– E-business solutions provider Dragnet has launched a programme to help accountants provide clients with e-business advice and consultation. Dragnet will provide project members with technology expertise and market information. Dragnet hopes this will enable accountants to combine first-hand client knowledge with the latest front-end e-commerce developments, providing SMEs with end-to-end e-business consultation services.
– PricewaterhouseCoopers has published a report on e-markets, claiming their success depends on creating level playing fields. The firm says squeezing suppliers’ margins could reduce electronic marketplaces into ‘cut-throat price bazaars’, killing this type of trading while still in its infancy.
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
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