Leadership

March 12, 2020
Digitalisation in Accountancy Practices

Digitalisation in Accountancy Practices

Jeremy Clarke, ICAS Assistant Director, Practice, talks to The CA about traditional ways of working, embracing new technology – and why you can still have the best of both worlds.
March 5, 2020
6 Key Business Issues for 2020

6 Key Business Issues for 2020

Chartered accountants will play a key role in both rebuilding business trust and redefining success in a new Gen Z-led decade. Bruce Cartwright CA, Chief Executive Officer of ICAS, reveals the key issues for all CAs to keep in mind, from cyber security to shouting louder…
February 27, 2020
Championing Young Leaders at One Young World

Championing Young Leaders at One Young World

With her One Young World movement, Kate Robertson is championing the young figureheads who’ll shape the future. The needs of society and those of business are as co-dependent as the blades on a pair of scissors.
February 17, 2020
Tokyo calling: Relocating to a New Country Can be a Positive Move

Tokyo calling: Relocating to a New Country Can be a Positive Move

Accountancy is a mobile profession and, increasingly, globally mobile. The CA talked to ICAS member James Hitchings CA, Associate Partner at EY, now relocated to Tokyo, about embracing new areas of expertise and a very different culture.
February 3, 2020

Uniting the finance and business community to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

One Young World (OYW) and Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW), in collaboration with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), will be launching Finance and Business (FinBiz) 2030 in Johannesburg, South Africa on 6 February 2020 at Investec.
November 27, 2019

Chartered Accountants Welcome CAW Network Member Logo

Across the world, chartered accountants have already begun welcoming the newly launched CAW Network Member logo as a way to reflect the strong global community they’re part of.
August 29, 2019

The future of finance in the digital economy

There has been much attention raised in recent years over the digital economy and its impact on economic growth and businesses in the modern day. While there has been some understanding on what the digital economy entails, there is a lack of consensus on the generally-agreed definition or practical concepts of the technologies that comprise it.
July 3, 2019
sustainable development in business

Chartered Accountants call on finance sector to lead by example in promoting sustainability and diversity

Chartered Accountants are encouraging finance companies to share their knowledge widely, and promote diversity, as ways to work towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Following the launch of Finance & Business2030, Chartered Accountants Worldwide polled over 120 delegates from the public, private and third sectors for their reactions.
May 7, 2019

Why Gender Equality Needs Active Leadership

Despite much public debate, gender inequality persists. It is now time for leaders to make good on their words and act. As a classic armchair tennis fan who engages typically around the grand slam cycle, I couldn’t help but reflect on some of the coverage that followed Andy Murray’s recent emotional announcement of his probable imminent retirement.
March 12, 2019

Report examines the benefits and pitfalls of trust

The move away from face-to-face contact is damaging trust in the delivery of professional services, not technology.