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Ken Thomson, the recently appointed chairman of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland's (ICAS) regulation board, has resigned after just a month in the role. His departure comes in the wake of controversy surrounding his previous role as head of the Covid co-ordination directorate of th

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has welcomed the revised UK Corporate Governance Code as a step in the right direction. Bruce Cartwright, chief executive at ICAS, said: “We support the FRC's approach to streamline changes to the new Corporate Governance Code. We belie

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has expressed significant concerns about the latest Scottish Budget, labelling it as "short-sighted" and ineffective in fostering long-term economic growth. Bruce Cartwright CA, Chief Executive at ICAS, said: “The Scottish government&rs

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Ahead of today's Scottish Budget, the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) have called on the Scottish and UK governments to use the tenth anniversary of the Smith Commission next year to review the implementation of Scotland’s devol

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Responding to the omission of the Audit and Corporate Governance Reform Bill from the King’s Speech today, ICAS has warned of a detrimental impact and calls for the government to rethink its position. ICAS strongly advocates that the reforms that were intended to be included in the Audit and C

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has raised concerns in response to the Chancellor's announcement proclaiming an immediate cap on the Civil Service headcount. The UK government decided to introduce cap on headcount at its current level will be introduced with immediate effec

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The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Scotland has responded to the uncertainty surrounding the reform of the UK's audits regulations after it was revealed that the legislative reforms needed to drive the overhaul is expected to be dropped from the King's Speech in November. J Bruce Cartwrig

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A more comprehensive review of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 is needed, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has argued. The call comes after the Charities (Regulation and Administration) Act 2023, with relatively limited reforms, received Ro

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In a recent response to the Department of Business and Trade's (DBT) survey on non-financial information, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) highlighted the significance of non-financial reporting for businesses.

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and the Law Society of Scotland have called on the Scottish Government's newly formed tax advisory group to embark on an active reform agenda. In a joint letter to the Scottish Government, they underscored the necessity for improved public aw

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The annual report of the HMRC Charter, released today, has revealed that poor service levels are hampering HMRC's ability to achieve its Charter standards, according to the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). Both institutions are mem

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