at tax system which he believes is holding back green industrial investment

23 Apr 2010

France and Italy call for international carbon tax

Products imported from outside the EU should pay a tax on its carbon footprint, say Sarkozy and Berlusconi

19 Apr 2010

KPMG warns FDs that carbon law will hit bottom line

Company profits could be hit if carbon emission information is inaccurate, warns firm

10 Mar 2010

Deloitte acquires carbon advisory business

Big Four Firm beefs up its environmental advisory arm

04 Mar 2010

Greater taxes on carbon needed, warns parliamentary committee

Collapse in carbon prices threatens green investment

08 Feb 2010

Sarkozy fights for carbon border tax

The French president is calling for European countries to implement a carbon border tax

28 Jan 2010

Audio: Sustainability - the challenge for accountants

How will developments from Copenhagen affect the accountancy profession?

13 Jan 2010

Video: Sustainability - the challenge for accountants

How will developments from Copenhagen affect the accountancy profession?

13 Jan 2010

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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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