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Business and economy

News from the London Accountant magazine, the official publication of the London and Croydon Societies of Chartered Accountants.

Rising to the challenge posed by COVID-19

Viresh Paul December 2020

Viresh Paul, Chair of the local Area Society Committee, stresses the importance of fresh thinking and agility in responding to the challenges of the pandemic and delivering a new CPD series.

How you can support your employees’ wellbeing this Christmas

Kirsty Lilley, mental health expert at CABA December 2020

This year it’s more important than ever to ensure that you are effectively supporting employees’ mental well-being. Kirsty Lilley, mental health expert at CABA, the wellbeing charity, outlines some ways to do this.

What is Run-Off Insurance and do you need it?

Marsh Commercial November 2020

There’s no great mystique to run-off insurance. The key to understanding this cover is getting to grips with the “claims made” nature of the protection.

Women in Financial Services in the danger zone

Geraldine Gallacher November 2020

Coronavirus is hurting working mums’ careers and poses a threat to corporate reputation and performance, according to Geraldine Gallacher, CEO of the Executive Coaching Consultancy.

Keeping your Promise

Kirsten Gibbs November 2020

From the moment they say ‘Yes!’, and sign up to your service, your customers want to see that you are keeping the promise you made them. Business Consultant Kirsten Gibbs breaks this down.

Tips for growing your business: grant funding

Jonathan Hollis September 2020

History has shown that economic downturns can, and often do, breed successful and long-lasting companies. Jonathan Hollis, Managing Partner of Mountside Ventures, sets out how growing businesses can access grants.

Adjusting to the ‘new normal’ for ICAEW students

Tim Reilly, CASSL Committee member September 2020

As workplaces move towards the next phase of the coronavirus recovery - the so-called ‘new normal’ - firms, leaders and managers need to address the challenges facing their junior staff. CASSL Secretary Tim Reilly, writes.

How we can support recovery

Vicky Andrew, LSCA President & LSCA Business Board September 2020

While we are continuing to live through a pandemic, our thoughts are moving towards the future and how society, and business in particular, can recover. Vicky Andrew, LSCA president and LSCA Business Board member writes.

Book Review: High Output Management

Andy Roland-Price, LSCA Business Board September 2020

Andrew Grove’s ‘High Output Management’ has been described as a legendary business book focusing on how to manage teams to get peak performance. London Business Board member Andy Roland-Price sees whether it lives up to its hype.

Bank of England sees signs of economic recovery

Lai Wah Co September 2020

Since the Covid-19 crisis began, the Bank has taken extraordinary measures to support employment and economic activity in the UK. Lai Wah Co, Deputy Agent for Greater London, reports on the current outlook from the Bank’s Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Reports.

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