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Business strategy and management

Find a range of books, articles and online resources on day-to-day business management, from starting a company, securing finance and managing business performance to property and supply chain management. You can also find information on strategic issues, including managing change, outsourcing and succession planning.

Business management

Discover a wide range of books, articles and online resources on managing your business.

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Business ethics

Use our selection of books, articles and links to help you develop an ethical business culture.

Business finance and grants

Here you can browse our selection of books, articles, links and guides on sources of business finance.

Business mediation

Background information and practical guidance on business dispute resolution.

Business start-up

Books, articles, links and guides on all aspects of starting a business.

Company secretary

Practical information and guidance on the duties, role and responsibilities of the company secretary

Family businesses

On this page you can find books, articles and online resources on issues specific to family-run businesses.

Performance management

Information on all aspects of managing business performance, including benchmarking and TQM.

Property

Finding the right premises and managing commercial property are important for many businesses.

SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are companies owned and run independently which make up the majority of businesses in global markets, contribute to economic growth and prosperity and are a key driver for employment and innovation.

Business strategy and planning

Resources to help you plan for business success.

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Building your business

Identify strategies and techniques for building and growing your business.

Business plans

Find out more about how to write a successful business plan.

Change management

Businesses continually face challenges to stay competitive.

Corporate strategy

Online articles, eBooks and briefings on corporate strategy.

Innovation

Books, articles, links and guides to help you identify best practice for innovation.

Outsourcing

Find out more about how to implement outsourcing successfully with our resources.

Project management

A collection of resources to help you manage projects more effectively.

Succession planning

Advice on exit strategies and preparing your business for long-term success.

Corporate finance

Access our extensive collection of corporate finance topic pages.

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Business valuation

Find out more about best practice, techniques and tools for valuing a business.

Flotation

Useful resources on floating or listing companies on the stock market.

Due diligence

Access a range of articles, books and online resources on the subject of due diligence.

Mergers and acquisitions

Access online and print resources covering M&A best practice and recent developments.

Private equity and buyouts

Library resources on private equity, management buy-outs and leveraged buy-outs.

Takeovers

Information on takeover bids and the legislation used to regulate and supervise takeovers.

Corporate reporting

Information on current corporate reporting practices.

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Accounting standards

Find guides, comparisons between local and international standards, links to accounting standards online.

Corporate reporting practice

Find guidance, support and examples of best practice to help you develop better annual reports.

Digital reporting

Find out more about digital corporate reporting and eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL).

Strategic reports

Discover the latest developments and guidance for UK strategic reports.

Doing business in...

Individual country pages to support you with doing business internationally.

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Doing business in

Explore the key issues for doing business abroad, from setting up a business to understanding local etiquette.

Environment and sustainability

Pages on green business and socially responsible investment.

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Green business

Green and sustainable business practices and strategies have become important issues.

The Stern Review

Key resources on the 2006 Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change.

Sustainability organisations

Organisations, associations and professional bodies working with environmental and sustainability issues.

Financial management

A selection of information and resources on managing your business finances.

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Activity based costing

Learn more about activity based costing with our selection of articles, links and guides.

Budgeting

Books, articles, links and guides on all aspects of budgeting.

Cost management

Information on cost management and cost control.

Credit management

Find out more about credit management and control with our selection of articles and guides to help you identify best practice, techniques and tools to apply to your business.

Finance function effectiveness

Our selection of books, articles, links and guides can help you identify best practices and techniques to apply to your finance function.

Financial modelling and forecasting

Find out more about building financial models, the pitfalls of financial modelling and how to carry out effective forecasting.

Hedging

Find out more about hedging with our selection of print and online resources.

Treasury and cash flow management

Find out more about treasury management and cash flow with our selection of books, articles, guides.

Human resources

HR articles, books and online resources.

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Human resources

A collection of articles, books and online resources from the ICAEW Library & Information Service on human resources.

Information technology

Effectively managing and using information technology is essential for any professional.

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IT management

Good IT management is essential to achieving value from IT systems and managing the risks associated with them.

IT industry: software and services

Guide to researching the software and IT services sector. Quick links to trends, forecasts, market research, regulations, statistics and useful organisations.

Cyber security

This resource centre provides a focal point for ICAEW members looking for support in managing cyber risks.

IT management

Good IT management is essential to achieving value from IT systems and managing the risks associated with them.

Marketing and sales

Access resources on brand management, market research and increasing sales.

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Brand management

Find out more about brand management, including developing a personal brand.

Researching your market

A collection of books, articles, guides and links on understanding and researching markets.

Marketing plans

A collection of guides, articles and links to help you plan your marketing.

Online marketing

Find out how to use online tools, including social media, for marketing and publicity.

Sales

A collection of guides, articles and links for successful sales operations.

Risk

Find resources on business continuity planning and other risk issues.

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Reputation management

A collection of books, articles, guides and links on reputation management.

Risk management

Books, articles, guides and links on risk management.