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Stress: what is it good for?

By Lisa van de Geyn Turns out it’s good for a few things. If you learn to control it, stress can be a boon, not a burden. It’s tax season but for Gwyneth James, it might as well be Christmas. Her small but busy firm, Cody & James Chartered Professional Accountants in Peterborough, Ont., is abuzz… Read More Stress: what is it good for?

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Pharmaceutical as a key growth engine for China

By Susan Lunt Growing at an exceptional rate, China’s pharmaceutical market is poised to overtake Japan to become the world’s second largest. CPAs in the industry should be prepared to embrace change and boost their sector knowledge, writes Susie Lunt. With an old-age ratio anticipated to reach 28.7 percent by 2035, China’s rising elderly population… Read More Pharmaceutical as a key growth engine for China

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Take a stand at the office

By Jennifer Black The more you sit the fatter you get. So stand up, wander around, and read on. Sitting at your desk all day will make you fat. And frail. That’s the frightening warning from a former chartered accountant turned personal trainer who’s passionate about encouraging people to train to get better at life,… Read More Take a stand at the office

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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 a timely reminder of how important it is for women to plan financially to ensure… Read More Women should be planning their own financial security

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Looking After Your Mental Health

By Nicki Creswell Accountants need to look after their mental well-being too — here’s a few tips. Read more: http://economia.icaew.com/opinion/march-2015/looking-after-your-mental-health Nicki Creswell is a well-being training coordinator at Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association at ICAEW. This article was originally published in the March 2015 issue of Economia.

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Businesses can Boost their Bottom line with Better Health

Do you think it is part of your job to ensure your employees are healthy?  If not, I would argue that you should, writes Brett Tromp. According to a recent business outlook survey, four of the top ten key challenges facing finance leaders today are employee-related. They are: employee productivity, rising wages and salaries, attracting… Read More Businesses can Boost their Bottom line with Better Health