Carbon Reduction Commitment

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EU to raise environmental taxes across member states

The EU could raise €35bn through environmental taxes in two years removing burden on employment taxes, study finds

06 Mar 2014

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Shale gas explorers boosted by tax incentive

Exploration businesses to pay less tax on their profits because capital expenditure relief will be significantly increased

05 Dec 2013

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Government hopes to claw £745m in 5 years from green taxes

Changes to environmental levies creates further complexity but raises funds for government

21 Mar 2013

KPMG tops carbon list for second year in a row

KPMG most carbon friendly of the Big Four according to carbon reduction commitment annual league table

26 Feb 2013

Manage your carbon footprint and stride ahead of the competition

New reporting requirements make environmental a financial necessity for large companies, but SMEs could see the issue reach them quicker than they realise

29 Jan 2013

AS2012: Chancellor confuses profession with CRC changes

Autumn Statement will see the abolishment of CRC league table, a reduction of £25m year on year for three years and simplification next year

05 Dec 2012

Chancellor to scrap Carbon Reduction Commitment

George Osborne is reportedly considering scrapping or significantly revising the CRC which forces companies to report and pay for energy-related emissions

03 Dec 2012

Carbon taxes should boost Green Deal

Consumer Focus study says energy efficiency could drive economic growth and lift millions of people out of fuel poverty

09 Nov 2012

Accountants guilty of ignoring material “natural capital” risks

New report confirms growing numbers of businesses accept seriousness of natural capital risks, but reporting on environmental impacts remains patchy

09 Nov 2012

IFAC and IIRC sign integrated reporting deal

IFAC and IIRC sign a memorandum of understanding to increase cooperation and coordination on integrating environmental data into financial reports

18 Oct 2012

From the coalface - greenhouse gas accounting is simple?

The calculations behind the top-line greenhouse gas emissions numbers could get complicated, says Gary Davis

05 Oct 2012

Green light for advisors

Accounting for carbon emissions gives advisors a great opportunity to provide a new service to clients

05 Oct 2012

Treasury finally publishes definition of "environmental tax"

HM Treasury publishes highly anticipated definition of which taxes are considered green following confusion from industry

31 Jul 2012

Carbon reporting opens floodgate for new revenue streams

With the government's drive to force large companies to report emissions, practices could do well to invest in green advisory services, explains Gary Davies

04 Jul 2012

CBI: Green reports could duplicate workload

Businesses and accountants could see workload duplicated, and may be unprepared for assurance on reports

21 Jun 2012

Coalition confirms introduction of mandatory carbon reporting

Nick Clegg confirms companies listed on the London Stock Exchange will be required to report on their carbon emissions from next year

20 Jun 2012

CBI calls for review of green taxes

Businesses disillusioned with environmental tax landscape, CBI report finds

15 Jun 2012

IAASB publishes landmark green assurance standard

A new global standard to assure greenhouse gas statements is published by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

07 Jun 2012

Businesses hit by environmental budget

Chancellor George Osborne announces changes to levies and incentives to encourage greener behaviour from businesses

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Carbon tax could be introduced

Carbon Reduction Committment is "burecratic" and could be replaced with an alternatibe tax

21 Mar 2012

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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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.