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Accountancy van Morgen | August 8, 2022

Accounting Sector Must Take Action Now to Improve Diversity

Talent is difficult to find for accountancy firms. One of the most important actions the industry can take to improve this is putting energy into diversity and inclusion, according to research Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

Accountant Week | August 8, 2022

Women and Minorities Turn Away From Accountancy

Diverse and inclusive accountancy firms attract staff more easily, who also stay on longer. In addition, offices with diverse teams are 45 percent more likely to increase their market share. But for many offices, it doesn't go far enough. This is apparent from research by IMA (Institute of...

Accounting Today | May 6, 2022

Accountants Work on Improving Diversity

The accounting profession is undergoing a reexamination of its efforts to address the lack of diversity, not only in the U.S. but in other parts of the world.

Last month, the Institute of Management Accountants, the California Society of CPAs and the International Federation of Accountants released a...

Accounting Today | April 25, 2022
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Audit Fees Rising Faster in U.S. Than Other Countries

Audit fees in the U.S. appear to be climbing at a faster pace in recent years than in Canada and Europe, according to a new survey from the International Federation of Accountants.

Accounting Today | April 11, 2022
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Tech News: IFAC Releases Audit Tool

The International Federation of Accountants has launched new resources for ISA 540 implementation.

Treasury Today Group | March 30, 2022

Asia's Accounting Scandals Spur Audit Reform

A string of high-profile corporate failures and frauds in Asia has called into question the role of the auditors and prompted calls for the profession to be reformed. This falls in line with a global trend of audit reform and a need to adapt to the changing requirements of corporates.

Accounting Today | March 28, 2022
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Improving Trust in Tax to Build a Better World

Global challenges — from the pandemic to climate change — have underscored the importance of creating a more sustainable world. As governments seek to address environmental and social issues, however, they face a crisis of trust. And that lack of trust threatens the key resource at any government’s...

Accounting Today | February 28, 2022

IFAC Partners on Anti-Money Laundering, Accrual Accounting

The International Federation of Accountants teamed up with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales on the latest installment of an educational series aimed at combating money laundering, and launched a new site dedicated to helping government entities adopt accrual accounting in...