On 30 October, in association with Metro Bank, the ICAEW’s London and South East regional team are hosting a lunchtime event with professional services adviser Liz Whitaker, who will set out her top tips on how you can utilise the power of personal communications to engage, persuade and inspire the people around you.
Can over-servicing lose you clients?Doing more for your client than you first agreed can have serious consequences, including unintended liabilities, fee disputes and possible loss of the client, advises Bluefin.
Last month, London Society of Chartered Accountant members took part in an institute-wide consultation for ICAEW’s submission to the Treasury Select Committee’s inquiry into regional imbalances in the UK economy.
Don’t miss out, places at this year’s Pan Accountancy Lunch are being snapped up following the news that the new Chair of the FRC’s Corporate Reporting Council will be speaking at the event in October.
ICAEW has promised its support for the government’s Green Finance Strategy as part of its commitment to tackling the climate change crisis.
Business MTD sign-ups pass million markThe number of businesses that have signed up to MTD for VAT passed the 1m milestone by 7 August, ICAEW Tax Faculty reports, but 120,000 missed the deadline, amid claims of direct debit failures and incorrect VAT return obligation periods.
As figures show Londoners pay the most inheritance tax in the country, the latest proposals from the Office of Tax Simplification should make interesting, even controversial reading.
Popular with cyclists and employers in the capital, hire agreement changes will allow tax breaks for cycle to work schemes over £1,000 without the need to be FCA registered.
Update proposals include guidance for service auditors, as well as more practical examples on control objectives and reporting, to ensure they can be used by a broader range of accountancy firms.
Reviewing the International Audit & Assurance Standards Board’s proposals for less complex entities, former LSCA President Malcolm Bacchus welcomes attempts to tackle the one-size-fits-all approach.
Bank’s MPC will closely monitor Brexit inflationNo matter what sort of Brexit there is, Lai Wah Co of the Bank's Greater London Agency says the Monetary Policy Committee will always act to promote the good of the UK people by keeping inflation on target while supporting jobs and growth.
Despite a small increase in business confidence across the UK, London is suffering from problems in the property and IT sectors, while late payments is a rising issue around the country, reports ICAEW.
Whether the UK leaves the EU with or without a deal, SMEs need to be aware of their data protection responsibilities or risk falling foul of the GDPR, says LSCA Business Board’s vice chair Anzo Francis.
You’ve done your research, positioned your product and worked out your marketing strategy, but don’t forget about your mindset, says London accountant and business adviser Surekha Aggarwal in the third part in a series of articles looking at optimising income.
As ICAEW launches a nationwide inquiry into the nature of talent gaps in UK business, Rosalia Wood, Regional Industrial Strategy Manager at ICAEW, urges London members to share their experiences and help find the missing pieces.
Achieve full potential with power of connectionsCome along and join ICAEW South East and Thames Valley’s new Saturday networking group, with guest speakers Aviva Wittenburg-Cox and Sonia Brown on 28 September at Windelsham Golf Club, Bagshot.
This October, why not join 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?
City jobs down by a third in three months as job hunters fall by nearly a quarter, Morgan McKinley’s Hakan Enver surveys the latest state of the finance professionals jobs market, arguing that a tech-style visa model could benefit financial services post-Brexit.
Following on from an earlier article, executive coach Geraldine Gallacher sets out how employers can support their female staff as they become the next leaders in their organisation.
Arnab Datta, member of the Younger Members London Committee, describes how working in audit against the current backdrop of intense scrutiny, requires determination, strong technical knowledge, professional scepticism and integrity.
London is ready for the future, Brexit includedWhatever happens next in Westminster, the Square Mile will continue to march towards the future, argues Lord Mayor Peter Estlin.
With the uncertainty of a no-deal Brexit hanging over the profession, LSCA President Nathan Steinberg invites members to join together at the Pan Accountancy Lunch to hear how the profession can find clarity and help restore trust.
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.
New LSCA Vice President Viresh Paul explains how he will draw on his experience with community service organisation Lions Club International and as Chair of North West London Chartered Accountants as he takes on his latest challenge.
Hitting a milestone birthday, new ICAEW Chartered Accountants Croydon President Tom Ahmad asked his father-in-law a question; to which he got a surprising answer.
Pan Accountancy LunchJoin the president of ICAEW, the Rt. Hon. Lord Mayor and Director of the Investment Association Liz Durrell to celebrate the accountancy profession in the grand surroundings of Mansion House .
With our expert speaker from the industry leader Smith & Williamson, find out what a scaling business must do to be a success as well as why this growth is important to the UK.
How do we fight against the ever-changing landscape of financial crime? Join the CEO of Refinitiv on 5th September at Ildar Khasanov's Canary Wharf Members Group to find out.