White Oak, a non-bank lender supporting SMEs and mid-corporates, has announced a partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). This new venture will help to expand White Oak’s relationship with the business community, providing ICAS’s 23,000 members, 3,700 C
ICAS: Global study identifies the key to fostering female ambition in the chartered accountancy profession
New research launched today from the Chartered Accountants Worldwide global ED&I task force, chaired by ICAS executive director of member engagement and communications, Sarah Speirs, has identified the key to fostering female ambition in the profession. The CAW global ED&I task force partner
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland's (ICAS) experts have examined key aspects of the Scottish Budget announcement and how this addresses issues affecting many, such as the freezing of tax thresholds and increase in income tax. On the key announcements in the Scottish Budget, Justine
Three out of four Scottish accountants do not expect profits to grow in the next year, an industry survey has suggested.
The ICAS Foundation has appointed Sanjay Singh as its new director to lead the work of the charity in supporting young people from disadvantaged communities in studying accounting and finance. He takes over the role from Linda Jamieson, who has been director of the ICAS Foundation since 2014.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) is joining an accountancy led social mobility initiative to teach school children essential life skills. ICAS is one of 16 new partners of social mobility initiative Rise, which launched last year to help young people from low socio-economic
Peter Graham, director of Henderson Loggie’s forensic accounting practice in Scotland, who is regularly appointed as expert determiner by the President of ICAS, has revealed that lawyers in Scotland have experienced issues when examining or cross examining witnesses in virtual courtrooms. Hend
Lesley Glen has joined KidsOR, the global charity tackling the global crisis in children’s surgery, in the newly-created chief operating officer role (COO), bringing over 30 years of experience within the finance, business and strategy sectors. Joining from the Institute of Chartered Accountan
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has launched a new public finances accountability guide to provide the first comprehensive source of the public finance accountability arrangements between the UK and Scottish governments. The Accountability Matrix, which explains the complet
The chief executives of 10 of the world’s leading accountancy institutes, including ICAEW and ICAS in the UK, have joined together to support a new call to action in response to the nature crisis, ahead of the upcoming UN Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) COP 15.
The key principles and objectives that underline the Scottish Government’s progressive approach to Taxation have been published. Setting out the overall approach to tax policy and delivery, the Framework for Tax looks at how devolved powers are used to achieve Programme for Government commitme
Chartered accountant Amjad Hassan from EY's Edinburgh office has been announced as the 2020 winner of a global competition searching for the best and brightest CAs in the world of accounting, finance and business. The announcement was made by ICAS (the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland)
Five members of Deloitte's Scotland team have been included in the ICAS Top 100 Young Chartered Accountants list, which celebrates and recognises 100 inspiring individuals working in the world of accounting, finance, and business. This year’s list names eight young Deloitte professionals,
Four Audit Scotland accountants have been named in this year's ICAS (the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) Top 100 Young Chartered Accountants (CAs) list. Adam Haahr, Marta Kuźma, Sobhan Afzal and Wojciech Kuzma have all been named on the 2020 list as part of a global competition. The
Duncan Cockburn, the founder and CEO of Glasgow-based OneBanks, has been recognised in the ICAS Top 100 Young CAs 2020 Awards. Judged annually by the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland, the awards recognise outstanding achievement by young CAs, aged under 35, based on three anchor pill