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Unchaining the blockchain

8 August, 2016

In June 2016, we hosted an Accountancy Salon on blockchain: an open discussion on the impact of this technology on the profession and opportunities for our members. The event was part of our AuditFutures programme and was run in collaboration with ICAEW’s IT Faculty. The purpose of the Salon was to provide an overview of […]

17 and 18 April 2015:
Innovation Jam

4 February, 2015

On 17 and 18 April, join us to help re-imagine the accounting practice. During two days of intense collaboration, we will get to the bottom of today’s issues and help reinvent our practice to meet the challenges of the 21st century. A unique alliance of ICAEW, the Royal College of Art, and InReality, a U.S.-based […]

What’s your #NewHorizon?

4 November, 2014

We are calling all thinkers and doers from the profession and society to build something better together. What do you think the new horizons for accountancy are? The 2014 World Congress of Accountants is about building the future. We have been invited to share our thinking and ideas and to engage the global profession in […]

World Congress 2014: Building the Future

1 October, 2014

Engagement on the world scene In November, Rome will be the capital of the 2014 World Congress of Accountants. Dubbed by some as the “Olympics of the Accountancy Profession”, the Congress is organised by IFAC only once every four years and attracts thousands of professionals from across the globe – more than 6,000 delegates from […]

Inspiring the love of wisdom

26 September, 2014

Would a philosopher make a better banker? – an unexpected question for the fifty first-year students who just began their first week at Manchester Business School. “Well, I personally believe that philosophy strongly helps you become a banker who can make more rational decisions, think more critically as a financial adviser, and give better quality […]

We are taking part in the AAA Annual Conference

28 July, 2014

We are delighted to be invited by the American Accounting Association to contribute to the 2014 Annual Meeting in Atlanta. We believe that the role of universities should be to solve global problems, to reinvigorate the accountancy profession and redefine its goals for 21st century society. We want to catalyse new conversations about the horizons […]

Designs for Trust – RCA Student Projects

20 June, 2014

Often people think about design as something you do at the end of a process to make it interesting and beautiful. When we think about designers, we think about logos, fashion and high-tech gadgets. However, genuine design starts with what is wanted and why it is important. AuditFutures creates a space where challenging questions can […]

20 June 2014:
AuditFutures Salon on Design & Trust

10 May, 2014

We invite you to our first AuditFutures Salon on Design and Trust, to be hosted by the Royal College of Art on 20 June in the late afternoon. This stimulating event will highlight our co-creation projects with service-designers and will consolidate the discussion on how audit and design can build trust in society. AuditFutures Salon […]

Are you a GameChanger?

7 January, 2014

Hope is the feeling that life and work have a meaning… It is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that it makes sense, regardless of how it turns out (Vaclav Havel) Our profession needs such hope. A hope that it can find meaning in taking responsibility for its own […]

In search of game-changers

25 November, 2013

Henry Irving, Head of the Audit and Assurance Faculty of ICAEW, calls the game-changers of the profession The American social anthropologist Margaret Mead famously said “Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.” In these times when economic […]