Publications

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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Budget 2021: Price Rises Could Hit Highest Rate in 30 years, says Forecaster

The cost of living could rise at its fastest rate for 30 years, the government’s forecaster has warned. Its latest forecast says inflation, which measures the change in the cost of living over time, is set to jump from 3.1% to an average of 4% in 2022. However, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) says […]

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Budget 2021: Small Wins for Business, but a Lack of ‘Wow’

The measures outlined in the Budget’s speech are welcome, but do little to address immediate cost and supply chain pressures. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak made some positive moves to support businesses and private sector growth in the Autumn Budget 2021, but there is a question of whether it’s really enough. Click on the […]

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Autumn Budget 2021

The Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Budget to Parliament on Wednesday 27th October 2021. Setting out the government’s tax and spending plans for the year ahead, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said his plans were focused on the “post-COVID” era and would pave the way for an “economy of higher wages, higher skills, and rising […]

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