While the nation’s attention is currently fixed on the work of our carers and hospital workers, little thought is paid to those that are self-employed and still need to submit their tax returns.
The UK government-backed review has called for the creation of an independent audit profession with a revised purpose to increase confidence and prevent unnecessary corporate failures.
Due to record levels of film and TV drama production in the UK, Netflix and The Production Guild of Great Britain, have announced the launch of the biannual Netflix Assistant Production Accounting Scheme (NAPATS) which will give people with accountancy skills the opportunity to work in the production accounts department on Netflix productions across the UK.
Here at the AIA we are acutely aware of the potential day-to-day stresses and strains which can be placed on our members in the accountancy profession; especially at this busy time of year. With this in mind AIA is pleased to provide you with this insightful article from our strategic partner SmartVault, which outlines 7 ways to add mindfulness into your workday.
The Association of International Accountants (AIA) would like to express its sincere congratulations to FAIA Member Professor Colin Coulson-Thomas on becoming a Fellow of the World Academy of Productivity Science.
Fellowship is to honour those “who have made a significant contribution to the world through their promotion of productivity science and practice”. According to his formal notification, Colin joins “a distinguished group of people who have committed significant portions of their lives to helping to raise the living standards of people across the globe through productivity”.
AIA welcomed a delegation from Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance (SLUAF) and Metro Education this week to celebrate our 20-year partnership. By working together with common values and innovative qualifications the partnership has produced thousands of graduates through the AIA & Lixin International Programme and it is upon this already successful basis that the delegation travelled to the UK to discuss expanding the provision of globally recognised, high quality qualifications and skills training for finance professionals.