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Invitation to ACCA President's debate - The economic governance challenge in the EU: Striking the right balance between discipline, accountability, growth and solidarity

ACCA invites you to a high level event, where distinguished experts will discuss how to strike the right balance between discipline, accountability, growth and solidarity to meet the economic governance challenges ahead of us…

Global 13 Mar 2012

Barriers need to come down for small businesses across Europe, says ACCA

The full trading potential of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) is not being realised, especially when it comes to working internationally, findings in a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) reveal today…

Europe 29 Feb 2012

68 Welsh students complete their accountancy exams

Results from the ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) examinations in December 2011 show that there continues to be a strong demand for a professional accountancy qualification in times of economic uncertainty 1032 Welsh students sat their latest round of exams with 68 students passing their final exams and are well on the way to becoming full members…

United Kingdom 22 Feb 2012

Thousands continue to choose ACCA qualifications in tough economic times

Results from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) examinations in December 2011 show that there continues to be strong demand for a professional accountancy qualification in times of economic uncertainty More than 190,000 students sat papers, with over 6,000 taking a major step towards membership of the global body for professional accountants…

Global 16 Feb 2012

From Basel III to alternative sources of funding: Assessing the impact of financial regulation on access to finance for SMEs

The need for a new framework to increase the resilience of the financial system is commonly accepted by all However, many stakeholders, including regulators, the banking industry, as well as small businesses and their advisors, have warned that Basel III and its European version, known as CRDIV, requiring banks to hold more capital, is likely to have a disproportionately negative impact on small and medium sized enterprises' (SMEs) access to finance, even though this sector had little to do with the causes of the financial crisis…

Europe 15 Feb 2012

Businesses need to re-think risk, says ACCA

Businesses need to work harder to spread responsibility for risk management across the whole organisation, according to a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) The survey of over 2,000 ACCA members found accountants at the business coal-face have a vital role to play in successful risk management, and that they stand ready to do more…

Global 13 Feb 2012

'Taking Stock of Public Private Partnerships and Concessions in Europe: Are they value for money?'

As European member states are looking for new ways to finance infrastructure projects and inject new growth, ACCA is holding a lunchtime debate which gives an update on the state of play of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Private Finance Initiatives (PFIs) in Europe and to share best practices…

Global 8 Feb 2012

Credit and finance leaders join forces to help small businesses get paid on time

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), Experian, the Forum of Private Business and the Institute of Credit Management (ICM), have published a new brief guide to ensuring prompt payment, aimed at owners and managers of small businesses…

Global 6 Feb 2012

Corporate reports still hold value says ACCA study

Corporate reports are being held back by confusion over their different audiences, their complexity, and lack of timeliness, according to a new ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) survey of annual report users ahead of the annual corporate reporting season…

Global 1 Feb 2012