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Keep the payment chain strong for SMEs, says ACCA

Prompt payment vital for ensuring the survival of small and medium sized businesses, says ACCA …

United Kingdom 2 Aug 2012

ACCA student goes for gold at Olympics

Accountancy student Ed McKeever will compete in the 200m kayak sprint…

United Kingdom 1 Aug 2012

Get organised and keep up-to-date with new ACCA apps

Two new apps for students and people working in the accountancy profession have been developed to help keep everyone in the know…

Global 30 Jul 2012

ACCA shares ideas on how accountants can benefit from global branding in China

ACCA executive director discusses successful branding for the world of accountancy…

China 26 Jul 2012

ACCA announces 2012 Simpson Scholarship winners

Five winners from across three continents have won this year’s Simpson Scholarship which gives a helping hand with expenses to gain the ACCA Qualification…

Global 25 Jul 2012

ACCA welcomes Kay review’s call to end short-termism in the City

ACCA welcomes Kay Review’s call to end short-termism in the City…

United Kingdom 25 Jul 2012

Global survey of accountants points to China slowdown, countries’ lack of policy options

The global economic recovery has slowed down again in early 2012, according to a worldwide survey of finance professionals who fear that governments which are already living beyond their means may struggle to get it back on track through extra public spending…

Global 19 Jul 2012

Costing cancer treatment: ACCA offers recommendations

Healthcare commissioners – the organisations charged with purchasing health care for their local communities – often face the difficulty of knowing if they are commissioning the best possible health care, reveals a new report from ACCA in collaboration with North East London Cancer Network, Roche Products Ltd and the National Cancer Action Team…

United Kingdom 19 Jul 2012

Modernising EU Insolvency law: towards a more rescue-oriented framework?

Europe must learn from the experience of practitioners and businesses over the last ten years and come up with a framework for dealing with cross-border insolvencies which optimise the chances of saving jobs and paying dividends to creditors At the same time, business policy must aim to rehabilitate ‘honest’ business people so as to give them a second chance – while providing proper safeguards for shareholders and customers These were the main conclusions of a roundtable recently hosted by Sajjad Karim, MEP and organised by ACCA and UEAPME at the European Parliament…

Europe 12 Jul 2012

Achieving a first every time in UAE

UAE’s first Emirati to be honoured at an ACCA graduation ceremony has achieved another first – being elected the Chairman of a newly formed UAE ACCA advisory committee…

United Arab Emirates 12 Jul 2012