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11/14/2019

Increases in outsourcing and cloud computing have led to clients' need for CPA assurance on systems and controls.

11/14/2019

Here are several tips for employees evaluating their options before open enrollment ends. Among other things, it's important to consider changes to your health plan and your family's future health care needs.

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CNBC
11/14/2019

Find out implications of the US Supreme Court's ruling in Kaestner and how they might affect issues in Paula Trust, a case working its way through California courts.

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11/14/2019

How can you make yourself more productive? Here's the secret: We often think we need more time to get things done, but what we really need is more energy. By following this four-step strategy, you can continuously restore your energy and unlock your efficiency potential.

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AICPA Insights
11/14/2019

Recognition and appreciation both have their place within an organization. Recognition is conditional and is based on performance, while appreciation acknowledges a person's inherent value.

11/14/2019

Faltering growth overseas and trade tensions have affected the US economy, but expansion is likely to continue and "monetary policy is in a good place," Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has told the Joint Economic Committee of Congress.

11/14/2019

The US Olympic and Paralympic Committee has submitted a complaint seeking to decertify USA Badminton as the national governing body for the sport, saying USA Badminton has not moved enough toward compliance with athlete-safety requirements. The committee's internal audit division had found risks including a lack of background checks and noncompliance with SafeSport training rules.

11/13/2019

Employers can open the talent pipeline for workers with dyslexia by offering coaching and mentoring, using assistive technology, and training managers. A report from EY and Made By Dyslexia indicates that recruiting workers with dyslexia will help accounting firms meet future business demands.

11/13/2019

Finance companies excelled in a Wall Street Journal ranking of diversity, and the research also shows that the most diverse companies have an edge in terms of operating results. Leaders from Deloitte and EY say clients are increasingly seeking diversity and inclusion advice.

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Morningstar
11/13/2019

Cathy Engelbert, who was the first female CEO of a Big Four firm in the US, is putting her relationship-building savvy to work as the commissioner of the WNBA. "Deloitte really helped prepare me to be -- I guess the word is agile -- to have the agility to go out and build relationships with the key stakeholders in women's basketball," she says. Engelbert discusses the growth of women's sports and the importance of balancing professional and personal commitments.

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