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OECD to present criteria for yet another (empty) list
22 July, 2016 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will present to the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting a list of criteria to identify jurisdictions non-cooperative from a tax transparency perspective, but...
  • FRC assesses audit confidence climate in the UK
    14 July, 2016 Audit: An Overview 2015/16, a report by the FRC, examines confidence in UK audit and states that it has increased due to factors such as the recent changes to independence requirements and the promotion of quality to drive competition, as well as...
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Materiality and the total mix of information
22 July, 2016 Andrew Collins, technical director at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), met in Las Vegas with Carlos Martin Tornero at the annual conference of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) to discuss the latest trends in...
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In search of an international reporting framework for not-for-profits
13 July, 2016 By Alex Malley, CEO, CPA Australia | The uptake of IFRS as a global financial reporting framework has led to the question of whether there is a need for a similar global financial reporting framework that can apply to not-for-profit (NFP) entities...
  • Saying goodbye: The implications of high staff turnover
    21 June, 2016 By Chris Conway / Having a staff member leave can be a tough time for a business. But as well as an empty seat and loss of productivity, you could also land yourself with extra costs. So what are the implications of high staff turnover?
  • Integrated Reporting delivering market resilience
    20 May, 2016 By Alex Malley, CEO, CPA Australia | The benefits of the early years of have started to translate to financial market behaviour. The information contained in is being applied to examining future prospects of companies and improvements in areas...
  • Six perfectly legal ways to reduce your small business tax bill
    10 May, 2016 By Chris Conway | The Panama papers leak has put the issue of tax avoidance very much in the public spotlight. Revelations from the leaked Mossack Fonseca legal documents that individuals such as Prime Minister David Cameron had money sheltered...
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  • Report: EU current accounting standard-setting
    26 May, 2016 The report on the activities of the IFRS Foundation, EFRAG and the PIOB that the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament (EP) voted on at the end of April is now publicly available.
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