Economics

October 12, 2020

Using Data Analytics in a Financial Statements Audit

Technology leverage has been all the rage in recent times as businesses, and even entire industries, seek to fend off disruptors and/or chase growth. For the audit industry, data analytics has been touted as a potential game-changer as the profession seeks to innovate its way to more effective audits in the face of mounting expectations, business complexity and volume of transactions.
September 17, 2020
Too big to fail

Our Planet: Too Big to Fail

Based on the success of Our Planet: Our Business and the Our Planet series, WWF and Silverback Films have teamed up again to create a new film for business – this time for the finance sector.
September 1, 2020

How charities have helped hospitals navigate Covid-19

Hayley Pannick CA, Director of Development at Imperial Health Charity, tells Laurence Eastham how charities have helped hospitals navigate the Covid-19 pandemic and why public goodwill for the NHS can be channelled into action.
June 21, 2020

IAS 36: Impairment of Assets

IAS 36 Impairment of Assets provides that goodwill impairment loss should be “allocated between the parent and the non-controlling interest on the same basis as that on which profit or loss is allocated” (paragraph C6).
June 8, 2020

CAs working in retail talk about the unfolding crisis

The Covid-19 crisis has triggered an almighty shift in shopping. Big-name brands fight for survival, while supermarkets and online delivery services flourish. CAs working in retail talk about the unfolding crisis and the shape of shopping to come…
May 22, 2020
Forecasting in an uncertain world

Forecasting in an uncertain world

Recorded: 30/04/2020
May 15, 2020

The Variable Capital Company

Singapore is viewed globally as a preeminent asset and wealth management centre in Asia Pacific, with a robust regulatory framework and business-minded government; it also provides an entry point to the region.
March 26, 2020

Graham Russell CA of WPP has made the world his home

Graham Russell CA went to Jamaica, aged 23, for a two-year work placement. Decades on, his itchy feet have seen him live throughout the world, now settled down in Manhattan with WPP. Businesses can only become more global, he explains.
March 19, 2020
How Three CAs are Transforming the World of Finance

How Three CAs are Transforming the World of Finance

As we enter a new decade, trust in business and financial literacy are at an historic low – a ticking time bomb for society. ICAS members have the skills to help says President Mike McKeon CA.
September 12, 2019

E-Payments and cashless societies (part 1)

Most people are very familiar with the benefits of a cashless society by now. Hardly a day passes without the media around the world reminding readers of how e-payments can bring about a decrease in the transaction costs that are associated with the handling of cash, or how businesses can gain consumer insights from data collected from e-payment transactions.