Economics

Chartered Accountants combine unrivalled knowledge with skill and commitment to achieve financial and strategic goals. Appreciation of wider economic trends and issues is central to their work.

This section contains a collection of articles from Chartered Accountants Worldwide and our Member Institutes that explore key economic questions of our time.

Insights on Economics

Insights on Economics

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What is preventing another Steinhoff from happening in this country?

Or a Tongaat, an African Bank, an Eskom, an SAA − the list goes on.

It is a question that should be top of mind of those who are employed and are seeking employment, those who have invested hard-earned money in banks and large corporations, and those who are saving for the future, as well as of communities that rely on corporate social expenditure

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Uplifting the profession and enhancing audit quality

Among the many recent and upcoming initiatives to enhance audit quality there is one underdog that could really shift the landscape, but will it be soon enough?

Could ISQM 1 be the secret weapon we do not even realise we have?

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs

While women entrepreneurs optimistically face the future in order to succeed, we cannot ignore the uneven challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic

Online Events & Webinars

Online Events & Webinars

One clear way that Chartered Accountant Member Institutes are rising to this challenge is in the creation and hosting of online events and activities.

We are working with the Institutes to present the events that have a global perspective and are available to Chartered Accountants everywhere.

Webinars on demand

Building Trust

Rebuilding Trust – What is the role of finance & business in shaping the future?

As the world emerges from the pandemic, who will be trusted to support business recovery and to build the sustainable, resilient economies we need?

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Building Resilience – Recover Refocus Rebuild

It is critical for nations to invest in innovation and to design sustainable ecosystems for everyone to succeed in. This generation of young leaders must be part of the change. Join as we hear from leaders who will provide a local and global perspective on the shared challenges facing us all.

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Accounting for net zero

It is critical for nations to invest in innovation and to design sustainable ecosystems for everyone to succeed in. This generation of young leaders must be part of the change. Join as we hear from leaders who will provide a local and global perspective on the shared challenges facing us all.

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Making #COP26 Count: Meet our speakers...
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Wow! 6 years since first attending @OneYoungWorld as part of a @CharteredWW cohort representing the profession

So many connections and life long friendships built due to a shared vision for a better profession and world

Making #COP26 Count: Meet our speakers...
👉@ICASaccounting member Claire Martin, a current Associate Director at @GrantThorntonUK supporting on sustainable growth & business resilience plans.

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