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- Accountability. Now.
- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Small and Medium Practices
Independent Standard-Setting Boards
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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To help improve the management and operational efficiency of practices, especially small- and medium-sized accountancy practices (SMPs), this area is intended to help those managing practices to address opportunities and challenges; improve their competitiveness, profitability, and sustainability; enhance their expertise, competence, and efficiency; create an environment conducive to the provision of high-quality services; and showcase global best practices and latest practice management techniques. Read More
As more and more companies look to conduct at least some of their business online, are you ready to help your clients make the leap into the digital economy?
Companies that encourage collaboration boost employee productivity, but corporate culture frequently works against employees helping each other, research suggests. Find out four ways to overcome these hurdles and unlock employee performance.
Why Emotional Intelligence Matters for Accountants
July 14, 2015 - Accounting Web
This article sets out why it’s important to devote more time to soft skills.
Ten tips to help busy accountants get more value from LinkedIn.
No matter where your firm is in its business life cycle, it’s never too early to begin succession planning.
Guidance on the importance of Quality Control with a panel of experts focusing on firm and engagement quality indicators, common quality control deficiencies and promoting a culture of quality.
If your organization is using the same software that you have used for more than 20 years, that may be OK, or it could be a productivity drain.