ACCA and CIMA are both great professional qualifications which are respected and admired around the world. I came across a surprising fact recently though which I bet the majority of ACCA and CIMA members and students never knew. Nissan Motor Co. Ltd is one of the world’s leading car manufacturers and a couple of months ago over in Japan they launched a new car. Quoting some of Nissan’s promotional material about the car, some of the key features include: - Styling expressing a prem
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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA), Helen Brand, has paid a two-day visit to Mauritius, the island-nation off the southeast coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean. Helen had a series of meetings with top Mauritian ministers and accountants during the first day of her visit. She also made courtesy calls to Charles Gaetan Xavier Luc Duval, Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Developme
By Ali Ahmad Arif Masud Mirza, the forty-Nine-Year- old head of ACCA Pakistan, part of World's fastest growing professional education, is average height , with an expressive, lined face and small gray hairs which he usually parts on right side. I met with him last month on 8th floor of Marriot Hotel Karachi, for this interview. But it wasn't my first meeting with him. I met with him last year in November in Accountancy Future Symposium, when he shocked me when he st
By Ali Ahmad Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), under the leadership of Helen Brand (CEO), is planning something that many might not vision before. The vision that before the fall of this decade everything around us will be digital and believing in it they announced that ACCA will be assessing all papers online. In my personal capacity, I believe in this decision and it would be interesting to witness this change. But a lot of this people at this stage a
By Bilal Siddiqui ACCA has been growing with a speed which was not experienced by any accountancy body. With this speed and with huge number of members and students, there is a responsibility attached to it. ACCA's CEO, Helen Brand, mentioned the importance of review in her blog. You can read the annual review here. For ACCA students, we would suggest you to keep reading what the CEO has to say. Read her article here.
(ACCA) -- ACCA has launched a report in which it calls on the new Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition to work for the benefit of the economy and financial prosperity of the UK. In the new report, entitled A Blueprint for Sustainable Recovery, ACCA sets out 33 new priorities looking at tax, small businesses, and financial regulation, as well as the public sector and sustainability. 'The challenges facing the UK economy as the new government and Parliament begin their work are s
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) must continue to operate as an independent, not-for-profit standard-setter, one industry leader has claimed. Helen Brand, chief executive of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), expressed dismay at reports that the European Union may cut funding channels to the IASB unless it conforms to its views on the future of accounting. Comments made by the EU's internal market commissioner Michel Barnier last week in