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 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.
Last week (27 February) AIA’s Director of Operations, David Potts, delivered a session at the Charity Finance Group (CFG) Annual Conference exploring how charities must operate under the latest money laundering regulations to remain compliant, including:
On the 26 February the world famous Café de Paris, located in the West End of London, played host to the annual PQ magazine awards. The awards now in their 16th year recognise the future generation of accountants, and the hard work they undertake in order to qualify; as well as those who educate and nurture them on their journey.
The Association of International Accountants (AIA) are working closely with UK Government to help raise the awareness of the ‘Flag It Up’ campaign aimed at accountants and other professionals in the finance, legal and property sectors.