About Helen Brand

Helen Brand is the chief executive of ACCA.

2019 Articles

Four areas that the next government must focus on
Four areas that the next government must focus on
Britain is facing a momentously critical General Election. Beyond this vote, there are unprecedented challenges and opportunities ahead in the [...]
November 14, 2019
Profit from purpose: What does it mean to be an ethical leader?
Profit from purpose: What does it mean to be an ethical leader?
At a time when the conduct of business leaders is regularly questioned, the concept of ethical leadership matters now more [...]
October 17, 2019
Spending advice for the chancellor
Spending advice for the chancellor
With the ongoing constitutional soap opera unfolding in Westminster, it’s hardly surprising that the Spending Round announcement from Sajid Javid [...]
September 19, 2019
Our next Prime Minister should understand how crucial infrastructure projects are to the economy
Our next Prime Minister should understand how crucial infrastructure projects are to the economy
Tory members are electing their new leader and the next Prime Minister. Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt’s premiership will be [...]
July 18, 2019
With increased scrutiny of the profession, it's time for auditing to be in the public interest
With increased scrutiny of the profession, it's time for auditing to be in the public interest
Auditing in the UK is undergoing unprecedented scrutiny, and the magnifying scope is focusing on all aspects of the sector. [...]
May 16, 2019
With the AI genie firmly out of the bottle, what impact could this have on accountants?
With the AI genie firmly out of the bottle, what impact could this have on accountants?
This month, the British Film Institute celebrates the late Stanley Kubrick with a retrospective of his work. One of Kubrick’s [...]
April 10, 2019
Money laundering is a dirty business that we need to clean up together
Money laundering is a dirty business that we need to clean up together
Flag it up, clean it up, flush it out, whatever the call to action, anti-money laundering (AML) legislation is worthy [...]
March 14, 2019
Brexit requires Westminster to demonstrate clarity, compromise and collaboration
Brexit requires Westminster to demonstrate clarity, compromise and collaboration
Fewer than 50 days separate us from 29 March, the date that Britain is formally due to leave the European [...]
February 14, 2019