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

Graduates secure internship places at accounting firms in Greece with ACCA

Graduates across Greece came together in September for a unique opportunity to work in some of the largest accounting firms in the world through a fantastic paid scheme offered by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) …

Europe 26 Oct 2017

Don’t get caught out by fast approaching HMRC self-assessment deadline warns ACCA

The deadline for those who complete their self-assessment tax return on paper is approaching fast, warns ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) …

United Kingdom 23 Oct 2017

Northern Ireland workplaces amongst least ethical in the UK says ACCA

• New research reveals that ethics is ‘not at all important’ in 11% of workplaces in Northern Ireland, yet 100% believe they act ethically in work • 17% encountered someone using their position of power to sexually harass someone • 25% misuse company’s time • 22% never consider ethical implications…

Ireland 18 Oct 2017

Irish workplaces rife with unethical practice

• New research reveals that ethics is not considered by Irish businesses in 47% of cases • 11% of Irish employees have encountered a colleague using a position of power to sexually harass another • 26% of workers surveyed admit to stealing…

Ireland 18 Oct 2017

British workers ‘put under pressure’ to act unethically in the office, says ACCA

New research reveals a quarter of UK workers have been put under pressure to act unethically at work …

United Kingdom 18 Oct 2017
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