As we all know skills is a real issue at the present time and it is one of the most common issues for concern that our members talk about when we meet them. In my year as President of CANW one of my aims is to work with local organisations to try and help tackle this ever growing problem.
Taking place on 22 September at The Point, Old Trafford, Venturefest 2015 offers a unique brand of inspirational speakers, interactive workshops and the chance to network with some of the region’s most successful business leaders.
ICAEW’s Business, Accounting and Skills Education (BASE) is our national business competition for students aged 16 to 19. Now the final is over (pictured below are the national winners from Simon Langton Grammar School), we are currently looking for ICAEW members to mentor student teams at our regional heats across the UK for 2016.
Ever get the feeling that Cosmo lied? Is it really possible to have it all? With research suggesting that female chartered accountants are still grossly underpaid by comparison to their male counterparts, we want to challenge the statistics.
Richard Crowther, President of Chartered Accountants North West extends welcome to members
The Government’s plans to create a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ came firmly under the spotlight at an ICAEW North West forum held in Manchester on Thursday 4 June.
Richard Crowther has been appointed president of Chartered Accountants North West (CANW). He takes the reins from past president Mark Schofield, who led CANW during 2013-2015.
On the 19 March the Chancellor announced major new investments in transport and science in the North West.
The gap between Britain's best- and worst-performing cities has dramatically widened and makes grim reading for a host of North West towns, with Rochdale, Blackpool and Burnley among those performing poorly.
Business Finance Solutions (BFS) and the British Business Bank have launched the Co Angel Investment service, the first ever co-investment Angel partnership in the North of England that will connect businesses to syndicates of investors in a completely different way.