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CIMA: UK Government should concentrate on four key areas for Covid-19 recovery

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Jul 2020

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has published a set of recommendations designed to support the UK Government in helping.... read more

Change of plans for AAT remote invigilation

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 Jul 2020

Despite previous plans for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) to move to remote invigilation (RI), the AAT has now deemed it is.... read more

Bank of International Settlements selects Bank of England to host an Innovation Hub Centre

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 30 Jun 2020

This UK centre will support the global central banking and finance community through the development of digital public goods - addressing issues of.... read more

Digitisation of company incorporation and taxation drives UK competitiveness

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 30 Jun 2020

The UK government’s digital drive in tax, along with online company formation processes, has helped make the UK one of the simplest places to do.... read more

Passing of Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act into law

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 30 Jun 2020

A number of key organisations from across the insolvency and restructuring framework have welcomed the passing of the Corporate Insolvency and.... read more

Employers offered time to come clean on furlough errors

  • Published: 30 Jun 2020

On the proposed amendments to the Finance Bill on how HMRC proposes to deal with employers who have made errors relating to COVID-19 support.... read more

Coronavirus timeline: reactions from the accountancy profession

  • Author: Joe Pickard,Zoya Malik
  • Published: 26 Jun 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

IASB issues amendments to IFRS 17

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Jun 2020

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has issued amendments to IFRS17 Insurance Contracts with the aim of helping companies implement.... read more

CIMA: Long-term UK recovery will depend on solving productivity puzzle

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Jun 2020

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has call called on the UK Government to look beyond the short-term and address the ‘UK’s.... read more

ISCA re-elect Kon Yin Tong as president

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 Jun 2020

Kon Yin Tong has been re-elected as the president of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).. read more

A quarter of JSE-listed entities have rotated audit firms ahead of MAFR

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 Jun 2020

A quarter of Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) companies have rotated their audit firms ahead of the 2023 Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation (MAFR).... read more

UK’s FRC appoints new chair of Pre-Exemption Group

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Jun 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed Simon Fraser as chair of the Pre-Exemption Group (PEG). Fraser has been a longstanding.... read more

Majority of UK accountants concerned about finding new employment

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 Jun 2020

A worrying 80% of UK accounting and finance professionals feel stressed about trying to find a new role in the current climate, with one in four.... read more

CPA Ireland launches new syllabus

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Jun 2020

CPA Ireland has launched a new syllabus, Ready to Face the Future of Accounting, which will be rolled out to all students in September 2020.. read more

UK SMEs concerned about social distancing requirements

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 10 Jun 2020

UK SMEs will struggle to trade if social distancing measures continue, according to the latest results from the Association of Chartered Certified.... read more

IMA launches Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 10 Jun 2020

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has launched a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Toolkit available for any individual or business looking.... read more

AICPA foundation offers CPA Exam scholarship

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Jun 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Foundation is offering a scholarship to help CPA Exam candidates cover the cost of exam fees or preparatory.... read more

New ICAEW president to focus on building sustainable economies

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Jun 2020

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) new president for 2020/2021 David Matthews addressed the need for the.... read more

ICAEW: Strong economic recovery likely, but not certain

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Jun 2020

A strong economic recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic is likely in the UK, according to a report commissioned by the Institute of Chartered.... read more

Risk Committee ToRs published by The Chartered Governance Institute

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 2 Jun 2020

On 1 June 2020, The Chartered Governance Institute has published new Terms of Reference for risk committees, which are intended as a guide for.... read more


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