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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

Digital Accountancy Forum and Awards: the next generation

  • Published: 26 Oct 2018

With young people more mobile, and technology changing the industry rapidly, the final panel session of the Digital Accountancy Forum looked at how.... read more

Digital Accountancy Forum and Awards: the power of data

  • Published: 26 Oct 2018

The third panel discussion of the day saw panellists discuss some of the worries their clients have had, how to overcome them, and how data and.... read more

2018 digital accountancy forum and awards: tech deep dive

  • Published: 26 Oct 2018

The second panel session of the day saw experts discuss how new technologies should not just be seen as a threat, and could be used to improve.... read more

2018 digital accountancy forum and awards: digital transformation

  • Published: 26 Oct 2018

The first panel conversation of the day saw a series of experts discuss some of the latest and biggest trends affecting the accounting industry.. read more

Are the reporting stars finally set to align?

  • Published: 26 Oct 2018

Jonathan Minter finds the reporting industry on the cusp of change, as the ever-tricky issue of framework alignment comes to the fore. Can a.... read more

A tale as old as time

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 19 Oct 2018

If accountants want to remain relevant in the modern day, former accountant and Oscar winning film director Shekhar Kapur tells Jonathan Minter.... read more

IRBA: taking transparency to the next level

  • Published: 25 Sep 2018

Bernard Agulhas, chief executive officer at the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), talks to Joe Pickard about the introduction of.... read more

Sustainable investment: Accountants hold the key

  • Published: 25 Sep 2018

The US Institute of Management Accountants has a plan to remind professionals that they have the skills to take leadership roles in ESG investing..... read more

IMA: developing diversity

  • Published: 18 Sep 2018

At the end of the July, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) appointed Linda Devonish-Mills as its first director of diversity and.... read more


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