Speaking at a New City Agenda event held in the Houses of Parliament on 16 May 2019, Sir John Kingman, the author of the independent review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) set out the broad range of 83 recommendations contained within the report and his expectation of future reform to implement the review.
The future of finance is digital. Making Tax Digital (MTD) is one of HMRC’s key strategic priorities, with the aim of transforming and modernising how tax is reported and managed.
From April 2019, all businesses in the UK with a turnover above the VAT threshold (currently £85,000) will be required to keep digital records of their VAT in addition to filing electronic quarterly returns.
On 15 November 2018 AIA signed a cooperation agreement with Jinan University Education College, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China to promote international accounting within Guangdong province.
For a second year running the Keyworth Centre, part of the London South Bank University (LSBU) Southwark Campus, played host to a sell-out delegation for the PQ Magazine and LSBU annual national accountancy conference.
Last week meetings were held in Thessaloniki and Athens between the University of London, AIA and Epsilon Net. The purpose of these meetings was to enable the University of London’s Regional Business Development Manager, Louise Blair MA MSc, to discuss a collaboration which would enable Epsilon Net to offer a Global MBA (Accounting and Finance).
On the 24 November 2018 the AIA Hong Kong and China Tax Conference took place at the PolyU Hong Kong Community College, attracting over 100 delegates from leading businesses based in Hong Kong and the wider Southern China region.