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February 2010

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'Robust provisioning approach is essential', say bankers

Top central bankers are increasing pressure for speedy reform of the accounting rule blamed for amplifying the credit crunch and warned it must not widen the scope of a much-criticised asset valuation method

UK finance sector rise was 'less than expected'

A study by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the CBI says activity in the UK’s financial services sector rose less than expected in the last quarter of 2009 and more firms now expect it to fall

AADB investigates ICAS member in relation to Equitable Life

The Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board has launched an investigation under its disciplinary scheme for the accountancy profession into the conduct of an ICAS member in connection with matters related to the financial statements of Equitable Life Assurance Society in 1999

CAs awarded in New Year Honours List

Former Financial Reporting Council chief Paul Boyle has been awarded an OBE in New Years Honours list – one of several CAs to be honoured

Prince Charles hosts accountancy forum

Members of 14 global accountancy bodies met with The Prince of Wales at a forum at St James’ Palace

FD of the Year winners to be named

The winners of the Finance Director of the Year Awards are set to be named at a gala luncheon at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre later this month

The profession needs you...!

The hunt is on among the best universities in the UK to find Britain’s most promising accountancy and economics student

Accounting bodies merger approved

The vast majority of the members of Royal NIVRA and NOvAA have agreed to a merger between the two professional accounting bodies in the Netherlands. NIVRA and NOvAA simultaneously organised member meetings in Amsterdam and Utrecht on 16 December

Scotland witnesses soaring levels of business fraud

The amount of money lost by businesses and the public sector in Scotland to larger frauds increased last year by 670 per cent, according to new research by BDO