THIS MONTH’S issue of the Accountancy Age App is packed full of interviews, features and analysis.
Gareth Bale’s accountant Melvyn Gandz from BSG Valentine talks about the record breaking £85m transfer and how he will continue to provide financial advice to Bale and other sporting stars.
We’ve also got an in-depth interview with David Sproul, Deloitte’s CEO and senior partner who talks about the outcome of the FRC’s tribunal into its work advising the owners of MG Rover and its ramifications for the profession.
Lonmin’s chief financial officer Simon Scott talks about his stint as interim CEO during the biggest crisis in the miner’s history. Plus National Grid’s finance director Andrew Bonfield reveals why the company needs to stay in debt to keep its infrastructure projects going.
Infrastructure is a highlight in this issue with Richard Crump asking whether these types of projects are hindered by a lack of planning.
Planning for structural changes for the board is also a key question asked in the Accountancy Age Debate featured in the App, which discusses where accountants lie on board quotas for women with KPMG’s Melanie Richards fighting against them and TUC general secretary defending them.
Other opinions to feature includes Grunberg founder David Grunberg venting his thoughts on how changes to micro-entity reporting will have catastrophic effects on smaller firms. And EMC2’s CFO Steve O’Neill tries to explain the upcoming trend of quantifying return on data.
Plus there’s the usual analysis, This month we include a breakdown of the MG Rover tribunal explanatory papers; how audit firms will need to become more strategic; whether accountants can deflate the carbon bubble; and the difficult positions practitioners are in over client tax affairs.
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