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On anniversary of financial crisis, ACCA warns of new ethical risks in the digital age

Mumbai, 10 August 2017: Organisations need to put ethics at the heart of securing public trust in the digital age according to a new global study of accountants and business leaders. Ethics and Trust in a Digital Age, a report released today by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) raises questions about how prepared

Indian shadow economy set to shrink by 2025, finds ACCA

Mumbai, July 5, 2017: India is on course to reduce the size of its ‘shadow economy’ — the production of and trade in legal goods and services that are deliberately and often illegally concealed from public authorities — by 2025, according to a new study from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). ‘Emerging from

Everything you always wanted to know about CAT & GMAT but were afraid to ask … BESC

BESC pits CAT against GMAT to provide a rare insight to students about their respective efficacy Sujay Kumar Dutta is an IIT alumnus. But that is not his claim to fame. He is also one with more than a decade’s experience as a trainer who has been helping students successfully negotiate the CAT. But that

Indian economy recovers from year-end blip amid global confidence surge, finds ACCA

Mumbai, April 21, 2017: Business confidence in India has increased in the first quarter of 2017 as the economy recovers from an end of the year dip, according to the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions Survey released by the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and IMA (the Institute of Management Accountants). The quarterly

BESC inks pacts with ACCA – to provide advanced international courses in Accounting

Kolkata April 19th, 2017. The Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC) signed an MOU to offer students an array of professional courses aimed at providing them with the necessary wherewithal to integrate themselves and meet the demands emanating from the industrial establishments. Among the courses that will be immediately offered consequent upon the signing of the

Over 50 per cent finance professionals see shared services roles as attractive, long-term career choices, says ACCA report

Mumbai: More than 50 per cent of finance professionals increasingly see a career in shared services as a long-term option, a development opportunity and a gateway to other business careers, according to the latest report from ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). The report ‘Finance shared services careers: opportunity or end game?’ provides an insight

Business confidence in India falls in Q4, but optimism remains, finds ACCA

  Sentiment in India slightly worsened in Q4, and it is now at its lowest level since the start of 2016 Sluggish growth in the short-term due to ongoing implementation challenges in a demonetisation campaign Long-term growth remains positive, boosted by recent economic reforms   Mumbai: Business confidence in India has fallen in Q4 but

68% young finance professionals look to start their own business, says ACCA survey

Mumbai, 12 December: A significant 68.1% of Indian young finance professionals have shown interest in starting their own business, with 10.43% looking to do so as the next move in their career, unveils a new survey by ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). Named Generation Next, the survey not only helps to offer insights about

ACCA launches innovations to its qualification to shape the future of global accountancy

Bengaluru: ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) today announced a major step forward in shaping the future of accountancy by unveiling major innovations to its Master’s level qualification. The new, ground-breaking design of the qualification draws on an extensive, two-year review and consultation with members, employers and learning providers. In April 2016, India chose

Regulatory challenges offers opportunity for India FinTech, finds ACCA

Mumbai: The regulatory challenges faced by the global FinTech boom offers a real opportunity for India to establish itself as a centre for global finance, says a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). The report, FinTech – transforming finance, finds that while FinTech’s impact on finance and banking is proving to