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Faith in the global economic recovery at a four year high in Q3 2013, reveals Global Economic Conditions Survey

The UK is leading the European recovery; 62% of UK respondents believe that the economy is improving…

Global 31 Oct 2013

Maystadt Review: ensuring EU influence over global financial reporting standards

Hosted by Wolf Klinz, MEP at the European Parliament (Brussels) …

Europe 29 Oct 2013

ACCA’s qualification is enhanced to ensure employers benefit from complete finance professionals with up to date skills and knowledge

Improvements have been made to the ACCA Qualification, to meet the needs of employers by updating the content of the global syllabus and ensuring newly qualified members have the skills and knowledge to be complete finance professionals…

Global 29 Oct 2013

An 'Improved transparency in auditor reporting - making this a reality in the European market'?

In July 2013, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) published, in an exposure draft entitled Reporting on Audited Financial Statements: Proposed New and Revised International Standards on Auditing, far reaching proposals to make auditor’s reports more informative…

Europe 23 Oct 2013

New EC proposal on standard VAT return form: a welcome step towards simplified - and hopefully enhanced – cross-border trade for businesses

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) welcomes today’s publication of the European Commission (EC)’s proposal to standardise VAT reporting obligations across all 28 EU Member States, as announced in the 2011 strategy for the future of VAT in Europe …

Europe 23 Oct 2013

ACCA report shows that public sector finance chiefs are rising to the challenge of austerity, but are measures delivering long-term sustainability and value for money?

The public sector appears to be rising to the challenge of Government austerity measures, according to public authority finance experts, but many of the strategies being developed might not be sustainable or result in long-term value for money…

United Kingdom 23 Oct 2013

Accountancy academic and special adviser is appointed for second term to European Banking Authorities (EBA) Banking Stakeholder group

Professor Robin Jarvis, Special Adviser to global body for professional accountants ACCA, has been appointed to the European Banking Authorities Banking Stakeholder group for a second term…

Global 22 Oct 2013

Banking Union: towards a solid and sustainable integrated financial framework?

ACCA President debate shows general support for the Banking Union, while acknowledging serious challenges ahead…

Europe 18 Oct 2013

Technology advances mean the accountancy profession must adapt to thrive

Cyber security costs and complexity will increase…

Global 16 Oct 2013

Markets failing to account for future impact of carbon budget constraints

Assets at risk of impairment need to be identified by relating expected revenues to carbon emissions levels…

Global 16 Oct 2013
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