Certificates of good practice In January ACCA launched new practical training requirements, and a new Practising Certificate Training Record (PCTR), for members who wish to train towards ACCA's practising certificate. The certificate provides assurance that members have achieved the necessary competence to undertake public practice work.
Plugging the audit income gap Kathryn Poulter outlines how you can expand your services to clients, and in turn begin to cover any drop in audit income.
Skills are major obstacle to IT adoption New research shows that a lack of necessary skills is behind the slow adoption of information technology by accountants and their clients, reports Antonia Germanos.
EU IFRS discussions need to look at bigger picture News that representatives of Europe's capital market regulators and the accountancy profession are to meet to discuss concerns over the implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in the EU in 2005 has been given a cautious welcome by ACCA.