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Research: 64% of CFOs will be completely reliant on big data

  • Published: 5 Nov 2019

Almost two-thirds (64%) of UK CFOs expect to be completely reliant on big data within five years, with 13% of CFOs believing this is already the.... read more

HKICPA and CIMA agree mutual examination paper exemptions

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Nov 2019

The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) have entered a.... read more

ACCA updates tax report due to an increasingly digitalised economy

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Nov 2019

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has updated its tax report to better reflect changes to the global economy over the last.... read more

Bosnia and Herzegovina sign agreement to strengthen tax treaties

  • Published: 1 Nov 2019

Bosnia and Herzegovina has signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting.... read more

HMRC appoints chief executive

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Oct 2019

HM Revenue & Customs has appointed Jim Harra as its chief executive and first permanent secretary. Harra succeeds Jon Thompson who earlier this.... read more

IIA: UK Government must legislate to deliver audit regulator reform

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Oct 2019

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has called on the UK Government to find parliamentary time for audit regulator reform.. read more

CIMA updates Code of Ethics

  • Published: 28 Oct 2019

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has updated its Code of Ethics with the aim of better helping finance professionals deal.... read more

Accountancy Europe calls for revisions to the Non-Financial Reporting Directive

  • Published: 24 Oct 2019

Accountancy Europe has called for revisions to the Non-financial Reporting Directive (NFRD), addressing the economy’s need to ‘undergo an urgent.... read more

UK’s FRC launches updated stewardship code

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 Oct 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council has launched a revision to the UK Stewardship Code. The new code raises expectations for how money is invested.... read more

ACA results: tech paper achieves highest pass rate

  • Published: 23 Oct 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ (ICAEW) Business and Technology paper had the highest pass rate (89.2%) of the ACA.... read more

Multiple International Education Standards revised with focus on technology

  • Published: 22 Oct 2019

The International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) has revised four International Education Standards (IESs) addressing learning and.... read more

UK’s FRC: Investors seek clearer reporting on climate-related issues

  • Published: 22 Oct 2019

Companies are falling short of investors’ expectations for clearer reporting on climate-related issues, according to the UK’s Financial Reporting.... read more

IAASB and IESBA pledge stronger alliance

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 21 Oct 2019

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) and the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) have pledged.... read more

UK’s FRC: accounting profession needs to lead by example on diversity

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 21 Oct 2019

With the majority of partner level positions being held by white men, the audit and accountancy profession is lagging behind other businesses when.... read more

Kingman expresses concern of ‘letting the FRC drift on’

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 Oct 2019

Legal & General group chairman Jon Kingman, who led the review into the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC), has expressed his concern to the.... read more

Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors’ chief executive to step down

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Oct 2019

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors of the UK and Ireland (CIIA) chief executive Ian Peters is to step down at the end of 2019 after ten.... read more

UK’s FRC fines jump to record high

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Oct 2019

Fines issued by the UK's Financial Reporting Council's (FRC) to audit firms increased by 44% year-on-year to £24.3m ($30.76m) for the year ended 30.... read more

UK Accountants risk their jobs over inappropriate behaviour at work

  • Published: 14 Oct 2019

Nearly 52.6% of accounting and finance employers have experienced inappropriate behaviour from their employees in the workplace, with 40% having to.... read more

OECD offers support to APEC in fight against tax crime

  • Published: 14 Oct 2019

In response to a request from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) finance ministers, the OECD has published a report, Combatting Tax.... read more

OECD publishes proposal addressing challenges from the digitalisation of the economy

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 10 Oct 2019

The OECD Secretariat has published a proposal to advance international negotiations to ensure large and highly profitable multinational enterprises.... read more


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