Financial Power List 2019: 35-31 revealed

Compiled by the Accountancy Age editorial team, the Financial Power List 2019 ranks the 50 individuals who we believe will make the biggest difference in the accountancy industry over the next 12 months.  Individuals considered for the list span government, practice and business. Their status or role does not guarantee their position in this ranking, […]Read More

Time for an overhaul of public audit

Sir John Kingman hit the Financial Reporting Council hard in his report on the professional watchdog a couple of months ago. His focus was company accounting but he also flashed amber at public audit. The same firms he found had gone AWOL in the audit of private companies are also big players in England’s local […]Read More

UK businesses lacking in confidence going in to 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has released the latest Business Confidence Monitor (BCM). The BCM has revealed that UK business confidence has continued to fall. This is largely due to “a backdrop of global economic worries and weakness in the UK.” “The overall declining trend, from -12.3 in Q4 2018 […]Read More

Financial Power List 2019: 40-36 revealed

Compiled by the Accountancy Age editorial team, the Financial Power List 2019 ranks the 50 individuals who we believe will make the biggest difference in the accountancy industry over the next 12 months.  Individuals considered for the list span government, practice and business. Their status or role does not guarantee their position in this ranking, […]Read More

Three technology opportunities for accountants in 2019

Artificial intelligence and blockchain may have grabbed the lion share of technology headlines over the past few years, but the reality is that the introduction and effects of these technologies will continue to develop over the long term. Between the hype and reality, the functional drivers of technology change aren’t always obvious. Whether you work […]Read More

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