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Public Sector Financial Management

Read the latest insights on improving financial management in the public sector, including key findings from the UK National Audit Office, Audit Wales and public auditors around the world. Delve into the issues with ICAEW’s Better Government Series of policy insights that looks at how to improve financial management in the public sector and how to build strong finance leadership to ensure public money is spent wisely on behalf of citizens.

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ICAEW technical round-up: April 2022

This month’s top technical stories include a new 64-8 agent authorisation form from HMRC, a notice that overclaimed SEISS grants are starting to be assessed and a consultation on ICAEW’s proposed CPD Policy changes.

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Reports and Analysis

Public money for the public good

The role of professional accountants is fundamentally about creating trust. Trust that numbers are correctly stated and that a true and fair account has been produced, showing what money has been raised and how that money has been used.

The debt of nations

A decade after the corporate debt crisis, public debt is at an all-time high and continues to rise. The potential for a global public debt crisis should not be ignored. ICAEW shares policy insight.

Building blocks for better PFM

ICAEW has published a new framework guidance document Building blocks to better PFM - A cash to accruals accounting toolkit as part of its Better Government Series.