31 January 2020: ICAEW chart of the month
Features from January 2020
New thinking, practical advice and professional insight.
30 January 2020: the success of the SME sector is fundamental to the economy, and ease of access to funding for growth is key to driving that success. Jon Scopes, a strategy consultant in the SME sector and ICAEW member, lists the three key lessons SMEs should learn to gain access to finance.
30 January 2020: we are often told about the importance of networking; it’s all about who you know, right? In the digital age with the ease of a LinkedIn request, how do you build those relationships? Rachel Underhill, ICAEW’s Business Strategy Manager, has some answers.
27 January 2020: Iain Wright, ICAEW’s Director for Business and Industrial Strategy, explains how accountants are essential to entrepreneurialism, business survival and growth.
27 January 2020: Michael Izza looks at our Tech Faculty’s latest project and new thought leadership report.
27 January 2020: splitting a single role between two employees can have many benefits for employers, including a broader skills base and the ability to use flexible talent - but how can staff be sure job shares work for them?
23 January 2020: from food delivery and fitness to farming and travel, apps are changing the way businesses work. With the trend set to continue, accountancy firms could be next in line for an app. Be inspired by five of the best service apps on the market.
23 January 2020: how does a safe whistleblowing culture benefit accounting firms? Elizabeth Richards, Head of Corporate Governance at ICAEW, examines the circumstances in which accountants might need to blow the whistle and the legal protections they receive.
22 January 2020: accountants could be the climate heroes we all need, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). What does that mean?
21 January 2020: the death of middle management, flatter hierarchies, egalitarian ideals: business structures are rapidly changing. Where does that leave the Big Four? We take a look at the firms shaking things up with innovative restructuring.
20 January 2020: we spend the majority of our time at work, so our wellbeing in the workplace should be of paramount importance. Sarah Dale, former PwC chartered accountant and now chartered occupational psychologist and founder of Creating Focus, shares her tips.
15 January 2020: it’s often the career goal of young accountants, but becoming a partner isn’t for everyone. Do you think you’d make the cut? And do you really want the job anyway? We talk to the accountants who’ve been through it to find out.
15 January 2020: for many auditors, January is the start of busy season. In this article we outline some key reminders.
15 January 2020: ahead of his visit to the World Economic Forum, ICAEW’s Chief Executive previews the manifesto and some of this year’s big initiatives.
15 January 2020: be part of ICAEW's response to the ICO's draft guidance on dealing with data subject access requests.
14 January 2020: discover four ways the new Anti-Money-Laundering Directive will affect accountancy firms with ICAEW’s integrity and law manager, Sophie Wales.
Help – the self-assessment deadline is imminent and my client hasn’t provided me with the information I need!
13 January 2020: what accountants should do when clients provide information at the last minute and still expect their tax return to be filed on time.
8 January 2020: social media can be a phenomenal marketing tool for your organisation. But getting it wrong could mean a waste of time, or worse. Accountant and social media adviser Mark Lee highlights five common blunders your business should be avoiding, and what to do instead.
8 January 2020: climate change poses serious risks to businesses, and investors and financial markets are demanding to know which companies are most exposed to this risk and which are best prepared to take action. Here’s what your business needs to know.