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Job advert: Seeking Volunteers to Serve on the Global Standard-Setting Boards

  • Published: 18 Dec 2019

The international standards that govern the accountancy profession are an important part of the global financial architecture. We’re seeking.... read more

Why accountants are poised to take lead data-governance roles

  • Published: 16 Dec 2019

The enormous and ever-growing collection of numbers, images and other sources of data has the potential for positive change, but if used.... read more

CPD: an opportunity and a differentiator

  • Published: 16 Dec 2019

Accountants have the privilege of being the trusted business adviser to their clients and colleagues. Continued professional development (CPD) is.... read more

Labour proposes additional tax of tech giants to fund free broadband

  • Published: 20 Nov 2019

Last week UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn announced that he would make efforts to partly renationalise BT in order to provide free broadband.... read more

Improving the landscape of whole of government accounts

  • Published: 1 Nov 2019

IPSAS 42 filled a gap in the literature, providing much-needed guidance on social benefits spending, equivalent to 20% of GDP across all OECD.... read more

is this #metoo and more for audit firms?

  • Published: 23 Oct 2019

While the global conversation continues about the rising number of reports of sexual harassment inside and outside the workplace, James Roberts,.... read more

G7 Summit – a missed opportunity for the UK to lead the global tax agenda?

  • Published: 10 Oct 2019

On 24-26 August 2019, leaders of the seven G7 member states were joined by representatives of the European Union (EU) at the 45th G7 summit. High.... read more

Relevant and faithful under the microscope

  • Published: 2 Aug 2019

Gareth Evans, Joanne Lusher and Stephen Day of the University of the West of Scotland take a closer look at the International Accounting Standards.... read more

ICAEW: a profession buffeted by the winds of change

  • Published: 22 Jul 2019

Fiona Wilkinson, incoming president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), used her speech at a lunch held at the.... read more

Accountex puts the future in perspective

  • Published: 24 May 2019

The world of accounting and finance is facing some pretty daunting questions right now…. read more

Lease accounting: getting ready for a new approach

  • Published: 18 Apr 2019

It is all go in the financial reporting world. With three key new IFRS standards taking effect in 2018/2019, companies need to get in shape to.... read more

The need for a multi-stakeholder global dialogue

  • Published: 18 Apr 2019

The future of corporate reporting, and ultimately the future of global markets, will rely on successfully aligning and mainstreaming sustainability.... read more

Audit industry’s resistance to reform will do it no favours

  • Published: 16 Apr 2019

Auditor silence at Patisserie Valerie, London Capital and Finance, and 3aaa continues to amplify public concerns about audit quality and regulation.. read more

Brexit: why it takes two to tango

  • Published: 5 Apr 2019

Former TA editor Vincent Huck, now editor of Insurance Asset Risk, looks at why Brexit might unleash geopolitical intrigue in Europe’s accounting.... read more

Primary financial statements: a game changer in reporting?

  • Published: 5 Apr 2019

International Accounting Standards Board chair Hans Hoogervorst delivered a speech at the Seminario International sobre NIIF y NIF, organised by.... read more

CIPFA helps Sri Lankan auditors step up the fight against fraud

  • Published: 19 Mar 2019

No one will deny the corrosive and malignant effect fraud and corruption has on the lives of citizens. No country is immune or an exception.. read more

Improved measures and data are essential in supporting better gender responsive decisions for budgeting

  • Published: 20 Feb 2019

Gender Budgeting is gaining some momentum internationally.. read more

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

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