Editor's note

Issue 646 • June 2023

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IAFA 2023 will be held on 29 June at Leonardo Royal Hotel, London City and International Accounting Bulletin & The Accountant teams are looking forward to welcoming you to the day’s annual Conference and Awards.

In this issue, learn from Talking Heads at Allinial Global about their forays into Africa’s vast market of opportunities; Laurent Charpentier, CEO, Yooz explains how automating AP functions can help alleviate inflationary impact; Csaba Farkas at TMF Group explains how AI can streamline accounting and tax compliance processes; author and futurist Bernard Marr explores key changes to help finance leaders navigate the AI space; Dominic Fitch at Impact International looks at L&D strategies to ensure staff continue with skills improvement; Nuffield Health highlights that mental health transparency is on the rise at corporates; Steve Heathcote, CEO, PrimeGlobal draws attention to the next wave of digital transformation focussing on selecting apps relevant to fit specific individual businesses’ needs; and, finally, a report on the TGS Madrid Conference 2023 focusses on the aim of developing more profitable, attractive and socially responsible firms.

There are also ranking reports and tables for Egypt and South Africa with further staff and fee tables for Ivory Coast and Morocco. Do also read the usual news round-up.   

We look forward to all our engagements with you throughout this year. Please do get in touch and share your plans and themes with our readers.

Zoya Malik