More countries added to ACCA exam centre cancellation list

Bulgaria and Lithuania, along with Cluj and Timisoara (pictured) in Romania have been added to the centre-based December exam cancellation list, following ACCA’s latest updated on 27 November 2020.

IASB proposes amendment to leases standard

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is proposing to amend IFRS 16 Leases, by specifying how a company measures the lease liability in a sale and leaseback transaction. Sale...

Spending Review 2020

UK economy will shrink 11.3% this year, the biggest fall in output for more than 300 years, explained Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak in his Spending Review. He...

ACCA December exam centre status latest…

Cyprus is a latest addition to the centre-based December exam cancellation list, although ATX will still take place in an exam centre. In Amman, Jordon, the centre-based exams are taking place on...

Diversity is lacking in accountancy firm’s top ranks

UK accountancy firms need to prioritise increased diversity in their top ranks, particularly at partner level, according to data released by the Financial Reporting Council. The FRC’s ‘Key Facts...

Accountancy student wins GBBO

Peter Sawkins, the 20-year-old accountancy degree student, has become the youngest winner of the Great British Bake Off. He won the final with his “bonkers bubble cake”, and perhaps for his consistency...

Students prefer classroom learning

What could your accountancy body do better for you? Well, ICAS asked just that question of its students to help it improve services to them. Interestingly, two-thirds (64%) of...

ICAEW learning materials go digital in 2021

ICAEW has thrown away paper manuals and all its learning materials for the 2021 exams is being published digitally. The exams are all computer-based, and now the learning material...

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