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- 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
Just 40% of companies consider the management information provided by their finance function to be insightful, according to a recent survey. Here are three areas where action is needed if finance teams are to more effectively support decision-making.
Research by ICAEW’s Business Advice Service has found the most frequently asked questions that people starting new businesses want answered.
The SMA’s framework defines the concepts and principles that must be considered when making organizational changes – changes that management accountants are uniquely qualified to help their organization accomplish.
In 2014, ACCA conducted a review of the widespread problem of late payment; a life-threatening challenge for many businesses globally. This review bought together recent ACCA research with the experience of ACCA members and other finance professionals to examine potential solutions.
Five action steps that I believe are requisites for fruitful conversations to transpire between finance and business
In a series of videos focused on family businesses, Chief Operating Officer of the Rigby Group plc, Steve Rigby, talks about the importance of diversification and protecting the family’s wealth when building for the future.
Managing Business Growth: Expert Advice for Small Businesses
January 26, 2015 - The Guardian
A panel of experts explained how to cope with rapid expansion
- Accountants on the Frontline
September 14, 2015 - The Age
- Policymakers Urged to Help SMEs Enter Global Value Chains
September 4, 2015 - Rappler
- Don't Call it AI: Put away Your Fears of Artificial Intelligence. Assistive Intelligence is the Future.
August 14, 2015 - Fast Company
- BIAC and B20 Turkey Call for Strengthening the Financing of SMEs in Global Value Chains
June 16, 2015 - Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD
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