Dichloromethane restriction

4 April 2012

Desmond Waight looks at the background and issues surrounding the restriction of dichloromethane in paint strippers.

Back to the future?

4 April 2012

As the government tinkers with capital allowances for business, Andrew Reid assesses the value of a range of tax reliefs

Carbon versus the cost of renewables

3 April 2012

Necessity is intensifying the hunt for novel energy resources, both renewable and non-sustainable. But hard decisions could have long consequences. Jon Herbert explains further.

Contaminated land statutory guidance: a step in the right direction?

3 April 2012

As a follow-up to an earlier feature on Defra’s proposed revisions to Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 governing contaminated land, Rob Bell garners industry opinion and considers whether the new guidance is a step in the right direction.

Economic Trends: April 2012

3 April 2012

Europe’s corporate sector is faring better than expected, despite and not because of, its politicians, says Mark Malloch-Brown

No straight solution

3 April 2012

There are no straight lines in nature but should there be straight lines in lease accounting, asks Brian O’Donovan

Online is a key differentiator

3 April 2012

Firms need to embrace online accounting services to give clients instant access to information, says Emily Coltman

Developing your Digital IQ

3 April 2012

Developing an intelligent use of IT and integrating this into the fabric of an enterprise is now a critical component of facilities managers’ technical duties. Dave Howell reports.