In the recent economic and political climate, with gloom, doom and downturns trumpeted from every corner, investors were edgy and the stock market shivered. But what is the current reality in the global markets, and should we adopt a more optimistic outlook? Read on for the latest economic updates.
GDPR Update 2019 - The Good, the Bad and the Brexit
Read on for an update on GDPR developments, crackdowns, public opinion, and the inescapable B word.
Why isn’t climate-related reporting a priority?
As pressure mounts on cash-strapped governments to declare a climate emergency, the onus is on companies to do more to avert environmental catastrophe.
Global trade wars are piling pressure on the World Trade Organisation. Can it survive?
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is having to work harder than ever to diffuse global tensions over international trade.
The battle to stamp out money laundering
Accountants are in the front line when it comes to exposing money laundering. Is enough being done to fight it at domestic and global level?
Cyber wars just got serious.
How can businesses protect against attack?
What’s up with BRICS?
Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa (BRICS) joined forces to change the world. It hasn’t exactly gone to plan. Can BRICS get back on track?
Will the fallout from the Paradise Papers change accounting?
Publication of the Paradise Papers sparked calls for global tax reform and increased pressure on big companies to be more open about their tax affairs to avoid a public mauling.
Planet earth is dying. Are multinationals finally taking it seriously?
For decades, global businesses have been under pressure to demonstrate a commitment to environmental protection. Climate-related disclosure could be the tipping point...
Bitcoin: bubble or revolution?
Is the digital currency heading for a meltdown or here to stay?