ethics

18 October, 2017

Businesses lack commitment to ethics, say UK and Irish workers

More than half of workers feel their workplace fails to be committed to ethical behaviour, according to a survey by accounting association ACCA. The survey of 1,100 workers in the UK and Ireland f...
Digital business, digital risk, mobile working, digital age, digital revolution

10 August, 2017

Ethical principles vital as digital age recasts business environment

While businesses adapt to operating in a digital environment, the vast majority of business people place ethics as “very important” in this climate. A major survey of 10,000 accountants by the ...
Tech Data, FRC

9 August, 2017

Ex-Tech Data finance director banned from accounting membership

The former finance director of Tech Data Limited has been banned from membership of his accountancy association for ten years and fined nearly £36,000 for his role in the preparation of his former em...
people together, corporate culture, trust, responsible business

18 April, 2017

Culture involves everyone, but begins with the board

Culture is firmly on the agenda for boards across the world as it influences every part of an organisation. Yet, despite its omnipresence, many organisations find the concept of it difficult; in reali...
executive pay, remuneration

30 January, 2017

Why the pay debate refuses to go away

In late 2015, ACCA published joint research with the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), which suggested that people valued "recognition at work" more highly than "pay", even though t...