ACCA continues to grow, with 5.5% increase in membership and high levels of satisfaction

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has strengthened its global reach and influence with a 55% increase in membership, growing the organisation to more than 198,000 members and 486,000 students worldwide…

Global 5 Jul 2017

Africa gets dedicated Accounting and Business magazine

Accounting and Business magazine (AB) – ACCA’s publication for finance professionals – is launching a dedicated Africa edition …

Africa and The Middle East 5 Jul 2017

Companies must be aware of the financial impact of climate-related risk, says ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has welcomed the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) as an important step towards the better allocation of capital, by incorporating the effect of climate change in investment decisions …

Global 3 Jul 2017
Global 3 Jul 2017

Taoiseach re-affirms Ireland’s commitment to tax sovereignty at ACCA event

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has stated that Ireland’s corporation tax sovereignty remains an integral policy in the Government’s drive to attract FDI in a post Brexit arena with the Fine Gael leader claiming that Ireland’s consistency and certainty of approach is a core strength…

Ireland 29 Jun 2017

Shadow economy contributes to over 10% of UK GDP

The UK is expected to see a slow decline in its ‘shadow economy’ - the production of and trade in legal goods and services that are deliberately concealed from public authorities - by 2025, according to a new study from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)…

Global 29 Jun 2017

Building a more sustainable economy in Europe: non-financial Information and sustainable finance –what next?

EU experts took stock of progress made so far and discussed a way forward for a European strategy for sustainable finance at recent multi stakeholder conference jointly organised by ACCA, AVIVA, Barclays and the IIRC in Brussels…

Global 28 Jun 2017

ACCA and CA ANZ mark the first year of their alliance with joint initiatives on corporate reporting and performance

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and CA ANZ today celebrate the one-year anniversary of their strategic alliance together by planning a series of professional insights and technical research that will contribute to the development of the profession and business worldwide…

Global 28 Jun 2017

More transparency over aggressive tax planning arrangements and beneficial ownership is welcome, but a balanced and consistent implementation is needed to maintain a level playing field, says ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to amend the existing legislation on mandatory exchange of information in the field of taxation in relation to reportable cross border arrangements …

Europe 22 Jun 2017

Africa’s economy continues to develop under robust corporate governance principles

Most countries across Africa have robust corporate governance codes of practice at present, as economic prosperity increases across the continent A new joint study by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and KPMG has found standards of corporate governance code are well aligned with OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Principles of Corporate Governance released in 2015…

Global 21 Jun 2017
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