The global body for professional accountants

ACCA welcomes the publication of the Green Action Plan for SMEs

Accountants can make both the short- and the long-term case for sustainability, says global accountancy body…

Europe 2 Jul 2014

ACCA welcomes the new Italian presidency of the EU

We share the Italian Presidency’s ambitious objective to move from austerity to growth policies says ACCA…

Europe 30 Jun 2014
United Kingdom 23 Jun 2014

ACCA welcomes COREPER’s green light for a negotiating mandate on new rules aimed at clamping down on money laundering and terrorist financing

The keywords in fighting money laundering and terrorist financing throughout Europe and worldwide are transparency and consistency between EU rules and the international approach, says global accountancy body…

Europe 19 Jun 2014

ACCA hosts second annual alternative finance conference

Alternative finance has become the lifeblood of the small business sector The numbers of businesses accessing finance from non-traditional means is growing each year and so is the regulation that is required to ensure the stability of this market The new regulatory regime under the Financial Conduct Authority is just one of the topics up for discussion at the second annual Alternative Finance Conference organised by ACCA…

United Kingdom 13 Jun 2014

EC’s investigation on corporate income tax: special secret deals should be outlawed across the EU, says ACCA

On 11 June, the European Commission (EC) opened three formal investigations to examine the compliance with State Aid rules of decisions by Irish, Dutch and Luxembourgish tax authorities regarding the corporate income tax to be paid by Apple, Starbucks and Fiat Finance and Trade …

Europe 11 Jun 2014

ACCA welcomes new ECB measures to ease credit constraints on small businesses and intensify preparatory work on securitised loans purchase

The European Central Bank (ECB) has unveiled a package supporting lending to the real economy in the Eurozone, a move strongly welcomed by ACCA …

Belgium 6 Jun 2014

UK small businesses exposed to unqualified ‘accountant’ risk

Entrepreneurs urged to check for professional qualifications…

United Kingdom 27 May 2014

A challenging work programme for the newly elected European Parliament

ACCA hopes that the actors of this new EU legislature are ready for the daunting challenges on their agenda and looks forward to a fruitful collaboration…

Europe 27 May 2014

Payday lending: Fixing a broken market

ACCA Announces Report and hosts Payday Lending roundtable…

United Kingdom 13 May 2014