Ecclesfield accountant Elaine Shortridge has been elected as the new chair of ACCA’s (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Sheffield members’ network. Elaine, who runs her own practice named Shortridge and & Co, has been a qualified accountant for more than 20 years. Her story is truly one of overcoming the obstacles
Around 50 ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) members and students from across Yorkshire will come together to complete the Yorkshire Peaks challenge on 23 May. They will all be raising money for children’s cancer charity Candle Lighters. Yorkshire’s members and students are looking for more volunteers willing to take on
A new survey from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has revealed the amount of work there is still to be done if we are to make social mobility a reality for all. One of the most startling figures from the report showed that only 46.7 per cent of respondents
Leeds based online event provider Ivent has announced significant business wins in the education sector with new contracts totalling in excess of £150,000. With London’s Kings College, Middlesex and York University all recently commissioning Ivent to deliver their bespoke online events showcasing the institutions in virtual open days as well as
Yorkshire small businesses could be inadvertently damaging their growth prospects by paying accountants who aren’t even qualified, warns ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). The warning comes after research from cloud accounting software provider ClearBooksPro showed just eight per cent of small businesses considered an accountant’s qualifications when choosing one.
Free advice worth up to £2,000 will be available to small businesses thanks to Harrogate firm CCF Accountancy, which has signed up to a new initiative. As a member of global accountancy body ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), CCF has joined the Growth Voucher project being run in conjunction
The ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is urging Chancellor George Osborne to give the construction industry help, when he delivers his 2013 budget. Andi Lonnen, president of ACCA’s Yorkshire Women’s Network, said: The government has spoken about capital spending a number of times but as yet we’ve not seen clear plans.