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UK measures to ensure small businesses get paid on time

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

For the first time large businesses in the UK could be fined for failing to pay smaller suppliers on time as part of a robust package of measures.... read more

ARGA saga from ICAEW in response to Kingman

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

In its response to the Independent Review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) led by Sir John Kingman, the ICAEW says it regards the.... read more

SEC adopts amendments to auditor independence rules

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted amendments to the auditor independence rules relating to the analysis that must be.... read more

IMA and CRC-SP launch strategic partnership

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the Conselho Regional de Contabilidade do Estado de São Paulo (CRC-SP) have entered into a.... read more

ACCA reveals new computer based exam practice platform

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) students are set to benefit from a brand new exam practice platform for computer based.... read more

UK government offers FAQs on remuneration rules

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

The UK government has published answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs)on the new Companies (Directors’ Remuneration Policy and Directors’.... read more

AICPA to oversee new internet domain for CPAs

  • Published: 11 Jun 2019

The American Institute of CPAs is in the process of being awarded the .cpa domain and is currently in a contract execution phase with the.... read more

Is Boris’s tax cut proposal worth backing?

  • Published: 10 Jun 2019

With contenders to replace Theresa May as UK Prime Minister now officially throwing their hats into the ring and revealing some of their policy.... read more

ACCA launches Russian language Advanced Diploma in Finance and Business

  • Published: 7 Jun 2019

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has launched a Russian language Advanced Diploma in Finance and Business, extending its.... read more

Charity SORP must change to meet ‘new public expectations’

  • Published: 7 Jun 2019

The SORP governance review panel says charity reporting and accounting in the UK and Ireland must be refocussed with the views and needs of the.... read more

UK accountants’ salaries broadly flat

  • Published: 7 Jun 2019

Research by specialist recruiter Randstad Financial Services has revealed that salaries for accountants in the UK were broadly flat compared to.... read more

EFRAG issues draft comments on IASB exposure draft

  • Published: 6 Jun 2019

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has issued a draft comment in response to the IASB's Exposure Draft ED/2019/2 Annual.... read more

EU adopts new rules on business insolvency

  • Published: 6 Jun 2019

The EU is giving reputable bankrupt entrepreneurs a second chance, and making it easier for viable enterprises in financial difficulties to access.... read more

ACCA calls for delay on changes to UK employment status

  • Published: 5 Jun 2019

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has warned that a change in UK tax legislation could lead to added confusion over.... read more

UK accounting employers favour resilience, adaptability, willingness to upskill

  • Published: 5 Jun 2019

Research by online UK job board, CV-Library, reveals the key skills favoured by accounting and finance employers are resilience (65.9%), the.... read more

Wanted - Chair for new UK Accounting Standards Endorsement Board

  • Published: 4 Jun 2019

The UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is seeking to appoint a Chair of the new United Kingdom Accounting Standards.... read more

EBA annual report updates on IFRS 9 progress

  • Published: 3 Jun 2019

The European Banking Authority’s (EBA), the EU regulatory agency for banks, has published its latest annual report. Included in the report is an.... read more

SEC appoints acting chief accountant

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 31 May 2019

The US’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Sagar Teotia as its acting chief accountant following the departure of Wesley.... read more


  • Published: 31 May 2019

The US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that reduces the cost of accounting for goodwill.... read more

Hong Kong’s FRC and China’s Ministry of Finance sign MoU on cooperation of audit regulation

  • Published: 28 May 2019

Hong Kong’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and the Supervision and Evaluation Bureau (SEB) of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) have signed a.... read more

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