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CIPFA has new education chief

Lindie Engelbrecht has been appointed CIPFA's managing director of education and membership ... [More»]

From Russia with Love…to ACCA AFM students!

Sunil Bhandari (a big football fan) explains why the time is right for ACCA optional sitters to choose the Advanced Financial Management (AFM) paper ... [More»]

Farewell F5 and welcome PM!

ACCA PQs will have to start getting their head around even more acronyms! ... [More»]

Smart working with smartphones

More than 10 Million UK workers could be using smartphones to boost productivity, says Deloitte ... [More»]

Top 10 issues on the FDs’ agenda

What are the issues keeping FDs awake at night? Here their top 10…  ... [More»]

KPMG graduate programmes – open for business

KPMG in the UK has opened applications for its 2019 graduate programmes for audit and tax, pensions and legal services practices  ... [More»]

Three former AssetCo plc executives ‘excluded’

The FRC has excluded three former members of AssetCo’s management from the accountancy profession ... [More»]

EY buys ‘disruptive’ law firm

EY acquires legal services business Riverview Law ... [More»]

Off to a flying start

A collaboration degree programme between Nottingham University Business School, PwC and the ICAEW has produced its first cohort of graduates ... [More»]

New look strategic report

The FRC publishes revised Guidance on the Strategic Report ... [More»]

End of phones on desks?

Big 4 firm PwC has ‘hung up’ on landlines at its UK office desks ... [More»]

More support needed around mental health

A worrying 71% of accounting professionals believe employers are just not doing enough to support good mental health at work ... [More»]

Time to act on smart drug?

The UK’s top universities have been accused of turning a blind eye to the growing use and danger of their students turning to ‘smart drugs’ to help boost exam performance ... [More»]

Football agent own goal

Former football agent, Jerome Anderson, has lost his £1.2m tax battle with HMRC ... [More»]

Here come the CIMA results…

What is the current state of the CIMA pass rates? Well, here they are - you judge... ... [More»]

CIMA Connect still down

CIMA has been working hard to ensure no student loses out because of the on-going problems with CIMA Connect ... [More»]

A code fit for the future

The FRC unveils the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code ... [More»]

Do you need to take more papers?

Is it time for ACCA PQs to take a leaf out of ICAEW students’ book? ... [More»]

First impressions matter

Do employers need to do more to attract the top talent? ... [More»]

Don’t tax the robots

AAT says it wouldn’t be right to tax AI ... [More»]

ICAEW student events

Fancy getting away from the books? Here’s how ICAEW PQs party! ... [More»]

Accountants will have superpowers

AI and robots will give accountant superpowers, says CIMA’s Noel Tagoe. ... [More»]

2 better than 1

ICAEW June pass rates for the professional level ... [More»]

Whoops it’s happened again

Some ACCA June sitters appear to have been able to access their exam results before the official release date of Monday 17 July. ... [More»]

ACCA summer exam results here…

The June 2018 ACCA pass rates have now been released ... [More»]

Sign of the times

Aspiring accountant Kamran Hussain goes out on the street to find a job ... [More»]

Alexa to the rescue

‘Open HMRC’ – Alexa helps tax credits customers ... [More»]

Case study exam kits

CIMA case study sitters need to check out HTFT’s exam kits ... [More»]

Free exam and study skills webinar

FME Learn Online is offering free webinars for F5, F9, P4 and P5 ... [More»]

Scrap apprenticeship fees!

Is it time to scrap the 10% apprenticeship fees for SMEs? ... [More»]

EWI’s ACCA eBooks - £1

Emile Woolf International(EWI) has announced that its ACCA eBooks will be available for just £1 each ... [More»]

LSBF launches AAT level 4

LSBF online has launched new AAT level 4 professional diploma courses ... [More»]

Primary statements

IASB chair, Hans Hoogervorst, outlined how primary financial statements in occupying the boards mind at present ... [More»]

New FRC investigation

FRC has started an investigation into KPMG’s audit of Conviviality ... [More»]

Show your workings

Muddled and non-existent workings is hindering ACCA candidates in both the paper based and CBE exams, says the F7 examiner.  ... [More»]

Put down the calculator!

