Stigma is a major cause of workplace discrimination in the UK and beyond. It affects a wide range of social groups including, for example: people who are HIV positive, those with mental health issues, disabled people, those from certain social backgrounds, single parents, ex-offenders, older workers, the homeless, those who society considers to be overweight,… Read More 5 steps to a more inclusive organisation
Mike McKeon and Michelle Mullen discuss the latest proposals for audit reform and what impact they will have on the profession. Last December, far-reaching proposals for reform in the audit market and in the governance of audit and accounting were published by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the working group under Sir John… Read More Shaping the future of audit
By Andrea Murad Whether malicious or human error and no matter how many protections a company has, internal data breaches are just as significant and even more prevalent than attacks from hackers. How do companies tackle the human element of cybersecurity threats? Since every company is susceptible to some type of attack and the consequences… Read More Cyberthreats: it’s coming from inside!
By Jennifer Constable According to the latest returns, a significant number of ICAS’ active members are currently employed in professional roles within the charity sector. However, despite this sizeable cohort, representative of roughly 5% of ICAS’ current working members, some people still hold the outdated opinion that a career working in the charity sector is… Read More Challenges of the charity sector
By Alex Burden Isobel d’Inverno, Head of Corporate Tax & Incentives at Brodies LLP, advises on corporate, real estate and funds tax. She details the importance of Women in Tax and the benefits the network can bring to the wider tax world. What is ‘Women in Tax’ and why is it important? Women in Tax… Read More The importance of Women in Tax
By Bruce Cartwright CA Barry Melancon, CEO of AICPA, is often quoted with the phrase “the pace of change will never be slower”. How right he is. I ask our younger members to indulge me for a moment, my contemporaries to take a walk with me down memory lane and my senior colleagues to recall… Read More ICAS CEO on the CA Agenda