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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
Choose the right carrots and sticks to motivate your staff.
CPA and communications advocate Geni Whitehouse explains how the first step in retaining quality clients, and growing your practice, is by actually talking to them.
Mark Lee asks networking strategist Andy Lopata to share some of his tips for accountants keen to rely on referrals for new business.
John O’Donnell FCA, ICAEW’s Practice Consultant in Practice Support Services, discusses how you can increase your client base in a profitable fashion. - See more at: http://www.icaew.com/en/members/practice-resources/icaew-practice-support-services/practicewire/news/growing-your-client-base?utm_source=Practicewire&utm_medium=copylink&utm_content=Jul27&utm_campaign=Practicewire#sthash.zpeDaMra.dpuf
To price effectively, CPA firms first need to determine clients’ price sensitivity. Value-billing expert Ron Baker explains how to do that.
Ever dreamed of getting away from it all—permanently? One CPA figured out a way to do just that, and he shares tips on how other sole practitioners can do it, too.
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.