Public sector and the coronavirus (Part 2)
Season 1, Ep. 9
In part 2 of our conversation with the Chair of Accountancy Europe’s Public Sector policy group, Thomas Müller-Marqués Berger, we discuss the long-term actions required to help overcome the Covid-19. Thomas discusses the importance of high quality financial reporting standards which can lead to greater consistency and comparability for the public sector. He also discusses how the Coivd-19 crisis highlighted the lack of investment in the public sector which now requires the proper tools in order to move forward with recovery which will also be crucial to ensure a successful transition towards a sustainable economy.
Public sector and the coronavirus crisis
Season 1, Ep. 8
In our fifth coronavirus bonus episode we talk to Thomas Müller-Marqués Berger, Chair of Accountancy Europe’s Public Sector policy group. Thomas discusses with us how the Coivd19 crisis differs from the 2008/09 financial crisis and the wider repercussions of the global lockdown across the economy. He also talks to us about the need for good governance across the public sector and the importance of transparency when dealing with government expenditures in light of the coronacrisis.Stay tuned to hear more about updates on EU financial and non-financial matters!
Europe and the coronavirus crisis: what’s next?
Season 1, Ep. 7
Our fourth coronavirus bonus episode looks at how a post Covid-19 Europe might look like in an interview with Eleni Kanelli, Head of Advocacy at Accountancy Europe. Eleni discusses with us her predictions for Europe following the recent EU recovery plan announcement and the particular importance of sustainability in the recovery efforts which she argues is now even more crucial. She also explores the role of accountants and how they can help companies broaden their approach to risk management and help assess their relationship with the environment in the long term.
Corporate reporting and the coronavirus crisis
Season 1, Ep. 6
In our third bonus coronavirus episode we speak with Ben Renier, Senior Manager at Accountancy Europe. Ben explores the repercussions of the corona crisis for corporate reporting and particularly focuses on banks. He also discusses how IFRS 9 can incorporate the irregularities of the current situation and outlines other accommodations that have been made for both companies and banks to report on this period. Stay tuned to hear more about the updates on EU financial and non-financial matters!
Reporting and Auditing during the coronavirus pandemic
Season 1, Ep. 5
In this special coronavirus episode, we talk to Hilde Blomme, Deputy CEO of Accountancy Europe. Hilde discusses the broader impacts that the pandemic is having on financial reporting and auditing. She discusses the ways in which the reporting will need to adapt and the practical implications for the auditing profession. She also touches on the future, post-crisis, and what structural changes may need to be introduced. Stay tuned to hear more about updates on EU financial and non-financial matters!
Accountants helping SMEs during coronavirus
Season 1, Ep. 4
In this special coronavirus episode, we talk to Accountancy Europe's President Florin Toma. He works at an SME accountancy firm and is on the front line, helping SMEs survive the coronavirus crisis. He discusses how SMEs can protect themselves in the face of the global pandemic and the relationship between accountants and SMEs. Stay tuned to hear more about updates on EU financial and non-financial matters!
Reforming the tax system
Season 1, Ep. 3
In the third episode of ‘Because People Count’ we are joined by MEP Paul Tang(S&D, NL), Mia D’Adhemar (GRI), Femke Groothuis (the Ex’Tax Project), Christophe Pourreau (Director of tax legislation at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, France) and Chiara Putaturo (Oxfam EU). Our speakers, who range from both the private and public sector, discuss reforming the tax system by tackling tax avoidance, incorporating sustainability and adjusting to a digital economy. Stay tuned to hear more about updates on EU financial and non-financial matters!