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The Big Four react to the UK general election 2019 result

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Dec 2019

As the UK wakes up to a landslide victory by the Conservative Party, in an election which saw the worst defeat for Labour since 1935, the UK’s Big.... read more

The industry responds to the UK’s general election

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Dec 2019

As the UK wakes up to a Conservative Party majority following a landslide victory and the worst defeat for Labour since 1935, members of the.... read more

Accountancy gender pay gap lagging by over 20%

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 12 Dec 2019

Political parties have announced plans to achieve full pay equality in the UK by 2030, but the accountancy sector is lagging behind with a pay gap.... read more

GRI launches toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery

  • Published: 10 Dec 2019

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), an initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, has launched.... read more

Former ICAEW president joins SASB’s governing board

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Dec 2019

Former Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) president Paul Druckman has been appointed to the Sustainability Accounting.... read more

New executive director joins Hong Kong’s FRC

  • Published: 6 Dec 2019

The Government of Hong Kong has appointed Florence Wong Wai-mei as the executive director to the board of Hong Kong’s Financial Reporting Council.... read more

CA ANZ elects president for 2020

  • Published: 6 Dec 2019

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) Council has appointed Perth-based Peter Rupp as its president for 2020, succeeding Stephen.... read more

Digital service taxes and reactionary tariffs

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Dec 2019

For the past few years, there has been an increased momentum into looking at how to best tax the largest global tech companies. As many are.... read more

SEC appoints two new deputy chief accountants

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Dec 2019

The US’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed two new deputy chief accountants; Paul Munter joins as deputy chief accountant.... read more

KPMG UK urges offshore fund investors to check tax reporting

  • Published: 4 Dec 2019

KPMG UK has warned offshore fund investors to check their tax reporting ahead of the 2018/19 tax return submission before HMRC does.. read more

KPMG UK launches new audit only apprenticeship

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2019

KPMG UK has launched an audit only apprenticeship scheme, with c140 places available for school leavers.. read more

Mark Carney appointed as UN’s special envoy on climate action and finance

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2019

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has been appointed as UN special envoy for climate action and finance. He will start his new position once his.... read more

ACCA launches platform to track CPD

  • Published: 28 Nov 2019

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants has launched MyACCA, a platform designed to help its members track their continuous professional.... read more

Submission information for the IAB World Survey 2020

  • Published: 27 Nov 2019

We have now launched the submission form for the International Accounting Bulletin World Survey 2020, the deadline for which is 13 January 2020.. read more

OECD launches automatic exchange of information programme

  • Published: 26 Nov 2019

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations Development Programme’s Tax Inspectors Without Borders.... read more

Taking joint responsibility for corporate reporting failures

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 26 Nov 2019

Following AFM’s assessment during 2017-2018 on ‘quality change’ at PIE audit firms, Accon, BDO, Baker Tilly, Grant Thornton and Mazars over quality.... read more

GRI calls for increased action on human rights reporting

  • Published: 26 Nov 2019

Governments need to do more to help businesses understand, mitigate and improve their human rights impacts by strengthening transparency and.... read more

ACCA appoints president and leadership team

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Nov 2019

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed a new presidential team at its AGM held in London on 21 November.. read more

IFAC council approves its first ever female-majority board

  • Published: 20 Nov 2019

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has approved its first ever female-majority board. The approval of eight board members, which.... read more

ICAEW publishes guide to provide better understanding of assurance

  • Published: 20 Nov 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has.... read more


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