IIRC releases Integrated reporting framework
Accounting Standards

IIRC releases Integrated reporting framework

10y Idris Nagri

IIRC releases Integrated reporting framework

First ever integrated reporting framework released following publication of outline, and international consultation Read More...

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Shale gas explorers boosted by tax incentive
Corporate Governance

Shale gas explorers boosted by tax incentive

10y Idris Nagri

Shale gas explorers boosted by tax incentive

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

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Could accountants deflate the 'carbon bubble'?
Corporate Governance

Could accountants deflate the 'carbon bubble'?

11y James Murray

Could accountants deflate the 'carbon bubble'?

Report from Carbon Tracker and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants argues sector has key role to play in tackling climate-related inves...

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Stamp out “spin” in CSR reporting says leading charity
Corporate Governance

Stamp out “spin” in CSR reporting says leading charity

11y Idris Nagri

Stamp out “spin” in CSR reporting says leading cha...

Charity group Directory of Social Change says more needs to be done to improve transparency in CSR reporting Read More...

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BDO administrators called to energy efficiency business
Business Recovery

BDO administrators called to energy efficiency business

11y Idris Nagri

BDO administrators called to energy efficiency bus...

Administrators called to environmental business that partnered up with British Gas Read More...

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New carbon emissions reporting rules: more than just hot air
Corporate Governance

New carbon emissions reporting rules: more than just hot air

11y Idris Nagri

New carbon emissions reporting rules: more than ju...

Having insufficient data available on GHG reporting could leave readers of annual reports questioning its entire validity warns Andrew Prosser Read Mo...

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Integrated reporting nudges closer with new FRC guidance
Company News

Integrated reporting nudges closer with new FRC guidance

11y Idris Nagri

Integrated reporting nudges closer with new FRC gu...

FRC publishes guidance on new strategic review which is due to replace the business review in annual reports this year Read More...

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Only 25% of finance departments ready for GHG reporting
Company News

Only 25% of finance departments ready for GHG reporting

11y Idris Nagri

Only 25% of finance departments ready for GHG repo...

ICAEW and Verco research shows just 25% of companies have accounting software for incoming green reporting requirements Read More...

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Consultation launches on integrated reporting framework
Business Regulation

Consultation launches on integrated reporting framework

11y Idris Nagri

Consultation launches on integrated reporting fram...

A consultation on draft framework to integrate non-financial data into financial statements is launched through 15 events worldwide, six of which are ...

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CIMA, IFAC & PwC combine forces to look at business model reporting
Accounting Standards

CIMA, IFAC & PwC combine forces to look at business model reporting

11y Idris Nagri

CIMA, IFAC & PwC combine forces to look at bus...

Institutes and firms have combined to look at business model reporting and how they can be integrated into financial reports, on behalf of the Interna...

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

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

11y Idris Nagri

Government hopes to claw £745m in 5 years from gre...

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

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KPMG tops carbon list for second year in a row
Corporate Governance

KPMG tops carbon list for second year in a row

11y Idris Nagri

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 Read More...

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European Commission to take UK to court over VAT rate
Corporate Governance

European Commission to take UK to court over VAT rate

11y Calum Fuller , Reporter

European Commission to take UK to court over VAT r...

The UK faces court action from the European Commission over the rate of VAT it charges on energy-saving materials Read More...

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Manage your carbon footprint and stride ahead of the competition
Corporate Governance

Manage your carbon footprint and stride ahead of the competition

11y Idris Nagri

Manage your carbon footprint and stride ahead of t...

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

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Big Four dominate preferred sustainability consultants list
Corporate Governance

Big Four dominate preferred sustainability consultants list

11y James Murray

Big Four dominate preferred sustainability consult...

Verdantix survey sees Ernst & Young, KPMG, and Microsoft crowned top green services outfits Read More...

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AS2012: Chancellor confuses profession with CRC changes
Corporate Governance

AS2012: Chancellor confuses profession with CRC changes

11y Idris Nagri

AS2012: Chancellor confuses profession with CRC ch...

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

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Chancellor to scrap Carbon Reduction Commitment
Corporate Governance

Chancellor to scrap Carbon Reduction Commitment

11y Idris Nagri

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 emiss...

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IIRC releases prototype of integrated reporting framework
Business Regulation

IIRC releases prototype of integrated reporting framework

11y Idris Nagri

IIRC releases prototype of integrated reporting fr...

IIRC publishes prototype reporting model to integrate non-financial data onto financial statements which will be tested by more than 80 businesses Rea...

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Carbon taxes should boost Green Deal
Corporate Governance

Carbon taxes should boost Green Deal

11y Jessica Shankleman

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 Read More...

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Accountants guilty of ignoring material “natural capital” risks
Corporate Governance

Accountants guilty of ignoring material “natural capital” risks

11y James Murray

Accountants guilty of ignoring material “natural c...

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

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IFAC and IIRC sign integrated reporting deal
Accounting Firms

IFAC and IIRC sign integrated reporting deal

12y Idris Nagri

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 Rea...

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PwC to call on clients to think before you fly
Corporate Governance

PwC to call on clients to think before you fly

12y James Murray

PwC to call on clients to think before you fly

Consultancy giant to work with clients to try to tackle rising emissions from business trips, Accountancy Age's sister publication BusinessGreen.com r...

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Tax breaks key to driving green energy investment
Corporate Governance

Tax breaks key to driving green energy investment

12y Will Nichols

Tax breaks key to driving green energy investment

Developers call for tax breaks for investments in smaller clean energy projects as way of bridging funding gap Read More...

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Treasury finally publishes definition of "environmental tax"
Corporate Governance

Treasury finally publishes definition of "environmental tax"

12y Idris Nagri

Treasury finally publishes definition of "environm...

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

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Treasury concludes fuel duty is not an environmental tax
Corporate Governance

Treasury concludes fuel duty is not an environmental tax

12y Jessica Shankleman

Treasury concludes fuel duty is not an environment...

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

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IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting framework
Accounting Standards

IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting framework

12y Idris Nagri

IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting fram...

International Integrated Reporting Council releases timeframe for publication of integrated reporting framework Read More...

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Carbon reporting opens floodgate for new revenue streams
Corporate Governance

Carbon reporting opens floodgate for new revenue streams

12y Idris Nagri

Carbon reporting opens floodgate for new revenue s...

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

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