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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

17/02/2016
by GAA Accounting
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How to minimise financial statement risk

By Ken Tysiac Telecom giant AT&T’s director of accounting discusses a few ways organisations can avoid unintended errors in financial statements. In a complex world of evolving standards and technology, there are many risks associated with financial statements. Fortunately, there … Continue reading

17/02/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Awareness is your security blanket

CIMA and Airmic have created a risk-identification framework that can help executives find peace in preparation and knowledge. Organisations can find all sorts of ways to trip themselves up. A recent CGMA survey of 1,300 executives across the world found … Continue reading

22/10/2015
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8 best practices for aligning strategy, planning, and risk

By Joanne Sammer; Kenneth W. Witt and Paul R. Bacon Providing effective governance presents boards and management with a formidable challenge. Here’s how one company does it. Success in business is influenced by many factors: effective strategy and execution; deep … Continue reading

05/10/2015
by GAA Accounting
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Women should be planning their own financial security

By Tiffany Boesch According to the National Cancer Registry, one in every 33 women in South Africa is at risk of contracting breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. With October being breast cancer awareness month, this serves as … Continue reading

11/08/2015
by GAA Accounting
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8 best practices for aligning strategy, planning, and risk

by Joanne Sammer, Kenneth W. Witt and Paul R. Bacon Providing effective governance presents boards and management with a formidable challenge. Here’s how one company does it. Success in business is influenced by many factors: effective strategy and execution; deep … Continue reading