Best Practices Series

SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Deutsche Bank cited by N.Y. Fed over U.S. financial reports

7/23/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Deutsche Bank was faulted in a December letter from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for inaccurate and unreliable financial reports, according to sources cited by The New York Times. Deutsche Ban… Read More

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

British supermarket turns rotting food into power

7/23/2014

  • Popular Science

A British supermarket chain has devised an innovative use for groceries that go bad before they are sold: let them rot and use the gasses as a sustainable energy source. The Sainsbury chain will feed … Read More

SmartBrief on Leadership

Innovative ideas about leadership and management

SmartBrief on Leadership

Pet-food company turns great ideas into great products

7/23/2014

  • San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Only 14 ideas in 2012 were considered truly innovative by Nielsen, and one was Meow Mix Tender Centers by Big Heart Pet Brands -- a dry cat food with a wet center. The company is neither a startup nor… Read More

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Public policy news from a business perspective

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Ex-CEO pulls off surprise win in Ga. Senate primary

7/23/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution (free content), The

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Former Dollar General and Reebok International CEO David Perdue won a surprise victory in Georgia's GOP Senate primary, despite the Chamber of Commerce having thrown its weight behind his opponent, U.… Read More

SmartBrief on Sales

Insights and advice to help sales leaders

SmartBrief on Sales

Cost of in-flight Wi-Fi varies across airlines

7/23/2014

  • Runway Girl Network

Airlines differ in their approaches to in-flight Wi-Fi fee structures, with most charging passengers for the service. Some carriers, such as Nok Air, allow all passengers to use it free, while others,… Read More

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Brands can't afford not to go green, experts say

7/23/2014

  • Marketing Mag (Australia)

Sustainable branding is a must-have for modern companies, experts say. Still, it's not something you can fake or add to your brand as an afterthought. "Gone are the days when brands could slap a frog … Read More

SmartBrief on Workforce

Essential reading for HR professionals

SmartBrief on Workforce

Seattle airport workers to see $13-an-hour minimum wage in 2017

7/23/2014

  • Seattle Times, The

Airfield support workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will have a minimum wage of $11.22 an hour beginning next year and of $13 an hour beginning in 2017. Read More

SmartBrief on Your Career

Career tips for young professionals

SmartBrief on Your Career

Using time off wisely can pay off for your career

7/22/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

Build in days off on both ends of your vacation so you'll have time to tie up loose ends before you leave and will feel less stressed when returning to work, experts advise. Having the discipline to r… Read More

PLI SmartBrief

The latest stories on corporate and business legal issues

PLI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Practising Law Institute

Appeals court: Travelers must pay $500M under asbestos settlement

7/23/2014

  • Bloomberg

An appeals court has determined that Travelers has to pay more than $500 million in a case involving victims of asbestos exposure. The case centers on Johns Manville Corp., an asbestos supplier that T… Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Ohio accounting careers program receives diversity award

7/7/2014

  • CPA Practice Advisor online

The Accounting Careers Awareness Program, which is run by the Ohio Society of CPAs, the Ohio CPA Foundation and the Ohio chapters of the National Association of Black Accountants, received a Power of … Read More