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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

Global accounting standards grow in popularity, reveals ACCA’S international survey

Support for global standards amongst CFOs and investors has increased since the start of the economic crisis in 2008, finds an international survey published by ACCA…

Global 24 Oct 2011
Global 18 Oct 2011

ACCA 'cautiously welcomes' Government proposals about SME audit

Proposals published today by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to address the UK's gold plating of European Union's (EU) rules on audit are cautiously welcomed by ACCA …

Global 7 Oct 2011