17 Aug 2020: The pandemic forced Moore Kingston Smith’s leadership team to rethink its working practices as a quick response to the challenges of lockdown. Managing partner Maureen Penfold believes it has opened up opportunities for the future.
Viewpoints on the news during August 2020
Opinions and news analysis, covering the worlds of business and accountancy.
17 August: Ethics underpins the work of Chartered Accountants, both in business and in practice. Keeping up to date with the latest ethical requirements is a vital part of CPD.
17 August: ICAEW joined a recent ICAI webinar on the transition towards accruals accounting covering, amongst other things, lessons it can learn from the UK.
17 August: Employment rights around childcare are in the spotlight since the lockdown. A recent ICAEW webinar demystifies the issue.
14 August 2020: The world has moved online overnight and some accountants and business owners are struggling to keep up. Author and practice owner Della Hudson outlines how millennials can help your business right now.
14 August 2020: The Tech for Growth programme, launched by the Department for International Trade this week, aims to build trading opportunities between the UK and emerging economies.
14 August 2020: Will Holt is the Dean of Pearson Business School, a higher education institution on its way to becoming a university. He emphasises the value of work-integrated learning.
13 August: The coronavirus pandemic has forced all organisations to adapt to a completely new way of working. What are its long-term implications for accountants?
13 August: It is convenient to tag green ideas onto economic recovery following a global pandemic. But when it comes to supporting the technologies that deliver green, what is really going on?
12 August: The National Audit Office issued a report on what HMRC and HM Treasury have been doing to close the gap between expected tax receipts and the amounts collected.
12 August 2020: Audit Wales reports that fraud in the Welsh public sector could be costing up to £1bn a year.
11 August: The COVID-19 pandemic has fast-tracked digital practices and more organisations are exploring how to accelerate their transformation.
11 August: Experts discuss the importance of active allyship in championing diversity and breaking down workplace barriers.
11 August: Yesterday the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) wrote to senior partners of audit firms to highlight the importance of their responsibility in relation to going concern.
11 August: In many ways, ICAEW member Nicola Hames is taking her own advice.