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SASB: true blue sky thinking

  • Published: 18 Apr 2019

As former World Bank vice-president Madelyn Antoncic joins the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) as CEO, Joe Pickard speaks with her.... read more

ISCA: preparing for financial crime

  • Published: 18 Apr 2019

As technology develops, so does financial crime. Joe Pickard speaks with Lee Fook Chiew, chief executive officer at the Institute of Singapore.... read more

FASB readies standards for the netflix generation

  • Published: 5 Apr 2019

The US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has updated its accounting standard for entertainment, with a specific eye on keeping up to date.... read more

Addressing tax challenges and the digitisation of the economy

  • Published: 5 Apr 2019

As the economy becomes even more globalised through digital sources, the tax systems currently in place need to be scrutinised to examine whether.... read more

UK labour party: reforming the audit industry

  • Published: 5 Apr 2019

As it becomes increasingly difficult to keep track of the various reports currently investigating the UK audit market, the Labour Party has.... read more

Technology: the teaching and training challenge

  • Published: 6 Mar 2019

The rate at which technology is developing and being implemented in the accountancy profession is unprecedented, meaning curriculum developers and.... read more

SMEs and sustainable development

  • Published: 6 Mar 2019

At a roundtable held in Brussels by the European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs, panellists discussed the benefits, limitations.... read more

WCOA 2018: strategies for attracting next-generation talent

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

Holly Ransom, CEO of consultancy Emergent, delivered a presentation at World Congress of Accountants 2018 discussing how employers can get the best.... read more

Market reviews: a mixture of reactions and responses

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

Joe Pickard talks to members of different institutes to hear their views on the reviews and the future of audit in the UK. read more

Should the IASB and FASB oversee ESG reporting?

  • Published: 29 Jan 2019

The end of 2018 saw the Oxford University Saïd Business School host a debate, in front of an array of MBA students and interested parties, on.... read more

WCOA 2018 small firm, big bang!

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

At the World Congress of Accountants 2018, one break-out session focused on how smaller firms could keep up to date with changes in technology and.... read more

WCOA 2018 panel discussion: integrated thinking to create long-term value

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

At the World Congress of Accountants 2018, one of the panel sessions focused on how producing more integrated reports can facilitate integrated.... read more

Institute of Public Accountants: dealing with client mental health issues

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

SMPs often provide their SME clients with more than just financial advice. As Jonathan Minter found when speaking with Andrew Conway, CEO of the.... read more

Accounting for social capital in government

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

At WCOA 2018, Sir Bill English, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand, detailed how accounting and actuarial thinking helped New Zealand.... read more

Disrupting accounting: not such a mickey mouse concept?

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

Despite talk of innovation, many accounting firms remain rooted in operating and structural models fundamentally unchanged since the coming of.... read more

WCOA 2018: the law of unintended consequences

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

The law of unintended consequences is one of life’s absolute rules – that when humanity takes action, invariably there will be unforeseen results.. read more

Australia: royal commission delivers scathing interim report

  • Published: 28 Nov 2018

Australia’s Banking Royal Commission is not just creating concerns for the bankers that are in the sights of Commissioner Kenneth Hayne. Senior.... read more

Production accounting: Set for Action!

  • Published: 28 Nov 2018

The world of production accounting can feel a million miles away from the traditional profession. As Jonathan Minter finds out, it comes with its.... read more

WCOA 2018 dealing with tax in the digital era

  • Published: 27 Nov 2018

As business models change, it is hard for tax systems to keep pace, especially when services are provided in a range of jurisdictions. At the World.... read more

WCOA 2018: Dealing with digital

  • Published: 7 Nov 2018

As business models continue to change it is hard for tax systems to keep up the pace, especially when services are provided across a range of.... read more


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