Corporate Profiles

International Representation

UK representatives are appointed to serve on international accountancy organisations and their committees and CCAB has established specialist co-ordinating committees to advise and inform the volunteers that serve on these.

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) is a world-wide body with the central objective of harmonising the accountancy profession. It concentrates in particular on the production of ethical guidelines and auditing standards. The UK is represented on IFAC's Board and its various committees. (Note: The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) focuses on the development of international accounting standards for use in the presentation of published financial statements.)

Accountancy Europe (AE) Is the regional organisation for the Accountancy profession in Europe. The UK is represented on the AE Board and AE expert groups specialising in: