The 20th World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) is well under way in Sydney, Australia. Bringing together more than 6,000 delegates from over 130 countries, this quadrennial event is like no other in the accounting and finance calendar.
Asia puts a 'Germany' on the map every 3.5 years in terms of economic size and will add three Euro zones in 25 years, said David Carbon, chief economist of the DBS Bank, during the DBS Asian Insights Conference 2014 held in Singapore on 4 July 2014.
The latest report from Randstad Financial & Professional suggests that the UK will have an increasing demand for accountants by 2050:
Accountants are the least happy profession in the UK when it comes to their work-life balance, according to research carried out by recruiter Randstad Financial & Professional.