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The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association published its 42nd Annual Survey.  The findings highlight costs for operating defined benefit (DB) schemes have increased by...

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The IAESB have released new materials in support of its recently revised IES 1, Entry Requirements to Professional Accounting Education Programs (2014). In addition to...

ACCA calls for new ‘future looking’ Integrated Reporting culture as joint...

Two research reports, jointly commissioned by the IIRC, the IAAER and ACCA, shed light on the progress made since the publication of the International...

ACCA Sets Out ‘Magnificent Seven’ Attributes Vital to Success in Modern...

An optimum blend of skills, experience and intelligence are now needed by professional accountants, finds an in-depth global research project from ACCAWith feedback from...

ICAEW to offer partial licenses for insolvency practitioners

ICAEW is to take advantage of changes to insolvency licensing by offering partial licenses for insolvency practitioners.Bob Pinder, ICAEW Regional Director, said of the...

Non-Financial Reporting Directive implementation should build on existing UK regime, says...

The UK Government should build on the existing UK strategic report regime when implementing the EU’s Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFR) in the UK, according...

IPSASB PUBLISHES THE APPLICABILITY OF IPSASS

IPSASB has published The Applicability of IPSASs and a revised Preface to International Public Sector Accounting Standards (Preface), which change how the IPSASB communicates the type...

PATCHWORK REGULATION THREATENS GLOBAL GROWTH AND STABILITY

A report on global regulation issued by IFAC calls for political leaders and governments around the world to follow ten principles for consistent, high-quality...

Accountants key to implementing IR, says new report from ACCA and...

As the call for Integrated Reporting (IR) in business grows, accountants will be instrumental in the development and implementation of the integrated reporting process,...

EY Vantage Program expands to help more high-impact entrepreneurs around the...

The EY Vantage Program, which sends top-performing EY professionals abroad to support entrepreneurs in emerging markets at no fee, is expanding its global reach. In...

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