At a board meeting in London yesterday the International Accounting Standards Board reached consensus to publish a controversial draft rule on accounting for share options in the autumn with the aim of issuing a final standard in 2003.
Opposition by business has focused on the measurement method and competition issues.
European listed companies must begin reporting under IASs by 2004, but the US has still not signed up to the single set of global reporting standards with European business arguing this will create an uneven playing field.
Two new audit partners have been appointed at the firm BDO in its audit practice following continued growth and investment
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If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
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