Victims of pensions scams could lose 22 years’ worth of savings within 24 hours, according to new analysis by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
These startling figures come as the FCA and TPR re-launch ScamSmart; a campaign supported by the AIA which aims to encourage people to protect a lifetime of savings.
The Association of International Accountants (AIA), the global body for professional accountants is pleased to offer members government-accredited cyber protection services following the announcement of a new strategic partnership with CyberSmart at last week’s Ethical Accounting Conference.
AIA is delighted to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Xero to partake in its Equivalency Certification programme to provide budding accountants and bookkeepers in the UK with the online accounting skills required to succeed in the digital age.
On 17 March 2019 AIA students and VIP guests gathered at the GIS Taipei Tech Convention Centre to celebrate and recognise the achievements of CSKM Global Learning Centre candidates who have successfully completed their AIA qualifications.
A night of celebration as the Hong Kong accountancy sector witnesses continued growth, amid increased demand for consultancy services and a rise in IPOs. On the 15 March 2019 the AIA welcomed guests from the world of finance and accounting, including Guest of Honour, Dr P.M. Kam to the Craigengower Cricket Club for the Hong Kong Branch annual dinner.
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Greg Clark MP announced a new enhanced regulator to transform the audit and accounting sector in response to a comprehensive Independent Review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) led by Sir John Kingman, the chairman of Legal & General.