Culture is Key to More Women in the Boardroom

The chief executive of the world’s leading accountancy body says that changing culture is crucial in correcting the under-representation of women on boards and is calling for lasting change to correct anti-female bias at the top of business. Helen Brand, from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is calling on businesses to appoint more […]

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Post-COVID Crash

A post-COVID crash is looming – and Britain’s auditors are asleep at the wheel. As COVID-related state support for precarious firms winds down, much-needed audit reform remains worryingly remote. Like a tedious household repair job, fixing the accounting for Britain’s largest and most important companies is always put off until it’s too late – and […]

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Charity Commission Business Plan

The Charity Commission’s clear purpose is to ensure that charity can thrive and inspire trust so that people can improve lives and strengthen society. In 2020-21, the two overarching areas of focus were as follows: being open for business and becoming a better, more professional organisation. The global health emergency has presented unprecedented challenges, requiring […]

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