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The number of additional years women in accounting and finance have to work to reach executive level, compared with their male counterparts, according to a study commissioned by the ACCA and conducted by King’s College London.


The tariff United States President Donald Trump plans on imposing on US$200 billion in foreign-made cars later this year. Critics believe tariffs would drive up the cost of all cars and pass those inflated prices on to consumers.

£17.9 million

The value of fines imposed by the United Kingdom’s Financial Reporting Council, up 24 percent from the previous year. The accounting watch dog faces pressure to crack down on failures at audit firms following to the sudden collapse of the construction company Carillion in January.

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