Green

Cracks appear in carbon emissions accounting

Concerns grow over lack of carbon accounting standards

12 Nov 2009

Green software holding finance directors back

Expert claims the software industry has not provided FDs with suitable and affordable environmental data systems

10 Nov 2009

ACCA and CIPFA join forces to combat carbon

Accountancy institutes combine knowledge to help accountants in the public sector struggling with upcoming environmental legislation

02 Nov 2009

FDs hedge on adopting carbon policy

Finance directors still unclear whether government will push ahead with carbon reduction policy

29 Oct 2009

Institute advises on green reporting in annual statements

A guide on environmental reporting for annual financial statements is launched by the Environmental Agency and ICAEW

27 Oct 2009

Car tax recommended by green group

Environment group calls for more green taxes

26 Oct 2009

PwC crowns sustainable reporters in FTSE

PricewaterhouseCoopers announces the winners of thebuilding public trust awards

22 Oct 2009

FTSE 350 pay 'lip service' to environment in annual reports

PwC report finds 30% of companies do not link KPIs with sustainability objectives

20 Oct 2009

PwC boosts sustainability practice

Head of global sustainability issues says the firm has "no competitor" when it comes to environmental advisory services

06 Oct 2009

PwC says finance directors have "no idea" on environment

Malcolm Preston, PwC's global head of sustainability has said some finance directors have "no idea" and some do not care about environmental strategies

06 Oct 2009

EU introduce reverse VAT for carbon trading

EU takes swift action against VAT fraud on carbon trading

02 Oct 2009

Accountants unprepared for environmental legislation

A recent survey shows that over 60% of accountants are unprepared for the government's environmental legislation to be implemented next year

28 Sep 2009

SAP Carbon Impact unveiled

SAP integrates sustainability software into its portfolio

24 Sep 2009

FDs face ‘double whammy’ on carbon bills

Companies could be forced to pay for energy emissions twice in a year

24 Sep 2009

International green taxation is vital say ACCA

ACCA has released its green taxation in a recession paper which warns taxes are needed on a global level

26 Aug 2009

HMRC instigates first carbon fraud raids

Nine arrests made in connection with alleged VAT fraud through carbon emission trading

21 Aug 2009

Enterprise carbon software has a leader

Groom Energy Solutions names its winner of enterprise carbon software this year as it predicts this type of technology will quadruple in three years

11 Aug 2009

Accounting for sustainability earns global accountancy backing

Global accountancy institutes join forces to bring sustainability to the forefront of reporting principles

07 Jul 2009

PwC launches green reporting model

PwC creates what is thought to be an industry first, a reporting example based on a hypothetical IT company called Typico that shows businesses the nuts and bolts of how to construct a carbon emissions disclosure

25 Jun 2009

ACCA wants water to be taken seriously

Water footprinting should be taken more seriously by businesses

19 Jun 2009

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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?

Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

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Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

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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