31 January 2020: following his visit to the World Economic Forum, ICAEW’s Chief Executive shares the moments that captured his attention and considers the key takeaways for accountancy in this special-edition podcast.
31 January 2020: Brexit resilience testing, risk analysis and audit – sound familiar? These skills, second nature to accountants, are at the heart of Local Enterprise Partnerships’ (LEPs’) endeavours to support business. Jo Murray speaks to Mark Bretton, Chair of the LEP Network and Hertfordshire LEP.
31 January 2020: ICAEW chart of the month
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.
30 January 2020: Matthew Braybrook has worked in audit for EY since joining on the firm’s school-leaver programme. He tells us about his route into accountancy, gaining on-the-job experience and why there is no right or wrong path into the profession.
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.
29 January 2020: we talk to Sue Day, Chief Financial Officer at the Rugby Football Union and former England women’s rugby team captain, about what businesses can learn from sports teams, as well as her sporting and professional achievements.
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: 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?
27 January 2020: Michael Izza looks at our Tech Faculty’s latest project and new thought leadership report.
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.
16 January 2020: Marie Kubo, trainee chartered accountant at Saffery Champness, chose to give up a career in medicine in favour of taking the ACA. She tells us why.
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.