Tech leaders debate AI skills shortage in Parliament
Business

Tech leaders debate AI skills shortage in Parliament

3m 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

3m 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

3m Accountancy Age

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?

3m 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

3m Accountancy Age

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

4m 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...

4m Accountancy Age

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...

4m Accountancy Age

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?

4m 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

5m 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

5m 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

5m 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!)

5m 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?

5m Accountancy Age

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

5m Accountancy Age

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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COP28: Accounting bodies call for action on climate-related reporting disclosures
Accounting Standards

COP28: Accounting bodies call for action on climate-related reporting discl...

5m Rachael Kennedy

COP28: Accounting bodies call for action on climat...

Effective corporate reporting on sustainability will prevent greenwashing issues and deliver more data for better implementation of climate policies R...

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Can the FCA's new Sustainability Disclosure Requirements usher in a new era of responsibility?
ESG

Can the FCA's new Sustainability Disclosure Requirements usher in a new era...

6m Accountancy Age

Can the FCA's new Sustainability Disclosure Requir...

As COP28 gets underway, the FCA's new rules are a significant step towards greater transparency and consumer protection in the sustainable investment ...

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Accountancy people moves: November 2023
Company News

Accountancy people moves: November 2023

6m Rachael King

Accountancy people moves: November 2023

KPMG confirms reappointment of it's UK chair, while EY announces Janet Truncale as the next EY global chair and CEO Read More...

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End-of-year reflections: The value of cash flow statements
Business

End-of-year reflections: The value of cash flow statements

6m Accountancy Age

End-of-year reflections: The value of cash flow st...

By deepening the understanding of their components, addressing challenges with precision, harnessing advanced analytical techniques, staying abreast o...

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Master the art of end-of-year prep for Limited Company clients
Business

Master the art of end-of-year prep for Limited Company clients

6m Accountancy Age

Master the art of end-of-year prep for Limited Com...

Discover the critical aspects of end-of-year preparation for accountants managing limited company clients, from tax planning to compliance and effecti...

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Helping businesses manage labour costs
Brexit & Economy

Helping businesses manage labour costs

6m Accountancy Age

Helping businesses manage labour costs

Discover how accountants can help businesses adapt to the new higher living wage, focusing on budgeting, financial planning, and compliance strategies...

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What UK firms should learn from the US accountant shortage
Business

What UK firms should learn from the US accountant shortage

6m Accountancy Age

What UK firms should learn from the US accountant ...

Explore how UK accounting firms can learn from the US accountant shortage to navigate industry challenges and seize opportunities for growth and innov...

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Carbon accounting rules decoded
ESG

Carbon accounting rules decoded

6m Accountancy Age

Carbon accounting rules decoded

In an era where climate change is not just a buzzword but a business reality, the concept of carbon accounting has swiftly transitioned from a novel i...

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Accountancy people moves: October 2023
Company News

Accountancy people moves: October 2023

7m Greg Noble

Accountancy people moves: October 2023

The ICAEW has announced the appointment of its forthcoming chief executive Read More...

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Veteran Conservative MP IR35 tenacity ‘welcomed’ by industry
Contracting

Veteran Conservative MP IR35 tenacity ‘welcomed’ by industry

7m Greg Noble

Veteran Conservative MP IR35 tenacity ‘welcomed’ b...

Sir John Redwood is advocating for Jeremy Hunt to include a series of “economical” tax reductions in his November 22 Autumn Statement Read More...

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ESG must be essential part of business strategy, says Moore Global CEO
Accounting Firms

ESG must be essential part of business strategy, says Moore Global CEO

7m Greg Noble

ESG must be essential part of business strategy, s...

79% of businesses where the importance of ESG principles had increased between 2019 and 2023, reported that customer retention had improved Read More...

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TCFD: ‘More progress needed’ on climate disclosures
ESG

TCFD: ‘More progress needed’ on climate disclosures

7m Sam Alberti

TCFD: ‘More progress needed’ on climate disclosure...

Having released its sixth and final report, the TCFD will now pass the monitoring of disclosures over to the ISSB Read More...

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