Leadership / Insight

September 17, 2020
mergers and aquisitions

Forensic Data Analytics: No Longer Just a Supplementary Tool

While the current outlook in the region may seem grim, the trends that are emerging – and accelerating – give us a glimpse of different opportunities in different sectors that can lift businesses out of survival into recovery, and eventually to thrive post-Covid-19.
September 17, 2020
Corporate governance

Instilling Faith in the Figures

Covid-19 has led to volatility in the financial markets. There are obvious concerns about whether corporations will be able to weather this storm. There are also reports of sharp increases in trading activities by retail investors.
August 5, 2020
4-3-2-1 Charity Digitalisation Plan

4-3-2-1 Charity Digitalisation Plan

DR ANG HAK SENG SHARED SUCCESS THROUGH SHARED STRATEGIES Charities play a crucial role in society by meeting needs, coordinating efforts and ensuring that no one is left behind. The importance of charities has been brought to the fore during the Covid-19 pandemic as there is greater urgency to ensure […]
July 28, 2020
tools of finance

Can the tools of finance build back better?

In an in-depth article published on the World Economic Forum, ICAEW Chief Executive and CAW Chairman, Michael Izza highlights the role that chartered accountants have played in past economic crises and how they are now  working as “business-first responders”, keeping the economy going in its direst moment and channelling the […]
July 27, 2020
Courage in Adversity

Eight Insights from the ‘Courage in Adversity’ Webinar

The latest in the Building Resilience series of webinars explored these questions in more detail. Here are eight key talking points and insights from the event.
July 19, 2020
Gordon MacPhail

Gordon & MacPhail’s FD Norman Ross CA

This article first appeared in the July/August issue of CA magazine: https://www.camagazine.co.uk/july2020#!cover How does an ‘outsider’ contribute to thoughtful succession planning for a family business with generations of experience? Nick Scott asks Gordon & MacPhail’s Finance Director Norman Ross CA A decade ago, at a launch party in Edinburgh Castle, […]
July 19, 2020
Championing young leaders

Championing bright young leaders

This article first appeared in the July/August issue of CA magazine: https://www.camagazine.co.uk/july2020#!cover The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust is empowering young people across the globe to bring about social change. Its COO, Chris Kelly CA, explains its aims and the values that have informed his journey to Kitty Finsta. Respect. Responsiveness. Integrity. […]
June 26, 2020
Europe could set the standard for non-financial reporting

Europe could set the standard for non-financial reporting

15 June 2020: in a new paper, ICAEW has called for a ‘bridged’ European and international approach to standard-setting. Nigel Sleigh-Johnson, Director, Technical Strategy Accountability Group and Susanna Di Feliciantonio, Head of European Affairs, explain why. The COVID-19 pandemic has battered human, social and economic capital across the globe. To […]
June 21, 2020

Crafting Your Own Leadership Signature (Part 1)

In an age where even Silicon Valley disruptors struggle to keep up, it is more critical than ever for leaders to know themselves. Otherwise, how can they learn and develop?
June 8, 2020

How to become a non-executive

For many companies, NEDs are a vital component in the boardroom, drawing on their hard-earned experience to offer independent advice and sage governance.