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How sceptical is sceptical enough for a quality audit?

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 27 Sep 2016

By Alex Malley, CPA Australia CEO | The English Court of Appeal once stated that the auditor “is a watchdog, but not a bloodhound.” Since that.... read more

Accountants and auditors: which are the best paying jobs?

  • Published: 27 Sep 2016

By Alice Leguay, co-founder & COO at salary benchmarking website Emolument.com | We have analysed 1,401 London salary entries from professionals.... read more

Comment: UK FRC refreshes Cadbury’s governance legacy with a conference on corporate culture but what the City needs is to tackle its memory problem

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 21 Sep 2016

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) organised a conference on Tuesday 20 September entitled Culture to Capital: Aligning Corporate Behaviour.... read more

Thought leadership comment: UK Treasury proposed rules on tax avoidance enablers

  • Published: 19 Sep 2016

Accountants and financial advisors could soon face more penalties for helping clients avoid paying tax. Aziz Rahman, founder of business crime.... read more

Comment: Today is a good day the sovereignty of the EU’s nations when it comes to tax

  • Published: 30 Aug 2016

Richard Murphy’s reacts to the European Commission decision that Ireland’s deal with tech giant Apple was unlawful and ordering the company to pay.... read more

Better, faster, stronger: The CFO’s role in the modern business

  • Published: 29 Jul 2016

By Mark Nittler | The role of the CFO is changing. It is no longer about just numbers and reporting, as more CEOs demand a focus on growth,.... read more

What is climate risk?

  • Published: 27 Jul 2016

In the first of a 4 part series, CDSB founding director Lois Guthrie, considers some of the questions that might be on the minds of TCFD members. read more

Why the growing millennial turnover rate is a myth

  • Published: 26 Jul 2016

Mike Whitmire, CEO, FloQast | The average annual turnover cost (cost, not rate) is increasing among millennials. The reason for this is not due to.... read more

Brexit is done, now what about accounting?

  • Published: 26 Jul 2016

By Gerard Ilott, lecturer in accounting, CQUniversity Australia | Continental Europe does not have a British tradition, yet the EU has signed on to.... read more

In search of an international reporting framework for not-for-profits

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 13 Jul 2016

By Alex Malley, CEO, CPA Australia | The uptake of IFRS as a global financial reporting framework has led to the question of whether there is a.... read more

Test Blog 7th

  • Author: David Williams
  • Published: 7 Jul 2016

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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

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