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Viewpoints on the news during October 2020

Opinions and news analysis, covering the worlds of business and accountancy.

Are you planning a virtual Christmas party?

Updated 20 November: Organisations wanting to provide some festive cheer for their staff this winter face some difficult challenges. ICAEW’s Tax Faculty outlines the tax considerations that employers will need to think about.

ICAEW backs business trade deal plea

20 October 2020: ICAEW has joined business groups representing seven million UK workers to make an urgent plea for a UK-EU trade deal, stating a deal is pivotal to post-COVID recovery.

FRC CEO: audit reform still top of the agenda

16 October 2020: The Financial Reporting Council’s Jon Thompson spoke about the drivers for and progress in audit reform, the attractiveness of the profession and the challenges of COVID-19.

Cyprus: a post-Brexit stepping stone for fund managers?

7 October 2020: The Cyprus funds industry has been described as Europe’s newest investment fund hotspot. Andreas Yiasemides, partner head of fund services at PwC Cyprus, outlines the opportunities the region can bring potential investors and fund managers.