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Audit quality: how to raise the bar


What steps can and should audit committees, audit regulators, investors and auditors in the UK take to improve audit quality? This essay from the Audit and Assurance Faculty examines audit quality in terms of ownership, behavioural aspects, and structural drivers.

Audit quality: the role of standard-setting

Audit and Assurance Faculty 12-10-2020

What role do auditing standards play on audit quality? This essay from the Audit and Assurance Faculty examines how audit standards affect audit quality, and what changes could be made both to international standards and local UK standards to improve audits.

Automation in finance functions: lessons from India and the UK


Drawing on real-life experiences, this collaborative thought leadership report by ICAEW and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) considers how finance functions can harness automation to deliver greater value to business and the skills needed by accountants in the future.

Internal controls reporting: sketching out the options


What might a future framework for reporting on internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) look like? This essay from the Audit and Assurance Faculty examines various reporting frameworks, including COSO and the UK Code, as well as how these fit in with Sir Donald Brydon’s recommendations.

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Consultations and representations

ICAEW makes representations to policymakers and regulators on behalf of the accountancy profession explaining how changes to policy and legislation will impact day-to-day practice.

Technical releases

ICAEW Technical Releases are a source of good practice guidance on technical and practice issues relevant to the work of ICAEW Chartered Accountants, accountants and other professionals.

ICAEW UK Business Confidence Monitor

The Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) is one of the largest and most comprehensive quarterly reviews of UK business confidence and provides a regular snapshot of the economy, informed by senior business professionals running all types of businesses across the UK. It is shared with a range of national and regional policymakers, the business community, academics and researchers. It is a credible predictor of GDP and economic change and supports policy decision-making.

Economic Insight

A quarterly forecast for five global regions prepared specifically for the finance profession. These newsletters provide a unique perspective on the prospects for each region as a whole and for individual economies against the international economic background.

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