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FASB proposes effective date delays on time-sensitive standards

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 Apr 2020

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that would grant a one-year effective date.... read more

IAASB strategy and work plan increases emphasis on emerging issues

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 Apr 2020

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has published its strategy for 2020–2023 and work plan for 2020–2021, with a focus.... read more

SASB appoints chair and vice chair to Investor Advisory Group

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 15 Apr 2020

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has appointed a new chair and vice chair to its Investor Advisory Group, a group of leading.... read more

GRI: Greater corporate input needed to reach the SDGs

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 9 Apr 2020

Governments around the world need to do more to utilise participation from both the public and private sectors in order to reach the UN’s.... read more

CFN: 20% of UK SMEs set to collapse within the next two weeks

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Apr 2020

Research conducted by the Corporate Finance Network (CFN) predicts that as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, out of 10,000 of their SME clients,.... read more

Global Economic Conditions Survey: Economic confidence collapses to record low

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Apr 2020

Economic confidence in Q1 has collapsed to a record low, according to a report published by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.... read more

CABA appoints new CEO

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Apr 2020

CABA, the UK-based charity which supports the wellbeing of chartered accountants and their families, has appointed Christian Holmes as its CEO.. read more

CIMA calls on UK government to provide further support to SMEs

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Apr 2020

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has called on the UK Government to provide more support for UK SMEs as they continue to.... read more

Accordance launches Covid-19 EU Tax Authority tracker

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 31 Mar 2020

As EU governments make rapid changes to reporting and payment schedules in response to the coronavirus pandemic, international VAT service provider.... read more

IMA launches new data analytics course

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 31 Mar 2020

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has launched its new Data Analytics & Visualization Fundamentals Certificate course, as part of an.... read more

AAT Bursary launches for financially disadvantaged people

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Mar 2020

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has launched a bursary scheme which will give financially disadvantaged people the chance to study.... read more

New ACCA head of Indonesia appointed

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 30 Mar 2020

Hani Karunia has been appointed as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) head of Indonesia. read more

Two senior hires at GRI

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Mar 2020

As global capital markets, investors and policy makers are increasingly focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) information, the.... read more

UK FRC: Step change in use of technology to improve audit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Mar 2020

The use of automated tools for audit such as data analytics has grown dramatically in the last three years, however auditors are dependent on.... read more

ACCA: Accountancy must leave spreadsheet comfort zone

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Mar 2020

Only 20% of accountants believe they have expertise in emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, according to the.... read more

IASCA launch qualifications through Qatar Association of Certified Public Accountants

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 17 Mar 2020

The International Arab Society of Certified Public Accountants (IASCA) has launched a training plan in cooperation with the Qatar Association of.... read more

UK’s FRC provides updated guidance in relation to COVID-19

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 Mar 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has updated its guidance in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.. read more

COVID-19: Learn. Prepare. Plan.

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 13 Mar 2020

CEO Stephen Heathcote informs the market on how PrimeGlobal is assisting members in the face of Covid-19 crises. read more

AICPA publishes supply chain risk management reporting framework

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Mar 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has launched a new risk reporting framework, SOC for Supply Chain, to help manufacturers, producers and.... read more

Chartered IIA: 163% more internal auditors at executive management level in Financial Services

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 9 Mar 2020

Half of all Chief Internal Auditors are now employed at executive management level in their businesses, at a rank equivalent to CFO, according to a.... read more


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