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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

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

‘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

We need long term thinking and integrated approach on the road to inclusive recovery, says ACCA

ACCA welcomes today's publication of the Green Paper on long-term financing of the European economy, and looks forward to contributing to this debate, crucial to restore EU's growth and competitiveness…

Europe 25 Mar 2013

ACCA welcomes Business Bank announcements

The Bank needs to be in it for the long term, says global professional body…

United Kingdom 21 Mar 2013

Budget 2013 – the public sector squeeze can only get tighter, says ACCA

While tax and childcare measures have been the story of yesterday’s Budget, ACCA says that the public sector cannot manage further cuts, particularly mid-term in office…

United Kingdom 21 Mar 2013

Chancellor should have been bolder in boosting the economy, says ACCA

'Bland Budget' will not kick-start the British economy…

United Kingdom 20 Mar 2013

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
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