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The latest seismic shift in accounting

  • Published: 11 Feb 2015

By Rich Preece | The advances in accounting have been spread out over thousands of years but we’re on the precipice of the latest major shift,.... read more

Editor's letter: Iran also in from the cold?

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 4 Feb 2015

Is Iran the new Cuba? Judging by the news reports from Geneva’s nuclear talks, a compromise between Washington and Teheran could be reached at some.... read more

The future of the accounting profession – it’s all a matter of trust

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 20 Jan 2015

Accountants are the foundation of business interactions but also key players in many other aspects of people’s lives. Society expect us, writes.... read more

Je suis Charlie, Ich bin Charlie, Yo soy Charlie, Som Charlie Hebdo, Jsem Charlie Hebdo

  • Published: 8 Jan 2015

In solidarity with Charlie Hebdo and those killed in the attack. read more

Editor's letter: Et tu, Brutus?

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 18 Dec 2014

Not far from the Roman senate where Caesar's assassination took place, the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) was held in November. From start to.... read more

Cloud accounting and an entrepreneurial approach to practice pricing

  • Published: 15 Dec 2014

By Rich Preece | Accountants must embrace cloud accounting because it is here to stay, and this gives practices the chance to adopt a new,.... read more

Guest blog: Audit needs a check-up

  • Published: 8 Dec 2014

By Richard James | Regulatory change has shaken up the sleepy – some would say cosy – world of audit. For many clients, that might be a pain. But.... read more

Exclusive release: Global succession survey unveils accounting firms have work to do

  • Published: 4 Dec 2014

The Global Accounting Alliance and the Succession Institute shared in exclusivity with The Accountant the results of a global survey looking at the.... read more

Warren Allen: "All roads lead from Rome"

  • Published: 26 Nov 2014

At the World Congress of Accountants 2014 in Rome, IFAC out-going president Warren Allen in his opening speech highlighted the increasing.... read more

Investigating stress in accountants and accounting professionals: The story of my inspiration

  • Published: 24 Nov 2014

Musarrat Khalfan, a MSc Management Psychology student at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, is conducting a unique multidisciplinary.... read more

Accounting ethics and professional judgement

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 24 Nov 2014

What are your ethical obligations when your client has been given an official ‘amnesty’ for past behaviour? Professional judgement is what makes us.... read more

Guest blog: Rethinking regulation: Moving away from monolithic views

  • Published: 24 Nov 2014

By Cindy Fornelli | Most investors don't see regulation in black and white terms. None of us should, writes the Center for Audit Quality executive.... read more

Four ways the accountancy sector can attract and retain talent

  • Published: 19 Nov 2014

By Steve Harry | More needs to be done to retain employees in the long-term: Falling behind in this war for talent may mean firms are less equipped.... read more

Editor's letter:140 years in the front line

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 7 Nov 2014

This magazine would be older than Sir Winston Churchill, if the statesman was still alive today. He was born on 30 November 1874. A month earlier,.... read more

Guest blog: Accountability.Now - We must enhance government accountability and transparency

  • Published: 24 Oct 2014

By Andreas Bergmann, Chair, International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board |
In the public sector, the lack of transparency and.... read more

Integrated Reporting – tackling the director liability challenge

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 21 Oct 2014

The potential legal liability arising from forward-looking disclosures gives ammunition to those who are hostile towards IR to delay adoption until.... read more

ABS: Will accountants be spreading themselves too thinly?

  • Published: 17 Oct 2014

By Mandy Mitten | The trend might be favouring Alternative Business Structures but is that the right way for accountants to go? If you went to your.... read more

A realistic approach to the paperless accountant

  • Published: 7 Oct 2014

By Rich Preece | ‘Paperless’ was a buzzword not so long ago, yet only one percent of EU businesses have achieved a paperless office. So what’s.... read more

Editor's letter: Double standards

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 7 Oct 2014

It seems reasonable to demand from government the same accounting system it requires from companies in the private sector. Citizens are their main.... read more

Balance essential to address going concern

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 25 Sep 2014

A CPA Australia research initiative has been examining auditor reporting of Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed companies before, during and.... read more

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