British Business Bank extends ENABLE Funding facility with Time Finance to £64.4m
Brexit & Economy

British Business Bank extends ENABLE Funding facility with Time Finance to ...

3m Accountancy Age

British Business Bank extends ENABLE Funding facil...

British Business Bank has agreed to widen scope of facility to allow support for soft as well as hard assets Read More...

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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 ...

3m 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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Audit profession stands at a crossroad in fight for talent: New survey data reveals a call for change
ACCA

Audit profession stands at a crossroad in fight for talent: New survey data...

4m Rachael King

Audit profession stands at a crossroad in fight fo...

A survey conducted by accountancy bodies ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand...

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UK Treasury faces £15 billion black hole by 2029 due to fuel duty freeze and rise of electric vehicles
UK Treasury

UK Treasury faces £15 billion black hole by 2029 due to fuel duty freeze an...

4m Accountancy Age

UK Treasury faces £15 billion black hole by 2029 d...

A decade of frozen rates takes a toll Successive Conservative governments have maintained a freeze on fuel duty since 2011, a policy that has proven p...

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Sustainability reporting revolution: UK & EU lead the charge
ESG

Sustainability reporting revolution: UK & EU lead the charge

4m Accountancy Age

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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Assessing the expected lifespan of technology can boost earnings and reduce costs - here's how
Digital assets

Assessing the expected lifespan of technology can boost earnings and reduce...

5m Accountancy Age

Assessing the expected lifespan of technology can ...

Big Tech companies have boosted profits by extending their servers' estimated life, reducing depreciation charges. However, overestimation can lead to...

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IESBA floats stricter ESG reporting standards for review
Accounting Standards

IESBA floats stricter ESG reporting standards for review

5m 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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Accountants will need to step in to help with the EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism
Brexit

Accountants will need to step in to help with the EU's Carbon Border Adjust...

6m Rachael Kennedy

Accountants will need to step in to help with the ...

As the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)unfolds, it heralds more than a policy shift—it’s reshaping the global tr...

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PwC's 2023 annual report: What you need to know
Big Four

PwC's 2023 annual report: What you need to know

6m Rachael Kennedy

PwC's 2023 annual report: What you need to know

Accountancy Age unpacks PwC's 2023 annual report, with a focus on profits, people, investments and technology. Read More...

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How to grow green skills within your team
CSR

How to grow green skills within your team

7m 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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Emmanuel Faber secures second term as ISSB Chair
Accounting Standards

Emmanuel Faber secures second term as ISSB Chair

7m Accountancy Age

Emmanuel Faber secures second term as ISSB Chair

Faber has been outspoken about the EU's approach and reinforces the ISSB's approach of a climate transitioning on the "necessary scale" Read More...

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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...

7m 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...

7m Accountancy Age

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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Climate risk analysis must be part of the audit process
CSR

Climate risk analysis must be part of the audit process

8m 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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Carbon accounting rules decoded
ESG

Carbon accounting rules decoded

8m Accountancy Age

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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Taking the long view on ethics in accountancy
Accounting Firms

Taking the long view on ethics in accountancy

9m Michael Izza

Taking the long view on ethics in accountancy

Michael Izza, ICAEW chief executive, outlines the significance of Global Ethics Day for the chartered accountants community Read More...

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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

9m 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

9m 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...

9m Accountancy Age

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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Let’s make accountants accountable for better business behaviour
Business

Let’s make accountants accountable for better business behaviour

9m Paul Druckman , Chairman, World Benchmarking Alliance

Let’s make accountants accountable for better busi...

By switching the focus from ‘profit made for investors’ to ‘value created for all’, accountants can find ways to quantify and evaluate the impact of a...

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

Accountancy Blueprint: Attaining B Corp status for your firm

10m Accountancy Age

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...

10m 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

11m 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

11m 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'

12m 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...

1y 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

1y 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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