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Global accountancy body welcomes ECB’s bond-buying initiative

ACCA welcomes today’s launch by the European Central Bank (ECB)'s of an expanded asset purchase programme, entailing the existing purchase programmes for asset-backed securities and covered bonds As from March 2015, the Eurosystem will start to purchase euro-denominated investment-grade securities issued by euro area governments and agencies as well as European institutions in the secondary market…

Europe 22 Jan 2015
Global 19 Jan 2015

The Afghanistan Ministry of Finance and ACCA sign agreement to develop the accountancy profession in Afghanistan

MOU will see Afghan government and global accountancy body establish the infrastructure for long-term development of the finance profession…

Global 19 Jan 2015

Latvian Presidency of the EU Council – ACCA welcomes focus on jobs and competitiveness

Latvia’s recent start of mandate for the Presidency of the EU Council is welcomed today by ACCA…

Europe 19 Jan 2015
Global 16 Jan 2015

More needs to be done to unlock shared service talent for the CFO role, says new ACCA report

Challenges remain for many organisations when it comes to ensuring that people working in senior shared service and transformation roles do not face additional barriers in making the transition to the top finance job of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), according to the latest report from ACCA …

Global 12 Jan 2015

Better Late Than Never For Tardy Tax Returns

ACCA’s head of taxation, Chas Roy-Chowdhury, gives his advice on what to do if you miss the deadline for self-assessment on 31 January…

United Kingdom 9 Jan 2015

ACCA responds to publication of HMRC’s first IR35 Forum Administration Review

BETs to be abolished while greater communication between HMRC and affected parties is promised…

United Kingdom 6 Jan 2015

ACCA and University of London launch ground-breaking Masters programme

ACCA and the University of London join to launch the first ever world-class Masters programme integrated with a prestigious professional qualification…

Global 6 Jan 2015

Opportunity for a radical overhaul of the OECD corporate governance principles says ACCA

More needs to be done to make principles simpler and globally relevant says ACCA in its response to the public consultation by the OECD …

Global 5 Jan 2015