A majority of younger workers in a US survey think changing jobs regularly is a good career move, but older workers disagree. Accountemps said 57% of workers under 35 approve of job-hopping, while 78% of those 55 and older think it’s not a good idea to change employers regularly.
A report by KPMG shows the use of cloud technologies for enabling a flexible and mobile workforce is on the rise and that concern about theft of intellectual property is declining. The report offered five tips for organisations to elevate the success of their cloud transformations.
In light of recent changes to annual reporting requirements, the UK’s Financial Reporting Council has issued a reminder of the implications for those involved in the preparation of financial statements.
Test your knowledge on the news and ideas that shaped management accounting in 2014 by taking the CGMA Magazine quiz. Cyber-security, talent retention, globalisation, innovation – it’s all here.
The IASB issued amendments and an exposure draft that focus on streamlining disclosures in financial reports. The amendment to IAS 1 and exposure draft for proposed amendments to IAS 7 are part of a broader initiative to make disclosures more relevant.
Businesses worldwide are accumulating and spending more cash, mostly on mergers and acquisitions, according to four years of research by SunGard. The shift in corporate cash management is also raising new challenges, most of them strategic.
In the annual Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) salary survey, management accountants show high levels of satisfaction with their salaries, with 75% of them reporting that they were satisfied or extremely satisfied with their current salary.
Effective performance management is becoming more important for local government organisations. New CGMA research suggests that finance needs to take a more strategic role in helping these organisations improve in this area. Stuart McGregor, ACMA, CGMA, highlights opportunities to drive better decision-making.
Board members of US public companies cite updating systems and policies and revising existing contracts with customers as the most challenging aspects of the new revenue recognition standard issued by the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), according to a new survey.
One way to get better employee engagement: Throw a party for your staff at the end of the year. What should be a joyous occasion can be risky, however. Here’s a primer on how to behave.