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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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Sophisticated high-tech design has become ubiquitous – and big business.

The ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty will publish 10 principles in April for design-led technology ventures that are seeking substantial investment.

 We lo...

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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...
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Introduction
The UK skill shortage is becoming more acute as the economy recovers and expands, according to the results of the latest snapshot of ICAEW chartered accountants’ views.
This report, based on comments gathered over the past couple of m...

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ICAEW’s thought leadership project ‘So what is economic success? Going beyond GDP and profit’ is exploring what is meant by economic success. We are seeking views from a wide range of people, asking:

  • What does a ‘succe...
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Attracting serious amounts of investment to venture capital is a perennial challenge for economic development, innovation and entrepreneurship – and one we’ve discussed here before.

But research by the Corporate Finance Faculty suggests...

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THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY, SPRING 2014

Introduction

The latest snapshot of chartered accountants’ views on the state of the economy, gleaned over the past two months by ICAEW regional directors, show a marked divergence in preoccupations between ...

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Today’s Budget included some radical changes to the UK’s savings and pensions regime which will doubtless dominate the headlines, and rightly so. However, it also includes some important measures for business which will be of intere...
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The latest snapshot of members' views suggests the economy is definitely on the up but it is suffering from some serious growing pains - especially a marked shortage of skilled workers.
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ICAEW’s latest quarterly snapshot of opinion, in line with the Business Confidence Monitor, shows the recovery is taking hold and members are much more positive about the economic climate. Some companies are now investing for future expansion w...