As the European Commission is preparing its renewed sustainable finance strategy, including the revision of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive, ACCA and the Adecco Group are delighted to invite you to a Chatham House rule interactive webinar to brainstorm on 'Accounting for human capital'.
Professional Services, Progression Pathways (Singapore)
This report aims to present the implications on possible approaches that SMPs can take to meet these changing demands and move up the value chain via two key pathways – business diversification and technology adoption.
Digitalisation, SDGs and the future of work: addressing tomorrow's skills and jobs challenges
ACCA, PwC, BSA | The Software Alliance and European Movement International welcome you to a thought-provoking discussion addressing tomorrow's skills and job challenges. This is a side event related to Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
ACCA welcomes the opportunity to comment on the consultation paper issued by PSAB on Reviewing PSAB’s Approach to International Public Sector Accounting Standards. The ACCA Public Sector Global Forum, staff experts and broader ACCA stakeholders have considered the matters raised and their views are represented in the following.
The Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) has clearly undertaken a thorough review of the role of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).
To read in full, please download the consultation response.
Statutory audit services: initial consultation on the Competition and Markets Authority recommendations
ACCA response to BEIS consultation on the CMA’s recommendations to improve audit quality, competition and resilience in the statutory audit services market. These recommentions can be found on the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) final report published on 18 April 2019.
Event report: Collaborative economy and new business models’ challenges
ACCA, UEAPME and European Movement International are delighted to invite you to a lively panel discussion to discuss the main features of these new business models, the opportunities but also their limits, and how policymakers can support innovation while also protecting consumers, workers and communities.
This report is published by ICPAK and ACCA. It forms part of ACCA's research into the future of accountancy, the drivers of change in the profession and the skills that will be most needed in the future.
Invitation: Social Mobility – how can we increase opportunities through training and education?
To shift mentalities we need everyone to be on board and with this in mind the ACCA, PwC, European Movement International and the European Youth Forum are delighted to invite you to a lively debate hosted by Martina Dlabajova, MEP, on how improving training and education can be critical factors for social mobility.
Generation Next: managing talent in the public sector
The fourth and final in a series of sector-specific Generation Next studies, this report explores the work preferences and career aspirations of the youngest professionals in the public sector, globally.
ACCA and the EU-Asia Centre, the European Movement International (EMI) and UEAPME host a multi-stakeholder conference on 'The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) : Reshaping the Global Value Chain', 30 January 2018.
The race for relevance - technology opportunities for the finance function
This report explores the opportunities and challenges that technology presents for the future CFO function in the face of extraordinary digital change impacting businesses. The report shares insights from leading executives across the world on the technologies changing the face of the finance function, and examines how finance can harness the explosion in digital capabilities to help drive long term corporate value.
The second in a series of sector-specific 'Generation Next' studies, this report explores the work preferences and career aspirations of younger professionals in small and medium-sized practices, globally.
This report forms part of the ACCA Professional accountants – the future series and focuses exclusively on identifying the 50 drivers of change that are expected to have an impact on the public sector and how professional accountants will need to continue to play a pivotal role in the decade ahead.
This report draws on the views of 10,000 members, students and business leaders globally to examine the challenges raised by new technologies. Through a range of case studies, and drawing on the principles of the International Ethical Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), the report offers insight and guidance to professional accountants and auditors on issues from cyber-security to crypto-currencies.
Emerging from the shadows the shadow economy to 2025
This study provides a comprehensive view of emerging shadow economy (SE) factors and possible evolution of the SE. In addition to the above, this research also considers the role of the accountancy profession around the world as the SE evolves.
Divided we fall distributed we stand. The professional accountant’s guide to distributed ledgers and blockchain
This report explores the concept of distributed ledgers, often referred to as blockchain, with the aim of illuminating this area by exploring what a distributed ledger is, where it might have commercial applications and how it relates to accountancy and finance professionals.
Business models of the future: emerging value creation
This report examines six business models assessing their characteristics and the world in which they operate using the 'Full Stack' framework. The report also examines the role professional accountants play in start-ups and larger organisations seeking to learn from new business models.
Two years on from the first global giants report, this report identifies the next generation of 100 fastest-emerging Chinese businesses that will be competing globally over the next three to five years.
Innovation and ERM: partners in managing the waves of disruption
A joint report with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) looking at how enterprise risk management (ERM) and innovation together can provide businesses with the tools to combat waves of disruption.
This report draws attention to the radical change in the role of data in relation to the accountancy profession. It touches upon issues of data management, data governance and data lifecycle, and describes key current and future trends for a broad range of data-related activities.
SoMoClo technologies: transforming how and where business takes place
This report seeks to bring insight into the challenges and opportunities of SoMoClo for finance professionals, but, above all, encourage people around the world to experiment and discover even more exciting opportunities for themselves.
The purpose of this report is to review the cyber-threat landscape, to discuss cybersecurity and its future trends and areas of concern, and to highlight particular areas that are likely to have direct impact on the future of accountancy.