GREATER COMMERCIAL SKILLS and a focus on leadership will form part of CIPFA’s revised syllabus.
CIPFA describes the syllabus update as introducing “the most significant changes in seven years”.
It provides greater prominence to leadership and innovation training as the demands increase on senior public sector staff dealing with cuts and efficiency drives.
Procurement, value for money and performance management form key parts of the syllabus’ increased prominence to commercial skills.
Law Society claims that the public interest cannot prove to have been served by the ICAEW's move into probate - and as such should not be used by the institute as evidence to back its push into further legal services
The body will start to accept applications from parties wishing to obtain a partial licence on 1 July 2016
Duncan Wiggetts is to be ICAEW’s new executive director for professional standards
New qualification in preventing corruption and fraud to be offered by CIPFA in wake of new corporate corruption laws