Across the Pond
A global convergence of auditing standards could be nearby, according to the ACCA, after the European Commission published a study comparing future EU and US standards.
Accountants, to kiss or not to kiss? That is the question.Have you noticed how suddenly everyone's kissing? I'm not talking continental kissing, pecking one cheek, and then the other.
Recently I had the pleasure of 12 hours on a Boeing 777 with a disgruntled ex-banker. Having recently parted ways with his £250K a year job, he was heading into the sun to contemplate his next move.
A summary and update on the issue members are calling the 'great unqualified debate.' In the UK, an HMRC consultation document published in April, entitled Working with Tax Agents provoked a lively debate among AccountingWEB.co.uk members on
The Internet is a global medium and so any Web store owner automatically has access to a worldwide market. This can seem a scary prospect but it is also a huge opportunity.
The one thing that we learn from history is, well, we never learn anything from history.
Accountants have a whole host of professional obligations, but nowhere in the code of conduct for any accountancy body is the obligation to put the environment first – whatever that actually means.