Profession should play greater role in attracting diverse talent, finds ACCA

The accountancy profession should identify more pro-active approaches to continue to improve social mobility, according to a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)…

Global 29 Jan 2018

Galvanising improved corporate reporting and investor engagement through user-focused Enhanced Auditors’ Reports

The Enhanced Auditors’ Report (EAR) has spurred constructive behavioural changes within the financial reporting ecosystem and better engagement between companies and investors in Malaysia A key change introduced through EAR is the disclosure of Key Audit Matters (KAMs), resulting in a more transparent and informative auditors’ report In the longer term, the EAR should drive the flow of useful and relevant information to the capital market, reduce speculation about companies’ performance and promote better understanding of financial statements …

Malaysia 25 Jan 2018

More insightful auditor’s reports leading to greater corporate disclosures

Study on implementation of enhanced auditor’s report also reveals greater investor confidence on financial reporting…

Singapore 25 Jan 2018

We need flexibility around VAT rate setting, to take into account lower revenues in periods of recession, and to benefit small businesses, says ACCA

The global accountancy body commends the European Commission’s work on VAT rates, acknowledging the sensitivity of the issue ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) acknowledges the publication of the Directive amending Directive 2006/112/EC as regards rates of value added tax, and commends the work of the European Commission in this difficult and complex area …

Global 18 Jan 2018

ACCA approved to authorise and regulate probate activities

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has been approved to authorise individuals and firms to carry out probate work ACCA was one of the first professional accountancy bodies to be designated an approved regulator for probate activities in 2009, and has since successfully applied to the Legal Services Board to authorise practitioners to undertake probate work across England and Wales …

Global 18 Jan 2018

Global economic confidence remains high at year end, finds Global Economic Conditions Survey

Global economic confidence remained relatively high at the end of 2017 despite a slight dip from the previous quarter, with an improved economic outlook in the US and South Asia off-setting a more cautious mood in China…

Global 18 Jan 2018

Impressive results announced for ACCA’s December 2017 exam sitting

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) today announces impressive pass rates from the latest December 2017 exam sitting, which saw 5,548 students worldwide complete their final exams on the path to becoming ACCA members…

Global 15 Jan 2018

Taxation highs and low identified in EU report on policy

The report shows that Ireland is not a high tax country with total tax receipts as a percentage of GDP the lowest in the EU and the Effective Marginal Tax Rates lowest 1/3 in the EU…

Ireland 12 Jan 2018

ACCA extends support of the Scottish Accountancy & Finance Award

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is pleased to announce continued support and sponsorship for the Scottish Accountancy & Finance Awards until at least 2020 …

Scotland 9 Jan 2018
Global 5 Jan 2018
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