Category Archives: Business

For a Successful Enterprise, Cultivate Investor Relations

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Although investor and stakeholder relations can’t be measured or calculated on a spreadsheet, their value can significantly impact your company’s bottom line. Your brand’s reputation and success are contingent upon effective relationships with not just clients, but also with others affected by how you do business. In short, healthy stakeholder and investor relations are crucial for running a sustainable enterprise.

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Accountants – Math Wizards or Problem Solvers?

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New Survey Shows Accountants Prefer Tackling Problems Over Crunching Numbers: as released on: TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – What do most accountants enjoy about their profession? Apparently 39% of accounting and finance professionals enjoy solving problems; as discovered in a Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey. While 29% enjoy making strategic recommendations for the business to give them the

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Want to Inspire Innovation at Work? Here Are 5 Ways

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Savvy businesses are always looking for ways to inspire innovation at work. Good leaders know that success comes from unconventional thinking and visionary ideas. And creativity is not just for computer companies, artists or ad agencies. In accounting and finance jobs, novel approaches can streamline operations and improve the bottom line. What’s more, when employees feel that management listens to

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Small Businesses Not Using Accountants Complete Skills

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A majority of small businesses that use outside accountants are engaging them only for specific services and support, according to the web-based survey of 472 small businesses. The business owners who use outside accountants rely on them most for accounting services (76%), bookkeeping services (49%) and tax support (46% personal; 43% business tax compliance; and 43% corporate tax). A minority

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Accounting News – Greek debt crisis: Markets resilient after ‘no’ vote

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BBC states: “Japan’s Nikkei index rebounded slightly on Tuesday, a day after stock markets had fallen in the wake of Greece’s decision to reject the terms of an international bailout.   The Nikkei closed up 1.3% at 20,376.59. Stock markets around the world had fallen on Monday in reaction to the “no” vote in Greece’s referendum, but the declines were not as

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Robert Half – Trends, Standards in Finance and Accounting

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Report Finds Finance Function Costs Increasing as Talent Shortages Intensify Survey From Robert Half, FEI Examines Trends, Standards in Finance and Accounting. CNW Newswire: MENLO PARK, Calif., and MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 5, 2015 /CNW/ — Costs associated with the finance function are rising for many firms, according to a new survey of executives from finance and accounting departments at public and private

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Canada’s CFO of the Year for 2015

Canada’s CFO of the Year for 2015: Canadian Tire’s Dean McCann Dean McCann, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, has been selected for this year’s distinction. On behalf of all TheGAAP.net members we would like to congratulate Dean for achieving such an admirable award. “Dean’s achievements at Canadian Tire – which include leading the

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IFRS 3 – Accounting for Business Combinations

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With merger and acquisition activity at an all-time high, accountants have to know how to apply IFRS 3 – Business Combinations. They are expected to know the rules for integrating the acquired company’s assets, liabilities and equity, and how to assign fair values to them, advise management on the choice of options offered by this standard, include all of the

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Budget 2015 – Department of Finance – News Release

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The Minister of Finance:  Joe Oliver tabled Economic Action Plan 2015 In short: The deficit has been reduced from $55.6 billion at the height of the Great Recession to a projected surplus of $1.4 billion for 2015–16. Reduced the small business tax rate to 9 per cent by 2019 Provided manufacturers with a 10-year accelerated capital cost allowance to encourage

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