New research by The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and BDO, the international network of public accounting, tax and advisory firms, has revealed how the role of the CFO is growing to include driving business decisions and reporting on the non-financial areas of their operatio
New research by Scottish institutions ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the University of Glasgow’s Adam Smith Business School highlights a shortfall in the disclosure of research and development (R&D) spending by over half (53%) of surveyed organisations. Despite f
The majority of UK finance professionals have reported that hybrid working is increasing their productivity, while Scotland leads the world on hybrid working, according to ACCA's UK Talent Trends in Finance 2023 report.
Accountancy body the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has called for improved reporting on poor payment practices and an extension of the power of the Small Business Commissioner (SBC), as part of action to tackle the crippling effect of late payment on small businesses. In its
Accountancy professional body, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), has observed a cautious return of confidence to the economy after months of economic turmoil.
Pupils from across Scotland got an early glimpse into the world of business at an online careers event hosted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). School students aged from 13-18 joined with teachers and parents to tour virtual displays and chat to employers and further
Professional accountants must help drive the migration to sustainable economies and businesses by becoming experts in green finance, according to the latest report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) — Green finance skills: the guide.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has revealed that Scotland leads the way in offering flexible working globally amid a battle for talent and skills where business’ working policy is often the difference between recruiting more talent or not.
Supporting workplaces to navigate post-Covid challenges needs to be a focus for Scotland’s skills bodies says ACCA
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), has highlighted the unprecedented scale and pace of employment flux in its response to the Scottish Government’s review of skills. In a wide-ranging response discussing the progress of the country’s skills landscape for accountan
As part of a partnership that combines their expertise across accountancy and investment, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and CFA Institute have launched a new climate finance course designed by experts from both bodies. Finance and investment professionals have a critical
A new survey from ACCA UK (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and The Corporate Finance Network (The CFN) has revealed that a staggering 79% of SMEs believe the current energy support package for businesses is insufficient. The SME Tracker contextualises the ongoing
As the skills gap continues to impact SME growth, and small and medium-sized accountancy practices (SMPs) face an ongoing shortage of available talent, ACCA has extended its support through a new employer toolkit. The SMP Talent Management Toolkit provides a wealth of advice and resources for SMPs o
New research from the ACCA has found that while global business services models have evolved, matured and function successfully, they’re falling short of their value-adding potential, and in practice are not discernibly more evolved than finance shared service (FSS) operations. The report
Accountants have given their immediate response to the announcement that Liz Truss is to be the new leader of the Conservative Party and the next Prime Minister, calling for "significant government support" to help people overcome the current financial challenges. Kirsty McGregor, founder of Th
Weak growth in the global economy looks the most likely outcome for the rest of 2022, according to the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). The Q2 GECS, conduct