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2015 press releases

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  • Publish date: 07 January 2015
  • Archived on: 01 January 2016

Press releases issued by ICAEW in 2015.

Lack of trust is holding back economic integration in South East Asia, say Chartered Accountants

Wednesday 16 December, The latest report from Chartered Accountants Worldwide suggests that a lack of trust is one of the factors holding back the establishment of a flourishing, integrated economy in South East Asia. In Critical Success Factors for Tomorrow’s Business Leaders: Perspectives from South East Asia, the international body of chartered accountants argues that businesses need to develop more of a “corporate conscience” by instilling a set of values within their organisations.

And the partridge could be tax-free

Tuesday 22 December 2015, What can the “Twelve Days of Christmas” tell us about tax? Whether you plan to dance, leap or drum your way through the festive season, Anita Monteith, ICAEW Technical Tax Manager, has come up with a unique analysis of this favourite Christmas song.

Who were the top tweeting accountants in 2015?

Tuesday 15 December 2015, The UK’s ‘most influential’ chartered accountants online are unveiled in a new list by ICAEW – featuring top names in coaching, blogging and tax commentator, Richard Murphy.

Santa fun run? - don't forget gift aid on charitable giving

Tuesday 8 December 2015, Will you be sponsoring a friend to ditch the sleigh and dance, prance or dash away in a charity Santa fun run this Christmas? ICAEW explains how you could claim tax relief on charitable giving in your tax return and offers a reminder to complete your online self-assessment by 31 January.

Auditors call for companies to recognise cyber security as a critical business risk

7 December 2015, Companies are not recognising cyber security as a business risk, say their auditors in a new report from ICAEW. Audit Insights: Cyber Security focuses on the importance of closing the gap between cyber security strategy and business operations based on the observations and expertise of auditors from across industry.

Let's be jolly! 'tis the season for tax-free Christmas parties

Wednesday 2 December 2015, The countdown to Christmas has begun and it is time to deck the halls for your Christmas party. ICAEW reminds employers that there's no need to be a scrooge this Christmas - thanks to HMRC, businesses can spend a tax-free amount of up to £150 per employee.

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