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Tomorrow’s value lecture with HSBC

CIMA and Tomorrow’s Company have joined forces to produce a series of lectures exploring the theme ‘Tomorrow’s Value’.

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2011 president's dinner: sustainable business practices

Peter Voser, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, gave the keynote speech at the 2011's president's dinner, highlighting the need for businesses to practice corporate social responsibility.

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Cost Transformation Model

The CGMA cost transformation model is designed to help businesses to achieve and maintain cost competitiveness.

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Corporate reputation

Failures in corporate leadership contributed heavily to the global financial crisis. This paper explores some of the corporate governance issues in an effort to help boards understand what they must do to be more effective.

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The role of principles and practices of financial management in the governance of with-profits UK life insurers

This project looks at how PPFMs are being used both internally and externally and the contribution of the PPFM framework to the overall corporate governance arrangements of with-profits funds of firms.

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The impact of economic recession on business strategy planning in UK companies

The UK economy recently emerged from a long period of economic recession. National statistics and surveys provide generalised findings of the current state of business during and after recession but fail to offer insights into how UK based businesses made (or failed to make) strategic responses, during the period of recession and subsequently.

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Rethinking the business model

CIMA’s business model considers the whole areas of co-determination and co-creation, where value sits and what value is to anyone at any moment.

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Ensuring corporate viability in an uncertain world: Framing the Board conversation on risk

In response to ongoing developments, regulators are revising their Corporate Governance Codes and corporate reporting requirements. They intend to stimulate better and more detailed consideration of the risks which affect the longer term viability of companies and to drive overall improvement in the level and quality of risk management. In this regard the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) announced changes to the UK Corporate Code in September 2014.

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Dealing with the unknown

Leading in uncertain times by rethinking the design of management accounting and reporting systems.

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Justin Ye discusses innovation

CFO at Sirius Well Manufacturing Justin Ye ACMA CGMA.

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