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Work of the Communities and Local Government Committee - 23 January 2015

Written evidence from ACCA for the Communities and Local Government Select Committee’s Inquiry.

Smart budgeting: integrating financial and strategic planning for outcomes - 08 December 2014

This report from the New Local Government Network (NLGN) in association with the ACCA and Mazars recommends radical changes to the way local government approaches the budgeting process.

Updating the PEFA performance measurement framework - 30 October 2014

Comments from ACCA to the PEFA Secretariat.

Regulation of auditors of local public bodies - 16 October 2014

Comments from ACCA to the Financial Reporting Council .

Draft code of audit practice - 30 October 2014

ACCA's responses to the consultation questions of the National Audit Office.

Simplifying and streamlining statutory annual report and accounts - 03 October 2014

Comments from ACCA to HM Treasury.

Breaking out: public audit’s new role in a post-crash world (an English perspective) - 03 July 2014

This paper summarises an ACCA roundtable in Westminster in April 2014, discussing audit and accountability.

How e-business transforms public sector services in the UK - 29 January 2014

The report examines how the delivery of public services has been transformed by e-business and examines the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead of both central government departments and local councils.

Strategic financial leadership in the UK public sector in a time of financial austerity - 21 October 2013

Prowle, et al. How are finance managers in public services coping with the demands placed on them and how can they demonstrate improved value by providing more effective strategic financial leadership.

Setting high professional standards for public services around the world - 01 February 2013

This paper sets out ACCA’s policy positions on a range of themes for public services for members, employers and a wide range of external stakeholders with an interest in public services.

Taking stock of PPP and PFI around the world - 08 March 2012

ACCA research report 126, by G. Winch, M. Onishi and S. Schmidt.

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The ACCA international public sector conference 2014 - 04 December 2014

Video presentations from the 2014 conference explore the theme 'putting finance into politics'.

Governance in the public sector - 29 September 2014

In this video presentation, Gillian Fawcett, head of public sector, reflects on the role of ‘good governance’ in public services.

The Financial Reporting Supply Chain in Asia - 16 June 2014

Article by Brian Blood on the inaugural Financial Reporting for Economic Development Forum staged by the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA).

Key issues and challenges facing an international financial professional - 04 March 2014

Kevin Ross from Infrastructure UK presented on `Key Issues and Challenges Facing an International Financial Professional`.

The ACCA international public sector conference 2013 - 05 December 2013

Video presentations from the ACCA international public sector conference 2013 explore the theme of 'financial reporting for an open world'.

ACCA's public sector agenda for 2015

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Are you ready for IPSAS?

In response to the increasing adoption of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), the new online ACCA Certificate in IPSAS has been specifically developed for public sector organisations to train their staff so they can be prepared for the introduction of IPSAS.

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THE ACCA INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC SECTOR CONFERENCE 2014

The 2014 ACCA international public sector was held in London on 4 December 2014. The theme of the conference was 'putting finance into politics'. Video presentations from the conference are available.

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