ICAEW has released a list of the top 40 online accountancy influencers – individuals tweeting about and discussing accountancy-related topics – and readers will recognise some familiar London names.
Stay on top for life: the need to own your skills in a disruptive worldCelebrating the 100th anniversary of the first woman admitted to ICAEW, the LSCA together with ICAEW Croydon and the South East Society of Chartered Accountants, are coming together to focus on the importance of lifelong learning.
Get ahead of the crowd by signing up to the newest ICAEW community, one that offers free access to a wealth of resources, webinars and events.
Now that the busy season is over, March is the ideal time to plan your training needs and ensure your professional development continues to march forward.
Spaces are going fast at The Practitioners Conference, the must attend event for all those in practice, hosted by the LSCA, so book now to avoid disappointment.
Retailers call to end London business rate ‘subsidy’As over 50 retailers urge the government to reform business rates, London is in the firing line as businesses subsidise the capital’s rates bill by nearly £600m, while the ICAEW Tax Faculty sets out five areas for change in this month’s Budget.
According to Bluefin Professions, IR35 and data breaches are the most likely area for new strains of claims against the accountancy profession, but what steps can be taken to mitigate such claims?
The Treasury has confirmed changes to business rates announced ahead of the Budget.
Jamie Tomlin, chair of the LSCA’s technical committee, reviews the IASB’s draft proposals to replace IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statement which is set to change how the financial cake is sliced.
Agricultural land deal between a son and his parents raises questions of value, tax and potential conflicts, a recent London Tax Discussion Group meeting hears.
Budget: London investment must continue to future global growthThe Government is set to deliver its first Budget on 11 March and businesses in London will be hoping that it’s an ambitious one, supporting the capital’s role as a strong connected city and global centre, writes Philip Abram, Senior Partner for KPMG’s London Region.
Younger Members London is hosting an event in association with EY on 24 February to set out how you can use artificial intelligence to your advantage in a practical way.
With late payments growing to £23bn last year, Rachel Underhill, Business Strategy Manager at ICAEW, urges London companies to start the 2020s with a clear culture on payments.
Hosted by the London Society of Chartered Accountants and the South Essex Society of Chartered Accountants, this event will give business members three updates on topics of real relevance to you and your business – the impact of artificial intelligence, key skills for accountants and how to rescue the high street.
Despite London-listed companies hitting the one third target of women on their boards, the number of women in senior roles such as finance director remains below target, while progress on ethnic diversity is equally slow, writes Julia Root Gutteridge of the ICAEW Business Team.
London job seekers optimistic after decisive electionMorgan McKinley’s 2019 Q4 London Employment Monitor suggests job seekers are banking on a new decade bringing new opportunities, says Hakan Enver.
Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting Programme at Judge Business School, recently spoke with the chair of CASSL about the challenges facing today’s newly qualified accountancy professionals.
Be a giver at work, but don’t be a pushover: LSCA vice president Indy Agnihotri sets out how to spot fakers and takers and ensure you are a door opener, not a door mat.
What are your ‘unknown unknowns’? Find out what is changing and whether you need to take action at the latest Practice Radar event 6 April 2020.
Care-giving and bread-winning are not mutually exclusive, and employers need to recognise and address the hidden tensions faced by new parents when they return to work, writes executive coach Geraldine Gallacher.
Fix education to solve productivity puzzleDavid Trodden, member of the LSCA Business board, asks why the UK is struggling to improve its levels of productivity, suggesting that a starting point to finding a solution lies in our education system.
What can you gain from giving? Viresh Paul, the Chair of LSCA's Area Societies, looks at the rewards of volunteering with your local branch of the London Society of Chartered Accountants.
Ahead of the election for London mayor in May, former LSCA President Malcolm Bacchus sets out his own manifesto for the capital’s business, tackling the skills and infrastructure vital for all companies, large or small.
As Brexit negotiations continue, the City must not lose sight of the bigger picture of climate change and focus on its leadership in green finance, urges Lord Mayor William Russell.
With Britain on its way out of the EU, a majority government in Westminster and the audit profession at a major crossroad, LSCA President Nathan Steinberg urges all members to join the debate.