ACCA

Financial Reporting Council

FRC restructuring points to more power

More independence from the institutes signals FRC's bid to control its own destiny

18 Oct 2011

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ACCA: IFRS gaining popularity

Investors and CFOs increasingly favour IFRS, according to a new report by ACCA

12 Oct 2011

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Chartered accountants given special provisions under Swiss deal

Swiss agreement allows "accountants who are members of relevant professional bodies" to certify non-doms

07 Oct 2011

Institutes may join forces over HMRC's VAT refund stance

ACCA calls for co-ordinated approach from licensing bodies to discuss VAT reclaims on personal insolvency procedures with the taxman

29 Sep 2011

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

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

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

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

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AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

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