ACCA

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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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

CIMA leaving CCAB

iXBRL delay - what's the harm?

03 Feb 2011

To defer or not to defer

How much of a chance do campaigners have of deferring incoming tax filing requirements?

03 Feb 2011

Accounting institutes call on Treasury to delay iXBRL

A letter signed by the five largest institutes in the country has been sent to the Treasury requesting a delay to iXBRL

01 Feb 2011

ACCA recruits head of Middle East

Stuart Dunlop has been named ACCA's head of Middle East, succeeding Stephen Shields

26 Jan 2011

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

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

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Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Tax powers could be a right old dog fight

Colin imagines how Scotland's new tax powers could play out

Colin: Post-awards emotion

For some, the British Accountancy Awards can be emotionally demanding

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

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