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Cash, but not clarity, for pensioners

In a post budget summary the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group, a body dedicated to making the tax system more friendly to the needs of taxpayers on low incomes which was established by the Chartered Institute of Taxation, examines the effects of the Chancellors measures and questions why are they still so confusing and complicated.

Practice management solutions are easy. It's identifying the real problems that's difficult!

For some partners the move into a management position, or indeed into the role of managing partner, in a professional service firm, can be an unsettling and frustrating experience. Gone are the old certainties associated with advising clients on professional matters. In come the new challenges of dealing with increased levels of ambiguity, with fewer absolute rules to follow and even fewer cast iron guaranteed solutions to management and business dilemmas. Confronted with such circumstances many partners seek certainty - solutions which will work. As consultants we are regularly asked to'' just tell us what to do'' usually associated with ''and by the way we do not need any of that theory stuff - just keep it simple''. By Tom Kennie and If Price.

Knowledge Management: an introduction

Adam Gersting, a Manager within Andersen Consulting''s Technology Practice and Bill Ives, an Associate Partner with its Change Management Practice, argue that knowledge management is essential to any business or firm in today''s commercial environment