Governance

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One of the biggest societal changes of the last five years has been a growth in contracting, freelancing and self-employment.

How does the forward looking accountancy practice get their heads around this? What does it represent and how may it imp...
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How firms of chartered accountants recruit, retain and inspire the next generation is an issue that underpins their existence and how they ensure the business has a future. It’s an important element in the constant conversation I’m havin...
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In our recent webinar - this is the future, do you understand it? - we confronted some big themes and debated how they might affect the decisions you make in running a practice.

While Nick Williams from Intuit and Stephen Corner from Barnes Roffe...

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In this blogs around Tomorrow’s Practice, I thought I’d introduce myself and the scope of the project. I was a business journalist from 1989 until 2012, writing about how organisations and businesses – sometimes in fairly specific ...

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During my travels around the country talking to businesses and chartered accountancy practices a subject that keeps cropping up is the raising of the audit threshold – the level at which businesses can be exempt from having an audit of their busines...
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Yesterday’s reshuffle is being hailed as David Cameron’s attempt to make his cabinet less male, less pale - and more female.  But attention on the rise, or lack of, female leaders isn’t just reserved for front-line politics, b...
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Today is 1 July. In precisely three months' time, a revised UK Corporate Governance Code will become effective. And the FRC has been consulting on those revisions, in a consultation process that closed last Friday.

ICAEW's response to that consul...
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Today, International Women’s Day, is an opportunity to think about the careers of our female members, and how we can achieve workplace equality.  

The good news on salaries is that women have come a  long way in business since I s...
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University lecturer and chartered accountant, Caroline Bailes, came up with a unique idea for teaching her students corporate governance. Find out how we got involved in this exciting project and how her students benefited, in Corporate governa...
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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a small business needs fewer rules and greater freedom than a big one. We'll be co-hosting a debate in Brussels on 19 February on how chartered accountants can support small businesses - but what do you th...