Now is the time to book yourself on to some of 2019’s essential line up of CPD training courses, tailored for LSCA members, with bookings now being taken up to December 2019.
Cyber risk: genuine threat or overhyped?Many of you might be tired and weary of hearing about GDPR, data protection and cyber risk. Opt-in, opt-out, updated terms and conditions… the fact that so many businesses have taken different approaches to the way they manage personal data adds to the continuing uncertainty surrounding this area.
Students achieved another set of impressive results in their March 2019 ACA Professional Level exams and Level 4 Accounting Technician apprenticeship end-point assessments with three of the Professional Level prize winners coming from London.
Corporate governance experts at ICAEW have set out why whistleblowers are so important, detailing benefits and action plans for senior management and boards
ICAEW urges businesses, consumers and regulators to work together to protect vulnerable people from being exploited by the growing use of data and artificial intelligence.
IAASB sizes up small entity auditsWhen it comes to auditing small entities, the international audit standard setter recognises that it is complexity, not size that matters, reports LSCA Technical Committee chair Jamie Tomlin.
This month, the Tax Discussion Groups considered whether a retirement event should be treated as a taxable employment expense or business entertainment
Are you wondering how Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT works for new VAT registrations? ICAEW’s Tax Faculty has confirmed with HMRC that a business cannot sign up to MTD until the VAT registration is complete
HMRC’s latest guidance on self-reporting criminal facilitation of tax evasion affects accountancy firms as well as companies, but only applies to those that have been given relevant authority, reports Julia Penny.
This month, the Tax Discussion Groups considered the PAYE and NIC implications caused by a vulnerable beneficiary trust taking on a temporary carer.
Meet ICAEW’s new Business & Industrial Strategy teamICAEW’s new Business & Industrial Strategy team has been established to ensure that the knowledge, expertise and insight of ICAEW members in business, including those in London, are heard.
Businesses in the capital are now more optimistic than they were at the start of 2019, but risks remain in the economy, finds the latest ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor.
Managers may despair with “young people today” in the workplace, but LSCA Business Board chair Angus Farr says the problem could be with “managers today” who fail to motivate their staff – just talking can help avoid the 5.30pm rush for the door.
In the second part of his series on how start-ups can do business with big companies, London accountant Jonathan Hollis outlines the importance of understanding how they think – remember, they are people too!
Our politicians’ failure to deliver Brexit is also a failure of the entire business community to be able to get its message across and influence policy, argues Zetetic Capital’s Nick Gowlland.
City vacancies and job hunters halve in two yearsMorgan McKinley’s London Employment Monitor shows economic uncertainty has put London’s financial and technology jobs market on the back foot as a result of Brexit confusion, writes Hakan Enver.
A commitment to restoring trust in the accountancy profession is just one of the areas that new London members of ICAEW Council Jeremy Willmont and Rhodri Whitlock have in common, finds London Accountant.
Jack Robson, CASSL co-chair and a trainee chartered accountant in London, asks whether training clawback contracts help firms retain newly-qualified staff.
A packed event at Chartered Accountants’ Hall recently heard how women’s networks can play a vital role in driving corporate diversity and inclusion, but must be clear about their purpose and involved men if they are to bring about change.
Ektaa Kumar, Head of Tax Interim at Morgan McKinley, explains why more businesses are now bringing their tax functions in-house, creating a demand for specialists with real commercial acumen.
Croydon President more than honorary titleStepping down as President of ICAEW Chartered Accountants Croydon, Andrew McKenzie-Smart highlights the professional and personal changes he has seen over the past four years and how this has affected the bottom line, if not the waist line!
CABA, the chartered accountants charity, helps Londoners start the day with five top tips to get ahead.
North London area society chair Paul Weber offers practical advice for insolvency practitioners faced with the new 8% interest charge on members’ voluntary liquidation (MVL) tax payments
In her last article before handing over the reins to her successor, LSCA President Helen Brennan reflects on the achievement of bringing London ICAEW members together “in interesting times”
Jagdeep Chaggar, London member of ICAEW Council, sets out the ingredients he believes will allow companies and auditors to provide more timely assurances for financial reports.
London Society annual dinner
On 13 June join the LSCA at its flagship event to network with ICAEW firms, individual members and, other local businesses and professionals at this popular black-tie event.
As well as the ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor update, the event offers expert updates on Metro Bank's journey building fans rather than customers since 2010.
Discover how adopting the right mindset and client management practices will increase revenue and profitability from your existing client base, while reducing stress.
Enjoy a special evening of networking at One Moorgate Place Club in the company of students, younger members and those further on in their careers.
Come along to this always impressive annual lunch at The Mansion House. With the Lord Mayor and guest speaker Liz Murrall, Director Stewardship and Reporting, The Investment Association.