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...

1m 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...

1m 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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Mazars’ 2023 Sustainability Report highlights commitment to net zero goals and social mobility
CSR

Mazars’ 2023 Sustainability Report highlights commitment to net zero goals ...

2m Accountancy Age

Mazars’ 2023 Sustainability Report highlights comm...

Mazars has pledged to achieve net zero emissions across its business and value chain by 2050 Read More...

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IESBA floats stricter ESG reporting standards for review
Accounting Standards

IESBA floats stricter ESG reporting standards for review

4m Accountancy Age

IESBA floats stricter ESG reporting standards for ...

The creation of an effective sustainability standards infrastructure requires not only high-quality sustainability reporting and assurance standards, ...

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How to grow green skills within your team
CSR

How to grow green skills within your team

5m 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

5m 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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How accountants can guide SMEs towards sustainable funding
CSR

How accountants can guide SMEs towards sustainable funding

5m Accountancy Age

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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Climate risk analysis must be part of the audit process
CSR

Climate risk analysis must be part of the audit process

6m Accountancy Age

Climate risk analysis must be part of the audit pr...

Incorporating climate risks into audit processes is not only a regulatory requirement but also a business imperative 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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Managing risk, preserving reputation
Audit

Managing risk, preserving reputation

4y Steve Harper

Managing risk, preserving reputation

Auditors can provide invaluable support for charities’ managers and trustees who are under increased scrutiny in very tough times, says Steve Harper, ...

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FTSE100 failing to provide adequate ethics information
Company News

FTSE100 failing to provide adequate ethics information

7y Accountancy Age

FTSE100 failing to provide adequate ethics informa...

FTSE100 companies are not providing shareholders with adequate information on ethics, according to the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors Read M...

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PwC boss: Brexit vote illustrated public's trust issues with business and establishment
Accounting Firms

PwC boss: Brexit vote illustrated public's trust issues with business and e...

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

PwC boss: Brexit vote illustrated public's trust i...

Brexit shows that majority of UK public have major trust issues with business and political leaders, says PwC's Kevin Ellis Read More...

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The British Accountancy Awards 2016 shortlist revealed
Accounting Firms

The British Accountancy Awards 2016 shortlist revealed

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

The British Accountancy Awards 2016 shortlist reve...

Accountancy Age is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the 2016 British Accountancy Awards Read More...

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KPMG pulls sponsorship of LSE sports union over ‘offensive' leaflets
Accounting Firms

KPMG pulls sponsorship of LSE sports union over ‘offensive' leaflets

10y Chris Warmoll , Writer

KPMG pulls sponsorship of LSE sports union over ‘o...

"Homophobic", "misogynistic" and "classist" flyers were confiscated soon after complaints made to the student union Read More...

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HW Fisher launches sustainability assurance service
Audit

HW Fisher launches sustainability assurance service

10y Kevin Reed , Writer

HW Fisher launches sustainability assurance servic...

HW Fisher's commercial property clients to benefit from energy savings and sustainability advice Read More...

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Stamp out “spin” in CSR reporting says leading charity
Corporate Governance

Stamp out “spin” in CSR reporting says leading charity

11y Rachael Singh

Stamp out “spin” in CSR reporting says leading cha...

Charity group Directory of Social Change says more needs to be done to improve transparency in CSR reporting Read More...

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HW Fisher wades into sustainability market
Accounting Firms

HW Fisher wades into sustainability market

13y Rachael Singh

HW Fisher wades into sustainability market

Firm offers environmental services to SMEs to calculate impact on their businesses Read More...

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Embankment's bird of prey
Accounting Firms

Embankment's bird of prey

13y Taking Stock

Embankment's bird of prey

Kite flying taken to a whole new level Read More

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Social mobility'll only get you so far in firms
Accounting Firms

Social mobility'll only get you so far in firms

13y Kevin Reed , Writer

Social mobility'll only get you so far in firms

DOES THE accountancy profession really embrace social mobility? ACCA seems to think so. A new report, Climbing the ladder: ACCA and social mobility, f...

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Companies failing on carbon reporting
Audit

Companies failing on carbon reporting

14y Gavin Hinks

Companies failing on carbon reporting

Survey finds that few public companies are following government guidelines for reporting carbon output Read More...

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Reporting: new dawn for reporting
Accounting Standards

Reporting: new dawn for reporting

14y Accountancy Age

Reporting: new dawn for reporting

Long-winded, paper versions of annual reports may have had their day Read More...

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Serco Remembers its corporate social responsibilities just in time
Business Recovery

Serco Remembers its corporate social responsibilities just in time

14y Martin Williams

Serco Remembers its corporate social responsibilit...

Serco: we treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves Read More...

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Accrington accountants go paperless
Corporate Governance

Accrington accountants go paperless

14y Rachael Singh

Accrington accountants go paperless

Mayes Business Partnership use Invu to make its firm paperless Read More...

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Green reporting legislation too complex, says watchdog
Company News

Green reporting legislation too complex, says watchdog

14y Rachael Singh

Green reporting legislation too complex, says watc...

The Committee on Climate Change has labeled incoming environmental legislation that will impact on finance functions as "unnecessarily complex", a w...

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UK finance professionals unaware of carbon reduction scheme
Corporate Governance

UK finance professionals unaware of carbon reduction scheme

14y Santhie Goundar

UK finance professionals unaware of carbon reducti...

Carbon reduction scheme off many finance professionals' radar Read More...

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Reverse VAT introduced on carbon trading
Corporate Governance

Reverse VAT introduced on carbon trading

14y Rachael Singh

Reverse VAT introduced on carbon trading

Taxman withdraws zero rate and introduces reverse payments of VAT on carbon emission trading Read More...

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Businesses have 18 days to register for CRC: PwC
Company News

Businesses have 18 days to register for CRC: PwC

14y Rachael Singh

Businesses have 18 days to register for CRC: PwC

Companies have just 18 days to register on the government led carbon reduction commitment Read More...

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