ACCA

Depressed businessman

Dealing with accountants with debt problems

Accountant, heal thyself: You would think the last person that needs financial advice would be an accountant – Think again

13 Jan 2011

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Public sector accountants battle against competing interests

Finance professionals face challenges in trying to improve transparency and accountability in the public sector, claim attendees at an ACCA conference

20 Dec 2010

Audits must look forward, says ACCA

ACCA outlines audit reform, following a series of roundtables across the globe over the past year

26 Nov 2010

Inexperience explains watchdog's lack of practice empathy

Society of Professional Accountants chairman Peter Mitchell says the Professional Oversight Board's lack of experience was the reason the watchdog called for more small practice regulation

09 Nov 2010

Narrative reporting regulation threatens its usefulness, study finds

ACCA/Deloitte report finds complexity of narrative reporting requirements causing problems in providing relative information to shareholders

27 Sep 2010

Mark Gold crowned ACCA president

Mark Gold of Accountancy Age Award-winning firm Silver Levene, officially elected president of ACCA at the institute's AGM on 16 September

24 Sep 2010

Institutes: flame war

The battle of the institutes rages on over the relative value of ACCA and ICAEW qualifications

05 Aug 2010

Awareness drive needed to promote qualified accountants

UK200 Group wants institutes to do more to promote their members as true professionals

30 Jul 2010

Politics hinders improvement to public sector financial management

Developing countries held back in improving public sector financial management by lack of political support, says ACCA

08 Jul 2010

ACCA membership overtakes ICAEW

ACCA global membership overtook ICAEW in 2009

06 Jul 2010

Widen the scope of audit, says ACCA

Roundtable events by ACCA find stakeholders want more from company auditors

30 Jun 2010

ACCA restructure sees three departures

ACCA's senior technical director, Dr Steve Priddy, leaves, along with the institutes director of media relations, Clive Booth, and head of public affairs, Venna Hudson

17 Jun 2010

ACCA: Demand for accountants growing

Report from global institute shows member numbers increasing

27 Apr 2010

ACCA announces international investigation of audit quality

Joint study will underpin international audit standards

16 Mar 2010

Do we need an HMRC amnesty amnesty?

If HMRC is going to use amnesty more often, it needs to get the proper procedures in place.

13 Jan 2010

ACCA investigates former president

Professional conduct team examining theft case

07 Jan 2010

Former ACCA president pleads guilty to theft

Dennis Yeates pleads guilty to stealing £20,000 from his relatives

05 Jan 2010

Calls for global standard on carbon reporting grow

Accountancy institutes from around the world unite to put pressure on leaders for global carbon standard

07 Dec 2009

ACCA claims PBR won't have any bad news

Institute predicts that post-election Budget will have the real cuts

07 Dec 2009

ACCA and CIPFA join forces to combat carbon

Accountancy institutes combine knowledge to help accountants in the public sector struggling with upcoming environmental legislation

02 Nov 2009

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

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Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

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Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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