Economics

March 3, 2022
Insight

The Finance+ insight series

ICAS has something new for 2022. The Finance+ insight series helps put you in the bigger picture, exploring the key issues and opportunities for today’s finance professional.
March 3, 2022
social mobility

How to approach social mobility on a global level

Managing social mobility in a global organisation requires coherent guidance that applies across multiple offices, geographies and societies.
March 3, 2022
Pay Gap

Social mobility: do we need a class pay gap?

Class pay gaps within your business are an important indicator of social inequality. Reporting them is essential if you’re serious about ensuring socioeconomic diversity at all levels
March 3, 2022
AML: how money launderers use virtual assets

AML: how money launderers use virtual assets

In the seventh instalment of Anti-Money Laundering: The Basics, IFAC and ICAEW look at the risks associated with virtual assets.
March 3, 2022
Diversify markets and innovate systems to thrive in 2022

Diversify markets and innovate systems to thrive in 2022

ICAEW’s latest Business Confidence Monitor lays the path for a complex year ahead for some manufacturers, with staff shortages, tax burdens and government support difficulties all highlighted as bumps in the road.
January 10, 2022
what to expect from 2022

What to expect from 2022 – Part 2

In Part 2, ICAEW Chief Executive and Chair of Chartered Accountants Worldwide, Michael Izza, discusses non-financial reporting, public sector finances, and the big tech trends of 2022.
January 10, 2022
what to expect from 2022

What to expect from 2022 – Part 1

In the first of a two part series, ICAEW Chief Executive and Chair of Chartered Accountants Worldwide, Michael Izza, looks at the biggest issues facing business and the wider economy, with help from experts from around the Institute.
January 4, 2022

Takeaways from the ICAS webinar on The Production and Consumption of Information on Intangibles

Marie Gardner highlights key points from the recent ICAS intangibles webinar. Participants from across Europe attended an ICAS webinar on intangibles, held in partnership with the University of Ferrara, the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) and the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS).
December 16, 2021

Common errors in the auditor’s report

The auditor’s report is the auditor’s main communication tool with the relevant stakeholders, and therefore it is important that the above deficiencies be resolved in order to enhance audit quality. The considerations included in this article can be used by audit engagement teams when assessing whether the auditor’s report is consistent with the applicable requirements such as SAAPS 3
December 16, 2021

A global minimum tax

A new global minimum tax is welcomed in Africa, but curbing illicit flows and broadening the tax base would be much more important. Africa will likely benefit from the OECD-driven new global tax agreement signed in October by nearly all of the world’s countries, which would set a minimum corporate tax rate of 15% across the board on global profits.