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Should accountants be bothered with CDC

a month ago at 10:37  by Henry Tapper
The short answer is “no” but be aware as your clients will probably ask you for your view!

Why aren’t bund yields negative again?

a month ago at 10:27  by Jim Leaviss
Whether or not you believe that the ECB moves to full government bond purchase quantitative easing this week (and the market overwhelmingly says that it’s only a remote possibility) the fact that ...

Reducing red tape for companies

a month ago at 11:11  by Cathy Corns
The government has issued its response to comments on the consultation and its proposals on reducing filing requirements for companies. Briefly, it plans to:

Concerns over Bitcoin as a weapon of deceit in divorce

a month ago at 11:08  by Gemma Hope
Bitcoin’s relative anonymity means some spouses within divorce proceedings are choosing to use it as a medium of investment to try and avoid full disclosure of their assets.

Living on the never never

a month ago at 10:04  by Diane Coyle, OBE
I’ve been looking through an interesting book by UBS economist Paul Donovan and Julie Hudson, From Red to Green: How the financial credit crunch could bankrupt the environment. It starts with the ...

Secret seller sends sterling south

a month ago at 10:00  by Matt Williams
The media have picked up on a story about the high-speed internet connection established by NASA between earth and the moon. Set up in October last year it achieved a download speed of 622 Mbps, a ...

Tidy offices mean better web use

a month ago at 9:58  by Graham Jones
The old adage that a “tidy room means a tidy mind” is a cliché, of course and there is little evidence that the two are connected. There are plenty of untidy people who have perfectly good minds, ...

The social life of innovation

a month ago at 10:11  by Diane Coyle, OBE
I’m half way through and really enjoying The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation by Jon Gertner. It was published in the US in 2012 and was a bestseller, but I’m not ...

Advertisers lose trust as people age

a month ago at 10:04  by Graham Jones
We all know that advertising is biased, but it seems that we appreciate this more as we get older. The result is that, on average, four out of five of us do not trust advertisers. Worse still, only a ...
 
 

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