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Nominations have opened for the 2010 AIM (Alternative Investment Market) Awards and companies now have until 10 August to nominate themselves in one or more of the 11 award categories.

The globally-connected nature of trade will lead to increased use of ‘commuter’ international assignments, according to new research by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).

Companies could be underestimating the impact of the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency regulations according to analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, illustrating that the scheme could add over 4 per cent - 6 per cent to energy costs in 2011 depending on the size of their energy bills.

The most striking feature of the UK national accounts data for Q3 2009 was the sharp rise in the household savings ratio to 8.6%, somewhat above its long-term average of around 7.6%.

The past year has seen a continued hike in reports of accounting fraud and a sharp rise in crime committed by middle managers, according to PwC’s Global Economic Survey.

Changes to the UK rules on bribery in business moved a step closer when a Joint Parliamentary Committee this week gave its support to the 2009 Bribery Bill.

Under the proposed new rules, companies with UK operations will be criminally liable for corruption in their business, supply chain or sales channels, as will management who consent or connive with the offence.

An analysis of 100 high street retailers by accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that 90 per cent are currently on sale.

Owners of overseas property that they let as a holiday home may qualify for furnished holiday lettings (FHL) relief.

However, they need to act quickly as claims should be made by 31 July 2009.

Accountant PricewaterhouseCoopers is launching a unique new forum, which allows businesses to share information on how best to prevent, detect and investigate fraud, bribery and other economic crime.

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.