The Institute of Chartered
Accountants in England and Wales is urging the EC to introduces measures so
the ‘huge administrative burdens’ on small to medium-sized enterprises be eased.
ICAEW’s submission to a commission consultation seeking views on the measures
needed to remove the obstacles to the EU’s SMEs prosperity, notes a ‘one size
fits all’ approach to business has created a disproportionate burden on SMEs.
The institute joins Bob Edmiston, one of the Midlands’ richest men, in his
call for the regulatory burden on small businesses to be lifted, according to
The Birmingham Post.
Edmiston said employment and health and safety rules were strangling
entrepreneurs in the increasingly difficult economic climate.
The AAT has become the first accountancy body to sign the Women in Finance Charter, which is designed to help achieve gender balance in the financial services industry
New government measures to target abuse of a VAT simplification scheme may have 'unwelcome consequences' for small businesses, says the institute
Fiona Wilkinson to take up the position in June 2017
The AAT will deliver the end point assessments for the apprenticeships