1 December 2020: Now in its eighth year, Small Business Saturday UK aims to drum up support for businesses that went above and beyond for their communities.
Viewpoints on the news during November 2020
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People and Planet in the Accounts: sustainability standards - materiality is critical to the conversation
30 November 2020: Clara Barby is Chief Executive of the Impact Management Project – a forum for building global consensus on how to measure, manage and report impacts on sustainability.
30 November 2020: Scott Johnson set up his practice, Kung Fu Accounting, to have a wider social and environmental purpose.
30 November 2020: Mardi McBrien is the Managing Director of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board. She says that when it comes to putting people and planet into the accounts, the moment of truth is still some way off but is fast approaching.
30 November: Riverford Organic Farmers became a certified B Corporation in 2020. Its finance director explains how its employee-owned structure keeps purpose at the forefront of its decision-making
30 November 2020: This month’s top technical stories on ICAEW Insights feature more details on the third SEISS grant and extended furlough scheme, plus news on post-Brexit customs and VAT, 2020/21 reporting and MTD for Corporation Tax.
30 November 2020: ICAEW has welcomed the creation of a new taskforce to tackle socio-economic diversity across financial and professional services.
28 November 2020: This month’s infographic looks at the growing importance of ESG as a consideration in M&A due diligence for investors.
30 November 2020: Tim Williams, CFO of Italian football giants Internazionale, tells ICAEW Insights editor Tom Herbert how the club is coping with the challenges of coronavirus.
30 November 2020: The momentum for recognising the environment as a business issue has come to a head, says ICAEW's Technical Thought Leadership Director Richard Spencer and Capitals Coalition CEO Mark Gough.
30 November 2020: Integrated thinking requires a company to incorporate consideration of the core capitals it uses to create value into its governance, strategy, performance management and everyday decisions.
30 November 2020: A unified set of standards for climate-related disclosures is some time away, but FRC’s review into the subject points businesses towards frameworks that could considerably boost reporting quality.