Carbon Tax

AIM FD leaves in boardroom reshuffle

Adrian Simpson leaves Pan European Terminals

30 Sep 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

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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

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

Treasury concludes fuel duty is not an environmental tax

Treasury accused of removing levies from official definition of environmental tax in order to show proportion of revenue from green taxes will rise

19 Jul 2012

CBI calls for review of green taxes

Businesses disillusioned with environmental tax landscape, CBI report finds

15 Jun 2012

Green cars will impact Treasury’s coffers

The growing number of green cars on Britain's roads is already seeing a growing number exempt from vehicle excise duty

15 May 2012

Businesses hit by environmental budget

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

21 Mar 2012

KPMG: Hidden environmental costs equal 41% of earnings

New report urges businesses to protect themselves from 10 environmental and economic 'megaforces' that could prevent growth

17 Feb 2012

Green tax strategy slated by MPs

MP condemn government refusal to define what green taxes are

07 Feb 2012

Understand sustainability to make money

Doing your homework on sustainability could bolster service lines says Jae Mather

26 Jan 2012

Chancellor to introduce tax-breaks on environmental levies

George Osborne could announce tax breaks for energy intensive industries in a mini-budget next month

18 Oct 2011

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

Carbon accounting – beyond greenwash

The new environmental reporting regimes are adding to administrative overheads while threatening to expose those merely paying lip service to “green” business practices, warns Karl Campbell. The key is to make them a positive contributor to the business

17 Jun 2011

Energy Management

Energy Management: How the FD can make a difference - sponsored by British Gas Business

15 Mar 2011

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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