Calls for research

ACCA has a long history in supporting academic research that further promotes and enhances the profession’s role and reputation. Through ACCA’s charitable trust, the Certified Accountants Educational Trust (CAET), we fund high-quality accountancy and finance academic research and events.

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ACCA regularly issues calls for research on various themes relevant to its research and insights work.

Calls are announced on this page, across the ACCA website, and in ACCA's monthly research and insights e-zine, ACCA Insights, which you can subscribe to free of charge. 

Ethics and whistleblowing procedures

Submission deadline: 30 April 2015

ACCA and the ESRC are calling for research proposals to identify the benefits, challenges and best practices of internal and external types of whistleblowing procedures or other speak-up arrangements. Proposals should include four case studies from both the public and the corporate sectors in the UK and around the world.

Please download the full call for research below.

All questions and proposals should be directed to