Dealing with Ethical Issues

by David Molyneaux
access120 days access
cpd hours1 CPD hours

This course will enable you to:

  • Explore 6 true-to-life case studies of ethical dilemmas
  • Delve into the complexities of ethics and stimulate debate
  • Explore issues from professional practice, family business, audit, tax and professional relationships

How confident are you that you would take the appropriate, professional course of action in ethically challenging situations? This course brings together six true-to-life ethical dilemmas faced by chartered accountants, in practice or business.

1-hour module. This short course has been taken from Ethical Issues for Accountants.

Dealing with Ethical Issues

  • General practice - The weekend expenses claim
  • Professional firm - A student's insights
  • Family business - Unhealthy foods
  • Audit - Obligations to disclose
  • Tax practice - The unwelcome phone call
  • Professional relationships - An alleged intimate relationship
  • Putting it into practice - Ethical issues

David Molyneaux completed a PhD on ethical issues and their management and subsequently worked with the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and with the Judicial Studies Committee to raise awareness of the challenges of professional ethics.

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