Tuesday 16 October 2018, A higher level of perceived threat, and pressure for the UK to increase its military strength means that there is pressure on the Chancellor to allocate additional funding to defence and security. In a new paper, published as part of the annual flagship IFS Green Budget, ICAEW also argues that funding for defence needs to be more secure and better managed and that the long decline in defence spending is now over.
Thursday 11 October 2018, Winning students of ICAEW’s national business and accounting competition, BASE, got the opportunity to interview ICAEW’s CEO Michael Izza at Chartered Accountants’ Hall. The Students from Sir Thomas Rich’s School in Gloucester impressed Michael with their confidence and industry related questions.
Friday 14 September 2018, Following a weak start to 2018, the UK economy has seen a slight pick-up due to the weather and the World Cup.
Thursday 13 September 2018, Research by ICAEW has revealed that over 40% of businesses about to be affected by Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT are not yet aware of it.
Business confidence in the East of England has been on a rising trend since 2017, and remains in positive territory at +8.4, as the UK average slips to -0.2, according to the latest ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor™ (BCM). This continued positivity in the region is likely down to businesses experiencing strong growth in exports and domestic sales and therefore an increase in profits.
Friday 31 August 2018, ICAEW once again celebrates ACA students receiving top results in their July 2018 ACA Professional Level exams and Level 4 Accounting Technician apprenticeship end-point assessments.
Tuesday 21 August 2018, Commenting on the Public Sector Finances for July 2018, published today by the ONS, Ross Campbell, ICAEW Public Sector Director, said:
Friday 24 August 2018, Commenting on the release of the Government’s no deal plan and technical notices published yesterday, Michael Izza, ICAEW Chief Executive, said:
Wednesday 16 August 2019, School leavers are opting for alternative routes to a career and are choosing not to go to University. As businesses continue to offer a wider range of apprenticeships, and students have the option to learn on the job, fewer are opting to go to University in favour of other career paths.
Tuesday 7 August 2018, Many students will need to work during their summer holiday to fund their holiday activities and their studies. ICAEW reminds students to keep a close eye on their tax position and how to claim refunds if tax is overpaid.