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KPMG UK launches new audit only apprenticeship

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2019

KPMG UK has launched an audit only apprenticeship scheme, with c140 places available for school leavers.. read more

Mark Carney appointed as UN’s special envoy on climate action and finance

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2019

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has been appointed as UN special envoy for climate action and finance. He will start his new position once his.... read more

ACCA launches platform to track CPD

  • Published: 28 Nov 2019

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants has launched MyACCA, a platform designed to help its members track their continuous professional.... read more

Submission information for the IAB World Survey 2020

  • Published: 27 Nov 2019

We have now launched the submission form for the International Accounting Bulletin World Survey 2020, the deadline for which is 13 January 2020.. read more

OECD launches automatic exchange of information programme

  • Published: 26 Nov 2019

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations Development Programme’s Tax Inspectors Without Borders.... read more

Taking joint responsibility for corporate reporting failures

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 26 Nov 2019

Following AFM’s assessment during 2017-2018 on ‘quality change’ at PIE audit firms, Accon, BDO, Baker Tilly, Grant Thornton and Mazars over quality.... read more

GRI calls for increased action on human rights reporting

  • Published: 26 Nov 2019

Governments need to do more to help businesses understand, mitigate and improve their human rights impacts by strengthening transparency and.... read more

ACCA appoints president and leadership team

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Nov 2019

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed a new presidential team at its AGM held in London on 21 November.. read more

IFAC council approves its first ever female-majority board

  • Published: 20 Nov 2019

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has approved its first ever female-majority board. The approval of eight board members, which.... read more

ICAEW publishes guide to provide better understanding of assurance

  • Published: 20 Nov 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has.... read more

Survey: diversity and inclusion key for over half of accounting and finance jobseekers

  • Published: 19 Nov 2019

More than half (52%) of accountancy and finance professionals in the UK look for an organisation’s diversity and inclusion policies when.... read more

GRI appoints four new board members

  • Published: 15 Nov 2019

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has appointed four new members to its board, effective 1 January 2020.. read more

ICAEW partners with Inflo to provide audit, tax and advisory services

  • Published: 13 Nov 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has partnered with financial data analytics software company Inflo, to provide.... read more

Research: Three in five employers concerned about missing out on temporary talent due to IR35

  • Published: 13 Nov 2019

The majority of senior decision makers in medium and large-sized businesses are concerned about missing out on temporary talent ahead of the.... read more

CIMA research finds UK workers apathetic to learning new skills

  • Published: 11 Nov 2019

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) remains apathetic towards learning new skills despite automation and new technologies.... read more

ACCA and Morison KSi renew global MoU

  • Published: 8 Nov 2019

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Morison KSi have renewed their global Memorandum of Understanding.. read more

HKICPA survey: non-traditional accounting talents in high demand

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Nov 2019

According to a survey conducted by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), 36% of member respondents are undertaking.... read more

SASB appoints new CEO

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Nov 2019

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has appointed Janine Guillot as its CEO, succeeding Madelyn Antoncic.. read more

SAICA appoints board chair

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Nov 2019

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has appointed Tsakani Maluleke as its non-executive board chair.. read more

UK’s FRC: Auditors urgently need to improve their challenge of management

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Nov 2019

Audit quality is still not consistently reaching the necessary high standards expected, particularly when challenging management and performing.... read more

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