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Editor's letter: African solutions for Africa’s development

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Jun 2017

Amongst development professionals there is an anecdote that goes as follows: in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) in the 90s there was a man nicknamed.... read more

Speech: transforming Africa's economies: political accountability and the rule of law

  • Published: 1 Jun 2017

Speech by Patrick Lumumba, professor of public law and founding dean of Kabarak University School of Law (Kenya), during the closing ceremony of.... read more

Speech by Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda

  • Published: 1 Jun 2017

Speech by Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda at the opening of the 4th Africa Congress of Accountants. read more

Comment: Accounting and the combating of modern slavery

  • Published: 25 May 2017

The dynamic forces shaping the form and content of corporate reporting and capturing complex social and environmental factors continues to.... read more

Comment: Fear, Culture and Building Trust

  • Published: 2 May 2017

By Tanya Barman, Associate Director Ethics – CIMA. read more

Editor's letter: Are the spin professionals back to rescue the tax profession?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 26 Apr 2017

Almost a year ago, in the editor’s letter in our sister publication, International Accounting Bulletin, I took my hat off to the hundred or so.... read more

Editor's letter: Ins and outs

  • Published: 21 Dec 2016

This magazine’s first encounter with Olivia Kirtley took place in 2014 at the World Congress of Accountants in Rome.. read more

Editor's letter: Apologies

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Dec 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.... read more

Editor's letter: The EU is dead, long live the EU

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 6 Dec 2016

For its 71st annual congress the French institute of professional accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) moved to Brussels for its first.... read more

Editor's letter: Trust’s all folks!

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 27 Oct 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.... read more

Comment - Brexit plan B: make the UK a tax haven free of refugees

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 25 Oct 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.... read more

Transforming manufacturers’ business models through ‘Servitisation’ – a new opportunity for management accountants

  • Published: 14 Oct 2016

Management accountants have an important role to play in helping manufacturers transform their business models from providing a product-based value.... read more

What is climate-related financial information? Aren’t there already rules that could apply?

  • Published: 3 Oct 2016

In the second installment of her article series, CDSB founding director Lois Guthrie, considers some of the questions that might be on the minds of.... read more

IFRS 9 – What we think we know

  • Published: 29 Sep 2016

By Ben Guy, technical consultant, regulatory practice, 4most Europe Ltd. read more

From threat to opportunity

  • Published: 29 Sep 2016

Now is the time to benefit from Brexit, says Graeme Gordon, executive director of Praxity Global Alliance. read more

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

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