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Comment: Accounting and the combating of modern slavery 25 May, 2017
The dynamic forces shaping the form and content of corporate reporting and capturing complex social and environmental factors continues to challenge our profession. By Alex Malley, chief executive of CPA Australia.
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Comment: Fear, Culture and Building Trust
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 By Tanya Barman, Associate Director Ethics – CIMA
Editor's letter: Are the spin professionals back to rescue the tax profession?
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by Vincent Huck 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 journalists who, for over 12 months, dug into the leaked files of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, as well as to the source(s) who leaked the documents, shedding light on the opaque world of international tax dodging.
Comment: Today is a good day the sovereignty of the EU’s nations when it comes to tax
Tuesday, August 30, 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 up to €13bn in Irish tax.
Comment - The bean identity: Where are all the celebrity accountants?
Monday, April 18, 2016 By Chris Conway, managing director, Accounts and Legal | Plenty of professions have household names with their own television shows or newspaper columns, but ask someone to name a famous accountant and they will most likely be stumped.
Professional indemnity insights: policies and pitfalls
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Paul Afteni and Duncan Philpott take a look at the latest trends in the professional indemnity insurance market.
2050 and the future of apprenticeships
Friday, March 06, 2015 In recent years apprenticeships have begun to be a larger part of the conversation on different career options, a change that will benefit the accountancy profession AAT director of education Suzie Webb writes.
The latest seismic shift in accounting
Wednesday, February 11, 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, enabled by tech and the resulting change in the way accountants view their role within clients’ businesses.
Editor's letter: Iran also in from the cold?
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 by Carlos Martin Tornero 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 point in 2015. The global accountancy profession must be watching very closely for the outcome of the P5+1 group’s negotiations.
Editor's letter: Et tu, Brutus?
Thursday, December 18, 2014 by Carlos Martin Tornero 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 finish, one of the main themes was the relevance of public sector accounting and good public financial management, a field of accounting that hasn't developed as fast as it has in the private sector.
Cloud accounting and an entrepreneurial approach to practice pricing
Monday, December 15, 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, value-based pricing model, writes Rich Preece

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