A coalition of small business leaders, tax experts and company directors have detailed the measures needed to address a government shortcoming which has left thousands with no income support throughout months of COVID-linked disruption.
Dundee woman Liz Blackburn has been re-elected to the global council of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Ms Blackburn, who works for NatWest Group in Edinburgh, joined the global council in 2017 and her re-election was confirmed at its online AGM.
The global president of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has raised her voice in support of closer business links between Scotland and Asia. Ms Gu celebrated friendship across business communities at a webinar hosted by the Edinburgh-based Asia Scotland Institute, which was
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement yesterday that it will be mandatory by 2025 for large parts of the UK economy to disclose risks that climate change may cause to their operations. ACCA believes that clear and consisten
Small businesses in the UK are facing huge uncertainty over the future of their finances as further coronavirus restrictions are imposed, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA UK) and The Corporate Finance Network (The CFN) SME Recovery Tracker. The tracker found that
As UK SMEs continue to tackle the effects of the pandemic, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the capital advisory platform Capitalise.com are working together to help bridge the advice gap ensuring firms choose the right options for funding and capital loans. Both ACCA an
As businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, professional accountants are faced with new and intense ethical dilemmas, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) ACCA annually celebrates ethics in the month of October leading up to Global Ethics Day and beyond.
Glasgow accountant Elaine Boyd has been listed in the Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 after judges heard about her inspiring story fighting for the rights of disabled people and refusing to allow cerebral palsy to limit her life or her achievements. Ms Boyd, who is an associate director of Audit Sco
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)'s global survey of 829 accountants and finance professionals reveals their deep concerns about social and environmental issues, with 90% of respondents saying they want organisations to increase efforts to become more environmentally sus
The accountancy profession’s role in building and maintaining a sustainable recovery in these challenging times is the focus for ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) over October, November and December 2020. In its new campaign, Rethinking business for a sustainable recove
Following a successful pilot in six markets, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is launching a global rollout of its mentoring programme which connects members and affiliates with each other. Digital technology is reshaping relationships. It has never been more important, or a
Strong and clear leadership is key to the transformative success of digital in the workplace, according to the latest report from The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) which reveals the challenges and opportunities faced by organisations during the pandemic. Data and digital tran
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has joined forces with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) to launch the report Careers in small medium-sized accountancy practices. The report focuses on talent, attraction, development and retention withi
Alex Metcalfe, head of public sector policy in the professional insights team at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has taken on a wide-ranging role at the global professional accountancy body, becoming its global head of public sector. The new role involves leading on ACCA&rs
The coronavirus pandemic means government spending has increased immensely, with the IMF calculating it to be a staggering $9 trillion. For ACCA, the World Bank and IFAC, the concern is that public sector fiscal commitment and interventions are not being captured accurately by governments