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Sustainability - money cannot be eaten

HW Fisher looks here at what sustainability is and why is it important to your Business.

Company: HW Fisher & Company | Published: 21 June 2011 | Business Area: Sustainability/Climate Change

If You’re Thinking Of Retiring, Are Your Clients?

As you are doubtless aware, the Goldsmiths Group has become very well known for the merger and acquisition of multi partner firms nationwide. The age group of the partners in practice has driven this issue. This paper discusses the implications of retirement, buying and selling of businesses and... view abstract

Company: Goldsmiths Practice Services | Published: 23 May 2011 | Business Area: Sustainability/Climate Change

Baby Boomers – The Double Hit - High achievers, low receivers?

High achievers, low receivers? Baby boomers, and for the uninitiated, those born around the end of the Second World War, have proved to be an energetic and capable generation. It must always be remembered that, in the mid to late nineteen forties and the early nineteen fifties, this country was... view abstract

Company: Goldsmiths Practice Services | Published: 23 May 2011 | Business Area: Practice Management

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The Financial Director Guide – Cost Control Checklist.

“Our cost control checklist isn’t just about identifying savings, it’s also about sustaining, measuring and shouting about them” says Melanie Stern. Mindful of the increasing influence finance directors have across their businesses while cash remains king, we’ve come up with a list of ten simple... view abstract

Company: Expense Reduction Analysts | Published: 06 May 2011 | Business Area: People Costs and Risks

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Getting fit for the future… why organisations need to act now

As Andrew Grove, former CEO of Intel, famously noted: “ Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.” In the wake of the credit crunch, the phrase has an unfortunate ring of truth for many business leaders. Business really is about ‘survival of the fittest’... view abstract

Company: PA Consulting Group | Published: 01 May 2011 | Business Area: Planning

Employee Engagement in Sustainability Why it Matters to the Bottom Line

Organizations often recognize the large potential cost-saving benefits that can be derived from properly managed sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives, but they fail to harness the power of their employees to deliver these savings and so fail to achieve aggressive corporate sustainability... view abstract

Company: CloudApps | Published: 01 May 2011 | Business Area: Sustainability/Climate Change

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Tackling totems and taboos in business

The recession, together with resulting market changes, means that businesses must reinvent themselves and rethink their strategies for products and services, pricing and virtually every other key aspect of their operations in order to be as responsive as possible to environmental shifts. However... view abstract

Company: PA Consulting Group | Published: 01 May 2011 | Business Area: Business Performance Management

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Staying ahead of the game: agile decision making

The rules of business are changing. Recent events have demonstrated that the world is a far riskier place than we thought. The only certainty about the economic future seems to be that it is uncertain. Organisations know that they need to be agile, but the concept of agility is vague. Clearly it... view abstract

Company: PA Consulting Group | Published: 01 May 2011 | Business Area: Business Performance Management

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Video - In conversation with...IBM

Sustainability – just another buzzword, or a concept that is here to stay with an impact on the finance team? IBM’s head of the insurance industry for UK and Ireland, Kathy Sullivan, joins Financial Director to debate the future of sustainability on the FD’s remit and the challenge of tying it to... view abstract

Company: IBM | Published: 27 April 2011 | Business Area: Sustainability/Climate Change

Energy Management - How the FD can make a difference

By seizing the initiative and transforming their approach to managing energy use, businesses can turn a potential headache into a commercial opportunity, both in terms of reducing costs and creating a competitive advantage.

Company: British Gas Business | Published: 20 April 2011 | Business Area: Sustainability/Climate Change

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