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.

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.

Approaching a new GAAP

31 January 2012

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

Predictions for 2012

30 January 2012

Eight leading accountancy professionals identify the big issues likely to dominate the next 12 months. Santhie Goundar

HMRC consultations

30 January 2012

We provide a round up of the latest government proposals that will affect tax paying businesses and individuals

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

Power to the people

30 January 2012

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

Shower of Scotland

30 January 2012

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

How to use a fire extinguisher

27 January 2012

This article is in no way intended to replace hands-on training in the use of fire extinguishers, but as it is unlikely that staff are likely to practice their use between training sessions, it may be a useful reminder.