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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

ACCA and MICPA Sign Historic MOU

Two accountancy bodies unite to offer more to the accounting and finance industry in Myanmar…

Myanmar 27 Jan 2013

Unleashing entrepreneurial potential and reigniting entrepreneurial spirit in Europe

The Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan is timely and entails constructive proposals The challenges will however lie in their implementation and the resources allocated by member states, and require an effective mobilisation of all stakeholders, including SME advisers and intermediaries - were the main conclusions of a recent joint UEAPME-ACCA roundtable in Brussels…

Europe 25 Jan 2013

All ACCA Members now have access to a US Management Accounting Credential

Bachelor’s degree requirement waived for ACCA members seeking CMA certification…

Global 25 Jan 2013

Tax system should not be used to regulate banks, warns ACCA

ACCA presents evidence to the Committee for Banking Standards Panel on tax, audit and accounting…

United Kingdom 24 Jan 2013

Prestigious academic award for ACCA’s small business expert

National accountancy lifetime achievement award given to Professor Robin Jarvis…

Global 24 Jan 2013

ACCA awards Standard Chartered Bank with global accreditation

Standard Chartered Bank joins a distinguished group of organisations that have achieved global accreditation for the support it provides to employees worldwide who choose to train to become ACCA members…

Global 21 Jan 2013

The Action Plan on Corporate Governance and Company Law: What's in it and Why?

European economies have been faltering We look to the business sector to generate the growth on which economic recovery depends…

Europe 16 Jan 2013