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Powerful ways accountants can volunteer

Employing their professional talents to make a difference outside work, ICAEW members are supporting myriad non-profits and worthy causes. David Adams outlines how accountants can use their powers for good. Accountancy plays a positive role in society, helping clients manage their finances and businesses effectively and ensuring the right amount of tax is paid on… Read More Powerful ways accountants can volunteer

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How to cope with peak season

Philip Watkins, Naturopath at Integrated Medicine Institute in Hong Kong, on how to take a preventive approach to managing stress, and why going out after work is a good idea. Managing stress is nothing new in Hong Kong. With long work hours and high-pressure situations commonplace, Hongkongers were recently found to be the fifth most… Read More How to cope with peak season

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Challenges of the charity sector

By Jennifer Constable According to the latest returns, a significant number of ICAS’ active members are currently employed in professional roles within the charity sector. However, despite this sizeable cohort, representative of roughly 5% of ICAS’ current working members, some people still hold the outdated opinion that a career working in the charity sector is… Read More Challenges of the charity sector

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Master of change

Audit reform, the new Qualification Programme, the Greater Bay Area, and other opportunities beyond Hong Kong – the profession faces a year of big changes and new possibilities. Patrick Law, the Institute’s new President, tells A Plus how he will be leading members through them, while helping them thrive in their role as Accountants Plus.… Read More Master of change

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Finance from a female lens

On International Women’s Day we ask if women get fair representation when it comes to personal finance? The CA magazine, in association with Investec Wealth & Investment, brought together a panel of advisers, tax experts and women in business to consider the issues around personal finance from a female perspective. Chairing the discussion was Laura Lambie, Senior Investment… Read More Finance from a female lens