Digital Disruption

December 4, 2018

Fintech Innovation: Perspectives from Singapore and London

ISCA & ICAEW publish a new report: “Fintech Innovation: Perspectives from Singapore and London” The efficiency, convenience and reach of financial services has been significantly enhanced by the development of the fintech industry.
October 10, 2018

Charity Fraud Awareness Week

Fraud is a serious threat to every organisation, charities included. With reported fraud increasing at an alarming rate it is vital for charities of all shapes and sizes to protect their income and assets by building strong defences.
October 2, 2018

Tackling white-collar crime

With the Criminal Justice Act 2018 now coming into force, what is required to protect your organisation’s integrity and reputation?
September 18, 2018

Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities, Risks and Implications

The rapid developments in AI have engendered high expectations of the benefits it can deliver for business and for society at large. Yet there are concerns about AI replacing human input and thus displacing jobs.
July 23, 2018
Cybersecurity Risk

Cybersecurity risk: time for auditors to take heed?

The global interest in cybersecurity is growing. As we move into the cyber age, technology has become a huge part of both our everyday lives and today’s business environment, as more and more businesses increase their online presence [...]
July 17, 2018
Harnessing big data for greater business insight

Harnessing big data for greater business insight

Numbers have always been the lifeblood of the accountancy profession. Now, the trends of big data and analytics promise to increase the volume and velocity of this information flowing to finance professionals. Just as commerce thrives on information [...]
July 4, 2018

Will technology disrupt our existing and future infrastructure?

Megatrends such as changing demographics, climate change and technology are re-shaping future infrastructure needs. Technology has changed the challenges of infrastructure. It has become disruptive – and powerful source of innovation [...]
July 4, 2018
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Disruptive technologies: risks and opportunities

Thanks to technological change, a future with robots and sprightly centenarians isn’t unrealistic – we’re already seeing it. As technological change gathers pace how will business keep up? This paper considers the potential impacts of technological disruption [...]
July 4, 2018

Accounting for digital disruption: how the finance profession can get to grips with technological transformation

As digital disruption takes hold in society and in business, it has the potential to improve the way accountants work and enable valuable new services. But if the profession fails to adapt, it risks becoming marginalised. A new report [...]
July 4, 2018

Technological disruption in accountancy

The look of the future promises to be exciting in the 21st century, with technology revolutionising the way we live, learn and work. I am certain you have felt the impact of technology, be it in your lifestyle – entertainment, transportation, banking [...]