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Blockchain
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?

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New assurance guidance from Mazars
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.

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False news
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.

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Audit
Driving change in audit: what lessons can we learn?

Change in the audit environment is being driven by new technologies and innovation in practices, ensuring accountants retain their relevance in an evolving world.

Accountancy
Financial reporting rules
Experts demand end to illogical financial reporting rules

Almost three quarters of global and intangible value are not reflected in balance sheets.

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Conscious accounting
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. 

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Global transparency
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?

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Tax
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.

Accountancy
The cloud
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.

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Automation in accountancy
Where have all the people gone?

As the accounting profession becomes more automated, firms risk overlooking their most important asset – their people.

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