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Five year plan for Scottish tax reform

A lack of awareness of Scottish tax powers creates great scope for confusion, which is why ICAS is calling for clarity on devolved taxes and proposing that the Scottish government implement a five-year plan. The proposals were set out today (26 September) by Justine Riccomini, Head of Taxation, ICAS at The Fraser of Allander Institute’s event, ‘Scotland’s… Read More Five year plan for Scottish tax reform

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Anton Colella to leave ICAS for global CEO role at Moore Stephens International

Chief Executive, Anton Colella, is to leave ICAS to take up a new role as the global CEO of the leading international accountancy network, Moore Stephens International. ICAS President, Sir Brian Souter, said, “Over the past decade, Anton has been the architect of a transformed ICAS and we want to thank him for his immense… Read More Anton Colella to leave ICAS for global CEO role at Moore Stephens International

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ICAS publishes paper on organisational culture and values

By Ann Buttery, Head of Ethics, ICAS Policy Leadership As part of ICAS’ ‘The Power of One’ business ethics initiative, the ICAS Ethics Board has published the next in the series of papers on ethical leadership – Organisational culture and values. This ICAS paper recognises that corporate culture is an organisation’s guiding force; that successful… Read More ICAS publishes paper on organisational culture and values

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Aligning your business to your sustainable development goals

A new approach that supports businesses looking to contribute to the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) as part of their value creation process has been published today by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and ICAS, in partnership with the Green Economy Coalition. The report, authored by academic Professor Carol Adams CA of… Read More Aligning your business to your sustainable development goals

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Blind spots in business strategy

By Andrea Murad, CA Today Andrea Murad speaks to Ian Smith CA, Founder of The Portfolio Partnership, about the potential blind spots facing business strategies. As the Founder and CEO of an operational consultancy that scales businesses organically and by acquisition, Ian has discerned vital components of successful strategy and shares his knowledge with ICAS.… Read More Blind spots in business strategy

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Meet the 2017 One Young CA: Q+A with Jonny Jacobs CA

By Eleanor O’Neill, CA Today Jonny Jacobs CA has been named as the ICAS One Young CA 2017 in the culmination of this year’s 35 CAs under 35 competition, held in association with Investec Click & Invest. Jonny is Head of Supply Chain Finance for pladis UK & Ireland, the global biscuit and confectionery company… Read More Meet the 2017 One Young CA: Q+A with Jonny Jacobs CA