Leading on business performance management (BPM) is challenging and our members say some help grounded in organisational reality would be valuable. Based on the experience of Philip Smith, a successful turnaround specialist, the report focuses on dealing with the inevitable tensions in organisations such as coping with conflicting stakeholder needs. As well as comprehensive analysis the report includes six real-life case studies.
New technologies are driving growth of the digital economy, with one of these being distributed ledger technology (DLT), and its most common application – blockchain. Blockchain began as the technology behind the digital currency bitcoin, but the potential applications for its use extend far beyond this [...]
Numbers have always been the lifeblood of the accountancy profession. Now, the trends of big data and analytics promise to increase the volume and velocity of this information flowing to finance professionals. Just as commerce thrives on information [...]
Much aspired to but little understood, integrity is the subject of a major new report that aims to give organisational leaders and HR professionals the tools to embed a culture based on ethical values.
Thanks to technological change, a future with robots and sprightly centenarians isn’t unrealistic – we’re already seeing it. As technological change gathers pace how will business keep up? This paper considers the potential impacts of technological disruption [...]
Attracting the best candidates into the world of accountancy and finance is something of a preoccupation for ICAEW. To appeal to the brightest brains out there, it’s important to ensure pathways into the profession are appropriate for a fast-changing world.
This paper explores the rapidly changing landscape brought about by technology and how it undermines many of the barriers that protect public authority. We examine the readiness of regulators in 2030 and beyond.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – A report has been published by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and ICAS, in partnership with the Green Economy Coalition outlining a new approach that supports businesses looking to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs as part of [...]
From the 15th December 2016, the format and content of the auditor’s report as we knew it changed for all audits of financial statements. Every auditor’s report on the the audit of financial statements of any entity issued in South Africa, whether it is a mandatory audit or a voluntary […]