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ACCA welcomes IFAC’s Forum to address the global challenges faced by small business and their advisors

Support is offered by ACCA to IFAC’s Small and Medium Practices Forum, which is working to tackle the challenges and opportunities Small and Medium Enterprises and Small and Medium Practices face in an ever-changing global operating environment…

Global 4 Apr 2012
Global 2 Apr 2012

The economic governance challenge in the EU: striking the right balance between discipline, accountability, growth and solidarity

Politicians, accountants and finance experts from both the public and private sectors gathered recently at a high level event organised by ACCA as part of its President’s Debates, hosted by ACCA’s President Dean Westcott …

Europe 29 Mar 2012

Facilitating access to equity finance – from trusted advisers to active intermediaries

Equity finance is still underutilised by small and medium sized businesses across Europe Considering the tightening bank lending environment and the reliance of the European economic recovery on the innovative, high growth firms, improving the SME access to equity finance will be crucial in ensuring European long term competitiveness …

Europe 28 Mar 2012

A streamlined Financial Reporting Council welcomed by global accountancy body

ACCA today welcomes the changes to the structure and operation of the Financial Reporting Council, announced jointly by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and the FRC…

Global 28 Mar 2012

Regulatory board’s annual report presented at first Council meeting of the year

Regulatory board’s annual report presented at first Council meeting of the year…

Global 27 Mar 2012

A Budget for everyone? Time will tell, says ACCA

The Chancellor’s aims of closing tax loopholes and cracking down on tax avoidance is welcomed by ACCA today…

United Kingdom 21 Mar 2012
Global 21 Mar 2012

National Loan Guarantee Scheme – ACCA welcomes the way ahead

The government’s announcement today (20 March) of the National Loan Guarantee Scheme is welcomed by ACCA as it could provide an attractive option for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) looking to access finance for their business needs …

United Kingdom 20 Mar 2012

SME exports need a helping hand, says ACCA’s SME Forum

The Forum welcomed Boosting Finance Options for Business, the report of the Breedon Review into alternatives to bank finance, published Friday 16 March, which called for an industry-led Taskforce to be launched by July with the aim of making specific proposals on how to remove barriers on bank lending to support SME trade finance …

United Kingdom 19 Mar 2012