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Comment: The jobs market is changing – can accountants ride above the digital wave?

  • Published: 17 Jul 2017

Technology is continuing its all-encompassing and relentless drive forward, aiming to prove that there are few human-powered roles that it cannot.... read more

Editor's letter: Trust to trust yourself, before you ask to be trusted

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Jul 2017

Trust, trust, trust – the word is used and re-used endlessly by the profession these days, as if to convince itself that “yes, accountants can.... read more

Accountants should take ownership of climate-related financial disclosures

  • Published: 22 Jun 2017

The TCFD's recommendations could be a golden opportunity for the management accounting profession, according to Carlos Martin Tornero, senior.... read more

Improving public sector management and performance: the case for accrual accounting

  • Published: 16 Jun 2017

By World Bank lead financial management specialist Svetlana Klimenko and World Bank governance and public sector Daniel Nogueira-Budny. read more

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


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