There has been plenty of activity in the technical world of tax and accountancy this month. Here are the 10 most-read items of technical content on ICAEW Insights.
New thinking, practical advice and professional insight.
Recognising LGBT+ history month in February, ICAEW carried out a multi-channel collaboration to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues in accountancy
A new report has called on listed companies to tackle a lack of ethnic diversity in the boardroom
Businesses can measure and analyse racial disparities, taking practical steps to change behaviour.
Today we talk in terms of diversity, but a decade ago the language was more around equality and discrimination. The passing of the Equality Act 2010 was the game changer that informs our understanding of diversity today.
What are the main causes of inequality and what are firms doing to tackle it? Brian Cantwell writes.
Used by airlines, ride-hailing apps and the likes of Amazon, dynamic or “surge” pricing is becoming common practice among today’s digital-savvy businesses
CEO of ENT talks to ICAEW Insights about the correlation between accountancy and social justice, diversity and leadership.
Investor Interest in corporate strategy is on the rise amidst a growing range of business risks
There have already been small changes announced to business rates, but will the new Chancellor deliver more significant reform in next month’s Budget?
Understanding their source of wealth can be a key component of client due diligence for certain high-risk clients.
EVPs are by no means new, but employers are increasingly recognising their importance when it comes to attracting and retaining talent
The SRA’s Accounts Rules provide critical protections for clients of UK solicitors, setting principles on how their money should be safeguarded while held on their behalf.
21 February 2020: having a second party scrutinise the books of FTSE companies has overlapped in the trio of audit market reviews – but are joint or shared audits necessarily the silver bullet required to strengthen audit quality? Mark Taylor reports.
21 February 2020: ICAEW chart of the week
Are the potential benefits of "home-made" accounting software systems actually worth the time and effort?
The emergence of “deepfake” technology has morphed into a sinister new type of corporate fraud
20 February 2020: ATOL protection acts as a crucial safeguard for UK holidaymakers booking air package holidays
24 February 2020: in today’s fake news era social media presents accountants with the perfect platform to establish a trusted personal or business brand.
19 February 2020: employees in demanding, high-octane roles such as accountants can occasionally behave poorly.