Sex and the consultant.

Sex and the Consultant

A survey, commissioned by a major accounting firm, of a variety of 600 woman executives on their thoughts on hiring different types of consultants showed that in this area, at least, the workplace is not yet sex neutral.

Women executives had preferences; they

However; woman executives don't necessarily play favorites:

Many women saw some advantages of hiring male consultants but had problems with men and women working together; they thought


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.