The digital world is driving fundamental change in how we work across all business sectors, and accounting is no exception. Certainly, compliance and bookkeeping remain the focus, but technological efficiencies have prompted a new way of working and the opportunity to offer a new set of services to clients.
Automatic enrolment duties will apply to your clients even if they employ just one person. As part of their ongoing duties, employers need to continually assess existing and new staff to work out who to put into a workplace pension scheme. It’s important for employers to be aware that this applies to all staff, including short term, seasonal, and temporary staff.
Marianne Mau, Technical Manager in the Financial Reporting Faculty, considers the financial reporting implications of APNS for corporation tax.
The 2018 IPC elections are now open, with vacancies for seven elected members. If you wish to stand for election, the deadline for nominations is 18 December 2017.
The importance of protecting personal data and staying secure online are ideas that we can all get behind. Wanting to have some control over what people know about us, or say about us, isn’t a new idea. What is new, are the methods by which information can be shared and obtained.
The future of the profession has been a hot topic of conversation for a number of years now, but whatever the profession might look like in the future, we can be sure that it will be shaped by today’s practitioners. It’s for this reason that the theme of this year’s annual practice conference is the future professional.
ICAEW Risk and Regulation Manager John Mongelard outlines some of the reasons why banks are closing accounts for small businesses, and what you can do about it.
On 20 September 2017, Teachers’ Pensions issued version 4 of its guidance for reporting accountants on End of Year Certificates, TP05.
Trustees of occupational pension schemes need to ensure they comply with new anti-money laundering rules. Most are easy to follow and apply immediately, but a new HMRC reporting duty, applying from 31 January 2018, could be more challenging.
The Law Commission has launched a consultation called Making a Will to consider whether the format of, and process for, making a will should be revised. ICAEW Business Law Committee would like your help in formulating a response.