Economy

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John Lanchester is very frustrated about money. Aren’t we all? But what frustrates him most is when governments assume we can’t be trusted to face the uncomfortable facts about economics.

And it’s not all the fault of politicians:...

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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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At the 2014 Sole Practitioners conference at the ICAEW we got down to a lively panel debate about what the vast majority of practices actually do best for their clients.

 

And I’d like you to think about what it is that practices fundamentally do ...

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Whilst immediate popular attention focussed on the reform of stamp duty on residential property, buried in the detail of the Autumn Statement there are some important measures which received very limited media coverage, but are of direct relevance t...

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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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It’s positive and progressive that the ICAEW has embarked upon a project like Tomorrow’s Practice. It’s incredibly useful that the Audit Faculty has produced a report - Small Business Matters - which seeks to provide meaningful ins...

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The latest ICAEW snapshot of members' views on the economy show a strong but brittle recovery with nervousness about interest rates, skills shortages and instability around the world.
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On Tuesday 9 September ICAEW and Positive Money are co-hosting an event called: Does Money Grow on Trees? Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator at the ...
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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...