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
Non-financial reporting from Ireland’s largest companies lacks consistency, making it almost impossible for stakeholders to compare one company’s performance easily and accurately with that of another, writes Caroline Pope. The European Directive on Non-Financial Reporting was introduced in December 2014 and EU member states have two years to implement it. Although vague in detail, the… Read More Time for an overhaul?
By Daisy Downes Irish Chartered Accountant Clare Keaveny recently completed a three-month assignment working as an accounting volunteer at the Moyo Babies’ and redeemer children’s homes in northern Uganda. Clare has been telling Accountancy Ireland about her experiences.
By Jemelyn Yadao and Alisha Haridasani Many Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants members have their favourite charities and causes. For them, it’s not just a case of putting dollars in a donation box, but also providing a personal commitment to changing people’s lives, as Jemelyn Yadao and Alisha Haridasani find out. Head high… Read More Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants Members Change People’s Lives
Gerald Russell, ICAEW president and retired Ernst & Young partner, has in his time dug gardens for old people and painted family centres. Now a trustee of Action for Children, dealing with supply chains, contract margins and pensions, he says: “This is meat and drink to an ACA but a nightmare for many others in… Read More THE JOY OF VOLUNTEERING