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2019 press releases

Press releases issued by ICAEW in 2019.

ICAEW calls for early and urgent action on audit reform

Wednesday 10 July 2019. The latest Audit Quality Review (AQR) inspection reports published today by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) underline the need for urgent and early action on audit reform, according to ICAEW.

ICAEW comments on inheritance tax proposals

Friday 5 July 2019. The ICAEW comments on the recommendations contained in the Inheritance Tax Review second report published today [5 July 2019] by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS)

AI will change corporate deal-making - forever

Thursday 4 July 2019, The ability to predict and shape the long term success of global takeovers is often seen as the “holy grail” for CEOs, investors and their advisors. A new report from chartered accountancy body ICAEW and Drooms, a leading data solutions company, reveals that some key decision making may soon be taken away from humans and guided instead by the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in many stages of a deal process.

ICAEW holds BASE National Finals

Wednesday 3 July 2019, ICAEW has held the National Finals of its BASE competition, designed to give school and college students aged 16-17 an insight into what business and accounting is like, and help them develop key employability skills.

UK economy should be able to weather continued ‘Brexit uncertainty’ without too much damage, says ICAEW

Friday 14 June 2019, ‘Brexit uncertainty’, although weighing on both business and consumer sentiment, may not damage the UK economy as much as expected according to ICAEW. In its latest Economic Forecast, ICAEW believes that the economy should be able to bear the burden of continued uncertainty and highlights the role consumers, businesses and policy makers have had in insulating the economy from political uncertainty in the past.

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