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Remote And Hybrid Workplaces Are Hiring People Twice As Fast As Full-Time Office Employers: Report

July 18, 2023

any bosses seem convinced that remote work is hampering productivity. But companies with remote or hybrid policies appear to be hiring people at about twice the rate of employers that are fully in office, according to a new analysis.

  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • practice management

Sustainability Still Extrinsic to Many Companies’ Cultures

July 17, 2023

But progress is being made in laying the strategic groundwork for embedding sustainability into organizations’ DNA.

  • accounting and auditing
  • business and industry

How CFOs can support the future of work

July 12, 2023

Neil Cutting catches up with Joanne Caruso, executive vice president at the $16bn professional services company Jacobs, to talk about the work they did together in shaping the organisation’s “future of work” initiative.

  • business and industry

Historic global standards for sustainability reporting released

July 10, 2023

In a milestone moment for the creation of a global common language for sustainability reporting, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) on Monday issued its first two standards. IFRS S1, General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information and IFRS S2, Climate-related Disclosures have an effective date of Jan. 1 for some portions, pending adoption in more than 140 jurisdictions worldwide. IFRS S1 features a global baseline for reporting requirements on the disclosure of sustainability-related risks and opportunities. IFRS S2 features reporting requirements specific to climate-related disclosures, in concert with the reporting framework established by IFRS S1.

  • accounting and auditing
  • business and industry

56% of Business Leaders Are Incorporating AI Into Cybersecurity: Weekly Stat

July 05, 2023

AI’s use in cybersecurity efforts is already taking place to protect areas of businesses that are now data-reliant.

  • business and industry
  • practice management
  • technology and cybersecurity

Training, recruitment, and retention — the benefits of hybrid working

July 05, 2023

Hybrid working continues to bring benefits for employers and employees, according to finance leaders and professionals in Sri Lanka and Central and Eastern Europe.

  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • practice management

72% of Business Leaders Believe AI Will Improve Employee Productivity

June 28, 2023

While leaders believe AI’s impact on productivity may be substantial, implementation concerns remain prevalent.

  • business and industry
  • technology and cybersecurity

Inclusion advice: Start with allyship

June 28, 2023

A new report shows "disproportionate challenges” for LGBT+ employees, shares inclusion advice for organisations.

  • business and industry
  • diversity
  • practice management

75% of C-Suite Leaders May Quit for a Job With Better Well-Being Support

June 26, 2023

Despite a disagreement on the well-being of employees, executives also want to work for employers more conscious of supporting workers' mental health.

  • business and industry

5 Trends to Know About Today's Multigenerational Workforce

June 22, 2023

Today's workforce is made up of four distinct generations. Understanding what motivates each of them can help companies more effectively recruit, manage and retain strong teams.

  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • practice management

Only 25% of CFOs Are Prepping for AI Management and Ethics Regulations: Weekly Stat

June 21, 2023

Despite interest in AI by business leaders, CFOs have bigger concerns, according to new data from Deloitte.

  • business and industry
  • technology and cybersecurity

Wayfair at five: No signs of age

June 16, 2023

It has been five years since the U.S. Supreme Court heard South Dakota v. Wayfair. The court decided on June 21, 2018, that states could tax purchases made from out-of-state sellers, even if the seller does not have a physical presence in the taxing state. Much of what has happened in state tax law since then has been based on that decision.

  • business and industry
  • state tax
  • advocacy - federal
  • federal tax

ChatGPT and the hype around generative AI

June 14, 2023

If you paid any attention to the hype surrounding the initial release of OpenAI’s ChatGPT last November – and then the ChatGPT-4 model release more recently, you already know why this emerging tech is creating quite a stir. The ability of generative AI (or GenAI) platforms to answer questions, perform tasks, generate content and “converse” with human users gives a lot of people the uncanny feeling that the stuff of futuristic science fiction is suddenly at hand.

  • business and industry
  • practice management
  • technology and cybersecurity

The skills crunch: How did it get so bad?

June 13, 2023

From the great resignation to quiet quitting and the lost generation of talent, a perfect storm has capsized the profession’s attempts to solve the skills shortage. While there is hope, it’s not going to be easy.

  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • practice management

3 Ways CFOs Can Drive a Cohesive Company Culture

June 08, 2023

Here’s how CFOs can use their unique skill set to play an active role in strengthening company culture.

  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • practice management

Penalty for underpayment of estimated corporate AMT waived for 2023

June 08, 2023

The IRS on Wednesday issued Notice 2023-42, which grants penalty relief for corporations that did not pay estimated tax in connection with the new corporate alternative minimum tax (CAMT), saying the move is "in the interest of sound tax administration."

  • business and industry
  • federal tax

AI won't take your job, But someone using AI might

June 07, 2023

ChatGPT is the latest in a very long line of artificial intelligence (AI) advancements to result in much scaremongering.

  • business and industry
  • practice management
  • technology and cybersecurity

Tactics to manage and resolve workplace conflict

June 07, 2023

Framing conversations, using emotional intelligence, and bringing in a mediator if needed can help resolve business workplace conflict.

  • business and industry
  • practice management

Accounting giants join AI investment rush

June 06, 2023

Thanks to the hoopla surrounding ChatGPT and other generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools, private and public investors are caught up in a funding frenzy recently characterised by the FT as “the latest Californian gold rush”.

  • business and industry
  • practice management
  • technology and cybersecurity

Future of Finance: Upskilling is crucial, but mindset is the crux

June 05, 2023

From the formation of the Future of Finance Leadership Advisory Group (FFLAG) two years ago all the way through Monday's session at AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 2023, finance leaders have consistently "FFLAGed" the talent pipeline and digital transformation as the top issues on their to-do list.

  • business and industry
  • practice management
  • technology and cybersecurity