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Small businesses may be missing out on funding because they do not value their own investments in innovation, warns a new report

Small businesses may be missing out on accessing finance, investment opportunities and potential tax breaks because they are failing to properly measure and report the value of their ideas and innovations, a new ACCA report produced by Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, and IP valuation specialists Inngot, has warned …

Global 7 Jul 2015

Chancellor needs to explain implications of postponed rail plans for the northern powerhouse

ACCA urges Chancellor to end uncertainty of rail upgrade future…

Global 6 Jul 2015

Professionalism and ethics key priority in partnership between ACCA and Isik University

Students who will enter a new accounting and auditing program at Isik University will have a greater opportunity to gain an internationally recognised professional qualification on graduation, following an agreement between the university and ACCA …

Turkey 3 Jul 2015

Reform or Repatriation? What does Cameron’s shopping list mean for the EU and Britain’s future in it?

Benefits of the UK’s EU membership outweigh its costs; open debate on reform to improve the EU is necessary…

Belgium 2 Jul 2015
Global 2 Jul 2015

Be aware of financial activity alarm bells, warns CCAB Anti Money Laundering Taskforce

Accountants’ “professional scepticism” is the first line of defence in tackling money laundering and terrorist financing, says guidance issued today by the Anti-Money Laundering Taskforce of CCAB, the collective forum of accountancy bodies ICAEW, ACCA, ICAS, CIPFA and Chartered Accountants Ireland…

Global 30 Jun 2015

Tax break for living wage payers would be good for everyone and IHT Principle Private Residence Exemption

ACCA provides advice to the Chancellor ahead of emergency budget…

United Kingdom 29 Jun 2015

A flexible corporate governance framework can boost efficiency and performance for small businesses

A one-size-fits-all approach to corporate governance for SMEs will not work because their needs are vastly different to that of bigger corporations, says a new report from ACCA …

Global 29 Jun 2015

'Bridging the gap between education and the workplace: equipping people with the right skills for employment’

Skills gaps and educational mismatch across Europe must be tackled urgently; soft skills also matter – say EU policy experts …

Belgium 26 Jun 2015

Chancellor shouldn’t base his calculations on tax expectations

When the Chancellor announces his Budget next month a great deal of his calculations for cutting the UK deficit will be based on expected income, but the figures from the last Parliament tell us that he should be careful, warns ACCA…

United Kingdom 25 Jun 2015