All articles by Heather Jimaa

Heather Jimaa

North American professionals show more optimism towards trump policies than their counterparts in the rest of the world

The business outlook of accounting professionals in North America is much more optimistic than the rest of the world when…

HMRC moves to calm fears over digital tax requirements for UK businesses

The HMRC eases the concern of UK businesses this week as digital tax reporting edges closer to implementation. Following the…

PwC study highlights growing focus on software R&D

By 2020, companies will have shifted the majority of their R&D spending from product-based offerings to software and service offerings,…

2016 Netherlands survey: rankings

International Accounting Bulletin 2016 rankings of Networks and Associations in the Netherlands 2016 International Accounting Bulletin's Netherlands fee rankings 2016…

CEOs admit to challenges and impact on company growth with the advent of technology

Technological innovations and the speed at which they are advancing is causing a major change in the business sector, according…

Brazil survey: Scandals prove to be a double-edged sword

It has been an eventful year for Brazil as the country is plagued by a series of corruption scandals and…

SMEs must make mistakes when it comes to sustainability reporting, GRI’s Fogelberg

Companies should not fear making mistakes in their sustainability reporting and while this is true for all companies it is…

Professionals react to a possible breakthrough between Chinese and USA regulators

China will seek out ‘regulatory equivalence’ when it comes to audit inspections of its USA listed firms’ according to Paul…

Investors welcome suggested auditor selection process but call for more transparency

CFA Institute director of financial reporting policy for EMEA Vincent Papa welcomed the Federation of European Accountants (FEE) suggested process…

Hong Kong: Turf wars and opportunities

Heather Jimaa reports on the unique position of China’s special administrative region Hong Kong Although it seemed that accounting firms…