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- 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
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Seasonality/workload compression, succession planning and staff issues point toward increasing complexity and ongoing issues related to firm culture within the profession.
Firms should consider niche development and service specialization as tools to drive practice growth and help tackle challenges such as addressing seasonality and workload compression.
What’s in a niche? Small firms offer personalized services designed to meet client needs, but they may find themselves stretched if they try to be all things to all people.
A closer look at some of the things that are keeping you up could actually help you find new ways to address the challenges that you and your firm face.
With the right attitude and education, organizations can reduce their risk of being hacked.
Grow your business by setting yourself apart.
Don’t neglect your new practice’s most important asset.