Leadership

January 10, 2022
what to expect from 2022

What to expect from 2022 – Part 1

January 4, 2022

Robert Galbraith CA on how theme-park giant Merlin weathered the pandemic

Diligence, resilience and diversity are the holy trinity when faced with a global crisis. Robert Galbraith CA, Head of Finance at Merlin Entertainments Japan, tells Nick Scott how the theme-park giant weathered the storm to get hearts racing again
January 4, 2022

Lord Michael Hastings on improving corporate citizenship

Lord Michael Hastings tells Laurence Eastham how far business has come in recognising its responsibilities to society – but why the journey has really only just begun. Business has incorporated a new language. It’s one that gives values and purpose equal rank alongside revenue and profit. And it’s a shift that reflects a growing consensus that the priv09ate sector must exist to serve planet and society, rather than solely shareholders. Profit still carries critical importance, but it is no longer king.
January 4, 2022

Baroness Lane Fox on digitalisation, accessibility and equality

Digitalisation is supercharging business practice, but it must not happen at the expense of accessibility and equality, Baroness Lane Fox tells Laurence Eastham. Baroness Martha Lane Fox is one of the UK’s leading voices in technology and digital transformation. It’s a reputation that has been well earned, not only from co-founding Lastminute.com in 1998, but also from a decade’s worth of public service. From 2009 to 2013, she was the UK’s digital champion, creating the Government Digital Service that sits within the Cabinet Office.
December 16, 2021

What it takes to rebuild trust at work

Many, if not most of us, have reported feelings of burnout, exhaustion, extreme stress, and even fatigue. To some extent, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought this on with the multitude of disruptions it has thrust on us at work and at home. And when you find yourself in an unsupportive work environment, this stress is exacerbated to a disproportionate level.
December 3, 2021
Recover, Refocus, Rebuild

Key Insights from the Recover Refocus Rebuild Webinar

For almost two years the pandemic has challenged and changed the way we operate in business, travel and how we live our daily lives. But 2021 has been the year in which protection and resilience have made way for recovery.
November 16, 2021
Building Trust

From Chartered Accountants to change agents

Chartered Accountants now have a mandate to become agents of change in their organisations and in society at large: that was one of the clear conclusions from the ‘Rebuilding Trust’ webinar hosted by Chartered Accountants Worldwide, held to mark the launch of research into financial decision makers’ opinions of the profession.
September 15, 2021

Never accept the unacceptable

We have been fortunate that through some of the worst times in recent history we have had the opportunity to witness some of the best responses by people. However, doing good should not be a knee-jerk response to something bad.
September 15, 2021

Breaking the millennial intrapreneurial mould

Compulsive job-hopper, sense of entitlement, little time for experienced colleagues – sound familiar? These are the three main stereotypes used for millennials in the workplace.
August 11, 2021
accountancy

Stewardship versus neoliberalism

What is the objective of IFRS-compliant general purpose financial statements? The answer may seem obvious and regurgitating what IFRS says is easy. But taking a deeper look into the objective can illuminate much of how different accountants think and act.