Helen Brand

(Contributor)

Helen Brand is chief executive of ACCA.

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Uncertainty has been the buzzword of the year for British business. While the return of the Autumn Budget may have an air of [...]

16 November
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Yesterday was Global Ethics Day, organised by the Carnegie Council. [...]

19 October
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Today’s economic and political environment creates a number of challenges for the UK’s 5.5m small businesses. [...]

14 September
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The arrival in London of the first direct freight train from eastern China earlier this year grabbed headlines. [...]

13 July
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The upcoming General Election is an important opportunity for Britain’s next government to adopt a clean-slate approach: to [...]

18 May
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It's now 18 months since Mark Carney gave a memorable speech on “Breaking the tragedy of the horizon” at Lloyd’s of London. [...]

19 April
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This International Women’s Day, I have been thinking about why – after so many years of discussion – we still need an “international [...]

8 March
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16 November
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The discovery that a computer error may have caused the sterling “flash crash” last week probably raised wry smiles in board-rooms [...]

12 October
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From the global fall in oil prices back in March to the months of uncertainty created by today’s EU referendum, so far 2016 [...]

23 June
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Back in 2010, reeling from a global financial crisis, Britain entered into a period of austerity. Talk from the government was [...]

21 April
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The UK has a proud history when it comes to apprenticeships, boasting a great tradition in industries such as engineering, construction [...]

17 March
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It is something of an understatement to say that it hasn’t been a great few months for the charity sector. Public patience [...]

18 February
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We are right in the middle of the “big data revolution”. There is a global consensus on the importance of big data and the [...]

19 November
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When Napoleon first called Britain a nation of shopkeepers, he almost certainly didn’t mean it as a compliment. Nevertheless, [...]

15 October
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