Martin Wheatcroft FCA, advisor to ICAEW on public finances, comments on the 2017-18 Whole of Government Accounts (WGA), published on 23 May 2019.
2019 press releases
Press releases issued by ICAEW in 2019.
First month’s fiscal numbers even more difficult to read with delayed Brexit costs to come, says ICAEW
Wednesday 22 May 2019, Commenting on the public sector finances for April 2019, published today by the ONS, Martin Wheatcroft FCA, advisor to ICAEW on public finances, said:
A new guide designed to help smaller listed and AIM quoted companies improve their financial reporting has been published by ICAEW and the FRC.
Business confidence, although still negative, has not fallen further this quarter despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty according to the latest ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor™ (BCM).
Students achieved another set of impressive results in their March 2019 ACA Professional Level exams and Level 4 Accounting Technician apprenticeship end-point assessments with three of the Professional Level prize winners coming from Malaysia and Singapore.
Tuesday 16 April 2019, The top performers in our globally recognised ICAEW CFAB and ACA qualifications and the Level 4 Accounting Technician Apprenticeship will tonight be celebrated at an awards ceremony at Chartered Accountants’ Hall in London (16 April).
Thursday 11 April 2019, The EU GDPR is one the most significant changes in privacy in the past two decades, and companies need to fully understand its implications according to ICAEW. In its new guide, Data Protection and Transparency, ICAEW explains the transparency principle of the GDPR and gives essential guidance on how to comply with its requirements.
Whistleblowing is central to the plurality of checks and balances which allow businesses to thrive. In its report, How whistleblowing helps companies, ICAEW’s Corporate Governance Faculty elaborates on the importance of effective whistleblowing and provides essential guidance for boards on how to create environments that encourage it.
Tuesday 9 April 2019, We urgently need an ethical framework for the use of big data or we risk undermining the social purpose of financial services, according to ICAEW. The accountancy and finance body is calling for businesses, consumers and regulators to work together to protect vulnerable people from being exploited by the growing use of data and artificial intelligence.
Wednesday 03 April 2019, The legislation and regulation governing the preparation of financial statements are a “bewildering mess”, characterised by inconsistency, duplication and omission – and it is essential all stakeholders help combat this, according to ICAEW.