In addition to traditional investigations of misused public monies, EU anti-fraud activity last year had to tackle COVID-19 related fraud, from counterfeit personal protective equipment to raising awareness of the risk of fake vaccines.
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A concerted build-up of sustainability-related activity by the IFRS Foundation is underlining the standard-setter’s commitment to using its clout to address climate change.
As the government formally responds to the Dasgupta Review, one of its architects and a leading economist discuss how to turn it into impactful policy.
Businesses betting on the economic surge as industry unlocks could be left in the dust if they don’t keep their debt in check and evolve with the times, says Bhimal Hira, Partner at Jeffreys Henry.
HMRC has reaffirmed that it is not changing its approach to tax relief on employees’ travel expenses to temporary workplaces in light of the impact of coronavirus pandemic.
This week’s chart looks at how much progress there has been in vaccinating an estimated global population of 7.8bn people, and how much is left to be done.
New stress tests to reveal the level of exposure and resilience of the UK’s largest financial institutions to climate change have been announced by the Bank of England, as it looks to beef up the sector’s ‘relatively immature’ experience and expertise in modelling climate-related risks.
Good cybersecurity succeeds and fails on people, so it's essential for chartered accountants to create and foster a strong security-aware culture in their organisations.
Attempts to beef up the UK’s resilience to climate change are failing to keep pace with the impacts of global warming and ever-escalating climate risks, a report just published has concluded.
ICAEW’s Women in EU Finance Network recently hosted an online panel debate looking at how incorporating a gender perspective into fiscal planning and budgetary processes can help with the assessment and targeting of the effects of policy actions and public spending on different genders.