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Finance teams require better data skills to tackle fraud
UK businesses are monitoring risks better than ever and increasing their coverage of fraud risk. However, significant challenges around data analysis, staff training and a lack of routine risk assessments remain, according to a study from Deloitte.
Published on April 05 2013
Implementing an effective corporate ethics policy
These steps can help companies ensure that their ethics policy becomes embedded in the company culture.
Published on June 13 2014
CGMA Competency Framework
The CGMA Competency Framework is designed to help management accountants and their employers understand the knowledge requirements and assess the skills needed for both current and desired roles. The framework is underpinned by the need for objectivity, integrity, and ethical behaviour, and includes a commitment to continuously acquire new skills
Published on April 27 2014
How to interpret the increase in corporate whistleblower reports
Employees’ reports about unethical and non-compliant incidents have gone up in the past five years. Two benchmark reports suggest how companies may interpret the numbers.
Published on November 21 2014
The invisible elephant and the pyramid treasure
This report charts the journey towards becoming a ‘transpersonal leader’, one who fully considers and acts on the needs of all stakeholders. This type of leadership is a better fit for the future, and has been developed from 13 years of experience of working with senior leaders. Also included are
Published on June 07 2012
How to assess the impact of climate change on your organisation
Adapting to environmental factors including those related to climate change will impact how you compete in a changing economic landscape.This tool provides a mechanism to record where further action needs to be taken and provides a basis upon which a climate change strategy can start to be formulated.
Published on January 27 2012
Ethical reflection checklist
A reflective checklist that allows individuals and organisations to assess the level at which sound ethical management practices have been embedded in the business.
Published on May 18 2012
Companies do poorly managing corruption risks in emerging markets
Emerging markets have great potential for rapid growth, but corruption can run rampant. Existing processes exist to identify and mitigate corruption risks, but fewer than 40% of companies doing business in countries most prone to corruption use them well in mergers and acquisitions, with third-party agents or when establishing new
Published on November 01 2012
Canadian R&D tax credit programme relies on contingency-based fee arrangements
When a Canadian tax credit programme came under scrutiny because of potential conflict of interest issues, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants polled its members. Survey results suggest that the contingency-based fee arrangements, which attracted the attention of lawmakers, were an important tool to make the tax credit programme work.
Published on November 20 2012
WEF global risks report 2013
The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2013 analyses 50 global risks in terms of impact, likelihood and interconnections.
Published on February 08 2013