EFAA – IFAC Webinar: Sustainability Offers New Opportunities for SMPs

Webinar   The video of the event is available here English with simultaneous translation into Spanish and French Sustainability is not just about the environment. The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), defines sustainability as “a commitment to eradicate poverty and achieve a sustainable world by 2030 and beyond, with human well-being and a healthy planet […]

EFAA-Accountancy Europe Event: A Global Solution for Auditing Less Complex Entities

  Video available here We discussed IAASB’s proposed auditing standard for less complex entities (LCE). The IAASB has taken a significant step and proposes a new stand-alone auditing standard for less complex entities. First, we will hear about the objectives and the details of the proposed standard from the IAASB’s LCE Task Force Chair; then […]

EFAA International Conference 2021

COVID-19: SMPs Recovering Smarter, Stronger, Sustainable Small- and Medium-Sized Practices Post COVID-19 stand to play a crucial role in helping SMEs recover from the coronavirus crisis, build their resilience and ensure their digital and sustainable transition. For them to be effective in this role will demand they be smarter, stronger and sustainable. SMPs will need […]

Early Warning Europe Day

The Early Warning Europe Network is a pan-European organisation, of which EFAA is a member, committed to raising awareness and facilitating the discussion on early warning and second chance for SMEs. Accountancy Europe is supporting this event by providing its venue. The COVID-19 crisis has completely changed the business environment and confronts many SMEs with […]

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 […]