ACCA - The global body for professional accountants

‘Zapper’ crackdown essential, but accountants told to keep planning responsibly

‘Zappers’ and ‘phantomware’ - devices designed to delete or modify records in the sales recording systems used by most retail businesses – will be targeted by the Government as part of its tax evasion crackdown set out in the Budget, but accountants have been encouraged to keep on tax planning for the benefit of their clients at an ACCA post-Budget Breakfast…

United Kingdom 26 Mar 2013

Understanding the government’s’ finances - ACCA speaks at getstats event about gaps in public finance data

The Government’s financial data and whether it is understandable was the central theme of a recent event attended by ACCA, organised by getstats, a campaign of the Royal Statistical Society…

United Kingdom 25 Mar 2013

We need long term thinking and integrated approach on the road to inclusive recovery, says ACCA

ACCA welcomes today's publication of the Green Paper on long-term financing of the European economy, and looks forward to contributing to this debate, crucial to restore EU's growth and competitiveness…

Europe 25 Mar 2013

ACCA welcomes Business Bank announcements

The Bank needs to be in it for the long term, says global professional body…

United Kingdom 21 Mar 2013

Budget 2013 – the public sector squeeze can only get tighter, says ACCA

While tax and childcare measures have been the story of yesterday’s Budget, ACCA says that the public sector cannot manage further cuts, particularly mid-term in office…

United Kingdom 21 Mar 2013

Highlights of the Council Meeting - March 2013

Council's first scheduled meeting of 2013 took place on Saturday 16 March…

United Kingdom 21 Mar 2013

Chancellor should have been bolder in boosting the economy, says ACCA

'Bland Budget' will not kick-start the British economy…

United Kingdom 20 Mar 2013

Private sector should be protecting the natural environment, say accountants in ACCA natural capital survey

Eighty-one per cent of accountants surveyed in ACCA’s (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) paper agreed about where responsibility for the environment lies…

Global 18 Mar 2013

Proposed international auditing standard will boost the quality of corporate reporting

ACCA welcomes proposed standard extending the audit to 'other information'…

United Kingdom 15 Mar 2013

Drive to reduce transparent reporting by SMEs should not be at expense of essential stakeholder safeguards, says ACCA

Trend towards de-regulating financial disclosures by SMEs is now widespread, but loss of transparency must be compensated for by alternative protections…

Global 13 Mar 2013
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