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Governance, Risk and Performance: a conference 

11 April 2014

ACCA's conference took place March 2014 and looked at four areas: creating value through governance, risk reporting, corporate culture and behaviour and accounting for uncertainty. Read the article


Skimming the surface

12 February 2014

Skimmer fraud and payment card fraud is a global crime costing financial institutions and retailers billions of dollars annually, says Dr. Darren Hayes of Pace University, New York


Risk reporting in Qatar

19 August 2013

An article that talks about the importance of risk reporting in Qatar's growing financial services sector



11 January 2013

The rise of cybercrime has triggered well-founded fears about the damage it can do to a business, not least its brand, say PwC’s Tony Parton.

Executive pay

Executive pay

21 November 2012

The chasm between the pay of ordinary workers and those at the top has led to initiatives such as ‘say on pay’, but are they enough to narrow the gap?

Other Risk and reward Articles

Role of accounting in risk

Risk Management: Role of Accounting - 06 November 2012

Effective risk management starts on the finance ‘shop floor’ and should embrace the whole organisation, according to a recent ACCA study.


Confidence Accounting - 09 July 2012

As part of ACCA’s commitment to supporting innovative ideas in accountancy we are pleased to set out the thinking of Z/Yen and Long Finance for consideration and discussion

Rules for risk management

Rules for risk management - 28 February 2012

This report on rules for risk management is based on a survey of ACCA members and clarifies what integrated risk management looks like in practice.

Inside view

Inside view - 01 February 2012

Paul Moxey, head of corporate governance and risk management at ACCA, tells us his views on the latest risk management research and the impact it has on finance professionals.

Small business

ACCA has over 100 years' experience of working with the SME sector. We lobby governments, regulators and standard setters in the long-term interest of a healthy SME sector, and we support professional accountants so they can continue to function as the sector’s most trusted business advisers and finance managers.

Read more about Risk and reward

Failings in the areas of risk, reward, governance and ethics played a major part in creating the recent economic crisis. Businesses are under increasing pressure to balance risk and reward, and have recognised risk management, ethical business and good corporate governance as factors that underpin sustainable success.

Technical activities

An important part of ACCA's institutional work is to contribute to the debate on technical issues affecting business and accountancy and to represent the interest of its members in relation to the legislation and professional standards that they have to comply with in their work.

Global Forums

The Global Forum for Governance, Risk and Performance brings together groups of experts from around the world to discuss key issues relating to risk and corporate governance.