The Future of NFR and the Role of SMPs

The virtual event will give the opportunity to discuss with decision makers and key stakeholders the two EFRAG reports on EU sustainability reporting as well as the proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive and to share information about INTEREST, an Erasmus+ funded project of which EFAA is a partner. What are the implications for SMEs and the SMPs that […]

Future of SMPs: Lessons from the Crisis and Practice Transformation

Webinar English with simultaneous translation into Russian The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for SMPs to transform their practices to survive and succeed. This transformation demands the rapid adoption of digital technologies and business diversification through the offering of new services. Salvador Marin, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs (EFAA) President will […]

Online events – Future of SMPs

All the videos are now available! Role of SMPs in the Implementation of the EU's SME Strategy Friday, 20 November, 11:30 CET The virtual event gives the opportunity to discuss with decision makers and key stakeholders the EU SME Strategy. The consequences of the pandemic on SMEs and on SMPs are highlighted. The event focus […]

Future of SMPs: Building Digital Competency

Speakers are Martin de Bie and Noël de Rudder. Key topic is the importance of digitalization for SMPs, all the more vital as a result of the pandemic, and how EFAA’s Digital Competency Maturity Model (DCMM) can be used to help SMPs raise their digital competency. The webinar shares initial results, as reported in this recent report on the use of the […]

Future of SMEs: Liquidity and Business Continuity

Speakers are Gerhard Huemer, Director for Economic & Fiscal Policy at SMEunited, and Paul Thompson, Director, EFAA. Gerhard shares the key findings from a recent SMEunited survey, including that lack of liquidity and insolvency are major concerns for SMEs, and Paul explains how SMPs can help SMEs maintain liquidity using business-continuity tools.

Future of SME Reporting: Implications of COVID-19

The keynote presentation is given by Richard Martin, Head of Corporate Reporting at ACCA and Chair of EFAA’s Accounting Expert Group. Richard shares advice and guidance on the accounting and financial reporting requirements that will need to be considered in addressing the financial effects of COVID-19 when preparing SME financial statements

COVID-19 global survey: Inside business- impacts and responses

The webinar focuses on the survey recently conducted by ACCA to assess developments over the last few months. Special attention is given to the findings most relevant to SMPs and SMEs and to the resources and initiatives ACCA is using to help them. The webinar is a perfect opportunity to reflect both on up-to-date findings that presented […]

EU Financial Instruments for SMEs

The webinar aims to share information on financing opportunities currently available for SMEs at the EU level, on how they are channelled to national level and thus to SMEs, and on other possible schemes, e.g. access to subsidised loans or equity instruments. Gerhard Huemer, Director for Economic & Fiscal Policy at SMEunited, provided the keynote presentation

Building the Digital Practice

Building the Digital Practice EFAA International Conference 2019 Amsterdam, 27 June 2019 Digitalisation has, and will continue for the foreseeable future, to dramatically impact the way Europeans live, work, and play. These technologies – in particular, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain – and the associated risk of cyber security are also greatly affecting the accountancy profession […]

Reporting of NFI by SMEs

Results of EFAA survey now published Download report Download programme EFAA has completed a project looking at the reporting of NFI by SMEs across 14 European countries which culminated in a report published on 19 November and which served as the basis for the roundtable discussion. While the EU’s NFI Directive only applies to larger companies preliminary […]

EFAA International Conference

Thank you for making this conference a big success! Slides are now available!   read Article Program The digitalisation of Europe’s economy already reshapes the way we live, work, and consume. These technologies - like Blockchain, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics – are also greatly affecting the accountancy profession. Large companies and accounting […]