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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

The UK’s FRC sets out plan to transition into ARGA

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 May 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has set out its plan to transition into the new regulator Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority.... read more

KPMG US to add tax program at VSB and USC to its Master of Accounting Program

  • Published: 15 May 2019

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) and the University of Southern California (USC) Leventhal School of Accounting is adding a tax programme to.... read more

FASB issues simplification initiative for income tax

  • Published: 14 May 2019

The US’ Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) proposing to simplify accounting for income taxes.. read more

ACCA study reveals 55% of public misunderstand audit

  • Published: 10 May 2019

A research study conducted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has revealed that 55% of the public believe auditors could.... read more

CPA Ireland appoints president

  • Published: 3 May 2019

Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) appointed Gearóid O’Driscoll as its president at its Annual General Meeting held on 1 May 2019.. read more

Interest rate benchmarks reform prompts potential changes to IFRS

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 3 May 2019

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has proposed changes to financial instruments standards IAS 39 and IFRS 9 in response to the.... read more

ISCA elects four council members

  • Published: 2 May 2019

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) has elected four members to the ISCA Council.. read more

ICAS appoint president

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Apr 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has appointed Mike McKeon as its president.. read more

FAF president and CEO resigns

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Apr 2019

The Financial Accounting Foundations (FAF) president and CEO, Teresa Polley, has announced her resignation after eleven years leading the.... read more

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