IASB listens to industry on leasing

Lloyds TSB Autolease FD Alan Lunt says the International Accounting Standards Board has been receptive to the industry’s concerns about international standards on leasing.

Audit firms” consulting creep

Nick Land (then chairman of E&Y) reacted indignantly last year to suggestions of a return to their old consulting business. “We are not re-entering that business,” he said.

Boards encourage good performance

AES Engineering founder Chris Rea reckons one of the best ways to improve the quality of your managers is to create a board of directors.