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Liam Guthrie: Breaking the Mold and Saying ‘Yes’ to Opportunity

On our latest episode, Liam, who shattered the mold of a traditional accountant, shares how his role transcends mere number crunching and evolves into the art of communicating financial intricacies to business leaders.

Liam Guthrie: Breaking the Mold and Saying ‘Yes’ to Opportunity

On our latest episode, Liam, who shattered the mold of a traditional accountant, shares how his role transcends mere number crunching and evolves into the art of communicating financial intricacies to business leaders.

Meet Jeremy Cheung: Changing the Face of Accounting

Jeremy Cheong brings over 7 years of public Chartered Accounting experience from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, with a diverse background in industries like sustainability, technology, and defence.

Behind the Scenes: The Journey to Embrace IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards in Pakistan

At COP 26, the UN Global Summit to address climate change held in November 2021, the formation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) as a sister standard-setter to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) under the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS Foundation) was announced.

Carbon crush

After years of talk, carbon accounting is finally here. New Zealand made trackingof greenhouse gas emissions mandatory for larger companies on 1 January 2023 and Australia will follow suit on 1 July this year.

Wellbeing

Job Satisfaction

This article examines one’s understanding of a “good job”, and how expectations have shifted with each generation. With World Mental Health Day observed globally in October, this article is an opportune time for self-reflection, with a particular focus on our professional well-being.

Wellbeing Toolkit

Wellbeing Toolkit

This toolkit stands as a comprehensive guide, arming managers with crucial insights, strategies, and best practices to cultivate a thriving and dynamic team.

UNLOCKING AN INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE

Unlocking an Inclusive Workplace – A practical guide

In late 2022, Chartered Accountants Worldwide’s (CAW) global ED&I task force partnered with Magenta – a specialist research agency – to conduct the first global study to map the career journeys of women in the profession and identify the barriers and opportunities for employers to open career pathways for women to progress into more senior positions.

Not the end of accountants

Not the end of accountants but the dawning of a new age

We live in an era in which it is possible to ask an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot just about anything. The emergence of AI and other digital solutions means that the role of people – particularly accountants – is uncertain.

Sustainability & SDGs

Sustainability

Behind the Scenes: The Journey to Embrace IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards in Pakistan

At COP 26, the UN Global Summit to address climate change held in November 2021, the formation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) as a sister standard-setter to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) under the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS Foundation) was announced.

Carbon Crush

Carbon crush

After years of talk, carbon accounting is finally here. New Zealand made trackingof greenhouse gas emissions mandatory for larger companies on 1 January 2023 and Australia will follow suit on 1 July this year.

Climate

Adopting the TNFD framework needn’t be a challenge

Getting started on the journey towards reporting on nature issues may be easier than you think – incorporating it into climate disclosures could be the first step.

AI & Technology

Tech

UK to join Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework

The UK government has released a joint statement, along with 47 other countries, to implement new transparency and information sharing requirements in respect of crypto-asset platforms by 2027.

Tech

Emerging Technologies And Accountancy Education

Emerging technologies have the potential to disrupt accountancy education and practice. In particular, generative AI such as ChatGPT and Bard will significantly change the way accountancy education and work will be conducted. As such, there is a need for accountancy education to evolve to keep pace with advances in technology and prepare accountancy students and professionals for the future of work.

Chat GPT

CHATGPT: A NEW DAWN, OR THE BEGINNING OF THE END?

ChatGPT and other tech tools are commonly used at work. But in accountancy, ChatGPT is not a substitute for accounting software or advanced financial models. At best, it is an assistant, to be used alongside professional judgement.

Building Resilience

Taking On Tomorrow’s Challenges

In an environment where businesses are evolving constantly, what does the future hold for accountancy professionals? Two ISCA Council members offer their insights on how the profession can evolve to take the lead.

Covid Zambia

Professional Accountants – Silent Heroes of the Pandemic

Owen Mavengere, the Technical Director at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) looks back at the last two years, and at the future as well, from a business leader viewpoint, particularly those with a professional accounting background.

Insight

The Finance+ insight series

ICAS has something new for 2022. The Finance+ insight series helps put you in the bigger picture, exploring the key issues and opportunities for today’s finance professional.

social mobility

How to approach social mobility on a global level

Managing social mobility in a global organisation requires coherent guidance that applies across multiple offices, geographies and societies.

Economics

LDC Graduation of Bangladesh

The United Nations held the first conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC) in 1981 to highlight LDCs special economic needs and to generate international attention for socio-economic development of the LDCs.

Non Financial Reporting

Non-financial reporting and narrative reporting are terms often used to refer to the information included in the ‘front half’ of the annual report and accounts.

Ethics & Trust

Trust: Making the Difference

The Chartered Accountancy profession, spanning nearly two centuries, prioritises accuracy, integrity, and the public interest. In today’s tech-driven world, trust extends to non-financial data like sustainability. This publication spotlights how Chartered Accountants maintain trust among stakeholders.

Diversity

Unlocking an Inclusive Workplace – A practical guide

In late 2022, Chartered Accountants Worldwide’s (CAW) global ED&I task force partnered with Magenta – a specialist research agency – to conduct the first global study to map the career journeys of women in the profession and identify the barriers and opportunities for employers to open career pathways for women to progress into more senior positions.

Leadership

Trust: Making the Difference

The Chartered Accountancy profession, spanning nearly two centuries, prioritises accuracy, integrity, and the public interest. In today’s tech-driven world, trust extends to non-financial data like sustainability. This publication spotlights how Chartered Accountants maintain trust among stakeholders.

Global Trade

What is Greenwashing

Greenwashing is on the rise as an increasing number of stakeholders – from investors and board members to consumers, staff and regulators – demand that companies take positive climate and environmental action. What is greenwashing? Greenwashing is where companies make misleading or unsubstantiated claims about products or activities in order […]