British workers concerned companies are 'failing' to produce inspirational bosses', says ACCA

New survey reveals the extent to which UK workers think businesses are failing to identify the next generation of leaders…

Europe 10 Jul 2018

ACCA member wins Scottish Young Accountant of the Year

Inverurie-based Kayleigh Milne has been named Young Accountant of the Year at the Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards following a string of world-leading exam successes…

Scotland 20 Jun 2018

ACCA calls for an overhaul of Leaving Certificate Syllabus and exam for Accounting

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has said that the Irish Leaving Certificate syllabus for Accounting, which has not been amended for 10 years needs an extensive overhaul by the Department of Education to ensure it is fit for purpose …

Ireland 18 Jun 2018

Future skills at heart of Great Productivity Debate, says ACCA Scotland & Reed Global Recruitment

Embracing technology, developing talent across the generations and encouraging skills acquisition are vital to enhancing productivity, concluded senior business leaders who attended the latest of ACCA Scotland / Reed Global’s Great Productivity Debates …

Scotland 12 Jun 2018

Social Mobility – how can we increase opportunities through training and education?

EU-decision makers, civil society, qualification providers and employers discussed the role of training and education to improve social mobility, at recent ACCA, PwC, EMI and European Youth Forum joint event held at the European Parliament Over the past few decades globalisation, digitalisation and automation have changed the way we work and live A recent Eurofound study has also identified that EU citizens are increasingly concerned that young people have fewer opportunities for upward social mobility than their parents It is thus vital to open up access to new opportunities that help build healthy and prosperous economies, where people of all backgrounds are able to flourish But for that, people need to be equipped with the right skills…

Europe 8 Jun 2018

Minister welcomes ACCA’s future of learning study

Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton TD has welcomed an in-depth study being conducted by ACCA into the changing demands of businesses in Ireland and how educational development can mirror these demands in a fluid economic environment …

Ireland 7 Jun 2018

Minister Donohoe to review ACCA’s VAT concerns

ACCA has said that the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe is reviewing concerns it has raised regarding the significant delay in VAT registration in Ireland with the process, which takes over three months, costing jobs…

Ireland 30 May 2018

Empowering businesses to engage with sustainable finance and the SDGs

EU and international experts discussed the recent Sustainable Finance Action Plan, business strategies and corporate reporting contribution to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and sustainable finance objectives, at a multistakeholders conference in Brussels…

Europe 17 May 2018

Business Leaders meet in Limerick for Update on City’s Future

Business Leaders from across Munster attended the ACCA Business Leaders’ Forum at the Savoy Hotel in Limerick to hear the most recent developments on ‘Limerick 2030’ which is set to see €500m invested in the regeneration of the City…

Ireland 27 Apr 2018

Irish SMEs undervaluing their business

SMEs are undervaluing the financial worth that customer databases play in their companies and they must address this to protect their business before the implementation of GDPR on May 25th according to ACCA…

Ireland 24 Apr 2018
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