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.
Biggest global challenges for business
There are many challenges facing businesses around the world, but there are some that are more likely to affect companies than others.
In search of global transparency
Pressure is mounting on companies to be more transparent and accountable but is enough being done to quell public discord?
Tax issues for the year ahead
Taxation is an important issue for businesses around the world and can have a significant impact on profit margins and the overall success of a company.
Will the cloud change accountancy in 2017
The cloud has become a lot more sophisticated in recent years, meaning that many sectors that had previously avoided it, have now adopted its technology and are reaping the benefits.