Fuel price rise threatens consumer spending Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018
The cost of fuel is now at its highest level for three-and-a-half years.
Could smartphones replace bank branches? Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018
Banks sent 512 mobile alerts last year as our money management moves from spreadsheets to smartphones.
FTSE 100 surges to a fresh record high Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
The FTSE 100 index closed more than 1% up at 7,864.34, comfortably above its previous high point on 17 May.
Comcast boosted in battle for Sky Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
An initial government review has not raised any public interest concerns about Comcast's bid for Sky.
US vows 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
The top US diplomat sets out new demands to Iran, which says the US is reverting to old "delusions".
Barack and Michelle Obama to make TV and films for Netflix Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
The power couple "will produce a diverse mix of content" for the streaming service.
Ryanair reports soaring profits but warns of headwinds Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
The Irish airline reports a 10% rise in annual profits but warns that costs are set to rise.
Qatar charges against Barclays dismissed Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
Potentially serious charges against Barclays Bank and its owner are dismissed.
Cath Kidston boss poached by Dr Martens Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
Kenny Wilson, credited with expanding Cath Kidston's overseas business, is to join Dr Martens.
UK turns blind eye to dirty Russian money, say MPs Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
The City is being used as "a base for the corrupt assets" of President Putin's allies, MPs claim.
Seven steps to recruiting the right team Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Clarity or purpose and a rounded approach are essential, finds Bethan Ashmead-Latham.
Steps to minimise supply chain fraud Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
As businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on longer, more complex supply chains, the opportunities for fraud are increasing. Tim Philips looks at what can be done to prevent it.
Choosing the right KPIs Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
With crucial KPIs buried deep in every business, finance professionals speak to Lauren Razavi about how they harness their company’s hidden depths for success.
Benefits of bespoke data analysis Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Matthew Leitch extols the considerable business benefits of bespoke data analysis.
Retailers in distress Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
With some high-profile businesses hitting the rocks in recent months, it’s time to take a fresh look at how to head off crisis. David Parsley investigates.
Business and Management Faculty 2018 webinars and events Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Stay up-to-date by attending our webinars and events in 2018. We have a varied programme of CPD lectures offering you the choice of meeting fellow members at our one hour events at Chartered Accountants’ Hall, or listening to our online webinars from the comfort of your office or home.
Reducing the risk of supply chain fraud Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
This webinar, part of a series presented in conjunction with the Fraud Advisory Panel, will go through practical steps to reduce the likelihood of your business suffering from supply chain fraud.
Webinar resources Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Thank you for registering on to the Business and Management Faculty's webinar, Reducing the risk of supply chain fraud, broadcast on 10 May 2018.
Workplace automation Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Workplace robotics promises to radically change finance and management. Jon Bernstein examines whether the revolution will lead to integration or replacement.
Brexit - member views Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Brexit views with Nigel Hastilow and opinions from a range of Birmingham’s FDs.
Money laundering and fraud - steps FDs should take Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
This webinar will cover the aspects of anti-money laundering and the Proceeds of Crime Act of which finance directors need to be aware. Presented by Andrew Harrison of Moneycorp, this punchy short webinar will cover the steps you should take to minimise the risk of falling foul of the law when dealing with customers and suppliers.
Boardroom pay Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Pay ratios are the latest idea proposed to address public concern over executive remuneration. But will they achieve what proponents intend? David Craik investigates.
Digital financial reporting - an update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
What can technology offer to boards, investors and those who prepare business accounts when it comes to corporate reporting? A project by the Financial Reporting Council aims to find out.
Business VAT update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Neil Warren guides us through the labyrinth of VAT changes over the past year.
Ten easy steps to better IT security Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Is your business taking its cyber security seriously? ICAEW’s IT Faculty can help you work out how to do even better at protecting your data and systems.
Dynamic pricing - pros and cons Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
With more and more companies adopting dynamic pricing, Xenia Taliotis explores the benefits and pitfalls of the strategy, plus the sectors it is affecting.
Company filing requirements and development update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
This webinar will provide you with a quick summary of filing requirements and indicate how to legitimately reduce excessive detail of personal information requested.
Practical password policies Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Mark Taylor provides us with practical advice on the adoption of effective and efficient password policies for your business.
AAA opinions on business partnering strategy Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
The faculty’s Rick Payne chaired a panel at the American Accounting Association conference to discuss ways finance business partners can play a bigger role in strategy.
Business travel cost management Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Business travel is a £1trn industry and companies of all sizes are opting for an increasingly smart approach in order to maximise savings, finds Christian Annesley.
Ms Curvaceous takes on the 'fat tax' Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018
Corrine Mensah was recently crowned Ms Curvaceous UK 2018.
Do your colleagues want to 'get to know the real you'? Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
Liv Garfield, winner of the Businesswoman of the Year award, shares her CEO Secrets.
How the video game became a million dollar idea. Posted on Friday May 18, 2018
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells us how the video game became a million dollar idea.
'I know all about AK-47s - and now apples!' Posted on Friday May 18, 2018
Errol April is a soldier-turned-apple farmer who believes in redistributing land in South Africa.
'The economic crisis killed my father' Posted on Friday May 18, 2018
Argentina has had to ask the IMF for help again. This has brought bad memories of previous crises to the citizens of Buenos Aires.
'We do custom artwork on our skateboards' Posted on Friday May 18, 2018
Former professional skateboarder Kent Lingeveldt has turned his sport into a business.
Mothers at a shopping centre in Greenwich in London give their verdicts on Mothercare Posted on Thursday May 17, 2018
Mothers at a shopping centre in Greenwich in London say other stores are better at catering for young children.
Are tumble dryers still a fire risk? Posted on Wednesday May 16, 2018
After five million tumble dryers made by Whirlpool were identified as a fire risk, the company started fixing them. But some users claim their fixed dryers have caught fire.
Why is Spanish Iberico cured ham so expensive? Posted on Wednesday May 16, 2018
A single leg costs hundreds of pounds and increasing demand is pushing prices up.
Robert De Niro opens new restaurant Posted on Wednesday May 16, 2018
The Oscar-winning actor and entrepreneur has begun a new business venture in east London.