A growing service

RSM Chio Lim senior partner Teo Cheow Tong and partners Derek How and Terence Ang describe how the firm continues to support Singapore’s businesses as they grow.

View from: Phil Mullis

Phil Mullis FCCA, partner at Wilkins Kennedy specialising in independent retailers and FMCGs.

With an escalation in corporate risks come rewards

With new types of corporate risk emerging, most uninsurable, it’s unsurprising that professional services firms are seeing huge growth in risk assurance

View from: Lawrence Chai

Lawrence Chai ACCA, managing director at 3E Accounting, Singapore on the challenges of setting up his own practice

Personality profiling

Personality profiling is widely used by accountancy firms when recruiting and developing staff, but is it just a fad or a genuine way to get the best out of finance professionals?

View from: Daniel Hobden

Daniel Hobden ACCA, senior manager at Haines Watts shares his story.

Crowe Howarth (HK): Rise to the challenge

As Crowe Horwath (HK) goes from strength to strength in both Hong Kong and China, chairman and CEO Charles Chan discusses the increasingly tough regulatory backdrop.

How to present yourself online

Now that social networking has permeated modern culture, how your professional image online comes across is key. Beware the pitfalls, warns Robert Walters’ Dominic Salomoni.

Sean Yang: A new vision

Accountants must learn to embrace business partnering, says Sean Yang, finance director at AXA Insurance Singapore.

View from: Aengus Burns

Aengus Burns FCCA, partner at Grant Thornton, Dublin shares his story.

View from: Gary Lau

Gary Lau, corporate advisory senior at Nexia TS, Singapore shares his story.

Smaller audit practices: beyond compliance services

Smaller audit practices need to venture beyond providing compliance services and begin making themselves synonymous with cutting-edge expertise in their field.

View from: Luke Venner

Luke Venner ACCA, manager at Bishop Fleming shares his story.

The future is bright at PKF in Eastern Africa

In an occasional series looking at the working life of ACCA members inside big-name firms, we meet two finance professionals at PKF in Eastern Africa.

Ireland's economy: challenging times

Looking back at 2014 and forward to 2015, Dermot O’Leary discusses the importance of safeguarding competitiveness in the domestic economy for Ireland’s economic recovery.

View from: Michelle Hourican

Michelle Hourican FCCA, lecturer at Independent Colleges, Dublin shares her story.

Close to the action

The first global Big Four chairman to be based in Asia, KPMG's Michael Andrew explains why it's important to be close to the world's fastest-growing economies.

Staying power

In over 35 years with the firm, Deloitte Malaysia’s country managing partner Tan Theng Hooi has witnessed some extraordinary changes in the financial landscape.

Leading light

Growing a tax practice and developing the profession. All in a day’s work for Dr Claudius Williams-Tucker FCCA, head of tax, regulatory and people services at KPMG Sierra Leone.

Global strategist

For Steven Phan, EY’s Asia-Pacific area managing partner, the key to delivering exceptional service is to ensure that everyone is committed to the firm’s vision.