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.
Investors back calls for all directors to be held to accountSpeaking 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.
The ICAEW Tech Faculty is highlighting a comprehensive guide to tackling cyber risk produced by the National Cyber Security Centre.
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.
Julia Penny, a London member of ICAEW Council and regular contributor to London Accountant, has been announced as new ICAEW Vice President for 2020-21.
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.
HMRC has introduced a process to allow businesses to apply for additional time to put in place digital links to comply with the requirements of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT, reports the ICAEW Tax Faculty team.
This month, one of the Tax Discussion Groups in Croydon & South East London considered the case of how six children of an elderly mother could benefit from her home even though it was acquired by just two of the children many years previously.
LSCA Technical Committee chair Jamie Tomlin questions whether the time is right to introduce a revised going concern auditing standard and what the impact will be as it diverges for international standards.
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.
Seven reasons why a board role can boost your careerThe 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.
UK Research & Innovation’s challenge director Stephen Browning tells London Accountant why now, more than ever, accountants must keep one step ahead of changing technology.
Welcoming the news that two-year work visas will be available to students who have successfully completed their studies in the UK, LSCA Business Board member David Trodden asks how the role played by international students in UK businesses can be increased.
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.
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.
ICAEW picks London trainee among One Young World ambassadorsAlec 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'.
Following news that employees spend nearly three hours a week complaining about their job, chartered accountancy well-being charity CABA has launched its ‘Drop the Pressure’ campaign, which will feature a pop-up sound booth for workers to vent their frustrations.
As International Men’s Day approaches on 19 November, executive coach Geraldine Gallagher sets out what fathers can do to improve their work/home life balance and ensure that more are able to “breadshare”.
Morgan McKinley’s latest London Employment Monitor shows uptick in financial services jobs in the third quarter of 2019, with more actively seeking to change employer, but uncertainty looms large.
Talking, building awareness and putting ideas into action are just some of the steps necessary to tackle diversity and inclusion (D&I) issues. Younger Members London committee member Asif Chowdhury shares how each of us can make a tangible difference.
Lord Mayor: don’t leave anyone behind in digital ageIn 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.
As ICAEW and Deloitte join up to create an online learning programme to takcle climate change, South East London Area Society Vice Chair and LSCA Deputy President Vicky Andrew spells out what this means for ICAEW members.
Can businesses aiming to achieve universal values and thinking through company culture foster an environment of true diversity and inclusion, asks ICAEW Council member for London Jagdeep Chaggar.
LSCA President Nathan Steinberg shines a spotlight on the speech made at the Pan Accountancy Lunch by Liz Murrall, chair of the FRC’s Corporate Reporting Council and Director of Stewardship and Reporting at The Investment Association.
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.
Presenting with impact workshopWork 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.
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.
In highly competitive markets where there is a financial or reputational risk to the client, trust is paramount and relationships are everything.
What are your ‘unknown unknowns’? Find out what’s been changing and whether you need to take action.
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.