Governance

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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...

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All things cyber make good headlines. And those involving technology, spying, hacking and state security make even better ones.

It’s not scaremongering to point out the growing threat to the reputation and profitability of corporations and...
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After its consultation earlier this year on implementing the findings of the Sharman Panel, to which ICAEW responded robustly, the Financial Reporting Council is back with dramatically revised proposals. Its Risk Management, Internal Control and the...

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How can chartered accountants best support their audit exempt clients? What do small businesses think? How about investors and lenders?

Join us at Chartered Accountants' Hall on 23 October for a panel debate bringing together these perspectives.
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Some relatively uncontroversial, but nonetheless important changes to the
Takeover Code take effect today. 

 

The most significant changes are in relation to profit forecasts and statements in connection with the anticipated f...

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Everyone from shareholders, employees to the public should be able to understand what good corporate governance is.