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European Council adopts rules on environmental reporting

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 14 May 2018

The European Council (EC) has updated its rules, with the aim of streamlining EU legislation in the field of environmental reporting.. read more

FRC: high quality audit enhanced by stronger culture

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 10 May 2018

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has found that high quality auditing is easier to achieve when firm culture promotes an ethical attitude.... read more

SASB founder and chair steps down from role

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 4 May 2018

Jean Rogers, founder and former CEO of the Sustainability Accounting Standard Board (SASB) has stepped down from her role as chair of the.... read more

British Overseas territories reject UK Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 2 May 2018

A number of the British overseas territories named in an amendment in the UK Governments Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill have already.... read more

Knowledge Hub to help organisations implement the TCFD recommendations launched

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 May 2018

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) have launched the TCFD Knowledge.... read more

EU member states only follow basic requirements of Non-Financial Reporting Directive

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 May 2018

CSR Europe, GRI and Accountancy Europe have found most EU member states are only implementing the basic requirements of the EU Directive on.... read more

ICAS appoints new president

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 May 2018

Sandy Manson has been appointed president of ICAS, succeeding Brian Souter.. read more

MTD legislation to spur demand for accountancy compliance services 

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 Apr 2018

UK accountants are likely to provide more clients with VAT submission services due to the Making Tax Digital (MTD) legislation, according to.... read more

Big Four to face further scrutiny

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Apr 2018

The Big Four could face scrutiny from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) following the appointment of Andrew Tyrie as its new chair.. read more

UK Government to review Financial Reporting Council

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Apr 2018

The UK Government has launched an independent review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) to assess its role, powers and independence.. read more

The Association of Chartered Accountants to support development of the profession in Myanmar

  • Published: 17 Apr 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Myanmar Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) have agreed a capacity.... read more

CPA Canada: US worries drag down Canadian confidence

  • Published: 16 Apr 2018

Uncertainty around the U.S has helped cause a significant downturn in Canadian optimism, according to a survey of professional accountants in.... read more

Global Ethics Board rewrites Code of Ethics

  • Published: 13 Apr 2018

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) has rewritten its Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants.. read more

Fundamental changes needed to integrate non-financial reporting

  • Published: 12 Apr 2018

For non-financial reporting to be more commonly accepted and to be reported to the same level as financial reporting, there is likely going to be a.... read more

CDSB aligns reporting Framework with TCFD recommendations

  • Published: 11 Apr 2018

The Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) has updated its Framework for reporting environmental information, natural capital and associated.... read more

The UK Financial Reporting Council increases levels of fines

  • Published: 9 Apr 2018

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published updated guidance for the Tribunal that hears FRC Enforcement cases increasing its fines to.... read more

Swedish development agency offer new €2.5m grant for GRI partnership

  • Published: 6 Apr 2018

GRI have received a €2.5m ($3.1m) grant from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), with who it partners, to help align its GRI.... read more

Support for aligning business to the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Published: 4 Apr 2018

A report that supports businesses looking to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of their value.... read more

IASB revises Conceptual Framework

  • Published: 3 Apr 2018

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has revised its Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting that underpins IFRS Standards.. read more

Zimbabwe pursues increased public sector transparency and accountability

  • Published: 28 Mar 2018

More than 200 senior officials from central and local government gathered to discuss the next steps in Zimbabwe’s migration to accrual accounting.... read more


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