On 1 November 2023, revised continuing professional development (CPD) Regulations were introduced. Find out why ICAEW is changing its CPD requirements, who is affected and what is changing.
Polly Tsang, Financial Services Manager at the ICAEW navigates AI's potential to reshape financial services over a two-part series. First up: the risks and opportunities to the industry.
Reuben Wales, ICAEW’s Head of Financial Services, explains how recent interest rate rises played their role in Silicon Valley Bank’s demise.
The following is a list of some regulatory publications or announcements from October 2023 affecting UK financial services.
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In this webinar we demystify what central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are and why central banks are actively considering issuing it and explore the potential pros and cons.
The government is seeking to review the SMCR as part of its Edinburgh reforms, but how do reforms looks set to pan out and how will potential changes help the government meet its objectives of supercharging the UK’s financial services sector?
Enhanced trust, efficiency and security in financial markets make blockchain a promising innovation for the future of trading and asset management.
Concerns that financial services organisations are paying lip service to DE&I has prompted proposals that strengthen the regulator’s expectations around non-financial misconduct.
The recent and spectacular advances made in generative artificial intelligence have been possible because of shared data.
Similar to other areas within financial services, the insurance industry has a key role to play in enabling the transition to a net-zero economy.
Polly Tsang, Financial Services Manager explores some of the issues Professional Services Firms need to be thinking about now with the introduction of the Corporate Sustainability Directive (CSRD) in 2025.
Earlier this year the IASB launched a call for evidence as part of its post implementation review of the impairment requirements in IFRS 9 Financial Instruments. Some respondents to the call for evidence pointed out that the impairment model in IFRS 9 is procyclical, a point also discussed by the ECB in a working paper published in June 2023.
In recent years, the issue of "financed emissions" has become a crucial aspect of the climate change discussion, highlighting the significant role that financial institutions play in contributing to greenhouse gas emissions.
ICAEW is supporting the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero in its campaign promoting energy efficiency. We take a look at what businesses can do to drive down energy bills and boost savings.
More than two-fifths of SMEs say that current economic conditions are worse than they were during the pandemic – but amid the gloom, Bibby poll reveals signs of resilience and confidence.
The following is a list of some regulatory publications or announcements from September 2023 affecting UK financial services.
The Financial Services Faculty will provide helpful insights and hot topics specifically focused on CASS 5 insurance intermediary firms.
A representation dated 1 September 2023 to a consultation published by the Prudential Regulation Authority on 29 June 2023.
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