ACCA

ACCA: Tax policies fuelled financial crisis

Tax policies that encouraged the use of debt rather than equity exacerbated the financial crisis, says ACCA

12 Oct 2009

Former NHS finance chief struck off by ACCA

Philip Neal struck off by ACCA after forgery jail term

27 Aug 2009

International green taxation is vital say ACCA

ACCA has released its green taxation in a recession paper which warns taxes are needed on a global level

26 Aug 2009

Personal tax filing at risk of fraud

Emails claiming to be from the taxman could be the work of fraudsters

10 Aug 2009

ACCA wants water to be taken seriously

Water footprinting should be taken more seriously by businesses

19 Jun 2009

Tax systems must be open and transparent, says ACCA

Global accountancy body outlines 12 ways to tax the 21st century

15 Jun 2009

ACCA put's water accounting on par with carbon

Global institute ACCA warns companies that neglecting water management could cost as much as neglecting carbon reporting

21 May 2009

Budget 09: profession backs single standard for banks

Government support for a single global reporting language described as 'well overdue'

23 Apr 2009

International accounting standards: only fools rush in

G20 leaders were too quick to rip into accountancy rules

23 Apr 2009

UK accounting student tops the world in exam

Top score in ACCA Advanced Taxation paper

08 Apr 2009

AATV: The Turner report, auditors and fair value

Steve Priddy and Shamim Diouman analyse the likely impact of the Turner report on the profession

26 Mar 2009

G20 summit must address accounting issues, says ACCA

ACCA calls for 'global accounting language'

10 Mar 2009

Survey: accountants need better training

Training for accountants in business is often rationed, according to a global survey by ACCA

26 Feb 2009

Record number of Certified Accountant hopefuls last year

Improvement in pass rates also noted

25 Feb 2009

Brand cool on prospect of ACCA merger

After five months in the role, ACCA CEO Helen Brand has all but ruled out the possibility of a merger with another industry body

22 Jan 2009

Mentoring under-developed in finance profession

Finance profession doesn't make use of coaches and mentors

16 Jan 2009

ACCA reform measures just a 'gimmick'

ACCA's new measures to improve its accountability and transparency are nothing more than a 'gimmick' says longstanding critic Prem Sikka

08 Jan 2009

Prince Charles urges profession to protect the environment

The Prince of Wales calls for accountants to avoid a carbon crunch

17 Dec 2008

ACCA restructures its governance regime

Seven independent 'lay persons' head up ACCA's new regulatory board

16 Dec 2008

Institutes urge execs to deal with 'going concern' now

Business must face up to going concern potential in the financial statements, warn institutes

05 Dec 2008

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

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

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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