There are many issues that accountants may encounter in practice for which no accounting standard currently exists; one example is cryptocurrencies. For example, as no accounting standard currently exists to explain how cryptocurrency should be accounted for, accountants have no alternative but to refer to existing accounting standards. This podcast demonstrates to Strategic Business Reporting (SBR) candidates how this can be done using cryptocurrencies as an example.
The Sustainable Development Goals are 17 goals tackling major world issues agreed by 193 UN member states to be achieved by 2030. In this podcast we look at what the goals are and how they can provide insights for companies into how to create economic, social and environmental value for their investors and other stakeholders.
How do the students with the top marks achieve their impressive results? What's the secret? In this episode we talk to 3 ACCA prizewinners around the world, Aminat Kamaru from Nigeria, Shahzeb Khan from Pakistan and Robyn Hever from the UK, about their goals, challenges and top tips for studying and passing exams.
What is mindfulness and why is it such a big deal these days, both inside and outside of the workplace? In the first episode of our new interview series, we talk to mindfulness expert, teacher and author Tessa Watt about how mindfulness can be of benefit to those studying and practising accountancy.
This podcast gives an overview of big data and its characteristics. It then explores data analytics and looks at some examples of how using big data and data analytics can improve business performance.
The finance minister Heng Swee Keat delivered a futuristic Singapore Budget Statement for the Financial Year 2018 on 19 February 2018. A slew of tax changes were announced to provide near-term support to firms and workers, foster pervasive innovation, build deep capabilities and forge strong partnerships both locally and abroad. This podcast explores the significant tax changes announced for businesses in Budget 2018.