Global Trade

March 3, 2022

Diversify markets and innovate systems to thrive in 2022

ICAEW’s latest Business Confidence Monitor lays the path for a complex year ahead for some manufacturers, with staff shortages, tax burdens and government support difficulties all highlighted as bumps in the road.
January 10, 2022

What to expect from 2022 – Part 1

In the first of a two part series, ICAEW Chief Executive and Chair of Chartered Accountants Worldwide, Michael Izza, looks at the biggest issues facing business and the wider economy, with help from experts from around the Institute.
April 15, 2021

6 Contributor Insights from “The Business Case for Doing Good” Webinar

Over 1,500 people from 96 countries joined first #FinBiz 2030 online series of 2021 to learn more about the business case for the sustainable development agenda. The webinar was an opportunity to hear from leaders who have innovated responsible business solutions, and contributed to a changing culture around positive impact.
January 8, 2021

Disclosures and Risk Management

Trends, Gaps and Best Practices The latest Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) study, released in August 2020, showed that although Singapore-listed entities had improved overall, there are still many gaps that require urgent improvement, especially in the area of risk management disclosures.
December 11, 2020

How auditors can step up during uncertain times

by NG KIAN HUI   The audit industry has been subjected to increased scrutiny in recent years to uphold audit quality and public interest. The 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (Covid-19) has further increased the challenges for auditors in performing their audits, not only in complying with the auditing standards but […]
December 11, 2020

The future of food

Coronavirus has transformed our relationship with our food. From the panicked stockpiling and empty supermarket shelves in March to the troubling times facing our pubs, cafes and restaurants, the questions about what we eat and how we go about putting it on our plates have become difficult to ignore. And even before the pandemic, the food industry was rising up the UK business agenda, with fears that a no-deal Brexit might inflate food prices and interrupt supply chains, or – on a worldwide scale – of global warming triggering harvest failure.
June 30, 2020

Singapore’s restructuring and insolvency landscape

The new Singapore Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 (IRDA) was passed by the Singapore Parliament on 1 October 2018 but has yet to come into force.
June 21, 2020

How businesses can respond during Covid-19

The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has infected people in 216 countries and territories, sent stock markets crashing to new lows, caused unemployment to spike to record highs, and is likely to send many advanced economies into recession this year.
June 21, 2020

Doing Business ABCS (Actions, Behaviours, Cultures): Doing Business in India

India is often described in different ways, a fitting reflection of its complexity and colour and summed up perfectly in its prescient tourism slogan, Incredible India.
June 21, 2020

Don’s Column: Will Robots Take Over The Accountant’s Job?

A few years ago, a website was launched that claimed to rank various professions according to their likelihood of automation.