ACCA

Chas Roy-Chowdhury

ACCA lashes out at HMRC VAT guidance

ACCA head of taxation hits back at HMRC over language it used in VAT guidance

28 Sep 2011

michel-barnier

Audit proposals fan flames of debate

Stakeholders are up in arms following a leaked draft of Barnier's green paper on audit

27 Sep 2011

The British lion versus the American eagle

Institutes get behind IFRS big bang

UK institutes are all for rapid IFRS adoption in the US

26 Sep 2011

Dean Westcott takes ACCA presidency

ACCA announces health care finance veteran Dean Westcott as its president

19 Sep 2011

Institutes to help HMRC improve performance standards

Profession will work with taxman in "groundbreaking" initiative to improve standards

14 Sep 2011

ACCA exam take-up remains unchanged

196,000 people took ACCA's June exams, the same as last year

26 Aug 2011

Institutes attack US mandatory rotation plan

UK institutes have railed against a mandatory audit firm rotation mooted by US watchdog the PCAOB

18 Aug 2011

Vince Cable opens London business school

The business secretary opens private business school offering flexible, low cost accountancy and business courses.

23 Jun 2011

Proportionate liability 'essential' for audit reform

Proportionate liability is a crucial link in the chain to audit reform, ACCA has claimed

17 Jun 2011

ACCA chief executive awarded OBE

Helen Brand, chief executive of ACCA, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Official Birthday Honours list

13 Jun 2011

HMRC should formulate tax policy, claims ACCA

Power should move from HM Treasury to HMRC, said ACCA head

24 May 2011

ACCA's deal with ACT goes global

MoU between ACCA and the ACT extends beyond the UK

11 May 2011

Government struggles to simplify tax system, says ACCA

The coalition government's first year in government has been marked by "one step forward and two steps back" approach to simplifying the tax system, says ACCA

10 May 2011

ACCA is "leading accountancy body" - survey

Survey commissioned by ACCA rates it the leading global accountancy body

05 May 2011

Nine in ten favour fusing UK and global accounting standards

More than 90% of accountants called for UK financial reporting standards to be merged with their international counterparts

14 Apr 2011

ACCA's Brand recognition

08 Apr 2011

Too many accounting bodies, bemoan Lords

Audit and accounting professional bodies have been criticised in the Lords inquiry for over-complicating regulation

31 Mar 2011

Social mobility'll only get you so far in firms

29 Mar 2011

Customer complaint loophole criticised

A loophole that protects advisers authorised through accountants has been criticised by an IFA

22 Mar 2011

Institutes rejected CIMA's plea to renegotiate costs

CIMA wanted arbitrators to help set fee structure for professional bodies' forum the CCAB, but the request was turned down by the other institutes

04 Mar 2011

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Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

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Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

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Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

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