The emphasis on net-zero carbon emissions in recent years has forced all organisations to take a hard look at their operations. But the complexities can make it tricky to know where to start.
Viewpoints on the news during April 2021
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Like many nations, Belgium has kept businesses going during the COVID-19 pandemic through various support measures. While that support has been essential, it’s also keeping struggling businesses artificially alive.
Young leaders in finance and business have a pivotal role to play in helping organisations understand and tackle the climate-related risks and challenges they face, the Minister for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, Anne-Marie Trevelyan has said.
The Financial Reporting Council has provided more details relating to supervision under new corporate governance proposals, including broadening the regulator’s review powers to allow it to scrutinise the entire contents of a company’s annual report and accounts.
This week’s chart looks at how the pandemic has driven government debt levels higher, a topic that will be on the agenda at the G7 summit in Cornwall in six weeks’ time.
The window is now open for entries to ICAEW’s Finance for the Future awards, which recognise financial leadership in building sustainable economies.
The European Commission has released the results of its legislative review of corporate reporting in the EU. While comprehensive changes are underway to enhance sustainability reporting in the EU, financial reporting is assessed as being broadly fit-for-purpose.
When restructuring a company in distress, early specialist engagement is vital says Ryan Grant, Partner in BDO and an Insolvency Practitioner.
HMRC is sending out 2.5m annual renewal packs to tax credits claimants from this week. Taxpayers should check the details and report any change in circumstances to HMRC.
This month’s top technical stories on ICAEW Insights include news on the fourth self-employed grant, new EU sustainability disclosure rules and how auditors can report on irregularities, including fraud.