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Widespread business optimism gives global economy a temporary boost, reveals Global Economic Conditions Survey in Q1 2013

The underlying reason for the UK’s loss of capacity may instead be that business opportunities dwindled in Q1, falling to levels comparable to a year ago That said, the medium-term trend in business opportunities is flat, so capacity should stabilise…

Global 23 Apr 2013
Global 16 Apr 2013

Business community urged to give views on new global corporate reporting framework

Business leaders and investors around the world are urged by ACCA to help shape the future of corporate reporting by ensuring they respond to a consultation document on the development of a framework for Integrated Reporting, issued today by the IIRC…

Global 16 Apr 2013

Future of IFRS: what purpose(s) do we want annual accounts to serve?

Co-hosted by Dr Syed Kamall MEP and Theodor Dumitru Stolojan MEP - 8 May 2013, 10am-1pm: European Parliament, room ASP 5 E2 followed by a sandwich lunch…

Europe 15 Apr 2013

ACCA China presents Achievement Awards for services to the accountancy profession

ACCA Awards given to four individuals for their significant contributions to developing the global accounting and finance profession in China…

China 12 Apr 2013

Whole of Government Accounts show much-needed transparency on public spending, but more can be done, says ACCA

The Whole of Government Accounts (WGA), published by the Treasury, shine a spotlight on public spending in the UK, but ACCA believes this important financial document can bring better benefits for financial decision making across Government …

United Kingdom 12 Apr 2013

Restarting the SME credit market in Europe: what role for securitisation and the capital markets?

In the aftermath of the crisis, the 23 million EU SMEs – amounting to 99 % of all enterprises - remain more than ever the backbone of the EU economy It is of utmost importance that they have the financial capacity to restore economic growth…

Europe 12 Apr 2013

ACCA unveils a new competency framework for complete finance professionals

10 key competencies for complete finance professionals identified by ACCA in new Competency Framework …

Global 9 Apr 2013

ACCA: Businesses face pain for little gain with RTI and Universal Credit

Universal Credit regulations should be changed to take account of the burden the new Real Time Information system will have on businesses, warns ACCA …

United Kingdom 5 Apr 2013

Zambian ACCA affiliate wins international award

Masuzyo Mulenga wins International Accounting Bulletin award for her excellent financial reporting standards knowledge…

Zambia 4 Apr 2013