March 2021 Issue

‘When nothing is sure, everything is possible.’ This is such a powerful quote from novelist Margaret Drabble. In an article in Psychologies about how to find peace in unpredictable times, the author suggests: ‘Place your hands on your heart, breathe deeply and tune into a dream for yourself, your loved ones, your community and the…

Living the Code

As a recognition that registered auditors may at times be exposed to imperfect situations, the code of conduct equips IRBA’s members to think through ethical complexity, by referring to its conceptual framework. The code requires RAs to be able to identify, evaluate and address possible threats to the achievement of the code’s fundamental principles. Professional…

The top three skills finance professionals cannot go without in 2021 and beyond

The accountancy and audit industries are on the cusp of an automation transformation guided by the incredible growth of emerging technologies like robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI). What’s more, the world is experiencing the most significant global recession since the 1930s Great Depression. The evolution of the finance function is perfectly timed…