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'Presenteeism' in the workplace

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 12 Feb 2020

It has been reported that seven in 10 UK employers witness 'presenteeism' in the workplace. Kelly Feehan, Service Director, CABA the well-being.... read more

Explainable AI (XAI) spotlights factors influencing algorithms

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 12 Feb 2020

Explainable AI (XAI) emphasises not just how algorithms provide an output, but also how they work with the user, and how the output or conclusion.... read more

The importance of career adaptability and skill building

  • Published: 11 Feb 2020

How, in such a competitive industry, do you cultivate a successful career without the risk of complete burnout? The experts at CABA, the charity.... read more

Winning in the 2020s: the imperative of resilience

  • Published: 31 Jan 2020

If even the biggest companies have hurdles, why do some manage to rise to the challenge while others spiral down? Andrew Harding, chief executive –.... read more

Sustainable investments – driving organizations to be ESG compliant

  • Published: 23 Jan 2020

One of the world’s largest money managers BlackRock (with nearly $7 trillion assets under management) is rethinking its investment strategy to.... read more

Level 6 degree-apprenticeship: an unprecedented training opportunity

  • Published: 20 Jan 2020

It is about time that aspiring finance and accountancy professionals had a degree-level apprenticeship available to them, which is why the.... read more

Artificial intelligence: a smooth adoption of automation

  • Published: 20 Jan 2020

It is one of the critical topics of the day, but what steps can accounting firms take to adopt AI into their practices? Will Shilson, VP of client.... read more

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


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