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IFAC FOCUS AREAS
- 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
Getting started in a new location brings many challenges including finding the right space to rent, adapting to a different business environment, and building a new network.
New sources of funding for your clients—and your firm.
Insight into the 7 most important things potential clients want from your website.
Ways you can bridge the gap between these generations in the workplace.
Report illustrates the size and current state of the accountancy profession, and how it has evolved over recent years. It brings together data on the major audit firms and seven accountancy bodies including, those who offer audit qualifications and those who register and supervise audit firms.
Based on a number of surveys of millennials carried out by prominent global accounting and advisory firms, a number of trends and best practices can be identified and leveraged.
Getting the price wrong is the single biggest reason why owner-managed accountancy firms are failing to generate the profits they want. So how can they get it right?