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Effective scenario planning

Own the unknowns and create order out of chaos

Woolcool targets opportunities for better business

ICAEW Insights ICAEW 22-11-2021

Sustainable wool-based packaging firm Woolcool is pushing the boundaries of what a future company should look like. Its managing director explains what role the business plans to play in wider society.

3 Steps to Driving Agility in Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting

OneStream ICAEW 17-09-2021

Do you have the right resources to focus on strategic business priorities? Can you plan at the customer level, volume or unit price, and dynamically see the impact through your financial statements? Is your organisation maximising the time available for analysis, scenario modelling and other value-added activities? Learn more in this solution brief.

Digital transformation will power your business

Key steps to successful cost-effective investment

Government sets out new state aid regime plans

ICAEW Insights ICAEW 30-06-2021

UK plans for a “simpler and more nimble” post-Brexit system of state subsidies have been outlined as the government looks to boost selected industries, level up economic growth across the UK and drive a green industrial revolution.

Your business needs a game plan for disruption

Develop a plan to future-proof, or suffer the consequences

Putting the 10-point plan into action

ICAEW Insights ICAEW 06-04-2021

Duncan Baker MP gives an insight into how the government’s 10-point green industrial strategy is being applied as we look towards a green recovery after the pandemic.

Infrastructure plans put Hong Kong on the global cultural map

ICAEW 23-02-2021

24 February 2021: When you think of the dense metropolis that is Hong Kong, vast expanses of green, open spaces and a hotbed of artistic and cultural activity aren’t necessarily the first things that spring to mind. And yet a vast new development in the West Kowloon district is looking to transform the landscape and put Hong Kong firmly on the global cultural map.

Is your business transformation plan worth it?

8 ways to tell if it is or not

Brexit planning: customs and VAT post the transitional period

ICAEW 09-11-2020

10 November 2020: With less than 30 working days to go until the Brexit transition period ends, ICAEW Tax Faculty delved into all things VAT and customs for a special webinar covering the impending changes to import and export rules.

Brexit planning: labels, logistics and whisky

ICAEW 30-10-2020

2 November 2020: Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd is a Scottish independent company that has forged a strong reputation in the spirits industry. Its CFO, Mike Younger, talks Brexit, labels and logistics.

Brexit planning: part of business resilience

ICAEW 20-10-2020

21 October 2020: The Brexit conversation used to revolve largely around processing forms. Now it is more about the CFO grasping that Brexit is a key part of business resilience. This is this view of Tim Morris, Chief Executive of UK Major Ports Group.

Brexit planning: deal or no deal, prepare for customs

ICAEW 19-10-2020

20 October 2020: With the Brexit transition deadline looming, HMRC is sending letters to all VAT-registered businesses within Great Britain that trade with the EU and/or the rest of the world.

Deloitte UK first to confirm audit split plans

ICAEW 11-09-2020

14 September: Responding to FRC demands for an operational separation of audit from the rest of the firm’s activities, Deloitte has become the first of the Big Four to announce the formation of an independent audit governance structure.

Five tips for effective scenario planning

Business and Management Faculty ICAEW 09-09-2020

This guide, created by the ICAEW Business and Management Faculty, shares five practical tips finance professionals may wish to consider when preparing forecasts and planning for the future.

FRC audit separation plans a ‘pragmatic’ response

ICAEW 06-07-2020

7 July 2020: ICAEW has welcomed the FRC’s plans for the separation of Big Four audit practices from the rest of their operations but warned that in isolation it will do little to improve audit quality.

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