22 May 2020: An interview with Roberta Fusco, the Director of Policy and Engagement at the Charity Finance Group (CFG). She anticipates that, in the short term, the charity sector is at risk of contraction.
15 May 2020: In Kind Direct operates at the interface of the corporate world and the charity sector. It has seen first-hand what COVID-19 has meant for both, says its Chief Executive, Rosanne Gray.
15 May 2020: As part of a charity sector special, ICAEW Insights looks at how coronavirus has exposed vulnerabilities in charities’ funding models and how the sector is adapting to the ‘new normal’ in order to help others.
6 May 2020: the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) have provided additional clarity for banks and SMEs regarding the two government loan schemes available during the coronavirus crisis.
4 May 2020: Philippa Kelly, Director of ICAEW’s Technical Strategy Business Group, outlines what SMEs may stand to gain from the Financial Conduct Authority’s announcement on insurance cover.
28 April 2020: the heads of the UK’s financial regulatory bodies are balancing the efficacy of the mass government lending schemes to the economy with risks like fraud and business failure
On 15 April 2020, the Government published a Treasury Direction on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme). This was updated last Friday (22 May 2020) and the full updated Direction can be found here but in summary, these are the major changes and clarifications.
We consider how the market will handle dividend suspensions and what the path back to dividend payments for investors looks like
Responsible tax is not familiar enough for investors, finds Carlos Torneros, although things must change if the investment industry wants to improve its ESG credentials.
27 May 2020: fiscal deficit of £62.1bn in April exceeds budget of £55bn for the whole of 2020-21.
UK bailout scheme companies to be barred from paying bonuses and dividends
21 May 2020: Rea Georgiou, Accountant General of Cyprus, tells ICAEW Insights about the coronavirus measures her country has put in place and how her team worked to minimise disruption to the island nation’s finances.
Series of insights from PwC’s Strategy& looking at how COVID-19 is affecting industries in the UK and how organisations can meet the challenge. Industries include power and utilities; travel and leisure; aviation; government; automotive; healthcare; pharmaceutical; banking; industrial manufacturing; real estate; asset and wealth management; retail; consumer goods; telecoms; insurance.
Industry-specific information and guidance from Deloitte on COVID-19. Sectors include aerospace and defence; automotive; consumer products and retail; financial services; government and public services; industrial products and construction; life sciences; mining and metals; oil, gas and chemicals; power, utilities and renewables; technology; telecom, media and entertainment; transportation and hospitality.
Data and analysis from ONS on coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK and its effect on the economy and society. Includes information on coronavirus and homeworking in the UK labour market and analysis of the industries and occupations that parents and those aged 70 or over work in.
29 April 2020: as we enter a second month of lockdown, attention is now turning to what the future economic landscape will look like. To discuss this and more, Professor Trevor Williams will join ICAEW for a one-off webinar.
24 April 2020: dramatic decline in electricity usage confirms the scale of the economic downturn and the impact that will have on tax receipts.
21 April 2020: many businesses are reporting “radical and unplanned changes” against an “astonishingly weak” economic backdrop, according to a recent Deloitte broadcast.