One Young World

January 12, 2021
Carbon Neutral

ICAEW shares lessons learned on the path to going carbon neutral

Chartered Accountants Worldwide member ICAEW has already passed several milestones on its journey to becoming the first professional body in the UK to work towards being carbon neutral. But it’s not stopping there. In this article, COO Vernon Soare and project leader Caroline Kearns talk about ICAEW’s achievements to date, share lessons learned, and outline plans for the future.
January 8, 2021

ISCA Practitioners Conference 2020

The Conference, which highlighted the changing audit and business landscape, and the challenges brought about by the pandemic, also discussed the strategies that practitioners could adopt to build up their resilience for tomorrow. In the brighter future when historians write about the Covid-19 crisis, it will hopefully be, for the audit profession, a tale of human ingenuity and adaptability.
January 8, 2021

The CA Agenda Podcast – Episode 2: Jonny Jacobs CA

On this episode of the podcast, Indy is joined by Starbucks Finance Director EMEA, Jonny Jacobs CA
January 7, 2021
Wellness

Resources to assist in building resilience, capacity and maintaining your well-being

Throughout the world finance professionals are dealing with the personal and professional challenges posed by the Pandemic.  CA ANZ have compiled a list of resources to assist in building resilience, capacity and maintaining your well-being.
December 17, 2020
Young Leaders

Four key traits for outstanding young leaders

What skills and qualities do leaders need to possess in order to navigate an uncertain world and motivate others along the way? As the latest Finance & Business 2030 Building Resilience webinar made clear, leadership qualities the world needs now are not focused inwards on the self but are directed at others.
December 13, 2020

Altered states

From Comic Relief to local practitioners, we talk to finance professionals about the difficulties of returning to work after an extended absence for illness, and their advice for others Mark Wildig, director of finance at Comic Relief, says: “My first day back was daunting – like all the first days […]
December 11, 2020
future-of-food

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.
December 11, 2020
stay-agile

6 steps to staying agile in 2021

The challenges of the new year will look mightily familiar. ICAS President Catherine Burnet CA outlines how rethinking the lessons of the pandemic will help CAs boost the fledgling recovery. The ending of one year and the beginning of another always brings fresh hope that things are about to change for the better. And while many will be eager to say goodbye to 2020 – a year that will be remembered for unprecedented disruption and uncertainty – the hard work is not over yet.
December 11, 2020
hip heritage

Hip heritage – Sharp focus

While many rival camera-makers have been battered by the advent of the smartphone, Canon is still zooming in worldwide. Sally Reid CA tells Ryan Herman how a mixture of specialism and diversification keeps the Japanese company’s picture perfect Sally Reid CA’s former employers at the Union Street branch of Dixons […]
December 11, 2020
changemaker

Spirit to succeed

Sean McGrath CA is Finance Director at Entrepreneurial Scotland, where the path to business success is paved with confidence. He tells Kitty Finstad why being an entrepreneur is as much about attitude as management