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Liz Murrall speaking at Pan Accountancy Lunch 2019

Investors back calls for all directors to be held to account

Speaking at last month’s Pan Accountancy Lunch, hosted by the London Society of Chartered Accountants, Investment Association director Liz Murrall called for the new accountancy regulator to have powers to hold all directors to account, not just accountants.

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LSCA launches 2020 CPD programme

As part of its commitment to support members throughout their career, the London Society of Chartered Accountants has launched its 2020 continuing professional development programme Essentials CPD.

ICAEW helps teachers with real world maths

Using real-world examples, such as going to university and running a festival stall, ICAEW is helping teachers to bring maths to life with free Key Stage 4 classroom resources.

Tax and financial reporting

Brexit puzzle

Budgets and Brexit: what is going on?

Even though there is not going to be a Budget on 6 November, Sharon Cooke, member of the LSCA Tax Committee, highlights a number of areas where we are still expecting news and updates.

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Loan Charge review launched

In the wake of parliamentary pressure, the government has appointed former NAO boss to head review into controversial Loan Charge, which threatened large tax bills for those using disguised remuneration schemes.

Business and economy

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Seven reasons why a board role can boost your career

The chief executive of Women on Boards UK recently told ICAEW members about the seven ways in which early board roles can boost careers. Julia Root-Gutteridge, ICAEW’s Board Effectiveness manager, reports.

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Late payment curse for micro businesses

With 50,000 businesses closing due to late payments, LSCA Business Board member Vicky Andrew examines the steps a micro business can take to tackle late payment, and calls for legislation to prevent such abuses.

Career and development

Alec James

ICAEW picks London trainee among One Young World ambassadors

Alec James, a London trainee chartered accountant, comments on his experience of being one of five ICAEW representatives at the recent the global forum for young leaders 'One Young World'. 

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Peter Estlin

Lord Mayor: don’t leave anyone behind in digital age

In his final article for London Accountant, Peter Estlin, the Lord Mayor, looks back over the past year at how his “Shaping Tomorrow’s City for Today” initiative has focused on the digital skills gap.

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Annette Kramer

Presenting with impact workshop

Work with our expert on communication, Annette Kramer, PhD, in a hands-on workshop and learn the most effective techniques and strategies to improve your presentation style, confidence and engagement.

Latest events

Pan-accountancy lunch 2019

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.

Combatting fraud in the digital world

As the use of digital services grows, are consumers more at risk to fraud? Hear more from the Finance Director of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence at the November Canary Wharf Members’ Group meeting.