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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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Future professional: the journey

For the past couple of years, the foresight initiatives developed by AuditFutures have sought to rethink important aspects of the accountancy profession in an exponentially changing world. By asking uncomfortable questions and thinking proactively ahead, our action-research work has shown to disrupt the status quo in order to develop progressive ideas in the areas of… Read More Future professional: the journey

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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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Brexit: implications for financial reporting

Following the triggering of Article 50, the implications of the June 2016 UK referendum remain at the forefront of political debate in the UK. The impact that Brexit will have on the UK’s financial reporting infrastructure and the related international ramifications have, however, not yet attracted sufficient attention. As part of ICAEW’s ongoing response to… Read More Brexit: implications for financial reporting

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CEO pay plunge

Chief executives in the UK saw their salaries fall last year – but they are still far ahead of the average worker. In 2016, chief executives of the FTSE 100 index companies in the UK saw their compensation fall by almost a fifth compared with the previous year, reports The Telegraph. Meanwhile, in the US, TheWashington Post reported… Read More CEO pay plunge

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The default solution for world trade

Would World Trade Organisation trading rules cause even more headaches for the UK? It’s certainly possible… By Crona Brady Should all other trade arrangements fail, setting tariffs and quotas under the World Trade Organisation (WTO) trading model might prove tricky for the UK. There have been a host of uncertainties throughout the Brexit process, but… Read More The default solution for world trade