The global body for professional accountants

Reform or Repatriation? What does Cameron’s shopping list mean for the EU and Britain’s future in it?

Benefits of the UK’s EU membership outweigh its costs; open debate on reform to improve the EU is necessary…

Belgium 2 Jul 2015
Global 2 Jul 2015

Be aware of financial activity alarm bells, warns CCAB Anti Money Laundering Taskforce

Accountants’ “professional scepticism” is the first line of defence in tackling money laundering and terrorist financing, says guidance issued today by the Anti-Money Laundering Taskforce of CCAB, the collective forum of accountancy bodies ICAEW, ACCA, ICAS, CIPFA and Chartered Accountants Ireland…

Global 30 Jun 2015

Tax break for living wage payers would be good for everyone and IHT Principle Private Residence Exemption

ACCA provides advice to the Chancellor ahead of emergency budget…

United Kingdom 29 Jun 2015

A flexible corporate governance framework can boost efficiency and performance for small businesses

A one-size-fits-all approach to corporate governance for SMEs will not work because their needs are vastly different to that of bigger corporations, says a new report from ACCA …

Global 29 Jun 2015

'Bridging the gap between education and the workplace: equipping people with the right skills for employment’

Skills gaps and educational mismatch across Europe must be tackled urgently; soft skills also matter – say EU policy experts …

Belgium 26 Jun 2015

Chancellor shouldn’t base his calculations on tax expectations

When the Chancellor announces his Budget next month a great deal of his calculations for cutting the UK deficit will be based on expected income, but the figures from the last Parliament tell us that he should be careful, warns ACCA…

United Kingdom 25 Jun 2015

CFOs will play critical role in the economic survival of the oil and gas industry, says ACCA

With oil prices slowly recovering from the dramatic fall last summer which forced global organisations to put multi-million dollar projects on ice, ACCA has detailed the key areas in which chief financial officers (CFOs) working in the sector can galvanise the finance function in the fight to future-proof their business in an ever more volatile market…

Global 22 Jun 2015

ACCA membership growth tops 5% as employers back qualification to ‘deliver complete finance professionals’

Demand for professionally qualified accountants on the rise across the world…

Global 18 Jun 2015

ACCA says the second EC “tax fairness” package is welcome, but stresses the need to be realistic about its implementation in a globalised world

The global accountancy body broadly endorses the proposals in the new EU Action Plan, but emphasises the need to think global and to be realistic regarding implementation issues…

Belgium 16 Jun 2015