president of the ICAEW, has urged governments, regulators, standard setters
and other bodies, to work together to cut down the number of initiatives that
impact on the profession.
He also warned the industry to think carefully about the consequences of more
rules and regulations.
Dyson made these comments as part of a speech to the institute’s annual
dinner, held at the Chartered Accountants
Dyson said the institute was currently reviewing 38 consultation documents,
which he said, best summed up the challenge the profession faced.
‘Is the sheer weight of such initiatives disproportionate to the perceived
issues they are attempting to tackle? Are they creating unnecessary complexity
for accountants? And, as a result, are they confusing the very businesses and
individuals we all seek to serve?’ he asked.
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