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GRI calls for sustainability reporting to become mandatory

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Dec 2020

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has called for sustainability reporting to become mandatory in its response to the International Financial.... read more

Lockton: businesses running out of time to be ready for IR35 reform

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Dec 2020

Businesses using contractors in the UK have a ‘rapidly closing window’ to make appropriate preparations for IR35 reform, with only four months left.... read more

Appointments made to IASB’s Capital Markets Advisory Committee

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Dec 2020

Three members have been appointed to the International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) Capital Markets Advisory Committee (CMAC). read more

IFA and Funding Options to collaborate to help SMEs on the road to financial recovery

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Dec 2020

The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) is collaborating with Funding Options, a marketplace for business finance, to give its members access.... read more

ACCA makes senior appointments to Governance directorate

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Dec 2020

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has made two appointments to its Governance directorate; Joe Johnson has been appointed.... read more

CIMA: double threat of Brexit and Covid fails to encourage UK workers to upskill

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Dec 2020

Two thirds (66%) of UK employees have said they have had no training or professional development since January 2020, despite the pandemic forcing.... read more

HMRC under fire for ‘serious’ personal data breaches

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 7 Dec 2020

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has reported 11 ‘serious’ personal data incidents to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the most recent.... read more

CDSB’s environmental disclosures report: insufficient information for investment decision-making

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Dec 2020

The latest report published by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), The state of EU environmental disclosures in 2020, found signs of.... read more

HLB launches sustainability and CSR advisory services

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Dec 2020

HLB has launched a sustainability and CSR advisory service, HLB Sustain CSR, as part of its firm in Malta.. read more

UKRI awards funding to develop accounting technology

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Dec 2020

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), a non-departmental public body sponsored by the UK’s department for Business, energy, and Industrial Strategy ,.... read more

Sponsored content: Minding the data gap

  • Published: 3 Dec 2020

In recent years, governments around the world have made increasing use of indirect taxation. Technology is increasing the ability of tax.... read more

IFA members granted approval for HNWI accounts

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2020

The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) has been recognised by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) specified list of bodies that can.... read more

ACCA publishes commitments to delivering on UN’s SDGs

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2020

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published its own commitments to delivering on the United Nations Sustainable.... read more

UK FRC: Research supports introduction of standards for audit committees

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2020

Research commissioned by the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and conducted by YouGov, has found that the development of standards for audit.... read more

Degreed: Organisations cutting upskilling opportunities amid growing demand for new skills

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2020

Degreed, an upskilling platform, has found that business investment in developing skills has not kept up with growing demand for new skills during.... read more

Covid increasing competition over jobs in financial services

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2020

Financial services recruitment agency Core-Asset Consulting have warned of mass employment difficulties after receiving more than 350 applications.... read more

Applications open for AICPA scholarships

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA is currently accepting applications for a range of scholarships which are intended to strengthen the pipeline.... read more

AICPA appoints vice president for state regulatory and legislative affairs

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Nov 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has appointed Marta Zaniewski as vice president of state regulatory and legislative affairs.. read more

IIRC and SASB to merge

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Nov 2020

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) have announced their intention to.... read more

Grant Thornton and Babington extend partnership to deliver Accountancy Apprenticeships

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Nov 2020

Grant Thornton UK and training provider Babington have signed a five-year contract to extend the delivery of the Accountancy Apprenticeships.... read more


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