28 October 2020: Audit quality is not the sole responsibility of auditors. Regulators, inspectors and standard-setters all have a role to play, and auditing standards and the standard-setting process needs to be fit for purpose, writes ICAEW Chief Executive Michael Izza.
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30 September 2020: In the wake of recent global unrest, this year’s Black History Month takes on a new resonance. ICAEW Chief Executive Michael Izza outlines the challenges accountancy faces regarding representation and how ICAEW intends to drive change.
17 September: Chief Executive Michael Izza outlines ICAEW’s commitment to become carbon-neutral, making it the first major professional body in the UK to declare carbon neutrality.
We pragmatists must make sure businesses have the resilience and resource for not just the next few months but most of 2021, says Michael Izza.
7 September2020: Initial estimates have found coronavirus-related fraud could end up costing the taxpayer £4bn.
The public wants a more sustainable, fairer world to emerge post-pandemic, and this provides accountants with an opportunity and responsibility.
Why the insights and information chartered accountants offer are key as economies address recovery plans.
5 June 2020: The newly installed President of ICAEW has called on chartered accountants to be agents of change during the global recovery
The final two months of the year are always a tremendously busy time for any ICAEW President, and I’m glad to report that 2019 has treated me no differently.
Some of you may be aware of the life-changing work undertaken by the ICAEW Foundation. The Foundation is our charity that provides bursaries – both within the UK and across developing economies – to those from financially-challenged backgrounds who aspire to a career in accountancy.