ICAEW’s Women in EU Finance Network recently hosted an online panel debate looking at how incorporating a gender perspective into fiscal planning and budgetary processes can help with the assessment and targeting of the effects of policy actions and public spending on different genders.
Viewpoints on the news during June 2021
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The coming together of the IIRC and SASB to create the Value Reporting Foundation is aimed at providing a suite of tools to assess, manage and communicate value.
The swift spread of coronavirus needed an equally rapid response from government, but with business coming back to life it’s time for the economy to stand on its own again, says the Insolvency Service’s Paul Bannister.
As many businesses begin their recovery from the pandemic, Michael Izza emphasises the fundamental role CFOs will play in driving strategic renewal and reflects on our Business and Management Faculty’s latest research.
With COP26 putting climate change and sustainability under the spotlight, listed businesses with accounting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2021 realistically have less than six months to get their house in order, says Maria Kepa, a director in EY’s corporate governance team.
With COP26 on climate and COP15 on biodiversity around the corner, and time running out to take action, there is little wonder that significant G7 time was committed to these topics. But was there enough real commitment behind the conversation?
The government’s reform of the UK’s corporate governance regime includes potential new requirements for large companies to disclose information on distributable reserves - a proposal that comes with a unique set of challenges.
ICAEW members have expressed concern that ongoing Brexit issues are being masked by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and are calling for a more granular understanding of the economic forces at play to help organisations mitigate its effect.
New research shows the number of age discrimination complaints taken to employment tribunals during the last year rose 74% as workers in their 50s and 60s suffer a challenging time in the labour market.
A new overview of the UK’s immersive technology scene has highlighted the potential for exponential growth and appetite for investment in the sector.