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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

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