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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

Tax system should not be used to regulate banks, warns ACCA

ACCA presents evidence to the Committee for Banking Standards Panel on tax, audit and accounting…

United Kingdom 24 Jan 2013

ACCA welcomes committee’s call for rethink of public sector audit plans

The report by the Local Audit Bill Ad Hoc Committee which has highlighted potential risks and gaps in the draft legislation which would result in the abolition of the Audit Commission, has been welcomed by ACCA …

United Kingdom 16 Jan 2013

Submit your self-assessment on time or face a fine from the tax man

Self-assessment deadline is 31 January 2013…

United Kingdom 19 Dec 2012

Directors, issuers and accountants join forces to welcome the EU move towards the modernisation of European company law and corporate governance rules

ecoDa, EuropeanIssuers and ACCA welcome today’s publication of the European Commission Action Plan on company law and corporate governance, while recognising that it will raise some implementation challenges In this respect, the three organisations particularly appreciate the Commission’s commitment to ensure thorough ex-ante impact assessments on individual initiatives…

Europe 12 Dec 2012

Health and wellbeing boards could drive forward greater integration of care, but they will need to be fully resourced and inclusive, says new report by leading healthcare experts and practitioners

A new Smith Institute and ACCA report, Getting Started: prospects for health and well-being boards, suggests the new health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) could enable integrated care, provide a more democratic approach and help develop a shared plan for their local populations…

United Kingdom 11 Dec 2012

The new EU Action Plan to strengthen the fight against tax fraud and tax evasion is a welcome and bold step, says ACCA

The global accountancy body supports the move towards enhanced administrative cooperation between tax authorities and better interactions with tax havens as well as tackling aggressive tax planning, but warns against implementation issues…

Europe 7 Dec 2012

Finance experts join ACCA in imagining the future of business finance

Financing Futures project begins in Romania…

Romania 29 Nov 2012

ACCA urges local councils to think local first to support UK SMEs

New research shows local businesses are suffering at the hands of local councils…

United Kingdom 22 Nov 2012
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