Green

Turner wants taxes to nurture green economy

City watchdog chief wants targeted taxes

05 Jan 2010

PwC: London v New York in carbon trading

The US has signalled its intention to join the carbon trading markets which could take the title from London, warns PwC partner

21 Dec 2009

Support grows for carbon tax on aviation and shipping

The Copenhagen Climate Change Summit sees increased support for a carbon tax or carbon trading scheme for the aviation and shipping industries

15 Dec 2009

PwC: Emission reduction target not enough

The world could be a year closer to a climate crisis if more severe carbon cuts are not made said Richard Gledhill, PwC's head of climate change and carbon market services

14 Dec 2009

SAP launches sustainability service

One of the largest financial software suppliers launches new technology to help businesses analyse return on investment on sustainability initiatives

14 Dec 2009

The good, the bad and the future

The Accountancy Age team look at the major players, the big issues and what we can expect next year

14 Dec 2009

Deloitte appoints new climate change chief

Nick Main takes on position as global managing partner for climate change and sustainability

11 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Climate Change Levy increased

Reduction on environmental levies takes a hit

09 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Electric car exempt from tax

No taxes for electric company cars for the next five years

09 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Green vehicles receive tax exemption

Electric cars exempt from company car taxation

09 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Investment in clean energy

£160m investment in low carbon tech

09 Dec 2009

Accountants should own climate initiatives, claims report

CIMA releases "Accounting for Climate Change' report

08 Dec 2009

EU tackles carousel fraud on carbon trading

Reverse charge mechanism switches liability for VAT from seller to buyer

08 Dec 2009

Calls for global standard on carbon reporting grow

Accountancy institutes from around the world unite to put pressure on leaders for global carbon standard

07 Dec 2009

Carbon count

We need a unified approach to carbon accounting, and quickly

03 Dec 2009

Standards lobby heads for climate summit

Institute pushes for common sustainability reporting standards

03 Dec 2009

Institute chief to chair Copenhagen debate

Accountancy institute and Big Four firms to discuss global carbon reporting

02 Dec 2009

Video: Is it time to set carbon emissions standards?

Should the IASB prioritise a project on global rules for accounting for pollution?

17 Nov 2009

Audio: Is it time to set carbon emissions standards?

Should the IASB prioritise a project on global rules for accounting for pollution?

17 Nov 2009

Give the IASB resources to set carbon guidelines

With the Copenhagen summit on climate change imminent, we need to sort out international standards for reporting carbon emissions

12 Nov 2009

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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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