ACCA CBE sitters need to put their calculators away and use the spreadsheet software, says the F5 examiner. ... [More»]

I will drink to that

CIMA pre-seens for the August case study exams are now on the way… ... [More»]

Classifying financial instruments

Why is the IASB consulting on the accounting for financial instruments with characteristics of equity? ... [More»]

Has there been a data breach at HMRC?

Did HMRC take 5m taxpayers’ voice IDs without consent? ... [More»]

Audit quality is in decline

It's official audit quality is in decline, says a worried FRC ... [More»]

New AAT assessment pass rates

The AAT has published new one-off pass rates for the revised versions of three assessments ... [More»]

Instant poll results

So which were the hardest ACCA exams in June? ... [More»]

It's diversity – get over it!

The ICAEW has put diversity at the top of its agenda with the launch of a new online Diversity Community. ... [More»]

All male shortlists banned

PwC has banned all-male shortlists for jobs in the UK as it attempts to increase the number of women in its senior roles. ... [More»]

Concern over reason for PDSY pass rates

The AAT examiner is worried that only 30% of students who enter the Professional Diploma Synoptic Assessment (PDSY) have successfully achieved all three of the contributing units (FSLC, MABU and MDCL). ... [More»]

A call to action

Accountant Elaine Clark has launched a Women in Accountancy group and is asking fellow female professionals to provide their input into a survey about their experiences in accountancy. ... [More»]

Is diversity stalling?

Ethnic diversity at the top 10 accountancy firms has stalled, showing little growth over the past two years, according to a new study by Accountancy magazine. ... [More»]

Hot weather doesn’t help

Students may need to avoid hotter weather if they want to better exam results. ... [More»]

Carillion auditor KPMG censured by FRC

KPMG has been singled out by the Financial Reporting Council in a report critical of the quality of auditing in the UK. ... [More»]

AAT to publish new pass rate statistics

The AAT has said that it plans to publish one-off pass rates on 22 June to show that the AQ2016 assessments are now working well. ... [More»]

Delays, time pressure – it’s the ACCA exams

Delayed exams and computers crashing seems to be a common theme of students sitting the ACCA CBE June exams in the UK. ... [More»]

£850k windfall is bad news for accountancy student

Second-year accountancy student Sibongile Mani may soon be looking for a new profession. ... [More»]

Career paths are not clear

Too many young finance professionals in the pubic sector are being left in the dark about their potential career paths, says a new report from the ACCA. ... [More»]

The robots have arrived

HMRC says it has now processed over 10m transactions using robots since 2015. ... [More»]

Brotherly love

You need your taxes done and your brother is an accountant. ... [More»]

ACCA JUNE 2018 EXAM FEEDBACK – DAY FIVE

How did F9 and P4 go? One good, one bad? ... [More»]

KPMG ‘sanctioned’

The FRC fines and reprimands KPMG  ... [More»]

Where to be on Monday - Future-proofing your career?

Come and join us at our FREE one-day conference in London… ... [More»]

ACCA JUNE 2018 EXAM FEEDBACK - DAY FOUR

Here's our F6, P3 & P6 feedback ... [More»]

ACCA JUNE 2018 EXAM FEEDBACK - DAY THREE

Your F5 and P1 feedback is here ... [More»]

ACCA JUNE 2018 EXAM FEEDBACK - DAY TWO

How did students cope with the last-ever P2 exam and F7, of course ... [More»]

Future-proof your career next Monday!

There's still time to sign up to our free one-day London conference on Monday 11 June. Just look at the final line-up - it's unique! ... [More»]

ACCA JUNE 2018 EXAM FEEDBACK - DAY ONE

How did P7 and F8 sitters cope? ... [More»]

FREE accountancy career conference line-up complete

You can future-proof your career at our one-day London conference on Monday 11 June ... [More»]

ACCA June 2018 exam tips - P1 to P7

The June exams are nearly here, so here’s some top tips form some top tutors… ... [More»]

Even more great exam tips for June 2018...

A big thanks goes out to FME Learn online for these June tips... ... [More»]
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