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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

BIS Minister delivers keynote address at ACCA conference 'Accountants have a role in promoting alternative finance'

ACCA believes that 2013 can and should be the year that crowd-funding and peer-to-peer finance come of age…

United Kingdom 13 Mar 2013

We need a single set of accounting standards for the public sector to restore public trust, says ACCA

ACCA welcomes the recent European Commission’s report and staff working document on the suitability of IPSASs for the Member States, but calls on further governance steps to be undertaken…

Europe 13 Mar 2013

CFOS outline what they need from finance professionals to succeed in business in special ACCA publication

The challenges facing international business leaders and the skill-sets which they now need from the finance function are highlighted in a special Corporate edition of Accounting and Business magazine for 2013, which also looks at how ACCA is working to meet those needs…

Global 12 Mar 2013

Budget needs to put the brakes on fiscal drag

The Chancellor of the Exchequer needs to use the Budget to increase the personal allowance threshold further than planned without decreasing the level at which the 40 per cent tax band bites Failing to do so risks pulling even new entrants to the jobs market and many more pensioners in to the 40 per cent tax band , warns ACCA …

United Kingdom 12 Mar 2013

Fighting inequality and supporting diversity: Europe’s big challenge

The corporate world is far from making the most out of diversity There is an urgent need to shift the trend and tap into either largely unexploited – or badly exploited- sources of talent that more vulnerable segments of the population such as women, older or disabled workers represent…

Europe 11 Mar 2013

Female accountants on the rise but there is still more to be done, says ACCA

The number of female accountants across the globe has been rising steadily in recent years but more must be done to ensure the profession is more diverse especially in leadership roles, says ACCA ahead of International Women’s Day 2013…

Global 8 Mar 2013

ACCA responds to BDRC Continental SME Finance Monitor Q4 2012 findings

Commenting on the findings, Emmanouil Schizas, ACCA Senior Economic Analyst, said: Two worrying trends emerge from the SME Finance Monitor findings…

United Kingdom 7 Mar 2013

Fuel prices and cyber-crime the biggest future concerns for UK businesses, says new report

Global focus is central to long term drivers for change amongst finance chiefs and senior executives …

Global 1 Mar 2013
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