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Living in lockdown: India turns to technology

24 April 2020: Sanjita V Padwal, chief finance officer of Indian engineering and technology firm Harshadray, tells ICAEW Insights about the challenges which lockdown presents Indian businesses and how her firm is adapting to cope. Michelle Perry reports.

Life after lockdown: returning to “normal life”

24 April 2020: Liu Zheng, CFO of Chinese manufacturer Surpass Sun Electric, tells ICAEW Insights how his company is recovering after China’s partial relaxation of lockdown measures, and what restrictions are still in place. Michelle Perry has the story.

A view from here: Doug Field

23 March 2020: Doug Field, Joint Chief Executive of East of England Co-op, talks to writer Penelope Rance about how he got to where he is, and what advice he’d give new accountants.

How to tackle stress at work

23 March 2020: increasing pressures on audit, dealing with Brexit… stress levels among accountants are growing. CABA and Mind sat down to discuss how to deal with a problem on the rise.

Data disruptor: look beyond the numbers at the probabilities

3 March 2020: vast information streams engulf just about every business sector but, armed with algorithmic tools, professional statistician Nigel Marriott is akin to a modern-day fortune teller. He tells Penny Sukhraj what statistics can bring to business.

Business growth support simplified

2 March 2020: Rachel Underhill, Business Strategy Manager at ICAEW, explores the new offering from the government to help businesses grow.