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

Accountants ideally positioned for non-executive director positions

Certified Accountants are ideally suited to taking up board positions as Independent Non-Executive directors according to Harry Lorton, chairman of Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank and they can play a key role in the success of small businesses…

Ireland 20 Apr 2018

UK economic confidence remains steady amid strong global outlook

The latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) released today found that global economic confidence is at its highest level in years, with strong growth since the start of 2017 …

United Kingdom 20 Apr 2018

Risks of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin must be better understood by accountancy profession, says ACCA Ireland

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has today issued a new warning to professional accountants over the importance of maintaining an up-to-date understanding of developments in the fast-moving space of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin…

Ireland 14 Mar 2018

Spring Statement: ‘missed opportunity’ to boost business and consumers

In response to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Spring Statement today Chas Roy-Chowdhury, Head of Tax at ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), says…

United Kingdom 13 Mar 2018

Scottish ACCA student awarded Gold Medal at International Women’s Day ceremony

Kayleigh Milne, an ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) student from Scotland, has been awarded a Gold Medal in recognition of coming first in the world for her performance in her December exams She received the award from ACCA Vice-President Jenny Gu at a special members’ ceremony in Glasgow for International Women’s Day …

Scotland 12 Mar 2018

New European crowdfunding legal framework needs to strike the right balance to allow alternative sources of finance to grow, says ACCA

ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) welcomes the publication of the European Commission’s proposal towards creating a harmonised legal framework across Europe for its crowdfunding market, together with its FinTech Action plan …

Europe 8 Mar 2018

ACCA welcomes the publication of the Sustainable Finance Action Plan

ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) shares the European Commission’s view that time has come for a renewed, global approach to managing and promoting the financial system more sustainably …

Europe 8 Mar 2018
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