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17/02/2017
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The future of the professions

By Claire Scobie What impact will artificial intelligence (AI) have on professions such as accounting? For centuries doctors, accountants, lawyers,  teachers and architects have solved problems too complex for most of us. But today, the future of these professions are … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Driverless cars

By Lachlan Colquhoun The future of automobiles is bearing down on us and nobody is at the wheel. Martin Matthews FCA is a self-confessed “petrol head” and is the owner of seven classic cars, including a 1920s Chrysler once owned … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Can you swear at work?

By Travor Treharne A stint in some workplaces might make you feel like cussing like a sailor, but is it appropriate? If you have ever attempted to swear while texting, you probably would have noticed how the auto-correct guardian always … Continue reading

17/02/2017
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Sustainability is good business

By Aaron Watson Nobel Peace Prize winner, philanthropist and former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on immigration, democracy and the need for chartered accountants to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Chartered accountants work across many industries in many countries. What … Continue reading

14/10/2016
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Partners in adversity

By Adam Creighton Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of the few things that unite US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. But campaign politics don’t necessarily translate into actions in office. “I oppose it now, I’ll opposite after the election, and I’ll oppose it as President,” Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

14/10/2016
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It’s the economy, stupid

By Steve Lewis If recent election and referendum results are anything to go by, then voters are increasingly fed up with the political establishment. And it is forcing an economic rethink. The era of the angry voter is here, and anti-establishment … Continue reading