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News brief: Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation and the Expert Bankers Association sign MoU on CIMA certificate
24 April, 2017 Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Professional Training Group (TAGI-TRAIN) and the Expert Bankers Association sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote bilateral cooperation in marketing training courses and qualifying examinations for the obtention of...
  • Analysis: New chair appointed at House of Cards EGIAN
    24 April, 2017 It has taken nearly two years and numerous intrigues for the European Group of International Accounting Networks and Associations (EGIAN) to find a new chair, but the deed is done and The Accountant brings the latest whispers from the corridors of...
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How much of IFRS trickles down to accounting standards for SMEs?
25 April, 2017 The European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs (EFAA) looked into the ‘trickle down’ effect of IFRS into accounting standards for SMEs, based on a study of five European countries: Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, Spain and...
  • Can humans replace machines?
    25 April, 2017 There was a time when mankind wondered if the workforce would ever be replaced by machines, the idea fuelled the creative spirits of science fiction authors. However, as technological advances revolutionise every aspect of life at a faster pace...
  • Highlights International Women’s Day 2017 contributions
    03 April, 2017 To celebrate International Women’s Day, progress made and the road ahead, International Accounting Bulletin opened its pages throughout the month of March to female professionals from across the globe. All contributions are accessible online, but...
  • Editor's letter: When we won’t need to celebrate women’s day
    30 March, 2017 The fact that 53% of white women voted for Donald Trump in the last presidential election in the USA is something I’m still trying to come to terms with. Although 54% of women voted for Hillary Clinton, when a racial filter is applied on the...
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Blogs

Editor's letter: Ins and outs
21 December, 2016 This magazine’s first encounter with Olivia Kirtley took place in 2014 at the World Congress of Accountants in Rome.
  • Editor's letter: Apologies
    21 December, 2016 Dear subscribers, by now you should have received November’s issue of The Accountant (No. 6156) and you might have noticed that page 20 wasn’t printed. This was due to a mistake down the line in the production process and we are working on making...
  • Editor's letter: Trust’s all folks!
    27 October, 2016 So this is farewell. This is my last editorial as I move on to pastures new (a great title called Responsible Investor) after almost five eventful years writing for The Accountant. Who would have thought that accountancy was going to be that much...
  • Comment - Brexit plan B: make the UK a tax haven free of refugees
    25 October, 2016 I’ve just received a press release that says corporation tax cut provides ‘food for thought’ during post-Brexit future negotiations.It is great timing because it reached me at the same time as someone was sharing on social media an old article,...
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