Originally dedicated to fighting the proposed merger of the ICAEW with CIMA and CIPFA, this site now provides news about the ICAEW

Do you think the ICAEW rebranding was money well spent?

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Call For Evidence For Kingman Inquiry

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Carillion Clusterfuck - When Will The Profession Ever Learn?

The Carillion clusterfuck has brought well justified criticism and condemnation down upon the heads of both the board and the accounting/auditing profession, with calls for the Big Four to be broken up.

FFS, has the profession learned nothing from Enron, Parmalat, Polly Peck, Marconi etc etc?

Monday, April 09, 2018

WTF Is "Seriously Poor Audit Work"??

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Accountant’s Twitter List 2018

AccountingWEB have put together a list of accountants, finance professionals and other interested parties who generally send informative, entertaining and non-promotional tweets out into the accountancy Twittersphere.

I have been included in that list:
Ken Frost (@ken_frost) Expect irreverence and expertise in equal measure from this FCA member of ICAEW, consultant, company director, banker and writer.”
My thanks to AccountingWEB, and congratulations to those others on the list.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The ICAEW Finally Wakes Up To Social Media

Better late than never.

Friday, February 02, 2018

A Hippocratic Oath for Accountants!

Large accounting firms should make their staff take a 'Hippocratic Oath' to curb tax avoidance, according to Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell.

A totally bollocks and pointless idea.

Avoidance is not illegal, and accountants aren't doctors!

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Most Influential Work in The History of Capitalism?

The BBC are of the view that double entry bookkeeping is the most influential work in the history of capitalism.

Have they not realised that there is in fact a triple entry system, devised by Yuji Ijiri?

More to the point, capitalism really sprang to life with the creation of limited companies.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Presidential Tour of The USA - Who Pays?

Monday, June 12, 2017

Accountants Led The Way From The Dawn of Civilisation

Thursday, June 08, 2017

ICAEW Subs Increase By £10

Yesterday's ICAEW AGM voted to increase memebrship fees by £10.

Following the votes, the annual subscription for all members from 1 January 2018 will be £365, an increase of £10 from the current £355.