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Date of publication: 2023

Enhancing the Employee Experience to Retain Top Talent

Contributed by: James Moore.

Ask someone in today’s workforce what they like most about their job and they probably won’t give a simple answer. It’s usually a combination of factors including benefits, the people they work with, maybe even how their office looks. More employers are noticing this phenomenon, and they’ve even given it a name — the employee experience, or EX. And a good EX is a big key to keeping your talent.

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The Role of Due Diligence in Cross Border Mergers

Contributed by: KNM Management Advisory

The term ‘due diligence’ alludes to a sensible investigation of the points of interest and issues related to going into an agreement or arrangement for a merger or acquisition that must be completed by the gatherings to such agreement or understanding. This may either be interpreted as a legitimate commitment or a deliberate endeavor.

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AGN Taxpresso: 2023 – Issue 4 (Asia Pacific Tax Publication)

Inside this issue, Mandy Liu at AGN Member Firm Acclime in China provides insight into Individual Income Tax (IIT). Vimala Devi at AGN Member Firm BSL in Singapore provides insight into new legislations, effective as of 1 Jan 2024, relating to the gains from the sale or disposal of a foreign asset.

A summary of each article follows. Download the publication for a comprehensive read.

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Evaluating AGN Member Digital Maturity

AGN Global Business Voice: Practice Management

Between April and September 2023, the AGN EMEA IT Committee surveyed members across the world through the ‘Digital Maturity Survey’. The purpose of the research is to support members by revealing common issues, key challenges and members progress on their journey to digital transformation. The survey also provides valuable benchmarking information allowing members to assess their relative position helping to inform their own strategy.

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The Importance of ESRS G1 Business Conduct

News from the AGN EMEA Accounting, Auditing & Education Committee (AAEC)

ESRS G1 Business Conduct emphasizes ethical behavior, integrity, and compliance with laws and regulations in all business interactions and operations. But, how important is ESRS G1 Business Conduct in relation to other European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS)?

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Video: Business But Better – BKL’S ESG Journey

Contributed by: BKL.

Simon Bussell, our Marketing and Business Development Director, sat down with Myfanwy Neville, Partner and Head of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance), to talk about BKL’s ESG journey – including becoming a certified B Corporation in 2022 – and how we’re supporting owner-managed companies to become better businesses.

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ESRS Materiality Analysis in Medium-Sized Businesses

News from the AGN EMEA Accounting, Auditing & Education Committee (AAEC)

The materiality analysis is the “linchpin” of future Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)/European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) sustainability reporting.

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