The week in two minutes: 4 December 2015
A round-up of the top content you may have missed this week from CA Today.
1. ICAS launches The Power of One
ICAS CEO Anton Colella called for a new era of personal responsibility across the business world as he launched “The Power of One” business ethics initiative at the New ICAS Conference.
2. Faster tax payments on the horizon
Post-Autumn Statement, Donald Drysdale examined ambitious plans by the UK Government to speed up the collection of some taxes.
3. Five key questions mentors should ask
Being a mentor can be extremely rewarding but how do you get off to the right start with a mentee? Stef Scott suggests some key questions mentors can ask a mentee and you can also find out more about the ICAS Mentoring Programme in this article.
4. Employee redundancy consultation gets mixed response
The UK Government’s response to a call for evidence on collective redundancy consultation in insolvency situations provided little clarity on the way forward, writes David Menzies, ICAS Director of Insolvency.
5. Key facts about the Scottish Rate of Income Tax
The Scottish Rate of Income Tax is due to be introduced on 6 April, 2015 and we published some key information for taxpayers, agents and employers alike.
6. The New ICAS Conference in One Minute
How do you capture the highlights of a major conference in one minute? Well, the CA Today team tried to do just that in this video.
7. Top leadership tips from the New ICAS Conference
Find out the leadership secrets from speakers at the New ICAS Conference including Sir Brian Souter CA, Kirsty Dingwall CA, Nick Hewer from the Apprentice and George Fairweather CA.
8. Seven things audit committees want from CFOs
Clear communication, ‘no surprises’ and a strong partnership with the CEO are some of the key things that audit committees want from their Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), according to recent research.