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CIPFA updates its ‘How to tell the story’ publication
27 May, 2016 The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) has updated its publication which aims at helping CFOs and other senior staff to present local authority financial statements in a way that provides clear information for members and...
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Comment: Accountants need to collaborate to improve Zimbabwe’s economy
24 May, 2016 Tendai White, executive director of INPACT International, shares her impressions on the outcome of the Zimbabwe Accountants Conference where she was a speaker. The conference was organised by Zimbabwe accountancy oversight body, the Public...
  • Comment: 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...
  • Comment - Panama Papers: Not in the public interest
    16 May, 2016 Robert Maas, tax consultant at CBW, Accountants, Tax and Business Advisors (a DFK International member firm), questions the public interest agenda behind the Panama Papers and tackles the questions of secrecy, privacy and morality.
  • The national debt: a ticking time bomb with rising interest rates
    06 May, 2016 By Joe DioGuardi | Washington is not inclined to tell the truth about its profligate deficit spending and about the real size of our seemingly uncontrollable national debt as the accounting rules cannot be changed without legislation and the...
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Blogs

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...
  • Panama Papers and tax in the boardroom
    27 April, 2016 By Alex Malley, CEO, CPA Australia | The leaking of the Panama Papers, all 11.5 million of them, has generated a flurry of activity around the world as some political leaders duck for cover, others fall on their sword and yet more scramble to show...
  • A diverse profession is a strong profession
    08 March, 2016 Diversity and inclusion in the accountancy profession is not just the right thing to do; it is a business imperative, writes IFAC president Olivia Kirtley
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Announcements

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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