ACCA and CA ANZ to co-locate teams in a number of strategically critical markets

In the run-up to the first anniversary of the landmark strategic alliance between ACCA and CA ANZ both organisations have agreed to co-locate staff in a number of strategically critical markets …

Global 11 May 2017

Auditor scepticism in the spotlight as ACCA launches major new report into cognitive bias

As policymakers and regulators call for more professional scepticism in audit, ACCA (the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants) has recommended changes to the standard-setting, regulatory and audit processes to improve and encourage audit quality and tackle cognitive bias ACCA’s report Banishing bias? Audit, objectivity and the value of professional scepticism recommends a holistic approach that encourages market participants to think actively about cognitive bias – underlying behavioural drivers that could influence decision making – and take steps to minimise its impact on audit quality: …

Global 10 May 2017

Tom Lyons tells forum that South-East can capitalise on Dublin’s short comings in the face of current economic uncertainty

Tom Lyons tells forum that South-East can capitalise on Dublin’s short comings in the face of current economic uncertainty …

Ireland 8 May 2017

ACCA UK welcomes new metro mayors

As six city regions in across England welcome new directly elected metro mayors, ACCA UK (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) says they will have a crucial role in creating regional powerhouses for economic growth and development…

United Kingdom 5 May 2017

Divided we fall, distributed we stand: ACCA issues new guide to blockchain

Distributed ledgers and blockchain technology has the potential to improve trust in financial transactions but seem more likely to support, rather than replace, the work of professional accountants, according to a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)…

Global 4 May 2017

Official opening of ACCA's new international office in Singapore

Investment affirms ACCA’s commitment to shaping the accounting profession and driving innovation in Singapore and the region…

Global 4 May 2017

ACCA recommends targeted amendments to Integrated Reporting Framework

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has welcomed the opportunity to provide feedback on the implementation of the International Integrated Reporting () Framework In a submission to the IIRC (International Integrated Reporting Council), ACCA has voiced its support for wider adoption of the Framework as a tool to drive better reporting and more responsible corporate practices …

Global 3 May 2017

ACCA to present ground-breaking ADR approach at prestigious World Mediation Summit 2017

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) will address an audience at this year’s World Mediation Summit in Madrid The prestigious event brings together the most innovative minds in mediation across the globe as well as international thought provoking and forward-thinking experts in the fields of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)…

Europe 2 May 2017

Kieran Harte states that embracing technology can help dramatically reduce congestion and support business

he future of our cities are at risk due to traffic congestion impacting mobility and adversely affecting business development and growth according to Kieran Harte, Head of Cities in Ireland and the UK, who outlined the UBER business model to Ireland’s financial leaders at the ACCA Business Leaders’ Forum in Limerick …

Ireland 27 Apr 2017

ACCA presents manifesto to next government to avoid a 'cliff edge' for UK business

Ahead of the General Election, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has released a five-point manifesto for the next government ‘Britain is facing unprecedented challenges and opportunities over the coming months and years This is a time for the government to take stock, review existing structures and strategies, and prepare a long-term plan to benefit the UK economy and business,’ said Helen Brand OBE, chief executive of ACCA …

Global 27 Apr 2017
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