The global body for professional accountants

Government and business want more apprenticeships but parents haven’t bought in

New research reveals clear stereotype of apprenticeships…

United Kingdom 5 Mar 2015

ACCA welcomes National Insurance recommendations from the OTS as ‘crucial to future of UK plc’

Global Accountancy body ACCA has today, 3 March, welcomed proposals from the Office of Tax Simplification that look to tackle the complexities around whether someone is defined as employed or self-employed for tax purposes…

United Kingdom 3 Mar 2015

ACCA USA and Pace University Lubin School of Business Launch First ACCA Accreditation Programme at a U.S.-Based Higher Education Institution

ACCA and Pace University have announced a landmark partnership linking ACCA’s globally recognised qualification programme to both graduate and undergraduate coursework at the New York-based higher education institution, with campuses in the heart of New York City and suburban Westchester…

United States 2 Mar 2015

'Societas Unius Personae (SUP): what’s in it for SMEs?'

Main objectives of the proposal for a Directive on single-member private limited liability companies (SUP) welcomed, but safeguards needed, say experts…

Belgium 27 Feb 2015

ACCA, the global body for professional accountants, establishes an office in Tanzania

ACCA reaches landmark with opening its 92nd office …

Tanzania 25 Feb 2015

Striking the right balance in corporate governance and shareholder engagement

On 3 February 2015, ACCA, EuropeanIssuers, BUSINESSEUROPE and ecoDa organised in Brussels a joint conference on Shareholder Rights called 'Striking the right balance in corporate governance and shareholder engagement'…

Belgium 19 Feb 2015

A well-functioning single capital market for all 28 EU Member States is a welcome stepping stone towards reinstating growth and jobs in Europe, says ACCA

ACCA welcomes today’s publication by the European Commission of the Green Paper on the Capital Markets Union (CMU)…

Europe 18 Feb 2015

ACCA reminds policymakers – modern apprenticeships mean more than just hard hats and hi-vis jackets

Responding to Ed Miliband’s speech today in which he unveiled the Labour Party’s pledge to guarantee an apprenticeship for every school leaver in England who 'gets the grades' by 2020, ACCA has urged policy makers to ensure quantity AND quality are at the fore when it comes to apprenticeships for young Britons…

United Kingdom 16 Feb 2015

Late payment costs jobs, but tread carefully or you risk jeopardising access to trade credit, ACCA warns policymakers

A nuanced approach is key to tackling the practice of late payment affecting small businesses, a new global study from ACCA shows…

Global 16 Feb 2015
Europe 12 Feb 2015