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ICAEW Insights: VAT exemptions for private schools and final CPD update
The ICAEW Insights podcast explores the month’s top stories in accountancy. In this episode, we discuss Labour’s proposals for removing VAT exemptions from private schools and the disagreement over just how much money it would raise for the public purse. Plus, in our final CPD update before the new regulations come into force on 1 November, we answer ICAEW members’ most frequently asked questions. Philippa Lamb is joined by ICAEW’s Ed Saltmarsh, Technical Manager, and Liz Shaw, Senior Manager, Professional Standards. Links ICAEW TAXline: https://www.icaew.com/technical/tax/tax-faculty/taxlineICAEW: Would removing the VAT exemption for private schools make VAT simpler?: https://www.icaew.com/technical/tax/tax-faculty/taxline/2023/articles/would-removing-the-vat-exemption-for-private-schools-make-vat-simplerICAEW Continuing Professional Development: https://www.icaew.com/membership/cpdICAEW CPD learning resources: https://www.icaew.com/membership/cpd/cpd-resources Host Philippa Lamb Guests Ed Saltmarsh, Technical Manager, ICAEW Liz Shaw, Senior Manager, Professional Standards, ICAEW Producer Natalie Chisholm Episode first published: 8 September 2023 Podcast recorded: 4 September 2023
ICAEW Insights In Focus: The PM’s pledges: where are we now?
In this Insights In Focus episode, we analyse the health of the UK economy through the lens of the Prime Minister’s pledges for 2023. Back in January, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak made five pledges for the year ahead. Three of those related to indicators of economic and fiscal health: halving inflation, stimulating growth, and reducing the national debt. With 2024 rapidly approaching, how is the Prime Minister faring in meeting his goals? Host Philippa Lamb is again joined by Iain Wright, Managing Director, Reputation and Influence, at ICAEW, and Frances Haque, Chief Economist at Santander UK, to discuss the key issues. LinksICAEW Economy hub: https://www.icaew.com/technical/economy HostPhilippa Lamb GuestsIain Wright, Managing Director, Reputation and Influence, ICAEWFrances Haque, Chief Economist, Santander UK ProducerNatalie Chisholm Episode first published: 1 September 2023Podcast recorded: 29 August 2023
ICAEW Insights: ISSB standards, E-Commerce Trade Commission, and CPD update
The ICAEW Insights podcast explores the month’s top stories in accountancy. In this episode, we discuss the contents of the International Sustainability Standards Board’s first two published standards; ICAEW’s role in the newly launched E-Commerce Trade Commission; and firms’ responsibilities under new CPD regulations launching 1 November 2023. Philippa Lamb is joined by Sally Baker, Head of Corporate Reporting Strategy; Ed Saltmarsh, Technical Manager; and Sophie Wales; Head of Regulatory Affairs. LinksICAEW non-financial reporting hub: www.icaew.com/nfrICAEW: By All Accounts: www.icaew.com/byallaccountsICAEW Corporate Reporting Faculty: www.icaew.com/joincrfICAEW joins newly formed E-Commerce Trade Commission: www.icaew.com/insights/tax-news/2023/jun-2023/icaew-joins-newly-formed-e-commerce-trade-commission ICAEW: CPD is changing: www.icaew.com/membership/cpd/cpd-is-changingICAEW: Firm responsibilities for revised CPD Regulations: www.icaew.com/membership/cpd/cpd-is-changing/firm-responsibilities-for-revised-cpd-regulationsICAEW webinar - CPD is changing, is your firm ready?: https://events.icaew.com/pd/27422/cpd-is-changing-is-your-firm-ready?pk_vid=74016cd0fb237a4716914827100e0ced HostPhilippa Lamb Guests· Sally Baker, Head of Corporate Reporting Strategy, ICAEW· Ed Saltmarsh, Technical Manager, ICAEW· Sophie Wales, Head of Regulatory Affairs, ICAEW ProducerNatalie Chisholm Episode first published: 11 August 2023Podcast recorded: 4 August 2023
ICAEW Insights In Focus: Commercial property - economic bellwether or laggard?
In this Insights In Focus episode, we analyse the UK’s current economic turbulence through the lens of the commercial property sector. With capital values down 15% in the last year, has bricks and mortar lost its attractiveness to investors? And, with inflation remaining stubbornly persistent, what do trendlines in the sector tell us about the UK economy as a whole? Host Philippa Lamb is joined by Suren Thiru, Director of Economies at ICAEW, and Mat Oakley, Head of European commercial research at Savills, to discuss the key issues. LinksICAEW Business Confidence Monitor: https://www.icaew.com/technical/economy/business-confidence-monitorICAEW Commercial Property hub: https://www.icaew.com/technical/business/business-start-up-and-finance/commercial-propertyICAEW Economy hub: https://www.icaew.com/technical/economy HostPhilippa Lamb GuestsSuren Thiru, Director, Economies, ICAEWMat Oakley, Head of European commercial research, Savills ProducerNatalie Chisholm Episode first published: 28 July 2023Podcast recorded: 24 July 2023
ICAEW Insights: Digitalisation and gender bias in tax, plus CPD update
The latest ICAEW Insights podcast shares the month’s top stories in accountancy. This episode analyses the tax system from two different angles: progress made in digitalisation and towards gender equality. Plus, details of changes to ICAEW member CPD are explored ahead of their November live date. Philippa Lamb learns more from ICAEW experts Caroline Miskin, Senior Technical Manager, Digital Taxation; Anita Monteith, former Head of Tax Policy; and Debbi Francis, Head of Member Service Centre. Links ICAEW TAXline: https://www.icaew.com/technical/tax/tax-faculty/taxlineTAXline feature - does tax policy reflect gender?: https://www.icaew.com/technical/tax/tax-faculty/taxline/2023/articles/does-tax-policy-reflect-gender TAXline feature - policymaking for a digitally advanced tax administration: https://www.icaew.com/technical/tax/tax-faculty/taxline/2023/articles/policymaking-for-a-digitally-advanced-tax-administration ICAEW CPD is changing: https://www.icaew.com/membership/cpd/cpd-is-changing HostPhilippa Lamb GuestsCaroline Miskin, Senior Technical Manager, Digital Taxation, ICAEWAnita Monteith, former Head of Tax Policy, ICAEWDebbi Francis, Head of Member Service Centre, ICAEW ProducerNatalie Chisholm Episode first published: 7 July 2023Podcast recorded: 4 July 2023
In this podcast series from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a panel of guests dissect the latest headlines and provide expert analysis on the top stories from across the world of business, finance and accountancy.