Special Report 69: Effective collaboration
Collaboration has been a trendy buzz word in business lexicon for some time now, but, as the pandemic has done with many other ‘nice-to have’ skills, it has now become absolutely necessary to master. With your colleagues, business partners, suppliers and all other stakeholders more than likely working from home, and maybe even across different locations and time zones, effective collaboration is essential
20 October 2020: Heightened levels of uncertainty combined with the hugely increased number of people working from home has created a perfect storm for fraudsters in the charity world, reports Mark Blayney Stuart.
Pandemic 2020: the new way of working
How do you recruit staff and blend an office while working remotely? Our members offer insights on the new business challenges of integrating new staff, keeping them in touch, maintaining advisory roles and addressing compliance issues.
Special Report 68: Commercial Insight
This special report explores how to be more commercial to add value and generate profit for your firm.
A response dated 7 September 2020. ICAEW are pleased to provide evidence to the Treasury Select Committee on its call for evidence on Tax after Coronavirus.
Pay it forward
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme portal is imperfect, yet it is a perfect example of how much and how quickly something can be achieved in pursuit of a common goal.
Remote auditing – remote team working
The spread of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) resulted in the rapid adoption of remote working, including remote auditing techniques. This extract from the Audit and Assurance Faculty Know-How guide 'Remote auditing in practice' focuses on remote team working, quality control and IT security.
The term "stay alert" is something we have all become accustomed to in recent months as we continue through the implications of the current pandemic.
Many businesses have had to adapt quickly in the last three months to deal with the impact of Covid-19 and lockdown, by making sure they are able to run their businesses remotely and mainly digitally by using and implementing the right kind of software.
Working from home in the age of the COVID-19
As work moves home, Lesley Meall finds out what’s working (and what’s not) in the new-look office life under lockdown from COVID-19.
Change for a greener accounting and IT world is on the horizon
Until COVID-19 forced us to immediately alter the way we live, opportunities to be greener were always on tomorrow’s agenda.
29 May: Businesses have been forced to adapt their ways of working almost overnight in light of the coronavirus lockdowns and those with cloud-based systems had a significant head start.
6 May 2020: the rapid migration to online meetings is one of the biggest business process changes in living memory. So how can you make the most of this new normal and embrace the “we’re all broadcasters now” mantra?
4 May 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a fresh wave of cyberattacks targeting remote workers and businesses.
1 May 2020: with the extended lockdown causing businesses a series of fresh and unprecedented challenges, how should finance leaders react to ensure their finance team and their business survive and thrive?
27 April 2020: With the government’s coronavirus lockdown measures continuing to keep workers out of the office, Microsoft MVP David Benaim shares tips on remote working apps, team communication tools and cloud storage options.
How should financial services respond to coronavirus and the cyber-security threats that come with it?
In 2002 the then US Secretary of Defence, Donald Rumsfeld claimed that when he looked to the future he saw two kinds of unforeseen event: the “known unknown” and the “unknown unknown”. Rumsfeld was lampooned for his statement at the time, but with the rise of COVID-19 and its knock on effects on IT systems across the world, many are coming face to face with the stark reality of this infamous truism.
17 April 2020: the spike in home-working has forced organisations to look at how they deal with card payments and data.
This article is to help ICAEW members and their clients with questions they may have on PCI DSS compliance (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).
26 March 2020: coronavirus is forcing many people to work from home to reduce social contact and minimise the associated risk of transmitting the disease. Technology is key to helping people work at home, so what are some of the things to consider when setting up and managing home working for your staff over the coming weeks and months?
Companies that do not have the budget set aside for the move into video conferencing can now take advantage of free versions being offered in response to the coronavirus crisis. This article provides a handy round up of the premium tools being offered for free by the market leaders in video conferencing.
Many of the world's leading collaboration and video conferencing software providers are helping businesses meet the challenge of remote working by offering their products for free in response to the spread of the coronavirus.
A round up of the best audio and video conferencing software, covering both paid and free solutions for business. Includes pros and cons for each platform.
Guide from Poynter on recommended tools for communication, documentation and project management with a short review of each and information on pricing. The guide focuses on apps and services with simpler onboarding and ease of usability.
Guenaelle Watson of the 360 Workplace consultancy gives a two minute run-through of seven tips for holding better video meetings.
Harvard Business Review
Harvard Business Review provide a 12 step guide to help you run virtual meetings more effectively, using basic meeting best practices and easy-to-use, inexpensive technology. Harvard Business Review has made all its coronavirus coverage free for readers and the full section of articles can be accessed through its Insights hub.
The coronavirus crisis has left many firms struggling to adapt to video conferencing, especially when it is combined withe challenge of whole teams now working remotely. Aliya Chaudhry provides a straightforward guide to the do’s and don’ts of video conferencing.
This guide by the SCVO was intended to help voluntary sector organisations shift their service delivery into digital and remote channels, with many principles that would apply equally well to small businesses and practices. Further guidance at SCVO's Third Sector Information Hub.
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