The latest practice related news from ICAEW Insights.
Investors to probe FTSE companies on climate change and diversity
- 20 Mar 2023
Women and people from minority ethnic groups on boards will be a major focus of the annual general meetings season this year.
Sustainability standards on track for Q2 2023 issuance
- 14 Mar 2023
ISSB ramps up activities to support global implementation as it prepares for inaugural standards to be issued in the summer.
UK risks losing out in renewables investment race
- 13 Mar 2023
Policy uncertainty and increased international competition are causing an investment hiatus that will lead to higher bills, increased emissions and continued reliance on fossil fuels, experts warn.
How SMEs can achieve net zero
- 08 Mar 2023
ICAEW-backed initiative sets out to make carbon emissions reporting easier, faster and more rewarding for small businesses.
Accountancy opportunities abound for women but challenges remain
- 07 Mar 2023
To mark International Women’s Day, Caroline Smale, Partner, Bishop Fleming and outgoing Chair of the ICAEW Practice Committee (IPC), speaks about her experiences in accountancy and as Chair of the IPC.
What it means to become a B Corporation
- 20 Feb 2023
You may have heard a lot about the B Corp stamp. But what does it signify, how do you earn it – and how can it help accountants?
EU launches Green Deal Industrial Plan
- 14 Feb 2023
Brussels’ green plan swiftly follows the US announcement of an increase in subsidies that could put companies in Europe at a disadvantage.
What should accountants know about becoming carbon neutral
- 13 Feb 2023
Carbon neutral status can help firms prove their environmental credentials. But what’s the reality of making it happen? One City-based accounting firm explains how it works.
The latest issues concerning practices and sole practitioners from the Practicewire.
Reaction to MTD ITSA deferral | ISQM1 | Basis Period Reform
- 22 Feb 2023
In this issue, Caroline Miskin, from the ICAEW Tax Faculty, shares her thoughts on how the MTD ITSA policy and implementation should now develop. We also look at ISQM1 resources, the most common PI insurance claims made by ICAEW members last year and what 2023 holds in the space, Climate-related Financial Disclosure Regulations, and much more.
Small practice apprenticeships | UK GAAP review: your say
- 08 Feb 2023
In the first issue of 2023, we look at why apprenticeships in accountancy are an effective way of growing your team, the Periodic Review of UK GAAP, the tax regime of Real Estate Investment Trusts via the Bloomsbury Accounting and Tax Service, future events and webinars from across ICAEW and much more.
Bumper edition | Effective and affordable recruitment | CPD for 2023
- 20 Dec 2022
In this issue, we look at: the latest recruitment trends and affordable steps to recruit in today's market; Employee Share Trusts helpsheet - new from the ICAEW helplines; the latest from your Bloomsbury Accounting and Tax Service; developments in climate-related reporting; FAQs relating to CGT and VAT; CPD for 2023.
Tax and budget reflections | ISQM 1 implementation looming | Bloomsbury relaunch
- 23 Nov 2022
In this issue, we look at: Autumn Statement implications; Rebecca Benneyworth answers your tax queries; ISQM 1: a recap of relevant content; how ICAEW and Bloomsbury Professional have improved the Bloomsbury Accounting and Tax Service.
Essential tax news | Companies House reform | Changes to membership
- 09 Nov 2022
In this issue, we look at: the latest developments in tax legislation and practical details from Rebecca Benneyworth's update at Practice Live; hot topics members are using the ICAEW Technical Advisory Service to get to answers to; changes to ICAEW membership from 2023; making the most of compliance reviews; what the Economic Crime Bill 2 means for you and the Companies House reform; What a good audit file looks like for audit of accounting estimates.
Why it pays to be sceptical | MTD for ITSA
- 26 Oct 2022
In this issue of PracticeWire, we look at: the degree of trust still placed in personal and professional relationships and whether trust is enough in the fight against economic crime through our training film All Too Familiar; Bloomsbury Professional's recent technical update on goodwill in business valuations; how to call out unprofessional behaviour; Practice live and virtual events for Q4 of 2022.
Practice events | Manage cyber risk with insurance | MTD for VAT and ITSA
- 17 Oct 2022
Topics covered include: new Practice virtual and live events web page; how cyber insurance can support your firm's risk management strategy; ISQM 1 implementation: a sole practitioner approach; Professional Standards update; ICAEW CPD consultation; Regulatory Board vacancies; Small Practice Roadshows; Claiming VAT back as input tax; Construction Industry scheme deductions; Celebrating Black History Month 2022; UK Regions Economic Summit.
Chancellor's Mini-Budget | 7 quick wins for sustainability | Practice Roadshows
- 17 Oct 2022
Topics covered include: Mini-Budget hub updates; 7 ways to reduce costs, cut carbon and strengthen ESG policy; Business Asset Disposal Relief for partnerships; Professional Standards update; Bristol and Leeds Small Practice Roadshows; Share for Share Exchanges new helpsheet; Cryptocurrencies under FRS 102 helpsheet updated; auditing crypotcurrency.