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Saying goodbye: The implications of high staff turnover

  • Published: 21 Jun 2016

By Chris Conway / Having a staff member leave can be a tough time for a business. But as well as an empty seat and loss of productivity, you could.... read more

Integrated Reporting delivering market resilience

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 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.... read more

Editor's letter: Antoine Deltour – the Daniel Ellsberg of accountancy

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 17 May 2016

I've been asked to give a written testimony in the LuxLeaks trial. I think I should disclose this fact to our readers for two main reasons.. read more

Six perfectly legal ways to reduce your small business tax bill

  • Published: 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.... read more

Panama Papers and tax in the boardroom

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 27 Apr 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.... read more

Comment - The bean identity: Where are all the celebrity accountants?

  • Published: 18 Apr 2016

By Chris Conway, managing director, Accounts and Legal | Plenty of professions have household names with their own television shows or newspaper.... read more

A diverse profession is a strong profession

  • Published: 8 Mar 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.... read more

Is financial reporting suffering from “hamster wheel” syndrome?

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 23 Feb 2016

CPA Australia CEO Alex Malley writes that financial reporting appears not to have even caught up fully with the third industrial revolution. read more

Is your board ready for a cyber attack this afternoon?

  • Published: 19 Feb 2016

By Ken Allan, EY global cybersecurity leader. read more

Comment: The Financial Reporting Council has failed and needs to be replaced

  • Published: 11 Feb 2016

FRC preliminary enquiries into HBOS audits debate: In an exclusive op-ed for The Accountant, professor Prem Sikka, argues that the UK accounting.... read more

Automation is driving the accounting industry into the future

  • Published: 11 Feb 2016

By Paul Bulpitt | Advanced machine learning practices and automation are starting to do a lot of the heavy lifting in the accounting industry,.... read more

Technology will lift the accounting industry

  • Published: 10 Feb 2016

By Paul Bulpitt | While the UK’s economy is doing pretty well, when it comes to productivity, we’re second last in the G8. However, mobile.... read more

Financial reporting of tax positions – square pegs and round holes

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 19 Jan 2016

By Alex Malley | The recent IFRS proposals to address uncertain tax positions in financial statements marks another chapter in the long-running.... read more

Comment: Cybersecurity, top trends in 2016

  • Published: 12 Jan 2016

Ken Allan, global cybersecurity leader at EY, outlines for The Accountant's readers a watch list of trends that businesses should be aware of in.... read more

Editor's letter: Once again, a whistle-blower

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 21 Dec 2015

Antoine Deltour, a junior accountant at PwC’s practice in Luxembourg, opened a can of worms when he accidentally came across a stack of online.... read more

The enhanced auditor report ‘sea change’ – delivering relevancy through transparency

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 9 Dec 2015

Innovation is not a word usually associated with auditors, however, early indications from the UK experience, where the enhanced auditor's report.... read more

Editor's letter: Climate change finance

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

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How to navigate the corporate reporting landscape

  • Published: 26 Nov 2015

Integrated Reporting means so much more than putting together your financial and sustainability reports, writes Alice Allegrini. read more

Cuts to working visas don’t add up for accountants

  • Published: 25 Nov 2015

Changes to skilled worker visas could cut off valuable talent source, writes Simon Grant, head of members for chartered accountants Australia and.... read more

Editor's letter: Back to the business of global accounting

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 17 Nov 2015

On 21 October I happened to be in Brussels – not Hill Valley, California. But possibly in both places nobody saw flying cars, hoverboards,.... read more

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