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October 2020 issue

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Technical

Taxing transition in the Middle East

Amid measures to mitigate the effects of the pandemic, governments in the region are developing tax policies to counter reliance on oil revenues

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Sourcing finance for sustainability

Covid has thrown a spanner in the works, but small businesses can still get access to the finance they need to achieve the UN’s sustainability goals – with the help of the finance professional

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Pakistan’s privatisation medicine

Revitalising Pakistan’s tottering economy through a contested denationalisation programme will require more than blanket structural reform

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Covid-19

Balancing the books

Insights into the real-life budgeting challenges facing local government during and after the pandemic

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For Sim Siew Shan FCCA, CFO at AirAsia, understanding the nuts and bolts of the business is key to a role that encompasses the breadth of finance operations in Malaysia

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For Duan Dawei, CFO and senior vice president at tech company iFLYTEK, artificial intelligence is the key to organisational resilience

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As FD of Uganda Breweries, Busola Doregos FCCA extricated the business from the harsh consequences of super-hard lockdown

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Michelle Pendergast FCCA, head of finance at the Lowry, explains how the arts institution is coping in desperate times

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