Change in the audit environment is being driven by new technologies and innovation in practices, ensuring accountants retain their relevance in an evolving world.
Experts demand end to illogical financial reporting rules
Almost three quarters of global and intangible value are not reflected in balance sheets.
Prying with a purpose
How research helps you understand your business, your clients and your potential.
What challenges face small to medium-sized practices?
Firms must overcome a range of challenges in the coming five years to ensure their long-term survival.
Human rights in the modern business landscape
Globalisation has brought the issue of human rights around the world into sharp focus, and today's businesses need to play their part in driving up standards of welfare for all.
Look inside – you might like what you see
How retention and advancement can improve gender balance in the workforce.
Politics on the economic agenda
The irony of timing will not be lost on the author of the article ‘Politics remains rooted at the top of the economic agenda’ (in Finance Director, 18 April), which opened with ‘Foreign Exchange markets often reflect political fears, so the fact that none of the major currencies has moved dramatically this year is testament to the lack of big surprises.’
Is technological revolution good for business?
The Fourth Revolution is expected to yield a host of technological innovations but is this progress a good thing for business, or does it just increase risk?
Does infrastructure hold secrets for the global economy?
Will investing in infrastructure further improve the global economy or is it just another pipedream?
Can accountancy be socially conscious?
The financial aspects of accountancy mean that it's a particularly difficult field for professionals to be ethically and morally conscious, as money is often the main driver and the way in which success is measured.