The findings come in a survey of 8,000 SMEs undertaken for government website NetRegs. And it shows that the majority of SMEs have yet to introduce any practical measures to limit their environmental impact.
‘Few businesses feel compelled to alter environmental practices to win new business,’ said a spokesman for NetRegs. ‘Many want to improve their environmental performance, but few know where to begin.’
Growing awareness of the problems experienced by SMEs emerges as larger companies wrestle with new rules for accounting for emission rights. KPMG partner John Kellas, condemned the regulations as ‘an example of accounting theory taking precedence over common sense’.
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements