Q&A: The SecretCFO tells all
Corporate Finance

Q&A: The SecretCFO tells all

2d Rachael Kennedy

Q&A: The SecretCFO tells all

An anonymous corporate finance veteran with over 20,000 hours of experience unlocks invaluable insights by pulling back the curtain on the rarely seen...

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How the renewed commitment to ESG in accountancy and finance is changing the finance recruitment landscape
CSR

How the renewed commitment to ESG in accountancy and finance is changing th...

3d Idris Nagri

How the renewed commitment to ESG in accountancy a...

The accountancy and finance landscape has seen a shift in recent years, with promising signs of recruitment recovery driven by a renewed focus on envi...

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The Accountant's guide to the new National Living Wage increase
Business

The Accountant's guide to the new National Living Wage increase

4d Idris Nagri

The Accountant's guide to the new National Living ...

The UK's National Living Wage increase to £11.44/hr demands significant adjustments in payroll and reporting for accountants, impacting compliance, fi...

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Number of retailers going insolvent 19% to breach 2000
Business

Number of retailers going insolvent 19% to breach 2000

6d Idris Nagri

Number of retailers going insolvent 19% to breach ...

Body Shop, Ted Baker, Farfetch, MatchesFashion and Wilko among latest retailer insolvencies. Number of businesses in trouble are the highest in five y...

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Unlocking time: Could Robotic Process Automations be a gift accountants?
AI in Accounting

Unlocking time: Could Robotic Process Automations be a gift accountants?

2w Idris Nagri

Unlocking time: Could Robotic Process Automations ...

From achieving new efficiencies to improving accuracy and streamlining compliance, intelligent automation systems are helping accountancy practices ma...

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Accountancy people moves: March 2024
Company News

Accountancy people moves: March 2024

2w Rachael King

Accountancy people moves: March 2024

The ICAEW confirms new vice president, with senior heads appointed at KPMG and EY. Within the mid market, a flurry of end of year partner appointments...

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Strategic Tax Planning: Maximising efficiency as the Fiscal Year ends
Business

Strategic Tax Planning: Maximising efficiency as the Fiscal Year ends

2w Idris Nagri

Strategic Tax Planning: Maximising efficiency as t...

As the tax year ends on April 5, 2024, individuals and accountants can optimize financial strategies through pension contributions, charitable donatio...

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Close to two thirds of accountants consider talking openly about money as important to their financial wellbeing
Business

Close to two thirds of accountants consider talking openly about money as i...

2w Idris Nagri

Close to two thirds of accountants consider talkin...

61% say providing financial support for their family is of importance to them, with 77% currently doing so Read More...

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Sustainability reporting revolution: UK & EU lead the charge
ESG

Sustainability reporting revolution: UK & EU lead the charge

1m Idris Nagri

Sustainability reporting revolution: UK & EU lead ...

UK and EU lead in transforming sustainability reporting, requiring businesses to adopt strategic, compliant approaches for ESG matters, with Chartered...

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Accountancy people moves: February 2024
Company News

Accountancy people moves: February 2024

1m Rachael Kennedy

Accountancy people moves: February 2024

The ICAEW confirms new vice president, with senior heads appointed at KPMG and EY. Within the mid market, a flurry of end of year partner appointments...

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The ingredients for building the ideal modern finance and accounting team
People In Business

The ingredients for building the ideal modern finance and accounting team

2m Rachael King

The ingredients for building the ideal modern fina...

New research reveals a clear recipe for constructing a high-impact finance unit in today’s rapidly evolving business climate. Global talent lead...

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MHA takes over as auditor for Revolution Beauty
Audit

MHA takes over as auditor for Revolution Beauty

2m Idris Nagri

MHA takes over as auditor for Revolution Beauty

This follows an investigation into undisclosed personal loans and issues with an acquisition. Despite challenges, the company aims to achieve £1bn in ...

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Tech leaders debate AI skills shortage in Parliament
Business

Tech leaders debate AI skills shortage in Parliament

2m Rachael King

Tech leaders debate AI skills shortage in Parliame...

Technology industry leaders are pressing the government for substantial investment to prepare the next generation with essential digital and AI skills...

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CIPFA Appoints Owen Mapley as new CEO
Business

CIPFA Appoints Owen Mapley as new CEO

2m Rachael King

CIPFA Appoints Owen Mapley as new CEO

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has announced the appointment of Owen Mapley as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO...

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Diversity and inclusion critical to tackling financial talent shortage
Business

Diversity and inclusion critical to tackling financial talent shortage

2m Idris Nagri

Diversity and inclusion critical to tackling finan...

While diversity and inclusion (DE&I) strategies are nothing new, they have risen in importance amongst financial talent when it comes to choosing a pl...

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Can accountants stop the insolvency rot?
Business

Can accountants stop the insolvency rot?

2m Institute of Financial Account...

Can accountants stop the insolvency rot?

November 2023 saw a 21% jump in insolvencies from November 2022, as 2,466 businesses filed for bankruptcy. Is there any way of slowing these growing s...

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SME's struggle to recruit apprentices due to high costs, BDO report reveals
Business

SME's struggle to recruit apprentices due to high costs, BDO report reveals

2m Idris Nagri

SME's struggle to recruit apprentices due to high ...

Ending the skills crisis is the top priority for businesses ahead of a general election, but BDO's research shows there are huge regional disparities ...

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Accountancy people moves: January 2024
Company News

Accountancy people moves: January 2024

2m Rachael King

Accountancy people moves: January 2024

The ICAEW confirms new vice president, with senior heads appointed at KPMG and EY. Within the mid market, a flurry of end of year partner appointments...

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HMRC to mandate payrolling of benefits from April 2026: Implications and preparations for accountants
Business

HMRC to mandate payrolling of benefits from April 2026: Implications and pr...

3m Idris Nagri

HMRC to mandate payrolling of benefits from April ...

This regulatory update aims to simplify the reporting process, reduce administrative burdens, increase accuracy, and provide real-time reporting capab...

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Will 2024 be the year the IPO market rebounds following a year of challenge and change?
Business

Will 2024 be the year the IPO market rebounds following a year of challenge...

3m Idris Nagri

Will 2024 be the year the IPO market rebounds foll...

There is optimism that the IPO market will rebound in the second half of 2024, driven by pent-up demand and potential improvements in economic conditi...

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IFA: What’s ahead for 2024?
Business

IFA: What’s ahead for 2024?

3m Institute of Financial Account...

IFA: What’s ahead for 2024?

The IFA's Jonathan Barber shares his predictions for the upcoming year with ESG taking more of a prominence between debates regarding digital transfor...

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Accountancy people moves: December2023
Company News

Accountancy people moves: December2023

3m Rachael Kennedy

Accountancy people moves: December2023

The ICAEW confirms new vice president, with senior heads appointed at KPMG and EY. Within the mid market, a flurry of end of year partner appointments...

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How to grow green skills within your team
CSR

How to grow green skills within your team

4m Rachael Kennedy

How to grow green skills within your team

By providing accurate and transparent financial information, accountants enable informed decision-making that considers both financial and environment...

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IFA: A reflection on 2023’s challenges and successes
Business

IFA: A reflection on 2023’s challenges and successes

4m Institute of Financial Account...

IFA: A reflection on 2023’s challenges and success...

Could accountants' efforts to better align with the demands and expectations of their clients serve as a spark for greater innovation and sector chang...

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What to expect in 2024 (it's not just AI!)
Business

What to expect in 2024 (it's not just AI!)

4m Rachael Kennedy

What to expect in 2024 (it's not just AI!)

The accountancy market in the UK is on the brink of transformation in 2024. As technology continues to advance and the business landscape evolves, acc...

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What should accountants take away from Amazon's $270 million tax win?
Business

What should accountants take away from Amazon's $270 million tax win?

4m Idris Nagri

What should accountants take away from Amazon's $2...

Accountants must stay vigilant, adapt their tax strategies to evolving regulations, prioritize transparency, and foster collaboration with tax authori...

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How accountants can guide SMEs towards sustainable funding
CSR

How accountants can guide SMEs towards sustainable funding

4m Idris Nagri

How accountants can guide SMEs towards sustainable...

SMEs don’t always have the time and resources to create strategies, but accountants can direct them to products which do take net-zero into account Re...

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