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Power 50: editorial picks

  • Published: 17 Dec 2015

As Timetric Accountancy Power 50 votes seem to have been hijacked by marketing and PR departments, the editorial team put their heads together to.... read more

2015 Timetric Accountancy Power 50

  • Published: 17 Dec 2015

This year International Accounting Bulletin and sister publication The Accountant left it to the public to nominate and then vote for the most.... read more

The Big Four’s Achilles heel

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 11 Dec 2015

Jim Peterson, former in-house lawyer and partner at Arthur Andersen, has published a
seminal book on the fragility of the surviving Big Four.... read more

Haddrill: the cost of regulation should be borne by accounting firms

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 10 Dec 2015

Stephen Haddrill, CEO of the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC), shares with Carlos Martin Tornero the vision and strategy of the accounting.... read more

Non-audit services monitor: Trends and projections in emerging economies

  • Author: The Accountant editorial
  • Published: 9 Dec 2015

Turkey, Russia and China - A test on the balance between services that will shape the future of the profession, in association with sister title.... read more

Comment: The enhanced auditor report ‘sea change’ – delivering relevancy through transparency

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 9 Dec 2015

Innovation is not a word usually associated with auditors, however, early indications from the UK experience, where the enhanced auditor's report.... read more

Inger Andersen:“Quarterly reports leads to a pollute-now-clean-up-later attitude”

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 8 Dec 2015

Inger Andersen is director general of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and former EMEA economist at the World Bank..... read more

The impact of green P&L statements

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 7 Dec 2015

Gavin Templeton is head of sustainable finance at Green Investment Bank UK. He is an advocate of the ‘green profit and loss statement’ but thinks.... read more

The heuristics of social and natural accounting

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 2 Dec 2015

Stephanie Hime, manager at KPMG’s sustainability services and part time technical director at the Natural Capital Coalition, aligns the social and.... read more

Standards to prevent another global financial meltdown

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 30 Nov 2015

Sir David Tweedie tells Carlos Martin Tornero what the plans of the International Valuation Standards Council are to fill the void in financial.... read more

Technical brief on the implementation of the EU audit reform

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 27 Nov 2015

Ahead of the implementation on each member state, find out more about potential scenarios in four maps explaining the definition of PIE; mandatory.... read more

Comment: Cuts to working visas don’t add up for accountants

  • Published: 24 Nov 2015

Changes to skilled worker visas could cut off valuable talent source, writes Simon Grant, head of members for chartered accountants Australia and.... read more

Future of SME accounting – views of Sir David Tweedie, Robin Jarvis, Larisa Kosholkina and IFAC

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 24 Nov 2015

Sir David Tweedie, the architect of the IFRS global expansion and now chairman of the International Valuation Standards Council; Robin Jarvis,.... read more

Comment: 10 years – and counting on accountancy

  • Published: 18 Nov 2015

By Toyin Ademola, head of ACCA Nigeria | What I have learned over the last 10 years is that Nigeria needs professionally qualified accountants..... read more

Natural capital accounting to make smarter use of the planet’s resources

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 18 Nov 2015

Accounting for natural assets could limit environmental damage and add value to countries’ wealth or the balanced books of a business. But should.... read more

Bodo Richardt: “Secondary markets, as envisaged by the CMU, have serious drawbacks”

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 17 Nov 2015

Special SME accounting -- The president of the European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs (EFAA), Bodo Richardt, shares his views.... read more

Steven Brice: “Standard setters need to pay attention to non-financial metrics in the SME sector”

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 16 Nov 2015

Special SME accounting -- Steven Brice is a financial reporting partner at Mazars in the UK, and advises the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in.... read more

Salary survey: Follow the money

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 13 Nov 2015

Based on proprietary research conducted by The Accountant in association with salary benchmarking website Emolument.com, Franchesca Hashemi.... read more

David Gorton: It’s impractical to analyse SMEs as a single class of business

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 13 Nov 2015

Special SMEs accounting -- David Gorton, senior partner and head of corporate services at Praxity’s PM+M, has expertise in corporate transactions.... read more

Antoni Gómez: “It is a nightmare for SMEs to navigate round the different accounting rules that apply to different countries”

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 12 Nov 2015

Special: SMEs accounting -- Antoni Gómez is the international chair of Auren, a network that serves small and medium-sized entities. He brings a.... read more


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