In a letter to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, the Institute writes about the Spending Review scheduled for later this year, cost effectiveness in infrastructure delivery and public sector productivity.
Department keeps under review or rejects several recommendations made by the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee inquiry into financial reporting and audit in English local authorities.
The Finance Bill 2023-24 became the legally binding Finance Act 2024 on 22 February 2024. As a result, a number of measures take effect from that date.
Our chart this week looks ahead to the Spring Budget and asks how much headroom the Chancellor will have available for tax cuts or higher spending while still meeting his fiscal targets.
The Auditor General for Wales has issued a major new report on how public services can be made more cost effective and sustainable in the long-term.
In the run-up to the Budget, ICAEW is urging the government to take bold decisions on simplifying taxes, removing obstacles to growth, tackling skills shortages and embracing the opportunities offered by moving to a net-zero economy.
Prior month revisions boost public finances despite worse than expected self assessment receipts, as a think tank says tax cuts in the Budget will be sandwiched between tax rises in the years before and after.
The private equity investment will reshape Baker Tilly US into two separate organisations – but this latest foray by PE into the accountancy market doesn’t yet mark the end of the partnership model.
ICAEW sets out its vision for local audit, making the case for better financial reporting, high quality and more timely audits, stronger financial management and governance, and a thriving profession that is highly valued.
We highlight the vital role public sector reporting plays in strengthening financial controls, improving evidence-based decision making and bringing transparency to the public about how taxpayers’ money is spent.
Public sector bodies may produce financial statements under the same accounting standards as their private sector counterparts, but there are some key differences. In addition, each of the UK's four nations has its own approach to audit. This hub highlights the important variations all auditors need to be aware of.
International perspective: Gain key insights into the role of good governance in the public sector and how you could contribute to that acting as a NED.
In relation to attaining net zero, understand how evidence-based policy is made, what’s the academic theory behind it, how you report it and how you assure it.
Understand how the work of the National Infrastructure Commission might practically impact on infrastructure and investment decisions.
Local authorities across the UK are facing a grave threat to their finances.
More than eight out of 10 English councils providing adult social care services are at technical risk of bankruptcy.