After years of negative global economic outlook, the tide seems to be finally turning. Companies are becoming more optimistic than we have seen in a long time, despite the current (and possibly short-lived) currency and stock-market volatility in Asian emerging markets.
It’s that time of year again when thoughts turn to next year’s budget, including salary increases. If you’re a CFO in Venezuela, you will be expected to authorize a wage increase of 26%, on average, in 2014, according to human resources consultancy ECA International. But don’t expect staff to be happy.
Have you heard about the lady who wore her little red cocktail dress to her job interview? She wasn’t hired. Or the man who wouldn’t stop checking his emails while engaging with the interviewer?
The Chartered Accountant of Singapore, Part 1:Uantchern Loh, Chief Executive at the newly formed statutory Singapore Accountancy Commission, explains why the implementation of the new Chartered Accountant of Singapore Designation is needed.
In this video interview, NiQ Lai, CFO and Head of Talent Management at Hong Kong Broadband, talks about the future office and next generation workstyles. Lai reveals that, with flextime and remote working, people are actually become more productive. "The key is to create value for us and our shareholders," he says..
Uantchern Loh, Chief Executive of the newly formed statutory body Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), discusses his agency's ideas about what the role of the CFO should be at the 4th Annual CFO Innovation Asia Forum on 26 June 2013.