Toward the end of the OECD’s original plan for tackling international taxation—contained within quite understated “background” material—is a short paragraph that culminates in foretelling “global tax chaos”
Some of the most fundamental indicators of the strength and resilience of banks are reported outside of their financial statements. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) believes that
The business world’s version of the beauty contest – those award schemes, surveys and rankings of great places to work such as Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For - seem to increasingly earn headlines
This year, Singapore celebrates its golden jubilee. Fifty years ago, the lack of a hinterland, a weak economy, and an unskilled labor force made the nation’s survival tenuous.
Over the past few years there’s been exponential growth in the sharing economy, characterized by collaborative consumption where we share space, cars, skills, whatever.
Change often creeps up on us slowly, and then it’s all over us. That’s happening in accounting circles today particularly as it pertains to big data. And, the changes it’s triggering will cause fundamental reassessments of what practitioners do and
As new auditor rotation mandates are debated and adopted or rejected worldwide, a new research study takes a different approach to assessing the effects of these mandates on audit quality.
For the accountancy profession, 2015 was a forward-looking year. The need to attract and develop new talent, embrace rapidly changing technological trends, and demonstrate how the accountancy profession is playing a wider role in society were
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) dominate the world business stage—they are estimated to account for almost 95% of enterprises worldwide and approximately 60% of private sector employment. They are key engines of job creation and
Since the global financial crisis, the public’s trust in business institutions has been severely eroded, and it shows little sign of coming back in a hurry. I don’t believe most people going into business do so with the idea of acting unethically, but there