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The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin DAF Awards 2020: nominations open

  • Published: 11 Aug 2020

The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin DAF Awards 2020 are now open for nominations until 24th August 2020.. read more

ACCA’s public sector policy head takes on broader role

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Aug 2020

ACCA head of public sector policy Alex Metcalfe has taken on a broader role, becoming ACCA’s head of public sector.. read more

Coronavirus timeline: reactions from the accountancy profession

  • Author: Joe Pickard,Zoya Malik
  • Published: 7 Aug 2020

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world, the International Accounting Bulletin and The Accountant will be collating all.... read more

FASB issues ASU for convertible instruments and contracts in an entity’s own equity

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Aug 2020

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) with the aim of improving financial reporting.... read more

Advertised UK finance job down 61.2% compared to last year

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Aug 2020

The amount of UK finance jobs being advertised fell by 61.2% in July year-on-year, according to UK job board CV-Library, while competition has.... read more

AICPA urges US Congress to restore tax benefits

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Aug 2020

The American institute of CPAs (AICPA) has joined more than 170 organisations in a letter to US House of Representative speaker Nancy Pelosi and.... read more

ACCA: Governments must take balance sheet approach to managing finances through Covid-19 crisis

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 31 Jul 2020

Government spending has rocketed over the last few months in order to mitigate some of the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the IMF.... read more

Marked differences between UK SMEs and corporate sector in approaches to business planning

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Jul 2020

There are marked differences in approaches to managing cashflow and business continuity planning between SMEs and the corporate sector, according.... read more

ACCA UK signs MOU with Generation CFO

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 28 Jul 2020

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK and Generation CFO, a forum for CFOs and finance professionals, have signed a.... read more

UK’s FRC appoints two executive directors

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 Jul 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed two executive directors following an extensive open recruitment process.. read more

Accounting bodies launch tool for governments grappling with fiscal impact of Covid-19

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 Jul 2020

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), in partnership with the International.... read more

UK’s FRC: High-quality disclosures needed to reflect impact of Covid-19

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 21 Jul 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) has completed its first thematic review of company reporting since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.. read more

AICPA launches PPP loan forgiveness tool

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 20 Jul 2020

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and its business and technology arm, CPA.com, have launched a Paycheck Protection.... read more

SME Recovery Tracker: Reality of lockdown lifting hits hard on SMEs

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 17 Jul 2020

The easing of lockdown restrictions in the UK has not alleviated concerns about the future viability of SMEs or eased the stresses they are under,.... read more

ACCA and PrimeGlobal announce global agreement

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 14 Jul 2020

ACCA and PrimeGlobal have signed an agreement to work together on several projects, including thought leadership, professional research and.... read more

GRI and SASB announce collaboration

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Jul 2020

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) have announced a collaborative work plan, in.... read more

AICPA urges IRS to ‘act immediately’ to provide penalty relief due to pandemic

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 9 Jul 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has urged the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide broader tax administrative and penalty relief ahead.... read more

Reactions to UK Chancellor’s statement

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Jul 2020

The UK chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a number of measures in parliament today [8 July] in an effort to help the UK economy recover from the.... read more

IFAC: Audit committees must rise to the challenges of the new normal

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Jul 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the way we live and work, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the Institute of.... read more

AICPA offers Covid-19 Student Hardship Grant

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Jul 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is offering up to $50,000 in education grants to help undergraduate and graduate accounting students who.... read more


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