Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks

Accounting Standards Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks

1m Sam Alberti

Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks

Accountancy Age spoke with Brooks, who talked us through future goals and challenges for the ICAEW Read More...

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ICAEW and ACCA slam “poor” HMRC performance

HMRC ICAEW and ACCA slam “poor” HMRC performance

2m Sam Alberti

ICAEW and ACCA slam “poor” HMRC performance

The watchdogs say that a lack of resources are to blame Read More...

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Tech changes accountants' skillset

Accounting Software Tech changes accountants' skillset

1y Chris Jewers

Tech changes accountants' skillset

Technology is revolutionising the role of the modern accountant. Richard Anning, head of Tech Faculty at the ICAEW and Andrew Hilliard, Director of AJ...

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Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

Accounting Firms Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

2y Chris Jewers

Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and aud...

Following the release of the Brydon report, in which Sir Donald Brydon has made 64 recommendations on how to improve the troubled UK audit industry, A...

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ICAEW appoints new Vice President for 2020-21

Management ICAEW appoints new Vice President for 2020-21

2y Leanna Reeves

ICAEW appoints new Vice President for 2020-21

Julia Penny, audit, accounting and anti-money laundering technical specialist, has been appointed as ICAEW's Vice President for the next year. Read Mo...

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Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 1 - What skills does the accountant of the future need?

Practice Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 1 - What skills does the accountant of the future need?

2y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 1 - What skill...

Inside Accountancy Episode 1 - In our first ever episode, our reporter Tom Lemmon speaks to Rowena Hawkes about the skills needed by the accountant of...

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Accounting for sustainability

Accounting Firms Accounting for sustainability

2y Patricia Cullen

Accounting for sustainability

Companies, managers and accountants have traditionally been interested in a single de facto bottom line - profit - but business leaders are no longer ...

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ACA qualification to incorporate emerging technologies from 2021

Accounting Firms ACA qualification to incorporate emerging technologies from 2021

2y Leanna Reeves

ACA qualification to incorporate emerging technolo...

ICAEW plans to improve ACA qualification by including emerging technologies through its new collaboration with financial data analytics software compa...

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ICAEW Chief warns of further audit walk-outs to protect reputation

Audit ICAEW Chief warns of further audit walk-outs to protect reputation

2y Chris Jewers

ICAEW Chief warns of further audit walk-outs to pr...

Michael Izza, ICAEW’s Chief Executive, said that the industry is facing ‘a watershed moment’ as auditors come under heavy scrutiny and criticism over ...

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Watchdog finds only half of charity audits met benchmark

Audit Watchdog finds only half of charity audits met benchmark

2y Chris Jewers

Watchdog finds only half of charity audits met ben...

The Charity Commission for England and Wales has accused some auditors of ‘letting the profession and charities down’, after the sample of 296 chariti...

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Accountancy sector encouraged to think about future talent recruitment

Recruitment Accountancy sector encouraged to think about future talent recruitment

2y Shannon Moyer

Accountancy sector encouraged to think about futur...

Financial firms should not be afraid to utilise Generation Z and socio-economic diverse talent, research suggests. Read More...

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Sustainable accounting - A bright green future or an impossible dream?

Green Sustainable accounting - A bright green future or an impossible dream?

2y Tom Lemmon

Sustainable accounting - A bright green future or ...

Last month, Prof. Rihcard Murphy launched Sustainable Cost Accounting, a radical accounting solution to tackle climate change. But will it work? The I...

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AI will change corporate deal-making forever and firms need to be ready

Technology AI will change corporate deal-making forever and firms need to be ready

2y Tom Lemmon

AI will change corporate deal-making forever and f...

Key decision making may soon be taken away from humans and guided instead by the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in many stages of a deal ...

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ICAEW: Brexit not as bad on economy as expected

Brexit ICAEW: Brexit not as bad on economy as expected

2y Dave Beach

ICAEW: Brexit not as bad on economy as expected

The ICAEW believes Brexit uncertainty has not affected the UK economy as expected, though a no-deal Brexit must be avoided Read More...

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PwC audit changes are “unacceptable”

Audit PwC audit changes are “unacceptable”

2y Tom Lemmon

PwC audit changes are “unacceptable”

PwC’s newly-announced audit reforms are “unacceptable” and “do not appear to go far enough”, according to Professor Prem Sikka and the CMA Read More...

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Self-learning technology could perform 90% of data entry tasks - but will it take your job?

Technology Self-learning technology could perform 90% of data entry tasks - but will it take your job?

2y Tom Lemmon

Self-learning technology could perform 90% of data...

Self-learning technology could create a scenario where bookkeepers only have to do one in 10 invoices, according to Markus Mantere, sales director of ...

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Women in Finance: 11-15 revealed!

People In Business Women in Finance: 11-15 revealed!

2y Beth McLoughlin

Women in Finance: 11-15 revealed!

Our second Women in Finance ranking spotlights influential women across various sectors, including government, business, finance and accountancy, who ...

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Part Two: The future is online

Security Part Two: The future is online

2y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Part Two: The future is online

Emmy Hawker takes a deep dive into cyberspace, assessing how prepared accountancy firms and practices are for the ever-growing threat of cyber-crime R...

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From Carillion to Interserve: the construction sector struggle

Insolvency From Carillion to Interserve: the construction sector struggle

2y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

From Carillion to Interserve: the construction sec...

The current climate is proving to be difficult for the construction sector to navigate Read More...

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The construction sector is “fragile” with “low margins and high risks”, says ICAEW

Business The construction sector is “fragile” with “low margins and high risks”, says ICAEW

2y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

The construction sector is “fragile” with “low mar...

ICAEW has identified the construction sector as an industry that needs to adapt to survive Read More...

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UK businesses lacking in confidence going in to 2019

Business UK businesses lacking in confidence going in to 2019

2y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

UK businesses lacking in confidence going in to 20...

ICAEW has revealed the results of the latest Business Confidence Monitor, and it is not good news Read More...

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ACCA vs ACA: what’s the difference?

Training & CPD ACCA vs ACA: what’s the difference?

3y Rebecca Brace

ACCA vs ACA: what’s the difference?

Find out what the difference is between the two accounting qualifications and which one is best for you Read More...

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In the small business world, cash is king

Professional Services In the small business world, cash is king

3y Patricia Cullen

In the small business world, cash is king

Accountants can help small businesses manage their cash flow and advise on future strategies - but it is important to choose the right one Read More...

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Tax returns deadline fast approaching

HMRC Tax returns deadline fast approaching

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Tax returns deadline fast approaching

Have you been proactive with your tax returns this year? ICAEW and Tilney argue that many are far from prepared Read More...

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Deloitte makes £15 million from Comet liquidation

Insolvency Deloitte makes £15 million from Comet liquidation

3y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Deloitte makes £15 million from Comet liquidation

This is despite the fact Deloitte are under investigation by the ICAEW for issues surrounding their handling of the insolvency Read More...

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Is letting investors choose auditors the key to reform?

Audit Is letting investors choose auditors the key to reform?

3y Beth McLoughlin

Is letting investors choose auditors the key to re...

At the ICAEW Information for Better Markets conference, some new suggestions were added to the ideas on the table for reforming the sector Read More...

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Why is there resistance to change in accountancy?

Grant Thornton Why is there resistance to change in accountancy?

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Why is there resistance to change in accountancy?

If the recent tensions in the Grant Thornton hierarchy have conveyed anything to the wider industry, is it that change is an essential focus for firms...

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