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CAQ tool outlines new auditors report for audit committees

  • 15,09,11,12,2017

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has released a tool outlining the requirements that audit committees should consider in the adoption of the new... read more

ACCA appoints its next president

  • 12,49,11,12,2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Leo Lee as president effective 30 November 2017 for a one year term. read more

IFAC calls for 2019 international standard setting board nominations

  • 16,37,8,12,2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has issued a call for nominations for 22 vacancies on independent standard-setting boards in 2019. read more

ACCA and CPA Afghanistan sign partnership agreement

  • 16,33,8,12,2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Certified Professional Accountants Afghanistan (CPA Afghanistan) have signed a... read more

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Q&A: Generalists vs specialists

  • 12,19,7,12,2017

On the sidelines of the French Institute for Accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) annual congress, OEC president Charles-René Tandé... read more

Q&A: Keeping the audit relevant in the age of digital and simplification

  • 12,05,7,12,2017

On the sidelines of the French Institute for Accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) annual congress, French Institute of Auditors... read more

The language of standards: Parlez-vous Français? English? Or ISA?

  • 14,57,27,11,2017

EY partner Isabelle Tracq-Sengeissen speaks to The Accountant about the players in the field of international auditing standards. Vincent Huck reports read more

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Comment: Philip Hammond, The Ashes, and statistics

  • 11,21,6,12,2017

By ACCA UK regional head of policy for Europe and the Americas Nick Jeffrey read more

Comment: Nine seconds to make or break

  • 14,18,22,11,2017

Time is relative. When Usain Bolt runs 100 metres in a little over nine seconds, time flies and feels like a fleeting instant of dream. But, when six professionals sitting on a panel meet a question with deafening silence for nine seconds, then time painfully drags on in embarrassment. read more

Comment: The Pursuit of Professionalism

  • 10,45,14,11,2017

The definition of professionalism according to the Oxford dictionary is: The competency or skill expected of a professional.  Another definition, according to the Business dictionary is: The level of excellence or competence that is expected of a professional.  The two definitions are similar and leave a reader with a clear understanding of the meaning of the word. By Nyaradzo Mushangwe, group financial controller, Simbisa brands Limited read more

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