Date posted: 10/04/2017 2 min read

Acuity magazine April/May 2017 issue now available

The April/May 2017 issue of Acuity magazine, featuring International Federation of Accountants President Rachel Grimes FCA on the cover, is now available.

In brief

  • The April/May 2017 issue of Acuity magazine is now available, offering fresh ideas, insight and foresight on matters of economics, business and finance.
  • This issue of Acuity magazine features interviews with Rachel Grimes, Susan Bannigan, Cassandra Crowley, Amanda Cox, Ricardo Semler, Ken Segall, Martin Matthews, Jeet Raval, and many more.
  • Acuity magazine is available in digital formats.

The April/May 2017 issue of Acuity magazine, featuring International Federation of Accountants President Rachel Grimes FCA on the cover, is now available.  

Over 116 pages the newly published April/May 2017 issue of Acuity magazine offers fresh ideas, insight and foresight on matters of economics, business and finance.  

As well as reading in print, Acuity magazine can also be read in a number of digital formats.

Download the Acuity app from iTunes now to read Acuity magazine on your iPad or iPhone. Please note that existing subscribers to the Acuity iTunes app will need to update the app to access the new issue of Acuity magazine.  

If Android is your preference, you can download the Acuity app in Google Play as well. Or, read Acuity magazine online on your desktop or laptop using Realview.

Inside this issue

Here’s a snapshot of what you’ll find in the April/May 2017 issue of Acuity magazine.  

  • Global accounting leader: In our cover story, new president of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Rachel Grimes FCA discusses rolling up her sleeves and helping as the accounting profession faces significant changes.  
  • Words from a leader: Susan Bannigan, the CA leading the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, on working to make Australia a better country.  
  • Where in the world: Meet Stuart McNutt CA, finance manager for an automotive parts manufacturer in Slovakia.  
  • Voice of experience: Mary Boydell FCA on using her business experience to educate rural Indigenous children.  
  • Evolution revolution: 37-year-old Cassandra Crowley FCA is the new president of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and plans to use her time at the helm to help the organisation evolve to stay relevant.  
  • Ad value: What all finance professionals need to know about their marketing colleagues.  
  • Robots and your money: How could robo-advisors change the wealth management sector?  
  • Tips from the top: West Coast Eagles CFO Amanda Cox CA offers three pieces of career advice for ambitious young professionals.  
  • Idleness is good: His staff choose their own managers and take sleep breaks. So how did businessman Ricardo Semler ever become a millionaire?  
  • Office life: What employers and employees need to do to ensure personal leave isn’t being abused and employees’ rights to health and wellbeing are being taken care of.  
  • Flexible working environment: How one organisation is making flexible working arrangements work.  
  • Remote control: Could you pack up the family, head to the other side of the world and still run your business?  
  • iSimple: Apple Creative Director Ken Segall on why success is simplicity itself.  
  • Taxing questions: When is it ethical to levy a tax and what are the ethics of seeking to minimise or avoid your tax obligations?  
  • The long game: Martin Matthews FCA has wanted to be New Zealand’s Auditor-General since 1979. Now in the role, he wants to ensure the public service is well set up for the future.  
  • CA above average for Black Caps batsman: New Zealand cricketer Jeet Raval is thrilled to be playing or the Black Caps, but he has already begun the accountancy career he’ll pursue when it’s time to put down his bat.  
  • The show must go on: One CA’s passion for staging musical theatre and opera should strike a chord for everyone in business.  

You’ll find all of this, and much, much more, in the April/May 2017 issue of Acuity magazine. Subscribe to Acuity magazine now to get our print magazine delivered to your door six times a year.