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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

Stavros Thomadakis extends term as IESBA chairman

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 May 2020

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) has extended Stavros Thomadakis position as chair until the end of 2021.. read more

FAF appoints vice president

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Apr 2020

The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has appointed Steven Hobbs as vice president and general counsel.. read more

IRBA board appoints new CEO

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 28 Apr 2020

Jenitha John has been appointed as the new CEO of South Africa’s Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), effective 1 June 2020.. read more

Covid-19 pandemic fuels rise in home studying of accountancy courses

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 Apr 2020

As the UK public enters its second month living under lockdown restrictions, the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has reported a sharp.... read more

ACCA: Covid-19 having significant impact on the world’s auditors

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 Apr 2020

The impact of Covid-19 is already having a significant impact across the audit profession, according to research from the Association of Chartered.... read more

New president for ICAS

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 Apr 2020

Catherine Burnet has been appointed as the president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) for 2020/21.. read more

SME Health Tracker: 39% of businesses will not be able to survive two more weeks of lockdown

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 Apr 2020

Access to cash in the short and medium-term is still an uncertainty for many UK businesses due to the trading conditions created by the Covid-19.... read more

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


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