Power for the people

6 March 2012

A new generation of nuclear power could face a major European legal hurdle as events at Fukushima are analysed in a UK context, explains Jon Herbert.

Security contracts — what are you looking for?

6 March 2012

Business continuity and risk management are major strategic issues in both the public and private sector. A professional, reliable security industry is therefore required to help protect people, property, assets and operations. Dr Heather Mawhinney reports.

Accounting Solutions: March 2012

6 March 2012

PwC experts provide in-depth insight and practical examples to interpret IAS 39, Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement

The academies revolution: to join or not to join?

5 March 2012

The academies programme is marching onwards with no sign of abating. In this article, Michael Evans looks at some of the reasons for converting and also for working with a school that has taken the plunge.

Tackling ageism

5 March 2012

The job market is particularly tough for older accountants, but Phil Scott says age should not be a factor when recruiting

What to wear when you’re working at height

2 March 2012

As the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) clamps down on construction sites over the coming weeks, concentrating on high-risk activity such as working at height, Heather Mawhinney takes a timely look at the procedures to follow and equipment to use when working at height.

Transfer of Insurance Business

2 March 2012

Graham Elliott considers the ramifications of the VAT tribunal ruling concerning the Royal Bank of Scotland