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This section brings together the most up-to-date thought leadership, technical resources and professional guidance for ICAEW members in business. It also includes the more specialist information provided by ICAEW’s Business and Management Faculty.

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Strategy, risk and innovation

Business performance management

Financial management

COVID-19: six actions for finance professionals on cash flow

Finance professionals are key in supporting their businesses through the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Most will be urgently working through the issues and helping their businesses respond. The purpose of this guide is to share six practical actions finance professionals may wish to consider when considering cashflow.

Finance transformation

Economy and business environment

Leadership, personal development and HR

Find out more about the workings and responsibilities of the audit, nomination, remuneration and risk committees. These responsibilities include board effectiveness, board diversity, executive remuneration, audit tenders and internal audit.

How do you know if your audit committee is effective

Audit Committees are playing an increasingly critical corporate governance role in terms of their leadership on financial reporting, internal controls, risk management and the internal and external audit functions.

How to end excessive pay

Excessive pay has been a growing source of public anger in recent years. Despite being snobbishly dismissed as populist prejudices, public perceptions of executive pay practices are largely accurate.

Latest business news from our Insights hub

Is the UK ready for Sarbanes-Oxley?

One of the central planks of the Sarbanes-Oxley regime in the US is that directors will go to prison if they fall short. If a version is implemented in the UK and there is no such penalty in scope, how will the regime work?