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How do you change an organisation’s culture?

The Institute’s new guide, a five step approach to considering organisational culture,  serves as a useful starting point for a board, or those in executive or senior management positions. By Níall Fitzgerald The Business Roundtable is a group of influential CEOs from America’s leading companies, and it recently renewed its “statement of purpose”. Having spent… Read More How do you change an organisation’s culture?

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How to deal with last-minute clients

CPAs explain the tactics they use to nudge procrastinating clients to meet deadlines. By Sarah Ovaska-Few Ask any public accountant which of their regular clients will be pushing up against an impending busy season deadline, and chances are he or she can name them ahead of time. That’s because people tend to be creatures of habit,… Read More How to deal with last-minute clients

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How to automate office work

The Chief Digital Officer of the Hong Kong Productivity Council on how the workplace can enjoy the benefits of robotic process automation. Imagine a robotic colleague taking up all monotonous jobs at work. This is not science fiction, but happening now. Rather than a buzzword, robotic process automation (RPA) is a revolutionary solution that can… Read More How to automate office work

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More than a Number – ICAEW podcast series

Episode 1: 1.5°C – The hot topic Are businesses ill-prepared for climate change? We’re working on it, says Maersk’s John Kornerup Bang. However, businesses could do better, says ICAEW CEO Michael Izza. Well … they say a lot more than that, along with the opportunities for early adopters, the potential of working together across industries,… Read More More than a Number – ICAEW podcast series

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When government becomes the customer

Public-sector organisations are embracing a new role and discovering efficiencies through outsourcing. By Rebecca McCaffry, FCMA, CGMA, and Samantha White Customer insight often refers to product or service providers gaining intelligence on their customers’ needs, wants, and purchasing patterns for sales and marketing purposes. This commercially focused definition has traditionally been less relevant in the… Read More When government becomes the customer

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Comparability certainty in Africa

An approach to obtaining comparable data that needs to be formulated which will be acceptable to SARS is the focus of this article. By Gerdi Van der Westhuysen and Karen Miller From a transfer pricing perspective, comparability is at the heart of the arm’s-length principle. This heart is being worn out by the challenge experienced… Read More Comparability certainty in Africa