Financial scandals in Australia have raised questions about the role of internal auditors on a global scale. Is there a problem with raising the red flag?
How can auditors be better sceptics?
Telling an auditor to be more sceptical is like teaching your grandmother to suck eggs, but accounting bodies clearly think scepticism could be better exercised within the profession. The question is how?
Great news for accountants...
They’re young, mobile, social and wired. They’re entering the workforce. And they’ll be crucial to the future success of your firm. Are you ready to engage with Generation Z?
The battle to stamp out money laundering
Accountants are in the front line when it comes to exposing money laundering. Is enough being done to fight it at domestic and global level?
Cyber wars just got serious.
How can businesses protect against attack?
Minimising the risks of multi-currency accounting
As companies expand internationally, the economic and financial risks increase significantly. Managing foreign currency exposure is critical in mitigating one of the biggest risks.
Sustainable finance: the start of a revolution
The willingness to adopt sustainable finance is here. Now it’s a question of just how far finance and business leaders are prepared to go.
Time to take blockchain seriously
Blockchain could become the ‘go to’ technology to settle financial transactions and carry out day to day business processes. Can you afford to ignore it?
New assurance guidance from Mazars and Shift puts human rights at the heart of corporate governance debate
New guidance helps internal auditors and external assurance practitioners assess companies’ human rights performance and reporting.
Trust me … I’m an expert
When false news spreads like wildfire, businesses and their accountants can reinforce their position as the guardians of truth and trust.