June 4, 2019

A fair trade model for the B2B sector: how finance can apply innovation to tackle UN SDGs

Applying fair trade concepts more widely across industry, promoting cooperatives, and sharing financial expertise with grassroots organisations are all ways in which the finance community can help towards meeting the 2030 UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).
May 7, 2019

Why Gender Equality Needs Active Leadership

Despite much public debate, gender inequality persists. It is now time for leaders to make good on their words and act. As a classic armchair tennis fan who engages typically around the grand slam cycle, I couldn’t help but reflect on some of the coverage that followed Andy Murray’s recent emotional announcement of his probable imminent retirement.
March 12, 2019

Report examines the benefits and pitfalls of trust

The move away from face-to-face contact is damaging trust in the delivery of professional services, not technology.
January 22, 2019

Digitalisation of tax: international perspectives (2019 edition)

Find out how digital technology been utilised by international tax administrators to reduce costs and improve compliance and tax yields, while crucially assessing the future challenges these economies face.
December 4, 2018

Fintech Innovation: Perspectives from Singapore and London

ISCA & ICAEW publish a new report: “Fintech Innovation: Perspectives from Singapore and London” The efficiency, convenience and reach of financial services has been significantly enhanced by the development of the fintech industry.
October 29, 2018
Sarah Dixon

A day in the life: Sarah Dixon

Sarah Dixon, financial controller of the Aga Khan Foundation, tells Raymond Doherty about making the move to the international development sector, and why she loves being out in the field
October 22, 2018

Machiavelli Inc: are corporations psychopaths?

Corporations are legal, but it’s hard to consider them moral. A philosopher asks whether they should be thought of as psychopaths.
October 16, 2018

Client monies: proceed with caution

Money makes the world go round, but it can land chartered accountants in hot water when the cash belongs to clients.
October 10, 2018

Charity Fraud Awareness Week

Fraud is a serious threat to every organisation, charities included. With reported fraud increasing at an alarming rate it is vital for charities of all shapes and sizes to protect their income and assets by building strong defences.
October 9, 2018

Spotlight on ethics: accountability for auditors

Current levels of fraud and corruption in South Africa have resulted in calls for greater transparency and accountability by businesses. Transparency reporting is an opportunity for audit firms to demonstrate their commitment to audit quality.