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Regions face unemployment tsunami

David Smith, Economics Editor of The Sunday Times, writes for the ICAEW Financial Services Faculty on why the unemployment shock following COVID-19 will not be felt equally across the UK

Bank of England – supporting the UK economy

The Bank of England’s role is to maintain UK monetary and financial stability by keeping inflation sustainably low and ensuring that the financial system can serve the people of the UK in bad times as well as good. Lai Wah Co, Deputy Agent for Greater London, highlights how the Bank is achieving these aims through the COVID-19 crisis.

IASB issues IFRS 17 amendments

3 July 2020: The amended IFRS 17 standard is now effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2023 with earlier application permitted, writes ICAEW’s Zsuzsanna Schiff.

Regions face unemployment tsunami

David Smith, Economics Editor of The Sunday Times, writes for the ICAEW Financial Services Faculty on why the unemployment shock following COVID-19 will not be felt equally across the UK

Regions face unemployment tsunami

David Smith, Economics Editor of The Sunday Times, writes for the ICAEW Financial Services Faculty on why the unemployment shock following COVID-19 will not be felt equally across the UK

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LIBOR - what you need to know

The use of LIBOR as a reference rate in loan agreements or derivatives will no longer be allowed from 2021. We outline the things all businesses need to do now to prepare for the end of LIBOR.

Culture and purpose in financial services

Inspiring confidence

ICAEW's Inspiring Confidence campaign explores the issues affecting consumers and financial services providers in a rapidly changing world.

Banks, insurers and investment managers play vitally important roles within society, to encourage economic development and allow individuals and businesses to save, invest, insure and make payments. We must have confidence in them. Responsible providers, responsible consumers, better regulation and better information underpin this confidence.

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