Thursday 22 December 2016, Good intentions for an Industrial Strategy by Government which aims to deliver a stronger economy and manage the transition of exiting the EU means little for UK plc who want to see actions, not just ideas. In a survey of UK businesses, two thirds are not aware of the government priority for an industrial strategy while over half feel that it will have little impact on their business.
Wednesday 21 December 2016, Commenting on the Public Sector Finances for November 2016, published today by the ONS, Ross Campbell, ICAEW Public Sector Director, said:
Friday 16 December 2016, ICAEW is celebrating the festive season with top marks in the latest series of Advanced Level ACA exams. The Strategic Business Management exam came out on top with a pass rate of 87.9%, while ACA students also excelled in Corporate Reporting (81.1%) and the Case Study (75.6%)
Friday 9 December 2016, Philip Hammond will hope that his first, and last, Autumn Statement has installed some confidence into the economy, as businesses investment is set to fall yet again by 3.2% in 2016 and 3.6% in 2017.
Thursday 8 December 2016, ICAEW (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) has updated its guidance on master trusts to help pension trustees demonstrate good governance standards.
Wednesday 7 December 2016, 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.
Tuesday 29 November 2016, ICAEW is reminding employers that there's no need to be a scrooge this Christmas - thanks to a tax break, businesses can spend a tax-free amount of up to £150 per employee each year. However, when it comes to gifts for staff, only presents which are deemed ‘trivial’ are exempt from tax.
Tuesday 22 November 2016, Commenting on the Public Sector Finances for October 2016, published today by the ONS, Ross Campbell, ICAEW Public Sector Director, said:
Thursday 17 November 2016, Commenting on the launch of the IPPR ‘Business Skills: Professional Services in the Northern Powerhouse Economy’ report today, Hilary Lindsay, ICAEW President, said:
Monday 14 November 2016, In response to HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) proposals, ICAEW has warned Government it will take at least five years to implement plans properly.