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The continuing shortage of skilled recruits and the impending referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU loom large on the list of concerns identified by chartered accountants from across the country.

The latest snapshot of ICAEW members’ views, ...

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I suspect that many of us are still working through the detail of what was one of the most complex Budgets I can remember. 

At a headline level it seems to me that much of what the Chancellor has done is shift cost from the state to the priv...
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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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When the Financial Times poured scorn on ‘breathless’ government claims earlier this year that the UK’s creative industries were worth £76.9bn (and 1.7 million jobs), did anyone outside of the Department for Culture, Media &a...
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Whatever you think about the general election result, financing growing companies and increasing investment should be high on the agenda of Sajid Javid, the new Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills and Anna Soubry, the incoming...

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There is some concern Britian’s buoyant economy could be too good to last, according to the latest snapshot of ICAEW chartered accountants’ views gathered over the past couple of months by regional directors around the country.
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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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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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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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Britain’s economic growth is exposing serious short and long-term skills shortages with employers struggling to recruit bricklayers, engineers and chartered accountants.

Meanwhile uncertainties beset British businesses, ranging from the plummeting ...