by Diane Jules, Deputy Director, IESBA and Robyn Erskine, Partner, Black Birrd & IFAC SMP Committee Member | September 12, 2018
The revised and restructured Code of Ethics will come into effect in June 2019; the IFAC SMP Committee has actively monitored and engaged on each aspect of the project to provide input and suggestions with a focus on matters that impact SME and...
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The Practice of Tomorrow–How to Remain Relevant
by Christopher Arnold, Head of SME/SMP and Research, IFAC and George Willie, Managing Partner, Bert Smith & Co. | November 13, 2018
For small practices to transform and remain relevant they should focus on professionalism, their business model and providing advisory services, together with leveraging technology tools.
If There Is a Poor Public Perception of Disciplinary Processes, Is It Truly Serving the Public Interest? How ICAP Made a Good I&D System Great
by Saira Shamsie, Director Corporate, Legal & Membership Affairs, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan | November 12, 2018
As part of its short-term endeavors to bring more transparency, impartiality and public scrutiny to the investigation process, the ICAP succeeded in implementing a number of changes.
Global Business Expansion Presents Opportunity for SMPs
by Ben Baruch, Head of SME Policy, ACCA | October 25, 2018
Businesses looking to expand globally present an excellent opportunity for SMPs to provide additional value to clients.
Good Talent Management Key to Future-proofing Finance
by Lindie Engelbrecht, Managing Director of Education and Members, CIPFA | October 25, 2018
Today, professionals require a much broader range of skills, which means CPD should no longer focus on core skills only, but include business acumen, leadership, digital transformation and governance, essentially all the areas that are vital in...
What Gets Measured Gets Done: The Philippine Journey to Good Governance
by Normita “Noemi” A. Lansang-Villaruz, Founder & Managing Partner, Villaruz, Villaruz & Co. | October 25, 2018
In 2006, the Institute for Solidarity in Asia collaborated with the PRC through the Board of Accountancy BOA together with the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants—the Accredited Professional Organization for CPAs—and began its...
Strengthening Assurance for Non-financial Information
by Vita Ramanauskaite, Advisor, Accountancy Europe | October 22, 2018
People need reliable corporate information to decide if they will invest, buy products or sign an employment contract—Non-financial corporate information is essential to get the full picture of a company’s performance, which financial information...
IFAC TAG Webinar on Data Analytics
by IFAC Technology Advisory Group | October 18, 2018
Data is at the heart of digital transformation—IFAC’s webinar provides a wide range of insights on how data analytics is being applied in business and the accountancy profession and the skills and competencies needed by professional accountants.