26 October 2020: The FRC’s Executive Director, Regulatory Standards, Mark Babington, urges the profession and all businesses to put clarity of information and high-quality assurance at the forefront during this difficult time.
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26 October 2020: The National Audit Office has published reviews of the cost of employment support schemes and the financial exposure to Bounce Back Loans implemented in response to the pandemic.
26 October 2020: Chartered Accountant Ben Grant shares his story of the high-stakes, high-stress working life that led to his breakdown, and how opening up to colleagues and friends was a big step in the recovery process.
26 October 2020: Sundip Jadeja, Technical Manager at the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, explains how the organisation is helping to advance the integration of climate-related matters into financial reporting.
23 October 2020: The Reynolds are something of an accountancy dynasty stretching back to the 1950s. They talk about their stellar careers in England and Jamaica, and the prejudices they encountered and overcame.
23 October 2020: The gap between spending and receipts widened to £208bn in the half-year to September 2020, significantly greater than the £80bn in the first half of 2009-10 at the height of the financial crisis.
23 October 2020: A former Grant Thornton UK CEO, the first female Deputy Director-General of the BBC and ICAEW’s own public sector director were among a group of chartered accountants recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
23 October 2020: With artificial intelligence poised to transform the world of accountancy, ICAEW has increased its investment in AI and digitisation data platform Engine B and taken a seat on its board.
22 October: Changes announced by Rishi Sunak today will bring more flexibility to the JSS and reduce costs to employers for employees working fewer hours due to the coronavirus pandemic.
22 October 2020: Rishi Sunak has announced that the third SEISS grant will now be based on 40% of average trading profits and businesses temporarily unable to trade due to coronavirus will be eligible.