1 February 2021: The Financial Reporting Council and the Financial Conduct Authority have published updated guidance for companies and auditors to ensure high-quality financial information continues to flow to users to support decision-making.
Viewpoints on the news during January 2021
Opinions and news analysis, covering the worlds of business and accountancy.
1 February 2021: As part of a new series on infrastructure and the economy, ICAEW Insights speak to Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, to join the dots between infrastructure, the economy, the planet, technology and communities.
1 February 2021: Recognising LGBT+ rights and empowering everyone to have a place in society is not only the right thing to do on a human level but also from a business perspective, writes ICAEW CEO Michael Izza.
29 January 2021: The Brydon Review presents several opportunities for the profession, but the critical starting point is to embrace its conceptualisation of audit, says Professor Christopher Humphrey as part of a series of articles based on themes from ICAEW’s Audit Manifesto.
29 January 2021: Raheeq Ahmad is part of the next generation of auditors. He shares his views on the direction of travel for audit as part of a series of articles based on themes from ICAEW’s Audit Manifesto.
29 January 2021: Barry Au moved from big firm audit into a director role at small practice Wisteria Accountants. He explains how collaboration, technology and how audit can contribute to the greater good, as part of a series of articles based on themes from ICAEW’s Audit Manifesto.
29 January 2021: Katie Canell, Deloitte UK’s managing director for audit innovation is putting the principles of ICAEW’s Audit Manifesto into action. She explains why the time is now for the profession to act.
29 January 2021: The Brydon Review offers an opportunity for the profession to demonstrate initiative and drive the reform agenda with a bold and ambitious vision, argues Martin Martinoff, who leads the work on ICAEW’s Audit Manifesto.
29 January 2021: Maurice Stucke and Ariel Ezrachi, competition law professors and the authors of the book ‘Competition Overdose’, explain what healthy competition in business looks like as part of a series of articles on key themes from ICAEW’s Audit Manifesto.
29 January 2021: This month’s top technical stories on ICAEW Insights include HMRC’s decision to waive late filing penalties for one month, help with common COVID-19 accounting and auditing issues, and a raft of Brexit news and guidance.