ACCA - The global body for professional accountants

New EC amendments to the Parent-Subsidiary Directive: a good move towards better tax governance

ACCA welcomes today’s publication of the amendments to the Parent-Subsidiary Directive It is a key piece of EU company law legislation, which will hopefully help in reducing tax avoidance in Europe by closing existing legal loopholes that some companies have been using to escape paying their fair share of fiscal contribution…

Europe 25 Nov 2013

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement is likely to be covering old ground says ACCA

ACCA predicts what will be announced in the forthcoming Autumn Statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne…

United Kingdom 21 Nov 2013

New standards will turn spotlight on audit

ACCA responds to an IAASB consultation on standards for auditor reporting …

Global 19 Nov 2013

SMEs see business case for adopting anti-bribery controls, global research reveals

Whistle-blowing rights and high profile prosecutions seen as being most effective to tackle bribery and corruption …

Global 18 Nov 2013

ACCA joins BIAC’s AEG

ACCA is delighted to announce its admission to BIAC’s Associated Experts Group (AEG)…

Global 13 Nov 2013

CCAB news release: Views sought on international financial reporting for the not-for-profit sector

CCAB announces today the publication of an online survey to gather views from not-for-profit stakeholders…

United Kingdom 12 Nov 2013

Accountants comment on agricultural assets: Changes in accounting for bearer plants are welcomed but further guidance is needed on measuring costs, says ACCA global forum

The IASB’s proposals to amend the accounting methods used to recognise a plant or tree used to generate produce (a ‘bearer plant’), have been welcomed by ACCA’s Global Forum for Corporate Reporting…

Global 11 Nov 2013

Global business services: opportunity or risk for CFOs?

Finance chiefs could drive more business value under new global business services (GBS) model yet risks prevail…

Global 8 Nov 2013

ACCA members now eligible for CMI membership and qualified route to gaining the Chartered Manager (CMgr) award

The CMI (Chartered Management Institute) confirms that all ACCA members who have completed the ACCA qualification are eligible for both CMI membership and CMI’s qualified route to gaining the Chartered Manager (CMgr) award…

Global 7 Nov 2013

eHealth: moving forward on patient safety, clinical accountability and information governance

To make progress and successfully implement eHealth solutions will require not only the right legal framework and technological safeguards, but also the trust of all stakeholders, ranging from health professionals to patients and also investors, concluded participants in a roundtable recently co-hosted by MEPs Antonyia Parvanova and Rebecca Taylor and organised by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and Hanover in Brussels…

Global 7 Nov 2013