ACCA - The global body for professional accountants

Restarting the SME credit market in Europe: what role for securitisation and the capital markets?

In the aftermath of the crisis, the 23 million EU SMEs – amounting to 99 % of all enterprises - remain more than ever the backbone of the EU economy It is of utmost importance that they have the financial capacity to restore economic growth…

Europe 12 Apr 2013

ACCA unveils a new competency framework for complete finance professionals

10 key competencies for complete finance professionals identified by ACCA in new Competency Framework …

Global 9 Apr 2013

ACCA: Businesses face pain for little gain with RTI and Universal Credit

Universal Credit regulations should be changed to take account of the burden the new Real Time Information system will have on businesses, warns ACCA …

United Kingdom 5 Apr 2013

Zambian ACCA affiliate wins international award

Masuzyo Mulenga wins International Accounting Bulletin award for her excellent financial reporting standards knowledge…

Zambia 4 Apr 2013

Application of capitals to Integrated Reporting explored in new background paper

Capitals - from human to intellectual - seen as important for viability of an organization’s business model…

Global 3 Apr 2013

40 years of VAT was supposed to be simple, says ACCA

VAT has doubled since it was introduced 40 years ago and has become a complicated stumbling block for small businesses and sole traders, says ACCA …

United Kingdom 1 Apr 2013

Entries open for Scottish accountancy awards

Nominations are now open for the 2013 Scottish Accountancy Awards The awards recognise the skills and expertise that accountants bring to their companies and clients across the public and private sector…

United Kingdom 28 Mar 2013

SMEs backed by finance expertise can “emerge from the shadows”, says ACCA

Small businesses need to be finance-ready to access funding …

Global 27 Mar 2013

‘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
page