Editor's note.

Author:Holmes, Lawrie
 
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Can the business world be the driver for sustainability, especially if governments and consumers are unable to provide the impetus? That was the question put to high-profile respondents such as Unilever CFO Jean-Marc Huet and former BP chief executive Lord Browne for our cover story.

It is said that "when the tide goes out you discover who has been swimming naked", and the current high levels of corporate fraud are something that management accountants need to be aware of.

In this month's issue, we consider eight ways to prevent fraud and give details of a Mastercourse on "Investigating the dark side of business". We also look at the impact of the Bribery Act a year after its introduction.

On the theme of skills and talent, our...

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