Leadership

September 15, 2021

Never accept the unacceptable

We have been fortunate that through some of the worst times in recent history we have had the opportunity to witness some of the best responses by people. However, doing good should not be a knee-jerk response to something bad.
September 15, 2021

Breaking the millennial intrapreneurial mould

Compulsive job-hopper, sense of entitlement, little time for experienced colleagues – sound familiar? These are the three main stereotypes used for millennials in the workplace.
August 11, 2021
accountancy

Stewardship versus neoliberalism

What is the objective of IFRS-compliant general purpose financial statements? The answer may seem obvious and regurgitating what IFRS says is easy. But taking a deeper look into the objective can illuminate much of how different accountants think and act.
July 27, 2021

Implementing strategy in a family-owned private company

In a series of interviews, I explore the approaches of different business leaders (all of them chartered accountants) to strategy. This month I was in conversation with Garrick Bowker, CEO of the Tavcor Motor Group
July 1, 2021
climate change action

ICAEW helps shape Charter for Climate Action for professional bodies

ICAEW is among eight professional institutions that have shaped a new Charter for Climate Action, a commitment to support members in prioritising the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.
June 20, 2021
CFO

The many strategic roles of the CFO

We talked to a wide range of interviewees who discussed the roles that the CFO plays in strategy. Clarifying these roles and how they can be combined to form a strategic leader is an important starting point for creating the role that best suits your organisation.
June 2, 2021
Open Private School

Vincent Egunlae’s Open Private School

Vincent Egunlae is a Chartered Accountant, full time employee at Grant Thornton, whilst also being the co-founder of his charity the Open Private School. We asked Vincent a number of questions about his charity project, his motivation for joining the UK FinBiz2030 taskforce and how you can get involved to make a difference.
May 27, 2021

Calling all role-players

Having identified the need in the public sector to ‘change the narrative’, we now consider the role-players who bear this responsibility. If we cast back to the first article in the series and the scenario posed − we identified an individual floundering within a body of water, unable to swim, in full view of several individuals flanking the shore. What this scenario served to depict is the circumstances in the public sector. In this article, each role-player will be identified.
April 29, 2021

Finance for the Future awards: entries now open

The window is now open for entries to ICAEW’s Finance for the Future awards, which recognise financial leadership in building sustainable economies.
March 31, 2021

The Wrong Way to Respond to Employee Activism