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Diversity, wealth gap and audit
January 22, 2015 09:51 AM PST
The economia editorial team analyses the week in news and we have the first in a series of special reports on diversity in businessAutumn Statement special
December 04, 2014 10:41 AM PST
Richard Cree and Raymond Doherty are joined by Emma Jones, of Enterprise Nation, and Bobby Lane, of Shelley Stock Hutter, to break down the Autumn Statement and ask whether it did enough for SMEs.Series 2 Episode 1
November 20, 2014 03:29 PM PST
On the first episode of the new series of the economia podcast we have a live report from WCOA 2014 and breakdown the week's big stories.The lifecycle of a business
November 28, 2013 09:19 AM PST
28 November 2013: Richard Cree and Helen Roxburgh speak to guests Emma Jones, of Enterprise Nation, and Bobby Lane, of Shelley Stock Hutter, about the different phases of a start-up. How do you know when it's time to take on extra staff, offices or new markets? Emma and Bobby discuss and offer their top tips.Entrepreneurs and accountants
June 18, 2013 07:48 AM PDT
18 June 2013: The economia team discuss the challenges facing new business start-ups, what accountants can do to help new enterprises, and whether anybody can be an entrepreneur.
Guests include Zarin Patel, CFO of the BBC, Duncan Cheatle, entrepreneur and co-founder of Start-up Britain, and Alex Mitchell, director of the Young Brits initiative and head of influencer relations at the Institute of Directors.
economia podcast 29th May
May 29, 2013 08:36 AM PDT
29th May: economia editor Richard Cree and online editor Helen Roxburgh speak to Deloitte's head of tax policy Bill Dodwell and ICAEW public policy manager Fatima Hassan about the politicisation of accountancy. The panel discusses whether the profession or politicians should lead the tax debate, what will be the obstacles in the way of global agreements, and whether the lines have blurred over what is good or bad business practice.
The economia team also speaks to finallists at the Finance for the Future Awards 2013, with companies including Marks & Spencer outlining their commitment to sustainability.
March 20, 2013 10:50 AM PDT
20 March 2013: ICAEW chief executive Michael Izza, Danielle Stewart of Baker Tilly, and entrepreneur Clive Bawden are among the experts with the economia team to discuss today's Budget
economia Podcast 6th March
March 06, 2013 06:00 AM PST
6th March 2013: How can accountants help entrepreneurs? The economia team discuss with Emma Jones, founder of Enterprise Nation and co-founder of StartUp Britain, and Bobby Lane, partner at Shelly Stock Hutter. And in advance of International Women's Day, we hear from Emily Buist, author of a report entitled Women in the Professions: The Male Perspective.
economia Podcast 7th February
February 07, 2013 08:18 AM PST
7th February 2013: The economia team speak to shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna and a panel of guests on the topics of board diversity, executive remuneration, appearances by the Big Four in front MPs, and how the government can support entrepreneurs and start-ups.
Margaret Hodge on tackling government waste
June 07, 2012 02:15 AM PDT
7 June 2012: Margaret Hodge, chief execuitve of the Public Accounts Committee, says civil servants need to be made more accountable for the decisions they take involving public money.
The MP outlines some of the money wasted by government, and how the service levels at HMRC have a "long way to go."
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