Economics

Chartered Accountants combine unrivalled knowledge with skill and commitment to achieve financial and strategic goals. Appreciation of wider economic trends and issues is central to their work.

This section contains a collection of articles from Chartered Accountants Worldwide and our Member Institutes that explore key economic questions of our time.

Insights on Economics

Insights on Economics

Insight

The Finance+ insight series

ICAS has something new for 2022. The Finance+ insight series helps put you in the bigger picture, exploring the key issues and opportunities for today’s finance professional.

social mobility

How to approach social mobility on a global level

Managing social mobility in a global organisation requires coherent guidance that applies across multiple offices, geographies and societies.

Pay Gap

Social mobility: do we need a class pay gap?

Class pay gaps within your business are an important indicator of social inequality. Reporting them is essential if you’re serious about ensuring socioeconomic diversity at all levels

Online Events & Webinars

Online Events & Webinars

One clear way that Chartered Accountant Member Institutes are rising to this challenge is in the creation and hosting of online events and activities.

We are working with the Institutes to present the events that have a global perspective and are available to Chartered Accountants everywhere.

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Webinars on demand

Beyond Accounting – Sustainability and Accountants: Breaking the cycle of modern slavery

Beyond Accounting – Sustainability and Accountants: Breaking the cycle of modern slavery

Modern slavery is a significant issue worldwide and is pervasive in supply chains. In a time of pressure resulting from rising inflation, supply chain issues, and other spiraling costs, businesses are struggling to keep costs low and find the workers they need. Chartered Accountants need to be aware of this risk and know what to look out for. They also need guidance on how to act.

Zombie SPACs and Blood Baths – Why you should care?

The panel discusses recent SPAC market challenges, SEC regulatory activity related to SPACs, what changes in the deSPAC process have occurred as a result and where it believes the SPAC market is headed.

Auditing the Future

Shane Rogers, Chartered Accountant and Head of Audit with Swiss Re for the Americas leads a presentation on auditing the future and where does internal audit ‘go from here’.

Presenting with Shane is Maria Thomas – Audit Manager in the Swiss Re. Americas Audit Team. Following their presentation Shane and Maria will be joined by Erica McManaman – Chief Audit executive at Signature Bank, and James Kouame – Head of Audit for PC, XVA, Market Risk, CCR with Credit Suisse. Maria will then moderate a panel discussion on the future of audit.

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Chartered Accountants Worldwide's One Young World 2022 Delegates say a big "Thank You" to their institutes for giving them the opportunity to attend...

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