ICAEW and other accountancy bodies have signed a pledge calling on accountants across the world to use their skills and status in the fight against climate change.
Viewpoints on the news during February 2020
Opinions and news analysis, covering the worlds of business and accountancy.
ICAEW has updated its guidance on providing mortgage references.
The government’s pledge to ensure every UK household and business has access to gigabit-capable broadband is ambitious, but could play a large part in its goal to “level up” the economy.
ICAEW CEO Michael Izza shares five goals for audit reform
24 February 2020: On 31 January 2020 the UK left the EU. Or did it? From a financial reporting perspective, very little has changed.
The government is set to relaunch its naming and shaming regime of employers who fail to pay their staff the national minimum wage (NMW) or national living wage.
HM Treasury has published its consultation on the extension of the Trust Registration Service (TRS) as required under the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD).
19 February 2020: The National Audit Office (NAO) last week reported on a 1,340% increase in local authority spending on commercial authority acquisitions
19 February 2020: in December 2019, the IASB issued extensive proposals which aim to improve how information is communicated in the financial statements, with a particular focus on the statement of profit or loss, writes Sarah Dunn, Technical Manager in ICAEW's Financial Reporting Faculty.
18 February 2020: Sir Donald Brydon has used a speech at ICAEW headquarters to call for the role of auditors to be significantly elevated