Five unique career paths for accountants

April 2024 Issue
A Plus talks to Institute members in five specialized areas, highlighting a diverse range of career opportunities

Bonds built to last: Celebrating a decade of the HKICPA’s Mentorship Programme

April 2024 Issue
Three mentor-mentee pairs discuss the impact of the programme on their careers and personal growth

It all starts with education: IFAC’s approach to boosting global accounting training

April 2024 Issue
IFAC Accountancy Education’s Helen Partridge and Bruce Vivian on tackling the talent shortage issue and their passion for education
Driving Business Success
April 2024 Issue

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The percentage of chief financial officers who have taken on additional responsibilities, including environmental, social and governance (ESG); mergers and acquisitions; and corporate development duties in the past two years, according to a recent survey by Egon Zehnder, a leadership advisory firm, which surveyed nearly 600 CFOs worldwide.
2.5% - 3.5%
Hong Kong’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow between 2.5 percent and 3.5 percent for the first quarter, maintaining moderate growth for a fifth consecutive quarter, Paul Chan, Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary, said on his blog. More than 800,000 tourists are expected to visit Hong Kong for China’s Labour Day holiday, he said, highlighting that more mega events will be held to boost the city’s economy.
The number of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in Hong Kong, according to the government. In April, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority launched a new SME information platform on its website providing information on SME lending services offered by 11 major banks, SME service hotlines and loan products. It comes as many Hongkongers travel to Mainland China, leaving local retailers and restaurants with fewer customers.


Technical articles
April 2024 Issue
An overview of the Institute’s response to the IAASB’s Exposure Draft Proposed ISSA 5000
Technical articles
April 2024 Issue
A summary of the Institute’s response to the IASB Exposure Draft on Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity (Proposed amendments to IAS 32, IFRS 7 and IAS 1)
Technical articles
January 2024 Issue
A new standard on presentation and disclosure in financial statements
Technical news
The latest standards and technical development highlights
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