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CPA Ireland launches new syllabus

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Jun 2020

CPA Ireland has launched a new syllabus, Ready to Face the Future of Accounting, which will be rolled out to all students in September 2020.. read more

UK SMEs concerned about social distancing requirements

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 10 Jun 2020

UK SMEs will struggle to trade if social distancing measures continue, according to the latest results from the Association of Chartered Certified.... read more

IMA launches Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 10 Jun 2020

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has launched a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Toolkit available for any individual or business looking.... read more

AICPA foundation offers CPA Exam scholarship

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Jun 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Foundation is offering a scholarship to help CPA Exam candidates cover the cost of exam fees or preparatory.... read more

New ICAEW president to focus on building sustainable economies

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Jun 2020

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) new president for 2020/2021 David Matthews addressed the need for the.... read more

ICAEW: Strong economic recovery likely, but not certain

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Jun 2020

A strong economic recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic is likely in the UK, according to a report commissioned by the Institute of Chartered.... read more

Risk Committee ToRs published by The Chartered Governance Institute

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 2 Jun 2020

On 1 June 2020, The Chartered Governance Institute has published new Terms of Reference for risk committees, which are intended as a guide for.... read more

FASB appoints technical director

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 28 May 2020

The US’ Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has appointed Hillary Salo to the role of director of technical activities and chair of the.... read more

CIMA launches free business recovery toolkit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 May 2020

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has launched Reimagine business resilience in the Covid-19 World, a free resource to help.... read more

IIRC appoints new chair

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 May 2020

Conor Kehoe has been appointed as chair of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), replacing Dominic Barton who chaired the council.... read more

AICPA appoints new chair

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 May 2020

The American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) has appointed Tracey Golden as its new chair for a one-year voluntary term. The appointment was made by.... read more

UK’s FRC chair to step down fearing conflict of responsibilities

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 20 May 2020

UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) chair Simon Dingemans has stepped down a mere seven months after taking up the role.. read more

Covid-19 taking its toll on SME clients’ mental health

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 20 May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is taking its toll on accountants’ SME clients according to the weekly SME Health Tracker produced by the Association of.... read more

Mental Health Awareness Week poll reveals bosses don’t care about their workforce

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 20 May 2020

More than half of all employees (53%) believe their employer is showing a lack of concern about their high levels of anxiety due to the pandemic,.... read more

Majority of finance professionals are worried about losing their job

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 19 May 2020

The majority (56.5%) of UK finance professionals are worried about losing their job during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study by UK.... read more

AAT to move to remote testing

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 14 May 2020

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is working to make remote invigilation possible from August 2020, in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.. read more

CIMA moves to at-home testing

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 11 May 2020

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has delivered its first at-home exams to student around the globe, following the closure.... read more

ACCA introduces remote exams

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 May 2020

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is allowing its students to take their exams at home, in circumstances where centre-based.... read more

LSBF launches ‘Accounting Masterclass' for ACCA students

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 May 2020

London School of business and Finance (LSBF) has launched an online course, Accounting Masterclass, to help support Association of Chartered.... read more

UK’s FRC: Early warning systems need to be enhanced to drive improvements in audit quality

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 May 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has called for Audit Quality Indicators (AQIs) to be used more effectively so that more timely.... read more


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