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HMRC increases payments to public informants as crackdown begins on furlough fraud

  • Published: 3 Sep 2020

HMRC are investigating approximately 4,500 cases of furlough fraud after their tax evasion hotline reveals tip-offs. The Revenue made their first.... read more

CIOT supports government move to ensure all tax advisers professionally qualified

  • Published: 3 Sep 2020

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has welcomed a UK government proposal for greater regulation on commercial tax advisors, but warns this.... read more

IRS temporarily accepts e-signatures, AICPA urges further relief

  • Published: 2 Sep 2020

The US’ Internal Revenue Service (IRS)  are temporarily accepting scanned or digital signatures on certain tax forms, and will allow some documents.... read more

ICAS issues going concern guidance for charities

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 Aug 2020

The Institute of chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has issued guidance to support charity trustees to prepare a robust assessment of their.... read more

AAT recognised in Dubai

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Aug 2020

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has been recognised as an International Certification Organisation by the Knowledge and Human.... read more

ICAS announces Top 100 Young CAs for 2020

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 26 Aug 2020

ICAS (the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) has announced a list of the Top 100 Young Chartered Accountants (CAs) as part of a global.... read more

UK officially in recession

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 17 Aug 2020

Jodie Gill, Director of Engagement and Communications at CABA, the charity supporting the wellbeing of chartered accountants and their families.... read more

The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin DAF Awards 2020: nominations open

  • Published: 11 Aug 2020

The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin DAF Awards 2020 are now open for nominations until 24th August 2020.. read more

ACCA’s public sector policy head takes on broader role

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Aug 2020

ACCA head of public sector policy Alex Metcalfe has taken on a broader role, becoming ACCA’s head of public sector.. read more

Coronavirus timeline: reactions from the accountancy profession

  • Author: Joe Pickard,Zoya Malik
  • Published: 7 Aug 2020

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world, the International Accounting Bulletin and The Accountant will be collating all.... read more

FASB issues ASU for convertible instruments and contracts in an entity’s own equity

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Aug 2020

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) with the aim of improving financial reporting.... read more

Advertised UK finance job down 61.2% compared to last year

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Aug 2020

The amount of UK finance jobs being advertised fell by 61.2% in July year-on-year, according to UK job board CV-Library, while competition has.... read more

AICPA urges US Congress to restore tax benefits

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Aug 2020

The American institute of CPAs (AICPA) has joined more than 170 organisations in a letter to US House of Representative speaker Nancy Pelosi and.... read more

ACCA: Governments must take balance sheet approach to managing finances through Covid-19 crisis

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 31 Jul 2020

Government spending has rocketed over the last few months in order to mitigate some of the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the IMF.... read more

Marked differences between UK SMEs and corporate sector in approaches to business planning

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Jul 2020

There are marked differences in approaches to managing cashflow and business continuity planning between SMEs and the corporate sector, according.... read more

ACCA UK signs MOU with Generation CFO

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 28 Jul 2020

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK and Generation CFO, a forum for CFOs and finance professionals, have signed a.... read more

UK’s FRC appoints two executive directors

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 Jul 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed two executive directors following an extensive open recruitment process.. read more

Accounting bodies launch tool for governments grappling with fiscal impact of Covid-19

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 Jul 2020

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), in partnership with the International.... read more

UK’s FRC: High-quality disclosures needed to reflect impact of Covid-19

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 21 Jul 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) has completed its first thematic review of company reporting since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.. read more

AICPA launches PPP loan forgiveness tool

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 20 Jul 2020

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and its business and technology arm, CPA.com, have launched a Paycheck Protection.... read more


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