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ACCA launches global mentoring programme

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 Sep 2020

Following an initial pilot in six markets, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is launching a global rollout of its mentoring.... read more

ACCA: Covid-19 and digitalisation unprecedented pressures on tax systems worldwide

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 Sep 2020

The challenges of digitalisation and the Covid-19 pandemic have introduced unprecedented external pressures on what governments can tax, and how.... read more

MarketFinance awarded £10m grant to support more businesses

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 23 Sep 2020

Fintech business lender MarketFinance has been awarded a £10m grant from the Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF), by Banking Competition Remedies.... read more

IFAC and ICAEW launch first instalment of anti-money laundering educational series

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 Sep 2020

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has released the first.... read more

AICPA, CPA.com and Biz2Credit launch platform for small business funding

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 Sep 2020

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), its business and technology arm, CPA.com, and fintech Biz2Credit are collaborating.... read more

Ian Carruthers to continue leading IPSASB through 2024

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 Sep 2020

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has re-appointed Ian Carruthers as chair for a third term through 2024.. read more

AAT cancels face-to-face events until 2021

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Sep 2020

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has cancelled all of its face-to-face events until at least 31 December 2020, due to the Covid-19.... read more

ACCA report: Finance teams must champion big data

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 Sep 2020

Finance teams must leave their comfort zone and champion big data and forward looking analytics to remain relevant, according to a report from the.... read more

Inaugural chair of UK Accounting Standards Endorsement Board appointed

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Sep 2020

Pauline Wallace has been appointed as the inaugural chair of the UK Accounting Standards Endorsement Board (UKEB).. read more

Chartered IIA study reveals extent of Covid-19 disruption to internal audit teams

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Sep 2020

Almost half (46%) of UK internal audit teams have been affected by redeployment during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to a survey of chief audit.... read more

Standard setters unite on shared vision for the future of comprehensive corporate reporting

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 14 Sep 2020

Five global organisations who set frameworks and standards for sustainability and integrated reporting have published a report announcing a shared.... read more

IPSASB will achieve gender parity for the first time in 2021

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 14 Sep 2020

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) will achieve gender parity in its membership for the first time, with the.... read more

PwC UK welcomes over a thousand new student recruits

  • Published: 11 Sep 2020

PwC has taken on over 1,300 new graduates and school leavers over September and October despite the uncertainty caused by the pandemic.. read more

Digital Accounting Forum 2020 & Awards Presenter – Arex Markets

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 11 Sep 2020

Zoya Malik, Group Editor, International Accounting Bulletin and The Accountant caught up with Perttu Jalkanen, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial.... read more

CIOT calls for HMRC to re-evaluate uncertain tax treatment policy

  • Published: 10 Sep 2020

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has called on the UK government to rethink a proposal which would require businesses to identify HMRC if.... read more

ACCA launches SMP report for Small Business Advice Week

  • Published: 9 Sep 2020

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has launched its Small and Medium Practices (SMP) report coinciding with Small Business.... read more

Applications for finance roles drop in August

  • Published: 8 Sep 2020

Applications to finance-specific jobs fell by 5.8% in August, a study by CV-Library, an independent UK job board, revealed this month. However, the.... read more

AICPA releases audit guidance for firms receiving government grant

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 4 Sep 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has issued a set of Technical Q and A’s (TQA) to assist US non-governmental health care organisations.... read more

Grant Thornton and BPP launch business coaching apprenticeship

  • Published: 3 Sep 2020

Grant Thornton UK and BPP have announced the launch of a business mentoring apprenticeship, the Coaching and Professional Scheme.. read more

HMRC increases payments to public informants as crackdown begins on furlough fraud

  • Published: 3 Sep 2020

HMRC are investigating approximately 4,500 cases of furlough fraud after their tax evasion hotline reveals tip-offs. The Revenue made their first.... read more


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