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Air of Caution as UK exits from Europe

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 31 Jan 2020

UK’s withdrawal agreement (a treaty between the European Union and the United Kingdom) will enter into force upon the UK's exit from the EU, on 31.... read more

EY to be carbon neutral by end of 2020

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 30 Jan 2020

EY has announced plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions. The commitment reflects the.... read more

UK accountants see advertised salaries continue to rise in 2019

  • Published: 29 Jan 2020

UK advertised accountancy and finance salaries continued to rise in 2019, with 3.2% average increase in salary resulting in a £42,000 ($54,599).... read more

OECD and IOTA to expand cooperation in promoting stronger tax systems

  • Published: 29 Jan 2020

The OECD and the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA) have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation between.... read more

CIMA signs MoU to improve public service productivity

  • Published: 27 Jan 2020

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has signed a MoU with the Institute for Continuous Improvement in Public Services (ICiPS).... read more

OECD publishes self-assessment tools for tax administrations

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 Jan 2020

The OECD has published two self-assessment maturity models on tax debt management and the reduction of compliance burdens to aid tax administrations.. read more

Survey: More than half of UK businesses rush to upgrade financial systems

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 21 Jan 2020

More than half (51%) of finance workers within UK businesses have said their firm has rushed to implement new financial software in the last 12.... read more

Bruce Mackenzie to join International Accounting Standards Board

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 20 Jan 2020

The trustees of the IFRS Foundation have appointed Bruce Mackenzie as a member of the International Accounting Standards Board from 1 October 2020.. read more

FRC Report: Investors call for improved workforce reporting

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 20 Jan 2020

Reporting on workforce-related issues needs to improve to meet investor needs and reflect modern day workforces, according to a report from the.... read more

UN Sustainable Development Goals disclosure recommendations

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 17 Jan 2020

Leading accounting bodies and other organisations have called for corporate and asset owner action and improved reporting on the UN’s Sustainable.... read more

ACCA launches wellbeing hub for its students

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 17 Jan 2020

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has launched a wellbeing hub to provide mental health, lifestyle and community support.. read more

IFA launches provisional associate membership for accounting degree graduates

  • Published: 16 Jan 2020

The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) has launched a new membership tier specifically for finance and accounting degree graduates.. read more

ICAEW updates assurance guidance on internal controls of service organisations

  • Published: 16 Jan 2020

The Institute of Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has updated its guidance on conducting assurance engagements on the internal controls of.... read more

Canadian and Japanese accounting standards boards meet to discuss future cooperation

  • Published: 15 Jan 2020

Representatives from the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) and the Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) met for their first bilateral meeting.... read more

IASCA launches automated exam system for its qualifications

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Jan 2020

The International Arab Society of Certified Accountants (IASCA) has replaced its International Arab Certified Public Accountant (IACPA) paper-based.... read more

Steve Varley appointed first EY Global Sustainability leader

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 14 Jan 2020

EY announced the appointment of Steve Varley as EY Global Vice Chair – Sustainability effective 1 July 2020. In this newly-created global role,.... read more

The Chartered IIA launch new Internal Audit Code

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 9 Jan 2020

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (Chartered IIA) has published a new code with the goal of increasing the effectiveness of internal.... read more

UK’s FRC: Improved governance and reporting required to promote sustainability

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 9 Jan 2020

Companies need to improve their governance practices and reporting in order to demonstrate their positive impact on the economy and wider society,.... read more

GASB appoints new chair

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Jan 2020

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has appointed Joel Black as the next chair of the US’ Governmental Accounting.... read more

Chartered IIA appoints interim CEO

  • Published: 7 Jan 2020

The UK’s Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (Chartered IIA) has appointed John Wood as its interim CEO.. read more


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