IESBA to set new ethics and independence standards for sustainability reporting by 2024
Accounting Standards

IESBA to set new ethics and independence standards for sustainability repor...

2d Rachael Kennedy

IESBA to set new ethics and independence standards...

The IESBA emphasizes the importance of timely and global adoption of their standards. For corporate accountants, this means staying updated with chang...

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How the renewed commitment to ESG in accountancy and finance is changing the finance recruitment landscape
CSR

How the renewed commitment to ESG in accountancy and finance is changing th...

6d Andy Young

How the renewed commitment to ESG in accountancy a...

The accountancy and finance landscape has seen a shift in recent years, with promising signs of recruitment recovery driven by a renewed focus on envi...

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Sustainability reporting revolution: UK & EU lead the charge
ESG

Sustainability reporting revolution: UK & EU lead the charge

1m Idris Nagri

Sustainability reporting revolution: UK & EU lead ...

UK and EU lead in transforming sustainability reporting, requiring businesses to adopt strategic, compliant approaches for ESG matters, with Chartered...

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How to grow green skills within your team
CSR

How to grow green skills within your team

4m Rachael Kennedy

How to grow green skills within your team

By providing accurate and transparent financial information, accountants enable informed decision-making that considers both financial and environment...

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IFA: A reflection on 2023’s challenges and successes
Business

IFA: A reflection on 2023’s challenges and successes

4m Institute of Financial Account...

IFA: A reflection on 2023’s challenges and success...

Could accountants' efforts to better align with the demands and expectations of their clients serve as a spark for greater innovation and sector chang...

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What to expect in 2024 (it's not just AI!)
Business

What to expect in 2024 (it's not just AI!)

4m Rachael Kennedy

What to expect in 2024 (it's not just AI!)

The accountancy market in the UK is on the brink of transformation in 2024. As technology continues to advance and the business landscape evolves, acc...

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How accountants can guide SMEs towards sustainable funding
CSR

How accountants can guide SMEs towards sustainable funding

4m Idris Nagri

How accountants can guide SMEs towards sustainable...

SMEs don’t always have the time and resources to create strategies, but accountants can direct them to products which do take net-zero into account Re...

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COP28: Accounting bodies call for action on climate-related reporting disclosures
Accounting Standards

COP28: Accounting bodies call for action on climate-related reporting discl...

4m Rachael Kennedy

COP28: Accounting bodies call for action on climat...

Effective corporate reporting on sustainability will prevent greenwashing issues and deliver more data for better implementation of climate policies R...

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Can the FCA's new Sustainability Disclosure Requirements usher in a new era of responsibility?
ESG

Can the FCA's new Sustainability Disclosure Requirements usher in a new era...

4m Idris Nagri

Can the FCA's new Sustainability Disclosure Requir...

As COP28 gets underway, the FCA's new rules are a significant step towards greater transparency and consumer protection in the sustainable investment ...

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Carbon accounting rules decoded
ESG

Carbon accounting rules decoded

5m Idris Nagri

Carbon accounting rules decoded

In an era where climate change is not just a buzzword but a business reality, the concept of carbon accounting has swiftly transitioned from a novel i...

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ESG must be essential part of business strategy, says Moore Global CEO
Accounting Firms

ESG must be essential part of business strategy, says Moore Global CEO

6m Greg Noble

ESG must be essential part of business strategy, s...

79% of businesses where the importance of ESG principles had increased between 2019 and 2023, reported that customer retention had improved Read More...

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TCFD: ‘More progress needed’ on climate disclosures
ESG

TCFD: ‘More progress needed’ on climate disclosures

6m Sam Alberti

TCFD: ‘More progress needed’ on climate disclosure...

Having released its sixth and final report, the TCFD will now pass the monitoring of disclosures over to the ISSB Read More...

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Transformation Framework: Navigating the B-Corp journey as an accounting firm
Accounting Firms

Transformation Framework: Navigating the B-Corp journey as an accounting fi...

6m Idris Nagri

Transformation Framework: Navigating the B-Corp jo...

For senior professionals within the accounting sector, this framework serves as a compass to navigating the early stages of the B Corp application pro...

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Accountancy Blueprint: Attaining B Corp status for your firm
Accounting Firms

Accountancy Blueprint: Attaining B Corp status for your firm

7m Idris Nagri

Accountancy Blueprint: Attaining B Corp status for...

