Weak growth in the economy at the end of last year has provided a catalyst to frail growth in GDP in 2019, according to the latest ICAEW Economic Forecast.
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News from the London Accountant magazine, the official publication of the London and Croydon Societies of Chartered Accountants.
Lowest-price tendering is forcing contractors to price their work at unrealistically low levels, which is likely to have serious consequences for the construction industry, according to ICAEW.
In the first of a three-part series, PwC’s Jonathan Hollis looks at how small businesses can sell their products and services to larger corporates in today’s business environment. This month, six steps on the road to winning new business.
ICAEW urges businesses, consumers and regulators to work together to protect vulnerable people from being exploited by the growing use of data and artificial intelligence.
ICAEW Head of Enterprise Nick Levine answers your questions about the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme, a vital route to finance for growing businesses.
April Warrier, past CASSL chair, asks how start-ups and mid-tier businesses are benefiting from the growth of personalised and data-driven technology.
The Tax Discussion Group recently revisited issues of a family business, this time looking carefully at the options available for share ownership between the parents and their children.
Chartered accountants will be expected to provide the financial leadership to the businesses that underpin the UK economy, projecting a message of stability once the UK has left the EU, says Croydon President Andrew McKenzie-Smart.
Whatever happens in these uncertain times, chartered accountants can lead the way as open, honest and trusted advisers, argues LSCA President Helen Brennan.
Mark Tucker, HSBC Chair, will be answering questions from chartered accountants about his career at an event organised by the Australian & New Zealand Accountants In London Networking Group, a chance to learn from the top, says Matthew Millane.