New ICAS president Isobel Sharp will
promote the advantages of using professional judgment during her year in the
Sharp, who succeeds Cairn
Energy chairman Norman Murray, intends to promote the importance of
ICAS members being more than just box tickers and to ‘seek the truth and
Sharp said: ‘To be a CA is to be a professional, and the key theme of my
Presidency is to reinforce that message. Being a chartered accountant is not
simply counting the beans: it is about seeking the truth and communicating that.
But there are threats to our role, including that we are seen merely as
She is currently technical partner at Deloitte , and member
of the IASB.
The AAT has become the first accountancy body to sign the Women in Finance Charter, which is designed to help achieve gender balance in the financial services industry
New government measures to target abuse of a VAT simplification scheme may have 'unwelcome consequences' for small businesses, says the institute
Fiona Wilkinson to take up the position in June 2017
The AAT will deliver the end point assessments for the apprenticeships