For senior professionals within the accounting sector, this blueprint serves as an invaluable compass to navigate the B Corp certification process con...

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Government and accountants must show pandemic-level ‘agility’ to achieve sustainability goals
ESG

Government and accountants must show pandemic-level ‘agility’ to achieve su...

7m Greg Noble

Government and accountants must show pandemic-leve...

The UK is set to meet only 17% of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Read More...

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Net Zero pathway must be ‘clearer’ for SMEs
Business

Net Zero pathway must be ‘clearer’ for SMEs

8m Greg Noble

Net Zero pathway must be ‘clearer’ for SMEs

90% of businesses lack clarity on how to play their part in the UK’s 2050 Net Zero target Read More...

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ISSB standards timeline: A ‘new era’ for sustainability reporting
ESG

ISSB standards timeline: A ‘new era’ for sustainability reporting

8m Greg Noble

ISSB standards timeline: A ‘new era’ for sustaina...

The standards will be effective for periods beginning on or after 1st January 2024 Read More...

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IOSCO chair: ISSB standards 'fit for purpose'
Accounting Standards

IOSCO chair: ISSB standards 'fit for purpose'

9m Greg Noble

IOSCO chair: ISSB standards 'fit for purpose'

IOSCO currently covers 130 jurisdictions, meaning that it supervises 95% of financial markets Read More...

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ISSB standards provide a ‘real purpose’ for young people to join accountancy profession
Accounting Firms

ISSB standards provide a ‘real purpose’ for young people to join accountanc...

9m Greg Noble

ISSB standards provide a ‘real purpose’ for young ...

The standards will become effective for periods commencing on or after 1 January 2024 Read More...

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Inaugural ISSB standards ‘watershed moment’ for sustainability reporting
ESG

Inaugural ISSB standards ‘watershed moment’ for sustainability reporting

10m Sam Alberti

Inaugural ISSB standards ‘watershed moment’ for su...

The long-awaited standards will help businesses 'tell their sustainability story', the ISSB said Read More...

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The crucial role of auditors and accountants in the climate change fight
Audit

The crucial role of auditors and accountants in the climate change fight

10m Simon Konsta , Disputes partner, DAC Beachcroft

The crucial role of auditors and accountants in th...

With climate litigation on the rise, boardroom behaviour must adapt - accountants and auditors are central to this Read More...

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ESG an “immense” market for mid-tier accounting firms to tap into
ESG

ESG an “immense” market for mid-tier accounting firms to tap into

10m Sam Alberti

ESG an “immense” market for mid-tier accounting fi...

As Menzies becomes the latest accounting firm to launch an ESG service line, Accountancy Age looks at the factors for and again investing in sustainab...

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ISSB transition respite will provide 'more consistency'
Business Regulation

ISSB transition respite will provide 'more consistency'

11m Greg Noble

ISSB transition respite will provide 'more consist...

The ISSB revealed that it will offer transitional aid to companies as they implement S1 (general requirements) and S2 (climate) Read More...

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Sustainable accounting: The future of talent management
ESG

Sustainable accounting: The future of talent management

11m Nash Riggins

Sustainable accounting: The future of talent manag...

Motivation and productivity can bolster a firm’s ability to retain and attract talent. But small commitments towards reducing your firm’s carbon footp...

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AI assisted sustainability assurance can address market capacity shortage
ESG

AI assisted sustainability assurance can address market capacity shortage

12m Greg Noble

AI assisted sustainability assurance can address m...

80% of ESG reporting had limited assurance in 2021, a 3% drop from 2019 Read More...

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Inside the B Corp application process: Data availability a critical necessity
Business

Inside the B Corp application process: Data availability a critical necessi...

1y Sam Alberti

Inside the B Corp application process: Data availa...

As more accounting firms gain B Corp status, insiders describe the process and data requirements Read More...

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ESG knowledge gap must be bridged quickly by accountants ahead of IFRS Standards
ESG

ESG knowledge gap must be bridged quickly by accountants ahead of IFRS Stan...

1y Greg Noble

ESG knowledge gap must be bridged quickly by accou...

The first two IFRS standards will be issued by the end of June 2023 Read More...

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