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'Give us a business bank that will still be around in 2050', says ACCA

It will take ‘decades’ to get the UK’s business bank right, says the global body for professional accountants…

United Kingdom 12 Sep 2012

Local government audit needs to be strengthened and clarified, says ACCA’s response to the Local Audit Bill consultation

The Local Audit Bill details the new proposed audit framework for local public bodies, the process for the appointment of auditors, and the regulatory framework for local public audit …

United Kingdom 10 Sep 2012

Accountancy profession will continue to lose credibility if it fails to demonstrate value to public

ACCA launches report entitled ‘Closing the Value Gap’ explores the role of accountants today and in the future …

Global 3 Sep 2012

Viewing green taxation as a panacea is fatally flawed, says ACCA

Policy makers and governments should not see environmental taxation as a cure-all, says ACCA in a policy paper called Green taxation in a recession …

Global 20 Aug 2012

Golden performance from ACCA student

ACCA student Ed McKeever won gold in the K1 200m kayak sprint at Eton Dorney on 11 August…

United Kingdom 14 Aug 2012

HM Revenue & Customs helpline staffing boost welcomed by ACCA

The announcement yesterday by HMRC’s chief executive, Lin Homer, that her organisation will hire an additional 1,000 contact centre staff is strongly welcomed today by ACCA …

United Kingdom 10 Aug 2012

ACCA June 2012 results

Results from the ACCA examinations in June 2012 show that a record number of students have successfully completed their final exams Candidates around the world took almost 370,000 papers, with 7,160 students successfully completing their final ACCA exams, representing a 134% increase on last session …

Global 8 Aug 2012

ACCA publishes its first Integrated Report

ACCA’s Annual Report for 2011/12 has been produced for the first time as an integrated report, following the initial approach set out by IIRC …

Global 8 Aug 2012

ACCA and IMA Research Foundation Announce Special Joint Call for Research Proposals

The IMA® Research Foundation and ACCA announced a special joint call for research proposals for accounting academics and practitioners…

Global 7 Aug 2012

Then and now – Integrated Reporting brings about changes in what companies disclose, finds a comparative study from ACCA

Countries looking to develop and introduce Integrated Reporting can learn a great deal from developments in South Africa where this new way of reporting is now mandatory, ACCA outlines in a discussion paper…

Global 6 Aug 2012