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London Accountant brings you the latest news, events and opinion that matters to chartered accountants in London.



Cyber risk: genuine threat or overhyped?

Many of you might be tired and weary of hearing about GDPR, data protection and cyber risk. Opt-in, opt-out, updated terms and conditions… the fact that so many businesses have taken different approaches to the way they manage personal data adds to the continuing uncertainty surrounding this area.

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Essentials CPD: plan ahead now

Now is the time to book yourself on to some of 2019’s essential line up of CPD training courses, tailored for LSCA members, with bookings now being taken up to December 2019.

London students impress in latest international results

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 London.

Tax and financial reporting

Jamie Tomlin

IAASB sizes up small entity audits

When it comes to auditing small entities, the international audit standard setter recognises that it is complexity, not size that matters, reports LSCA Technical Committee chair Jamie Tomlin.

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Business and economy

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Meet ICAEW’s new Business & Industrial Strategy team

ICAEW’s new Business & Industrial Strategy team has been established to ensure that the knowledge, expertise and insight of ICAEW members in business, including those in London, are heard.

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Career and development

Hakan Enver

City vacancies and job hunters halve in two years

Morgan McKinley’s London Employment Monitor shows economic uncertainty has put London’s financial and technology jobs market on the back foot as a result of Brexit confusion, writes Hakan Enver.

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Women’s networks diversity of opinion

A packed event at Chartered Accountants’ Hall recently heard how women’s networks can play a vital role in driving corporate diversity and inclusion, but must be clear about their purpose and involved men if they are to bring about change.


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Croydon President more than honorary title

Stepping down as President of ICAEW Chartered Accountants Croydon, Andrew McKenzie-Smart highlights the professional and personal changes he has seen over the past four years and how this has affected the bottom line, if not the waist line!

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Martin Bromiley

London Society annual dinner

On 13 June join the LSCA at its flagship event to network with ICAEW firms, individual members and, other local businesses and professionals at this popular black-tie event.

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Business bitesize is back at Metro Bank

As well as the ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor update, the event offers expert updates on Metro Bank's journey building fans rather than customers since 2010.

Optimize your income

Discover how adopting the right mindset and client management practices will increase revenue and profitability from your existing client base, while reducing stress.

Networking evening in One Moorgate Place

Enjoy a special evening of networking at One Moorgate Place Club in the company of students, younger members and those further on in their careers.

Pan-accountancy lunch 2019

Come along to this always impressive annual lunch at The Mansion House. With the Lord Mayor and guest speaker Liz Murrall, Director Stewardship and Reporting, The Investment Association.