A National Audit Office report lays out the challenge for local authorities and central government on adult social care in the absence of a long-term funded plan.
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In response to EU proposals to strengthen anti-money laundering regulation, Accountancy Europe outlines how professions can strengthen their defences against money launderers.
There is a growing view among organisations that business rates as they stand aren’t fit for purpose. But the last big reform of local government tax ended in riots. Can it be done?
Ten years on from the introduction of the Whole of Government Accounts, HM Treasury’s Balance Sheet Review has been looking at how to improve balance sheet management in the public sector.
HMRC impersonation scams are getting increasingly sophisticated and scammers have ramped up their activity during the pandemic.
Managing director of Perfection Alloys, Fraser Dick, speaks about how hard decisions and empathy from his insolvency practitioner helped his business successfully weather insolvency.
We speak to Zafar Anjum, founder and chief executive of CRI Group, about the rising levels of fraud during the pandemic, and how his company is using AI to investigate wrongdoing.
Our chart this week compares the differences in the tax payable depending on legal form – an area ripe for reform in theory, but much more difficult in practice.
How live heat maps and personalised notifications are being used as a practical solution to the problem of social distancing and queuing in venues, explained by founder and chief executive of Data Duopoly, Tanuvi Ethunandan ACA.
While formal insolvency numbers are lower now than they were pre-Covid, the statistics may be masking many businesses on the brink and many more whose business owners will question whether it’s worth carrying on as the year continues.
Proposed reforms of Companies House focusing on increasing the powers of the registrar and a ban of corporate directors have been broadly welcomed by ICAEW in its responses to recent public consultations.
ICAEW Insights speaks with a retail CFO about the “battering” coronavirus has dished out to the sector and the “huge bounce back” he expects to see in revenues as the economy opens up.
Employees working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic can continue to claim tax-relief on costs not reimbursed by their employer, but a new claim will need to be made for the 2021/22 tax year, HMRC has confirmed.
Finance transformation executive Neil Cutting discusses the role that organisational structure plays in a successful finance function transformation strategy.
With the pandemic increasing pressure on public finances, could this prompt overdue discussions on tax reform? ICAEW's Head of Tax Frank Haskew and independent adviser Martin Wheatcroft reflect on recent announcements and challenges facing the Chancellor.