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Independent Standard-Setting Boards
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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Performance & Financial Management
Professional accountants will use many performance & financial management methods and approaches to help their organization deliver its objectives, goals, targets, and strategies. Performance & financial management encompasses all of the management, process, and behavioral aspects of strategy execution and monitoring performance. Read More
There can be a number of signs that a company is in danger of insolvency. This article looks at some of the early warning signs, which should hopefully allow some companies to put plans in place to address their difficulties, before it is too late.
September 23, 2015 - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
How do you identify the key areas for change in your business?
The report discusses the recent survey findings provide meaningful insights into SMEs’ frustrations and current attitudes to entrepreneurship, offering suggestions on how to improve the SME environment.
Brian Sommer returns from spending quality time with accounting professionals looking at the topic of ‘big data.’
Robert Half and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) surveyed accounting and finance staff to learn what motivates them in the workplace. The survey results provide essential insights into what factors make employees want to build a career with a company.
What paperless choices does your accounting practice deserves some of its attention, resources and money to?
A new report from ACCA looks at the future of robotic software in the finance function.
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July 22, 2016 - Economia
- Where Machines Could Replace Humans—and Where They Can't (Yet)
July 12, 2016 - McKinsey&Company
- Automation and Your Career: McKinsey Predicts Your Destiny
July 11, 2016 - Forbes
- How Blockchain Will Change Business Transactions
June 2, 2016 - Accounting Today
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