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ACCA awarded tender to develop a new post-university professional accountancy qualification for Singapore

The tender for the consultancy was awarded to ACCA by the Pro-Tem Singapore Accountancy Council (the “Pro-Tem SAC”), and ACCA will be working with them on the development and design of the qualification…

Global 7 Nov 2011

Going Concern: ACCA responds to publication of the preliminary report of the Sharman Inquiry

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), today welcomes the publication of the Sharman Inquiry’s preliminary report prepared for the Financial Reporting Council (FRC)…

Global 3 Nov 2011

ACCA welcomes UK Government’s new ‘Better Regulators’ agenda

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) today welcomes Business and Enterprise Minister Mark Prisk’s commitment to pursue a Better Regulators agenda focusing on closer collaboration between regulators, regulated parties, as well as their advisers and support networks…

Global 3 Nov 2011

Women accountants are more critical of economic crisis responses around the world, says ACCA, but you’re unlikely to hear about it

A two-year study by ACCA reveals how the views and experiences of its female members about the economy and government policies to deal with the downturn differ to those of their male counterparts…

Global 31 Oct 2011

EU Company reporting: simplification must not be done at the expense of transparency and accountability

The think small first principle is welcome but the deregulation agenda for financial reporting must be tempered by the need to reflect the wider social value of accounting and auditing, says global accountancy body…

Global 26 Oct 2011

Corporate social responsibility: towards more business transparency and accountability

ACCA welcomes the publication of the European Commission’s CSR Communication, but calls for proportionality of policies and practices according to each company’s circumstances and business model…

Global 26 Oct 2011
Global 24 Oct 2011

OFT referral to the Competition Commission 'almost inevitable' says ACCA

ACCA is not surprised by the announcement on 21 October 2011, that the Office of Fair Trading had referred the market for the supply of statutory audit services to large companies in the UK to the Competition Commission for further investigation…

Global 24 Oct 2011

Research reveals career expectations of accountants around the world

Research published today by ACCA offers an insight into the working lives, career expectations and salaries of accountants around the world…

Global 24 Oct 2011

Students starved of careers advice in danger of ‘sleep walking’ into university, warns ACCA

Nearly half of 16–18 year olds want to go to university because it’s ‘just the logical next step’, with less than half receiving careers advice about alternative routes into the professions, according to a survey commissioned by ACCA UK…

United Kingdom 24 Oct 2011