Ethics / Insight

September 24, 2018

All you need to know: anti money laundering changes

Regulations on anti money laundering in the UK are evolving and accountants must be aware of the changes, and how it will affect their practices and their clients.
August 29, 2018

ISCA Ethics Seminar: Knowing Where To Draw The Line

The ISCA Ethics Committee (EC) organised the 2018 Ethics Seminar to highlight new developments in ethics and ethical standards.
July 10, 2018

Here’s how to embed a culture of integrity in an organisation

Much aspired to but little understood, integrity is the subject of a major new report that aims to give organisational leaders and HR professionals the tools to embed a culture based on ethical values.
May 16, 2018

New report considers the public interest and accountants’ role in it

What is the public interest, and where does it apply? Does it apply equally in all cases? And how does it apply to the role of accountants?
May 14, 2018

Lights, camera, action!

Technology continues to make advances in almost all aspects of our business and personal lives. And it continues to encourage advances in good governance across the accountancy sector, businesses and public services.
March 20, 2018

Your 10-point plan to tackle internal fraud and corruption

There are specific requirements all organisations should note in their formulation of a sound foundation for managing fraud and corruption risks. Such a foundation requires augmentation in respect of organisation-specific environments.
March 13, 2018

Crime and accountants – the rules get tougher

Accountants be warned. In a new tougher anti-crime climate, Australian authorities have made it clear that accountants will be fined and prosecuted for being knowingly concerned in misdealings carried out by their clients – especially those which underpay workers.
March 6, 2018
Six steps accountants can take to prepare for GDPR

Six steps accountants can take to prepare for GDPR

Come May 2018, all businesses within the EU will be required to implement the General Data Protection Regulation. Peter Bolger maps out what you can do to make sure your firm is compliant.
November 27, 2017

SAICA: Supplementary material related to Non-Compliance with Laws and Regulations (NOCLAR)

The new NOCLAR provisions affect all PAs, whether in public practice providing (any) professional services to clients, or whether in business carrying out professional activities for an employing organisation.
September 5, 2017

The expert witness

Accountants are increasingly requested to provide expert evidence in court. This often involves cases regarding consequential loss of various kinds, business valuations, marital separations and opinions as to what is – or is not – professional competence. But do you really understand the role […]