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.
A deputy central bank governor has stated that China should allow more floundering firms to go bankrupt to help improve economic mechanisms, rather than allow them to get government-led bailouts.
Catherine Bradley has been appointed to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Non-Executive Director.
Amyas Morse, the Comptroller and Auditor General, head of the National Audit Office, has issued a report on the 2013-14 accounts of HM Revenue & Customs. The report describes how HMRC deploys its compliance resources and measures and reports the impact of its compliance work. It also covers HMRC’s progress in operating the PAYE service and its implementation of its new Real Time Information service and its performance in tax collection and in reducing error and fraud in personal tax credits.
Hong Kong’s official foreign currency reserve assets grew by US$700 million to US$320.9 billion in June, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority have announced.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have announced the closure of the investigation into the conduct of Christopher Moore, a former Member of the ACCA and former executive of Torex Retail plc (Torex).