3 July 2020: ICAEW's Public Sector Community has established a new Public Sector Advisory Group (PSAG), which held its first meeting.
Viewpoints on the news during June 2020
Opinions and news analysis, covering the worlds of business and accountancy.
ICAEW member Alexis Nicolaou says blockchain is forcing accountants to evolve, get clued up and jump on board with the fourth industrial revolution.
30 June 2020: Kate Mathers, an executive director of the National Audit Office, talks to Maria Byrnes from ICAEW about the impact the COVID-19 crisis is having on the National Audit Office and how it has shaped their work.
30 June 2020: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 received Royal Assent on Friday (26 June). Both the permanent and temporary measures could be a valuable lifeline as the downturn continues.
30 June 2020: With her love of retail, accountancy experience and her own retail store RSM’s Jacqui Baker has valuable lessons to share for retailers looking to the future.
29 June 2020: As part of this week’s London Climate Action Week, Andrew Ratcliffe, Chair of ICAEW’s Sustainability Committee, asks whether lockdown will lead to sustained action by individuals, government and business.
29 June 2020: A roundtable discussion on IFRS 9 for banks and audit firms across Greece and Cyprus highlighted the effectiveness of the standard.
29 June 2020: ICAEW is throwing its support behind the Recovery Advice for Business Scheme, which offers free advice for small businesses.
29 June 2020: Ian Caminsky, CEO of FirstCare, shares his advice on the processes they can adopt in response to systemic unplanned leave.
29 June 2020: With cashflow projections proving challenging as the pandemic continues, it's crucial to get to grips with goodwill impairments testing.
26 June 2020: NAO reports on challenges remaining to the Carrier Strike programme, including cost overruns since their last report in 2017.
26 June 2020: Investment owners have shown increasing concern for the social responsibility of their investments but is this a priority in a crisis? Siobhan Stewart, ESG Consultant at Sillion, comments.
26 June 2020: MEPs vote to take a stronger stance on tax fraud, evasion and avoidance.
26 June: The prime minister has announced a reduction in the number of government departments. How big is the cabinet compared to the rest of the world?
26 June 2020: Would following the lead of the UK’s Bribery Act 2010 help to eliminate modern slavery and human trafficking?