Webley, Lorna
November 2008
Accountancy;Nov2008, Vol. 142 Issue 1383, p74
Trade Publication
The article discusses employment options for those trained in assurance services such as auditors and accountants in assurance on non-financial information. Other topics include the demand for credible, publicly available non-financial information in the form of an assurance report and corporate responsibility reporting.


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