Office cleaning — what are you looking for?

31 January 2012

Often forgotten, comprehensive cleaning and office hygiene are key concerns for all facilities managers. Finding the right cleaning service for your premises is therefore essential, says Dave Howell.

The mobile technology revolution and RSI

31 January 2012

According to a survey by Virgin Business Media, 60% of those asked thought that the office will be obsolete by 2021, driven to extinction by an advancing technological tide.

Approaching a new GAAP

31 January 2012

As the race to adopt a new GAAP reaches its closing stages, Andrew Davies considers the implications

Integrated reporting ‘still years away’

31 January 2012

Integrated reporting is unlikely to be mandatory for the next three to five years, if at all, say accountants, despite calls for the introduction of a globally accepted, integrated reporting framework bringing together financial, environmental, social and governance information.

Shower of Scotland

30 January 2012

The FSA investigation into failures at RBS raises questions over the effectiveness of IFRS. Philip Smith reports

Power to the people

30 January 2012

Taxpayers should take advantage of the HMRC consultation to improve standards of transparency, says Richard Mannion

2011: The year of living dangerously

30 January 2012

It’s been a turbulent 12 months for the financial sector and the accountancy profession. Santhie Goundar reviews the highs and lows