GREATER COMMERCIAL SKILLS and a focus on leadership will form part of CIPFA’s revised syllabus.
CIPFA describes the syllabus update as introducing “the most significant changes in seven years”.
It provides greater prominence to leadership and innovation training as the demands increase on senior public sector staff dealing with cuts and efficiency drives.
Procurement, value for money and performance management form key parts of the syllabus’ increased prominence to commercial skills.
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