GAA Accounting

The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

28/04/2017
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Diversity…is it good for business, really?

Diversity and inclusion initiatives have gained a lot of traction throughout Ireland’s corporate landscape. But do they add tangible value for organisations? EY’s Olivia McEvoy reports. Although accountants might not be able to bring themselves to agree, it can seem … Continue reading

28/04/2017
by GAA Accounting
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The audit of the future

As technology fundamentally changes the nature of the audit, how can auditors use technology to enhance the way they analyse information? Eoin MacManus reports. Our future is characterised by unparalleled organisational and informational complexity, with corporate and business reporting evolving … Continue reading

28/04/2017
by GAA Accounting
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The strategy of innovation

Ciarán Black and David O’Leary explain why Chartered Accountants should involve themselves in all stages of the innovation process. To most people, the mention of “accountancy” and “innovation” in the same sentence conjures up an incongruity at best. It doesn’t … Continue reading

17/02/2017
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The shape of things to come

By Cian Molloy What lies in store for the accountancy profession? Cian Molloy investigates how the profession might fare in the years ahead. Since the arrival of the first accountancy software packages more than three decades ago, there have been … Continue reading

17/02/2017
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Charting a course through choppy waters

By Fiona Reddan Stephen Haddrill, Chief Executive of the Financial Reporting Council, talks to Fiona Reddan about the challenge of Brexit, his commitment to high-quality regulation and the need to rethink the role of audit. Brexit is in the air. … Continue reading

17/02/2017
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Brexit negotiations

By Brian Keegan Ireland needs time to identify its Brexit related difficulties and opportunities. In March, however, the clock will start ticking. The wishful thinking that has surrounded the Brexit debate has blurred the distinctions between what is desirable, possible … Continue reading