Watchdog Questions Effectiveness of Kickstart Job Placement Scheme

It is unclear whether the government’s Kickstart scheme is creating quality job placements for 16-24 year olds, a watchdog says. It is also unclear whether jobs created through the scheme would have been created anyway, the National Audit Office (NAO) said. The “jury is out” on whether Kickstart will help people, Public Accounts Committee Chair […]

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ACCA Welcomes Budget Announcement to use Balance Sheet Information to Achieve Sustainable Public Finances

Innovative approach to the UK’s fiscal framework is a game changer and puts finance at the heart of government decision making, according to the ACCA. The UK Budget has announced a new approach to the fiscal framework, taking a public sector balance sheet approach for the first time. The ACCA has advocated for this development, […]

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COP26: UK and Global Accountancy Bodies Aim for Net Zero Emissions

The UK professional body for accountants has joined global peers in making a public commitment to net zero emissions. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) yesterday announced it will sign a commitment to net zero emissions and create plans to achieve this, alongside a network of global accountancy bodies. The 13 […]

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