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The new Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) proposals still do not lift all the existing concerns over an EU-only tax, says ACCA

ACCA fears that the implementation through enhanced cooperation of the revised FTT proposal, unveiled by the European Commission today, might lead to a potentially negative extra-territorial spill-over effect in non-participating member states…

Global 14 Feb 2013

Whistleblowing laws and audit independence must be promoted to build trust in public services, says ACCA report

Whistleblowing laws and policies must be promoted by finance professionals working in the public sector around the world, to ensure that communities can have full confidence in how their taxes are being spent, a new report by ACCA has said…

Global 13 Feb 2013

Record number of students complete ACCA exams

A record number of students around the world successfully completed their final exams in the ACCA examinations in December 2012…

Global 11 Feb 2013
Europe 7 Feb 2013

CFOs want new recruits to be complete finance professionals, finds new research from ACCA

Individuals with both management and financial accounting skills seen as vital by those looking to hire new talent…

Global 4 Feb 2013
Global 1 Feb 2013

Growing numbers of self-employed face tax burden, warns ACCA

The rising numbers of self-employed people in the UK face a confusing and complicated self-assessment tax process, says ACCA…

United Kingdom 31 Jan 2013

New ACCA certificate launched for small business reporting standard

A new certificate has been launched to support finance professionals in understanding the new International Financial Reporting Standard for small and medium-sized entities …

Global 31 Jan 2013

ACCA: Anti-tax abuse plans are unnecessary and a recipe for uncertainty

ACCA has said that Government tax abuse plans are unnecessary and will not result in the tax windfall it hopes for…

United Kingdom 30 Jan 2013

Unleashing entrepreneurial potential and reigniting entrepreneurial spirit in Europe

The Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan is timely and entails constructive proposals The challenges will however lie in their implementation and the resources allocated by member states, and require an effective mobilisation of all stakeholders, including SME advisers and intermediaries - were the main conclusions of a recent joint UEAPME-ACCA roundtable in Brussels…

Europe 25 Jan 2013