Profession should play greater role in attracting diverse talent, finds ACCA Ireland

The accountancy profession should identify more pro-active approaches to continue to improve social mobility, according to a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)…

Ireland 30 Jan 2018

Taxation highs and low identified in EU report on policy

The report shows that Ireland is not a high tax country with total tax receipts as a percentage of GDP the lowest in the EU and the Effective Marginal Tax Rates lowest 1/3 in the EU…

Ireland 12 Jan 2018

ACCA extends support of the Scottish Accountancy & Finance Award

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is pleased to announce continued support and sponsorship for the Scottish Accountancy & Finance Awards until at least 2020 …

Scotland 9 Jan 2018

Be sure to avoid a January hangover for tax self-assessment, says ACCA

As the UK prepares for Christmas and the new year Chas Roy-Chowdhury, head of tax at ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has offered a reminder to not leave tax self-assessment to late in January…

United Kingdom 18 Dec 2017

Scottish Budget backs business and supports growth, says ACCA

Responding to today’s Scottish Budget outlined by the Finance Minister, Head of ACCA Scotland Craig Vickery says,…

Scotland 14 Dec 2017

National Economic Crime Centre is a welcome addition to the fight against economic crime, say leading accountancy bodies

The Consultative Committee of Accounting Bodies (CCAB) has welcomed this week’s launch of a nationwide anti-corruption strategy, including the formation of a National Economic Crime Centre, as an important first step in an integrated approach to financial crime…

United Kingdom 12 Dec 2017

Brexit uncertainty driving business confidence fall, finds ACCA

Uncertainty over the outcome of Brexit negotiations is driving a fall in business confidence, according to a new members’ survey produced by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)…

Europe 29 Nov 2017

Budget response: ACCA welcomes sensible, steady measures to support growth

In response to today’s Budget, ACCA Head of Taxation Chas Roy-Chowdhury says,…

Europe 22 Nov 2017

Decentralised model key to UK expansion: Dalata Group CEO

The CEO of leading Irish hotel business Dalata Group has said announcements this week including plans to open a 300-bed hotel in Scotland and an investor day in London are part of the company's strategic approach to accelerate its expansion in the UK, where it believes it has the edge over its competitors…

Ireland 9 Nov 2017

Government should prioritise simplifying the tax system for business this Autumn Budget, says ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is urging the Chancellor to ease the pressure on its members and the business community in his Autumn Budget Simplifying the tax system, improving productivity, supporting SME growth and tackling sustainability are all key themes the government must focus on to improve the current economic climate…

United Kingdom 9 Nov 2017
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