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Partner with potential

Collaboration between the public and private sectors could greatly enhance the lives of those working in Northern Ireland. It is a time of uncertainty for Northern Ireland. It is not controversial to suggest that this isn’t particularly helpful in terms of growing our economy, creating jobs or providing the best possible public services for our… Read More Partner with potential

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One giant leap for finance in the civil service

Leading the transformation of the civil service finance function is a challenge, but one worth taking on, explains Connie Costello On 30 September 2016, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform announced that the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform had taken a significant step towards the modernisation of Government financial management administration. The Government… Read More One giant leap for finance in the civil service

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Charity accounting and reporting: big challenges, big changes

A considered framework to steer and support charity accounting and reporting can provide the basis for a better managed and more accountable charity sector. The charity sector is significant, both socially and economically. The activities of charities, including such well-known organisations as Cancer Research and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds in the… Read More Charity accounting and reporting: big challenges, big changes

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Blockchain: a ledger you can bank on

While bitcoin attracted negative publicity in its early days, virtual currency networks such as blockchain and Ethereum have the potential to change the world. By Emmet Kelly Picture the scene: a locker room with an infinite number of lockers in a public place. Anyone can wander by. There are windows on each of the lockers… Read More Blockchain: a ledger you can bank on

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A changing and challenging landscape

The Institute’s regulatory and disciplinary function is central to maintaining trust and integrity in who we are and what we do. The regulatory landscape faced by the profession has changed beyond recognition over the last two decades. For Chartered Accountants Ireland, this landscape is made even more complex by the fact that we have regulatory… Read More A changing and challenging landscape