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Viewpoints on the news during May 2021

Opinions and news analysis, covering the worlds of business and accountancy.

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Hybrid working: how firms can beat the team productivity dip


With many businesses considering a longer-term shift to hybrid working, new research has flagged the risk of making home-workers into ‘second-class citizens’. So how can you boost team productivity in the new office environment?

What happened to Tesla’s bitcoin billions?


Fintech academic and chartered accountant Gavin Brown examines the impact of Tesla’s decision to hold bitcoin as a treasury asset on its balance sheet, both for the company itself and the wider cryptocurrency market.

Is the UK ready for Sarbanes-Oxley?


One of the central planks of the Sarbanes-Oxley regime in the US is that directors will go to prison if they fall short. If a version is implemented in the UK and there is no such penalty in scope, how will the regime work?