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The first incarnation of Singles’ Day as a retail event didn’t take place until 2009, when Alibaba got on board.

China’s Singles’ Day: why November 11 is the world’s biggest retail event


56 per cent of SMPs have difficulty attracting next-generation talent, with 66 per cent of these firms citing a lack of candidates with the right skills as the main challenge they face.

Technology, talent and advisory: findings from the 2018 IFAC Global SMP Survey


Don’t be fooled into thinking people are data-driven – they’re just fishing for data to support the decision they have already made.

How behavioural economics can transform accountant/client relationships


A more diverse workforce can create challenges and complications for managers but “makes for greater rewards" Prof Ian Williamson tells the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA).

Diversity and profit: there is a link


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ACCOUNTING

Ray Ball and Philip Brown are revolutionary figures in accounting history.

For love or money: how Ray Ball and Philip Brown changed global accounting forever


Where once the management accountant would work in isolation, delivering reports filled with numbers on spreadsheets, today they are more likely to be embedded in a business unit or working with project teams.

The core skills required of the new management accountant


The social licence to operate is widely defined as community acceptance of an organisation and its operations.

Social licence: good governance or Trojan horse?


Technology, and all its facets, has become central to research on whether corporate financial accounts are still important to investors in their decision processes.

Is financial reporting still relevant?


Work Smart

The average office worker today is standing less than at any other point in human history.

The truth behind the standing-up-at-work movement


If staff also travel for work, it can increase the risk of business data or devices falling into the wrong hands. Be sure your staff is educated about cybercrime.

Up, up and away? How to avoid cybercrime during work travel


Graphic design in iWork is a good alternative to the offerings of Microsoft Office Suite.

Beyond Microsoft Office Suite: alternatives that work


As children, we are creative without thinking, but this impulse becomes diminished in schools and learning institutions that prioritise conformity over creativity.

The human factor: harnessing creativity and innovation


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