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August 5, 2020

Feeling burned out because of the pandemic? You’re not alone

Seven in 10 professionals say they are mentally exhausted, mainly because of blurring work-life lines and unmanageable workloads
August 5, 2020

Pandemic-induced burnout: 12 ways to nip it in the bud

Do COVID-related demands and blurring work-life lines have you burning the candle at both ends? Here are 12 tips to help regain some balance
August 5, 2020

The challenges, and benefits, of working remotely

A fast-growing option becomes a necessity
August 5, 2020
Medical teams across borders have been collaborating to develop a vaccine for COVID-19 Photograph courtesy of VIDO-InterVac at the University of Saskatchewan

Accounting after the pandemic

What will the profession - and the world - look like on the other side of COVID-19?
June 19, 2020

Looking past the pandemic: 8 sectors that could thrive in the future

COVID-19 has everyone wondering what jobs, skills and businesses will be important for the future. Here are some prime candidates.
June 17, 2020

Working from home is not working alone

Chartered Accountants Ireland London Society's one-hour offering for remote working, featuring Carmel Moore and Marty Boroson from The One Moment Company.
June 17, 2020

Running from Uncertainty with David Gillick

Transitioning from a career in elite sport meant dealing with change - in routine, purpose and identity. We find ourselves in a climate of change and uncertainty: David Gillick's story offers insights on building resilience, overcoming uncertainty, managing self-talk and practical wellbeing strategies.
June 17, 2020
Chartered Accountants Ireland Webinar

A New Approach to Stress and Energy Management (Wellness & Resilience)

This one-hour session with Pat Divilly focuses on physical, mental and emotional energy, our ability to channel and focus that energy on a given task, to adapt and be flexible in the face of uncertainty and to find meaning and purpose in our work and lives.
June 17, 2020

Brush up on digital, social and emotional skills and competencies for a post-COVID-19 world

Even when the crisis is over, the world isn’t going to stop coming at us fast, experts say. That’s why it’s best to be prepared.
June 15, 2020

After COVID-19: What will tomorrow’s offices look like?

By MATHIEU DE LAJARTRE The pandemic is changing how offices are designed so that people can still work safely. The impact COVID19 will have on office […]
June 12, 2020

What business agility means for the long-term, post COVID-19

Some companies have pivoted on a dime, while others need to strategize for a ‘new normal’
May 1, 2020

Free virtual learning resources to sharpen your professional skills

Keep up-to-date with industry trends, technology, and more with this on-demand collection of publications, webinars and podcasts.
April 30, 2020

Top Young CAs 2019: where are they now?

After a search across the world of finance, business and beyond, and a vigorous judging process, the 2020 class of ICAS Top 100 Young CAs will be revealed in June. As we prepare to celebrate the rising stars of the profession, all 35 and under and excelling in their respective fields...
April 27, 2020

Fun (and free) activities to keep kids busy while in isolation

It’s hard to keep children engaged for the whole day without parking them in front of a screen. Here’s how to broaden their horizons from the comfort of your home.
April 23, 2020

CAs making a difference with AfID

“I’m deep in the heart of Guatemala, sitting in a courtyard overlooking the mountains, watching people coming and going from the local market,” describes retired finance director Agnes Kidd CA.
April 23, 2020

6 apps to help you socialize while social distancing

With physical distancing measures in effect indefinitely, Canadians turn to technology to stay social.
April 16, 2020

Forth Ports safe haven in choppy Brexit seas

Before 2016, it was rare to hear anyone talking about ‘frictionless trade’ or ‘border checks’ over a drink. The fact that 95% of our imports and exports flow through our ports seemed of little consequence. But the EU referendum result has meant people who hitherto had little interest in trade deals, now have a view on anything from WTO rules to tariffs.
April 2, 2020

Graham Russell CA of WPP has made the world his home

Graham Russell CA went to Jamaica, aged 23, for a two-year work placement. Decades on, his itchy feet have seen him live throughout the world, now settled down in Manhattan with WPP. Businesses can only become more global, he explains.
March 19, 2020

How Three CAs are Transforming the World of Finance

As we enter a new decade, trust in business and financial literacy are at an historic low – a ticking time bomb for society. ICAS members have the skills to help says President Mike McKeon CA.
March 12, 2020

Digitalisation in Accountancy Practices

Jeremy Clarke, ICAS Assistant Director, Practice, talks to The CA about traditional ways of working, embracing new technology – and why you can still have the best of both worlds.
February 17, 2020

6 Key Business Issues for 2020

Chartered accountants will play a key role in both rebuilding business trust and redefining success in a new Gen Z-led decade. Bruce Cartwright CA, Chief Executive Officer of ICAS, reveals the key issues for all CAs to keep in mind, from cyber security to shouting louder…
February 17, 2020

Championing Young Leaders at One Young World

With her One Young World movement, Kate Robertson is championing the young figureheads who’ll shape the future. The needs of society and those of business are as co-dependent as the blades on a pair of scissors.
February 17, 2020

Tokyo calling: Relocating to a New Country Can be a Positive Move

Accountancy is a mobile profession and, increasingly, globally mobile. The CA talked to ICAS member James Hitchings CA, Associate Partner at EY, now relocated to Tokyo, about embracing new areas of expertise and a very different culture.
February 17, 2020

Make a Difference

As we enter a new decade, trust in business and financial literacy are at an historic low – a ticking time bomb for society. ICAS members have the skills to help says President Mike McKeon CA.