Time to Fast Forward your firm and your career & more…Keep up with what has been happening in our latest accountancy news round-up…
Next month sees the return of Fast Forward, an annual event hosted by Silverfin. The event brings together accountants, auditors, technology partners and tax consultants from all around the world. The focus is not on a big sales pitch or presentations but on sharing real-life experiences, best practice, points of view and top tips for success.
The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, representing AICPA and CIMA, has announced the appointment of Michelle Mullen as vice president – Global Advocacy. Michelle will focus on building strategic relationships and leading global public policy, as well as contribute to thought leadership.
As the demand for progress on combating climate change grows stronger, CAs will find themselves in the thick of the action, says James Barbour CA, Director, Technical Policy. The public interest responsibilities of being a CA are set to become even greater: CAs will find themselves at the forefront of ensuring the accuracy and reliability of information on climate change and other forms of sustainability.
Amelia Jacklin and James Sykes passed the final exams of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), add more valuable members to the growing team.
CO-WORKERS from a top accountancy firm took the plunge for charity as they successfully completed one of the highest skydives in the UK. Reaching speeds of around 120mph Becky Cronin and Catherine Steur, who work at Ulverston-based JF Hornby Ltd, jumped from a staggering height of 15,000ft at the Black Knights Parachute Centre in Lancaster.