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Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Restoring trust in corporate governance

Modernising corporate governance is a vital part of sustaining public confidence and making Britain the best place in the world to invest and do business. ICAEW welcomes the UK government's commitment to audit and corporate governance reform and looks forward to contributing to the recently announced consultation.

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Protecting the public interest as a regulator

We act as an independent regulator to protect the public interest by making sure our firms, members, students and affiliates maintain the highest standards of professional conduct.

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Building a sustainable future

Climate change is a defining issue of our time. Acting now is key to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals’ vision of fair and sustainable prosperity.

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Increasing trust in the profession

Audit is currently undergoing an unprecedented level of public scrutiny. ICAEW is at the heart of the international debate about the future of audit.

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Navigating the impact of Brexit

ICAEW is working to ensure that the chartered accountancy profession is able to operate as seamlessly as possible across Europe and further afield in the post-Brexit environment.

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