Rethinking risk for the future

“By their nature, SMEs will have an accountant who is well positioned to help them to think about how their business can progress and prepare for the future”” —   says  in the report “Rethinking Risk for the Future”. This  report  looks at the reality, from ACCA’s members’ points of view, about how COVID-19 has made them reassess…

Sustainability risk management for SMEs: inaction is not an option

Thinking about sustainability can be daunting for SMEs that cope with everyday challenges and the pandemic’s impacts. But Covid-19 is also the latest call for more resilient and sustainable businesses. SMEs often rely on accountants as their primary advisors on business decisions. They can also help SME owners consider sustainability risks, mitigate them, and advise…

Sustainability and SMEs

It can be daunting for SMEs to prioritise their business’ sustainable transition.  This sustainability assessment checklist was developed with the support of the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB). It helps SME accountants and advisors to support their SME clients to build their sustainability profile. It can be the first step to enable a smoother…

Risk checklist for SME accountants

Accountancy Europe has posted a fact sheet “SME risk management: insolvency” for accountants on its website. «We highlight the role that professional accountants can play in managing and preparing for the risks, identifying red flags to better advise their SME clients», — noted by the authors. This paper – part of  SME risk management project series…