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Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants open

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants 2018 (WCOA 2018) have opened. The congress will take place in Sydney, Australia, which last.... read more

East and Southern African Associations of Accountants General joins regional initiative for public sector accounting and auditing

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) and the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) have.... read more

GRI about to launch a report on non-financial and diversity information

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

General Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Europe used a webinar to present the results of a project that has.... read more

Young workers are at risk of automation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

Young workers are facing increasing challenges in the rise of automation as 30% of jobs in the financial and insurance industry is expected to.... read more

CIPFA and AAT to offer joint public finance apprenticeship pathway

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Oct 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) are working together to.... read more

CIPFA and University of Papua New Guinea sign MoU

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 1 Sep 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) have signed a Memorandum of.... read more

Nigerian institute complains about quality of graduates from tertiary institutions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 30 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has announced that the quality of graduates from tertiary institutions in Nigeria is not.... read more

ICPAK signs partnership agreement to supervise unclaimed financial assets

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 30 Aug 2017

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Unclaimed Financial Assets.... read more

CAQ and AAA call for research proposals

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 29 Aug 2017

The Centre for Audit Quality (CAQ) and the American Accounting Association (AAA) called for research proposals as part of their initiative which.... read more

Sri Lanka institute renews MoU to enhance its members ICT skills

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 22 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it had signed with ISACA Sri.... read more

Over half of young people take alternate paths instead of university

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Aug 2017

Research commissioned by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has revealed that 57% of young people between 14 and 21 years.... read more

IAS is first private education provider in South Africa to receive SA institute of Chartered Accountants accreditation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has accredited the Institute of Accounting Science (IAS) for its postgraduate diploma.... read more

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation announces $4m investment over the next three years

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Jul 2017

The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation (TAG-Org) held its annual general meeting this month, during which Abu-Ghazaleh announced the launch of the.... read more

SAICA launches student leadership competition

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 20 Jul 2017

SAICA has launched a leadership competition for students of a BCom CA (SA) qualification at a SAICA accredited institution.. read more

CIPFA and IFAC launch public sector financial accountability index

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) along with the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) have announced the.... read more

Skills shortage is a possible threat to business optimism

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

While business optimism has risen to an all-time high of 51% in this year’s second quarter growing fears over workforce skills could impact.... read more

CA Sri Lanka sign separate agreements with CIMA and local university in a bid to grow the profession

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 19 May 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) and a Memorandum of Understanding.... read more

News brief: ICAEW membership grows 15% in last 10 years

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 May 2017

Across the last decade, ICAEW membership has grown by 19,000 (15%) to 147,538 and student numbers have increased by over 120% in the ten years.. read more

Audit committees can contribute further to audit quality, IFIAR

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 4 May 2017

Audit committees around the globe should focus on more and better communication as well as defining better criteria that determine their.... read more

News Brief: BDO UK is looking for 350 trainees

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Jan 2017

The firm is calling on students across the UK to consider a career in accountancy and attract hidden talent and ambitious millennials.. read more


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