Battle lines drawn on internal controls as FRC closes consultation on new Corporate Governance Code
Corporate Governance

Battle lines drawn on internal controls as FRC closes consultation on new C...

9m David Callaghan

Battle lines drawn on internal controls as FRC clo...

According to the Chartered IIA, internal audit should be placed at the forefront of a new Code Read More...

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ISSB standards provide a ‘real purpose’ for young people to join accountancy profession
Accounting Firms

ISSB standards provide a ‘real purpose’ for young people to join accountanc...

1y Greg Noble

ISSB standards provide a ‘real purpose’ for young ...

The standards will become effective for periods commencing on or after 1 January 2024 Read More...

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HMRC helpline has reached ‘critical point’, says ICAEW
HMRC

HMRC helpline has reached ‘critical point’, says ICAEW

1y Greg Noble

HMRC helpline has reached ‘critical point’, says I...

HMRC’s customer service offering is becoming a “real problem” for taxpayers, says Miskin Read More...

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ICAEW urges industry collaboration to resolve HMRC backlogs
HMRC

ICAEW urges industry collaboration to resolve HMRC backlogs

1y Greg Noble

ICAEW urges industry collaboration to resolve HMRC...

The ICAEW has proposed an emergency taskforce should be created to help improve HMRC’s backlog Read More...

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IFAC publishes action plan to tackle economic crime and corruption
Regulation

IFAC publishes action plan to tackle economic crime and corruption

2y Rebecca Whittaker

IFAC publishes action plan to tackle economic crim...

Accountants are key to fighting against money laundering, fraud, and tax evasion according to IFAC Read More...

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Accountants tell clients to not “panic” despite predictions of an “unavoidable” recession
Accounting Firms

Accountants tell clients to not “panic” despite predictions of an “unavoida...

2y Rebecca Whittaker

Accountants tell clients to not “panic” despite pr...

The UK is nudging closer to a winter recession and “the worst is yet to come”, according to the ICAEW Read More...

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BoE rate hike could push UK into recession and add billions to household costs, experts warn
Accounting Firms

BoE rate hike could push UK into recession and add billions to household co...

2y Rebecca Whittaker

BoE rate hike could push UK into recession and add...

Analysis by Mazars shows annual interest payments will increase to £25.7bn straight away Read More...

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Accountants must understand “nuances” of climate-related scenario planning
Green

Accountants must understand “nuances” of climate-related scenario planning

3y Sam Alberti

Accountants must understand “nuances” of climate-r...

Advisers often do not understand these methods on the same level as businesses Read More...

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Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks
Accounting Standards

Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks

3y 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

3y 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

4y 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

5y 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

5y 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 ...

5y Accountancy Age

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

5y 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

5y 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

5y 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

5y 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

5y 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?

5y 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

5y 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

5y 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”

5y 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 i...

5y 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!

5y 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

5y 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

5y 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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