Critical skills needed for finance to cut through complexity

Some interesting insight into the changing role of the finance professional. From communication to influencing, a management accountant’s role is more than just crunching the numbers!

http://www.cgma.org/magazine/news/pages/201410285.aspx

“The expansion of finance professionals’ roles in an increasingly complex business environment has created the need for more skills development.”

Enjoy your coffee you may soon not be able to afford it

Great summary of the effects of something we so often take for granted, fresh water.

Enjoy your coffee you may soon not be able to afford it
FOOD & DRINK INDUSTRY | THE GUARDIAN | WED 9 JUL

As the world’s water supplies increasingly dry up, from bread to fruit and coffee, will there be drastic increases in food … Read more

Crunch time: Is breakfast cereal doomed to sink?

So apparently even the tried and trusted breakfast cereal is having trouble squeezing itself into our busy lives…

Crunch time: Is breakfast cereal doomed to sink?
FOODANDDRINKEUROPE RSS | WED 2 JUL

The global breakfast cereal market faces increasing competition as consumers turn to convenient alternatives, so how can … Read more