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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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Performance & Financial Management
Professional accountants will use many performance & financial management methods and approaches to help their organization deliver its objectives, goals, targets, and strategies. Performance & financial management encompasses all of the management, process, and behavioral aspects of strategy execution and monitoring performance. Read More
This fourth edition monitors SMEs’ and entrepreneurs’ access to finance in 34 countries over the period 2007-13, across an expanded array of indicators, including debt, equity, asset-based finance and framework conditions. The report aims to provide a comprehensive framework for policy makers and other stakeholders to evaluate the financing needs of SMEs.
For many companies, performance management is being reinvented for a new, forward-looking purpose: to serve as an efficient, focused business process that helps improve employee engagement and drives business results.
This article highlights the benefits for small businesses using cloud accounting software.
Embracing innovation can deliver rich rewards, but it needs to be woven into the very fabric of your organisation. Does your business have what it takes?
Companies perform better when their finance chiefs have strategic roles.
There’s much to decide before you choose a new technology.
Grant Thornton Releases Global Business Relocation Guide
March 23, 2015 - Accounting Today
Grant Thornton has issued a document describing the advantages of relocating businesses to other countries, including their tax profiles.
- IFAC Study Shows Accountancy Strongly Linked to Prosperity, Improved Living Standards
November 12, 2015 - IFAC
- Align Finance, Operations to Improve Working Capital
November 11, 2015 - CFO.com
- Leveraging Islamic Finance Promotes Growth and Prosperity of Small Businesses
November 9, 2015 - World Bank Voices
- Growing the Funding Flow
November 9, 2015 - ACCA
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