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Small businesses in the UK are exempt from audit, and today the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) confirmed that this includes businesses newly defined as small following changes to the accounting thresholds.

In a written stateme...

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2016 looks like it will bring another year of contrasts across the region. Geo-politically there is optimism over the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community and its common market place as well as over the seemingly peaceful migration to an elected d...
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In the month that the Climate Disclosure Standards Board launched its expanded framework to cover environmental and natural capital disclosure, our latest Economic Insights reports for Greater China, The Middle East and South East Asia turned the sp...

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The Evolving Role Of Corporate Governance

A welcome note from Mark Billington, Regional Director of ICAEW SEA

As we move into Q2, we take a look at some of the positive discussions, debate and forums we have hosted as we gain insights into fin...

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It is widely recognised and commented on that investors now demand more accountability from the companies they invest in – just look at the press coverage of performance and pay in many markets – but less is made of the phenomenon of soc...
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First Marissa Mayer banned Yahoo employees from working from home.

Then Apple and Facebook made history by being the first to offer female employees the opportunity to freeze their eggs.

At the face of it, it looked like a dichotomy in the te...
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We are currently seeking non-accountants and ICAEW Chartered Accountants to join our Professional Standards committees. Our committees support the operation of the Professional Standards department which maintains and supports high standards of acco...
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Heading off cyber security threats to business is one of the UK’s top priorities.

My ICAEW colleagues and I have been working closely with government departments and agencies to ensure that the reputation of Britain as a great place to do ...
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As the CFO becomes both the litmus test and the enabler of sustainable business, we discuss “The CFO’s Dilemma” with four Britain’s leading finance chiefs on the 5thJanuary. The CFO’s of Jaguar Land Rover, SSE, Bupa and...

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Private equity is having an extraordinary – and growing – effect on businesses of all sizes and at all stages of development.

The increasing influence of private equity – worth $274bn of buyouts across the world in 2013 alone &a...