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In a rapidly changing world, uncertainty is about the only thing businesses can be sure of. As leaders in accountancy, finance and business, ICAEW Chartered Accountants work with organisations to look beyond the next quarter and take the long view on key issues – to help them achieve more than they’d imagine. The following topics are some of the issues we’re currently addressing as we work towards building a world of strong economies.

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Imagine a world of strong economies

In times of rapid change, businesses need trusted leaders who can think strategically, act with integrity and use their influence to empower prosperity. Around the world, ICAEW Chartered Accountants are using their skills and expertise to help organisations and institutions of all sizes turn uncertainty into opportunity. Here are some of the key social, economic and financial issues our members are addressing right now.

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90% of data is in the dark. How can we shine a light on it?

We’re producing more data than ever before, and much of it is being captured by businesses. But why is 90% of it left in the dark? How can we shine a light on it?

Suffering from Brexit blindness?

Less than a third of UK businesses have post-Brexit plans. But with Brexit under way, it’s more crucial than ever to prepare and plan now.

Should we tax robots to pay for pensions?

The UK Government's industrial strategy, launched at the end of November 2017, sets out a range of measures to increase productivity in UK business.

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Rise of the gig economy: Is the UK tax base under threat?

How is the changing relationship between employers and employees affecting the UK's tax income, and what should we do about it?

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A world of stronger economies

Autumn Budget: How far ahead should we be planning?

The Autumn Budget has brought home the fiscal and economic challenges facing the UK.

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How to tax a robot

The Tax Faculty's technical lead, Anita Monteith, looks at the tax challenges brought by the increasing use of artificial intelligence and 'bots.

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How to prepare your business for Brexit – checklist

It’s been almost two years since the UK voted to leave the EU and we are rapidly approaching “exit day” on 29 March 2019. However, even at this late stage, as we peer into the Brexit crystal ball, it looks very misty, with many of the key issues unresolved.

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Gig economy workers call for greater regulation and rights

More than half of gig economy workers (57%) believe that gig economy firms are exploiting a lack of regulation, according to new research by CIPD.

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