ACCA

Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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

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

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

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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