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Businesses must invest in the finance function to win the digital race

  • Published: 19 Feb 2019

Technology continues to be the main lever of change for business and society today. This is leading to an ever-widening gap between companies using.... read more

Southeast Asia Accounting Trends in 2019

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

Southeast Asia is a unique region comprising 10 countries, each with diverse cultures, languages and different stages of developing economies.. read more

IFAC: driving a future- ready profession

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

2019 promises to be an exciting year, and no profession is better positioned to help businesses navigate these tumultuous times than accountancy. read more

A new cycle: optimism and much work ahead

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

The end of a cycle is an opportunity for renewal. We have a time for prosperity, then comes recession, depression and finally recovery, bringing us.... read more

IFRS Standards: the Year Ahead

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

2018 was another eventful year for the IFRS Foundation and the International Accounting Standards Board.. read more

Accountants delivering a better future

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

The sustainability of our planet is the most urgent challenge humanity is facing, but the solution is clear: we must change the way we live and do.... read more

Thoughts for 2019: Getting the balance right

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

At the time of writing, market turbulence was in the headlines, alongside political turbulence.. read more

Sustainable development: EFFAA’s goal for 2019 and beyond

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

The importance of small and medium-sized enterprises and practices (SMEs and SMPs) in the pursuit of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).... read more


  • Published: 25 Jan 2019

International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) Chief Executive Richard Howitt reflects on his week at the World Economic Forum.. read more

Making Tax Digital

  • Published: 2 Jan 2019

New MTD rules come into play on the 1st April 2019. They will require most VAT registered businesses to keep all their VAT data as digital records.... read more

Chair, International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

  • Published: 20 Dec 2018

Seeking an influential leader to be the next Chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) for a renewable three-year.... read more

Ghana gets one step closer to implementing International Public Sector Accounting Standards

  • Published: 11 Dec 2018

Ghana is on track to join Tanzania, who successfully adopted accrual basis IPSAS at all levels of government in 2013. International Public Sector.... read more

Changing tech, changing finance

  • Published: 27 Nov 2018

The rise of technology has changed the way we all live, and do business. So how can we speed up the rate at which all finance functions exploit new.... read more

Philip Green and his leveraged buyout of BHS

  • Published: 27 Nov 2018

Former Carlyle director Sebastien Canderle recently published his latest book, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Private Equity. The following.... read more

In the age of information, data is power

  • Published: 27 Nov 2018

To prepare for tomorrow’s business landscape, CPA Canada has embarked on an unprecedented dialogue, examining where the profession is going both.... read more

Sponsored Content: How a bridging loan can help businesses at every step

  • Published: 26 Nov 2018

Time is money, and that's never truer than in the world of business. And for businesses that need to borrow money, there's rarely time to waste –.... read more

Status Report on the International Public Sector Financial Accountability Index

  • Published: 20 Nov 2018

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, CIPFA has issued a joint report with IFAC at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA).... read more

World Congress of Accountants 2018 blog: The law of unintended consequences

  • Published: 8 Nov 2018

The law of unintended consequences is one of life’s absolute rules – that when humanity takes action, invariably there will be unforeseen results.. read more

Changing technology and finance

  • Published: 2 Nov 2018

The rapid rise of technology has changed the way each and every one of us lives our lives. The way we shop, the way we access information, and even.... read more

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