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The new Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) proposals still do not lift all the existing concerns over an EU-only tax, says ACCA

ACCA fears that the implementation through enhanced cooperation of the revised FTT proposal, unveiled by the European Commission today, might lead to a potentially negative extra-territorial spill-over effect in non-participating member states…

Global 14 Feb 2013

Whistleblowing laws and audit independence must be promoted to build trust in public services, says ACCA report

Whistleblowing laws and policies must be promoted by finance professionals working in the public sector around the world, to ensure that communities can have full confidence in how their taxes are being spent, a new report by ACCA has said…

Global 13 Feb 2013

Record number of students complete ACCA exams

A record number of students around the world successfully completed their final exams in the ACCA examinations in December 2012…

Global 11 Feb 2013
Europe 7 Feb 2013

CFOs want new recruits to be complete finance professionals, finds new research from ACCA

Individuals with both management and financial accounting skills seen as vital by those looking to hire new talent…

Global 4 Feb 2013
Global 1 Feb 2013

Growing numbers of self-employed face tax burden, warns ACCA

The rising numbers of self-employed people in the UK face a confusing and complicated self-assessment tax process, says ACCA…

United Kingdom 31 Jan 2013

New ACCA certificate launched for small business reporting standard

A new certificate has been launched to support finance professionals in understanding the new International Financial Reporting Standard for small and medium-sized entities …

Global 31 Jan 2013

ACCA: Anti-tax abuse plans are unnecessary and a recipe for uncertainty

ACCA has said that Government tax abuse plans are unnecessary and will not result in the tax windfall it hopes for…

United Kingdom 30 Jan 2013

ACCA President debate: Fighting inequality and supporting diversity: Europe's big challenge

Despite the tangible achievements in the last 50 years, recent studies have shown that the corporate world is far from making the most out of diversity – particularly gender diversity, especially for managerial positions Another societal issue strongly linked to the broader issue of managing diversity in the working life is the ageing of the labour force; age discrimination towards older workers needs to be addressed, new structures and approaches have to be developed to allow the increasing number of older workers to remain active on the labour market…

Europe 29 Jan 2013
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