November 2020 issue


In practice

Championing reporting standards

Gábor Balazs FCCA, partner and accounting advisory and client training services leader for Central and Eastern Europe at PwC Hungary, has faith that a stable reporting platform will return post-Covid



Professional skills

Hassle-free pitching

Seven tips to help you sign up prospective clients and win more business




Public funding goes green

State aid is increasingly conditional on environmental considerations, but are the requirements strong enough to make a difference?

Qatar University has managed its finances in accordance with IPSAS for several years

Audit and assurance

IPSAS: the right track

International Public Sector Accounting Standards could be set to become the post-pandemic new normal for government financial statements


As Alan Johnson FCCA becomes IFAC president, the accountant looks forward to the continued development of a diverse and inclusive profession

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As the new president of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants and the first woman to fill the role, Cecilia Zimba FCCA highlights relevance and collaboration as the way forward

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For Nataliya Shokurova ACCA, an interest in languages and numbers has led to exciting opportunities in Asia, including her current role as manager at Perun Consultants

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For Nauman Asif Mian FCCA, CFO at recruitment portal, the job market in the Middle East and North Africa has a rosy future

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