GAA Accounting

The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

28/04/2017
by GAA Accounting
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How to spot fake news

By Eleanor O’Neill Telling the real from the fake is now a major challenge in the digitally-connected information society – and just how can you tell if a news report is false? Talk of ‘fake news’ is increasingly cropping up … Continue reading

14/12/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Risky business

By Lisa van de Geyn Operating in the underground economy might seem smart in the short term, but it creates a host of negative consequences for the economy, businesses and consumers. Few – if any – countries fared worse than … Continue reading

14/10/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Fixing a schooling system in crisis

By Johnathan Dillon South Africa’s basic education system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and two important aspects of a successfully revamped education system are a student-centred focus and passionate teachers.  Few South Africans would deny that our basic … Continue reading

11/10/2016
by GAA Accounting
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UK television in focus

ICAEW and PwC have published UK television in Focus. This exciting report highlights Britain’s front-row place in the global television industry, the corporate deals that have reshaped the sector and business and financial challenges for TV producers in the UK.

11/08/2016
by GAA Accounting
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When the minimum is too much

By David Descôteaux Raising the minimum wage may do more harm than good for those at the bottom of the income ladder. Imagine you are the CEO of a small or medium-sized enterprise that employs minimum-wage workers. How would you … Continue reading

17/06/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Future perfect

By Aaron Watson Nicholas Negroponte sees hope for the retail sector, more disruption in the media industry, and internet access becoming a human right. Media disruptor, technology guru, futurist and entrepreneur Nicholas Negroponte has a simple focus when considering investment in a start-up – the person. While … Continue reading