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Global recovery runs out of steam, according to latest global survey of finance professionals

The global economic recovery has once again run out of momentum, according to the latest findings from the largest regular economic survey of finance professionals around the world…

Global 4 Aug 2014

KIMEP University aligns itself further with global accountancy body

Kazakhstan’s accounting professionals on route to ACCA’s international qualification…

Kazakhstan 29 Jul 2014

Investors’ views on South African integrated reporting highlight some concerns and make calls for improvements

Despite concerns, investors still consider integrated reporting an improvement in disclosure for decision making …

Africa and The Middle East 28 Jul 2014

Review of the balance of competences in the UK: ACCA reiterates its support to a coherent comprehensive and well-functioning EU Single Market

The global accountancy body responded to the January 2014 Call for Evidence on the single market and the free movement of services review launched by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills It now takes note of the publication of the results…

Europe 22 Jul 2014

Investors expect auditors to read the whole of the annual report

ACCA responds to a proposed auditing standard that investors should welcome…

Global 22 Jul 2014
United Kingdom 21 Jul 2014

Policymakers warned of persistent risks as accountancy bodies publish five-year ‘health check’ of the global economic recovery

Threats to long term economic stability remain as countries recover from the global economic crisis, according to a five year review of finance professionals’ economic insights…

Global 21 Jul 2014

Survey shows public distrust in political leaders and businesses is hurting the global economy

Latin American businesses ready to spend cash reserves this year…

Global 18 Jul 2014

Sub-Saharan Stock Exchanges urged to introduce ESG reporting in their listing requirements

A handful of Sub-Saharan exchanges are showing initial signs of interest in ESG reporting, which must be supported…

Global 16 Jul 2014

Implementing the New European Accounting Directive: Making the right choices

In implementing the New European Accounting Directive, the Member States have choices which give them the chance to improve accounting in their country and those choices should be more evidence-based…

Belgium 16 Jul 2014