Diversity

April 10, 2020

Making waves in the public sector

Joan Curry, who recently joined the first female majority board of IFAC, discusses her varied career in the public sector.
April 2, 2020

The academic apprentices

Ahead of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, Christian Koch profiles an innovative course in Aberdeen that gives students the chance to gain a university degree and ICAS accreditation – and earn while they learn.
March 26, 2020

Graham Russell CA of WPP has made the world his home

Graham Russell CA went to Jamaica, aged 23, for a two-year work placement. Decades on, his itchy feet have seen him live throughout the world, now settled down in Manhattan with WPP. Businesses can only become more global, he explains.
July 3, 2019
sustainable development in business

Chartered Accountants call on finance sector to lead by example in promoting sustainability and diversity

Chartered Accountants are encouraging finance companies to share their knowledge widely, and promote diversity, as ways to work towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Following the launch of Finance & Business2030, Chartered Accountants Worldwide polled over 120 delegates from the public, private and third sectors for their reactions.
May 20, 2019

Chartered Accountants urge finance sector to embrace metrics to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Attitudes, aims and education are among the challenges facing the finance and business community in working towards achieving the 2030 UN sustainable development goals (SDGs). Those were the conclusions from Chartered Accountants Worldwide delegates after the Finance & Business2030 conference in London.
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.
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.
April 24, 2018

Your time to shine…

It’s impossible to work your way through the noise of the internet and uncover the real pearls of wisdom, so we’ve done it for you. In the pages that follow, you will find checklists for the three stages of interview – the planning or preparation stage, the ‘on the day’ stage, and the ‘next steps’ stage.
April 3, 2018

The ASEAN edge

The bright lights and glamorous image of cities such as London, New York and Tokyo often lure young professionals seeking an overseas work experience. However, those with an astute sensitivity to the changing winds in the business world will know that a stint within the ASEAN region will be no less enriching to their careers.
March 23, 2018
Thuto Masasa

Chartered Accountants give advice to the profession’s next generation

At Chartered Accountants Worldwide, there’s no shortage of experienced professionals to pass on their knowledge and advice to anyone starting their finance career. Focusing on the long term, and absorbing lessons along the way, are key takeaways for accountants entering the profession.