65: CIPFA Speaks: Retirement Reflections from CIPFA CEO Rob Whiteman
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by CIPFA
1w ago
What does it take to lead an organisation dedicated to speaking truth to power? Can you pick a song to describe your decade as CIPFA CEO? And where do you see public finance and the public sector headed after the General Election?   Amid a time of tumultuous political change, CIPFA CEO Rob Whiteman prepares to pass the baton to his successor, Owen Mapley.  In this month’s episode, Rob reflects on his decade-long tenure at the helm of the institute, sharing his proudest achievement at CIPFA, greatest challenge and thoughts on the opportunities for the economy as we enter an age of ar ..read more
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64: CIPFA Speaks: Addressing regional inequalities in England
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by CIPFA
1M ago
Why hasn’t levelling up worked as promised? How will the next government address capacity issues and create knowledge exchange? We have just seen the election results for local and mayoral elections in May as we look forward to the general election this year. Which is why, in this month’s episode, experts from academia, think-tank and local authority come together to address what the next government should do to address regional inequalities in England. We are joined by Anne Green, Professor of Regional Economic Development and Co-Director at City-REDI, University of Birmingham, Tom Davies, A ..read more
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63: CIPFA Speaks: Investing in prevention on World Health Day 2024
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by CIPFA
2M ago
How can local government support you to live a life in good health? On World Health Day 2024, we're championing public sector preventative measures in alignment with World Health Organisation’s (WHO) theme of ‘my health, my right’. Hear from Chair of CIPFA’s prevention project Reference Group and Chief Executive of NHS Business Services Authority, Michael Brodie CBE, and CIPFA Policy Researcher on Prevention, Zachary Scott, as they explore how prevention can improve lives, the role of local government in building resilient communities and why local authorities should join CIPFA and the Healt ..read more
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62: CIPFA Speaks: Celebrating International Women's Day
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by CIPFA
3M ago
Who are some of the women shaping the future of public finance? In this International Women's Day special, join us in celebrating the remarkable achievements and contributions of women in public finance and accountancy. We sit down with three women from across the three pillars of our organisation: CIPFA Develops, CIPFA Solutions and CIPFA Thinks. Up first, we hear from President of the CIPFA Student Network (CSN), Harriot Winfield, as she tells us why students should join CSN, and what women can bring to the public finance sector. We're then joined by CIPFA Solutions Project Management Of ..read more
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61: CIPFA Speaks: Time to tackle IFRS 16 leases
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by CIPFA
3M ago
Welcome back to CIPFA Speaks. In this episode, we discuss how teams can best prepare for the implementation of the international financial reporting standard (IFRS) 16.  There’s just over 1 month to go before this new accounting requirement on leases will be mandatory from the 1st of April 2024. So, now is the time to take stock of preparations.     We are joined by David Ellis, a Financial Advisory Network Advisor at CIPFA. David talks us through what the changes mean, what teams can be doing in preparation, along with the benefits of IFRS 16 and the resources that CIPFA has t ..read more
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59: CIPFA Speaks! CIPFA and ICAEW Joint Declaration
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by CIPFA
7M ago
CIPFA and ICAEW recently announced a joint declaration, which will provide many benefits for the members and students for both Institutes. On this episode, we hear from CIPFA CEO, Rob Whiteman and CIPFA's Head of Qualifications and Membership, Anna Howard. They give an insight into what the joint declaration means and how it will help drive the public finance profession forward. You can find out more about the joint declaration on CIPFA's website ..read more
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58: CIPFA Speaks! Technology, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence
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by CIPFA
10M ago
This month on CIPFA Speaks! we are focusing on all things tech in celebration of CIPFA's recently released blockchain report. We are joined by Jeffrey Matsu, CIPFA's Chief Economist, who is in conversation with Medhi Shiva, who is a Research Leader at RAND Europe. In addition, we hear from Caitlin Bentley, who is a Lecturer at King's College London, focusing on AI education and the responsible use of AI technology. She is also a Co-Lead in the Skills Programme at Responsible AI UK ..read more
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57: CIPFA Speaks! Public Finance Live 2023
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by CIPFA
1y ago
This episode was recorded across both days of Public Finance Live 2023 in London. We were lucky enough to speak with some of the fantastic speakers from the event. In this episode, we hear from Dharshini David, Economist and Broadcaster, Tom Burgis, Journalist and Author and Caroline Atkinson, Senior Global Strategist at RockCreek Asset Management. Please rate, review and subscribe and don't forget to follow us on social media for more ..read more
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56: CIPFA Speaks! International Special
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by CIPFA
1y ago
On May's episode of CIPFA Speaks! the international team are taking over and bringing us two fantastic guests who both have a wealth of experience in public finance.  We'll hear from Manj Kalar who is Director at Kalar Consulting and has 30 years’ experience gained across the public sector. In addition, we speak to Arjonela Dedja, who is Project Manager and Programme Facilitator at the Center of Excellence in Finance. We hop you enjoy the episode ..read more
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55: CIPFA Speaks! Sustainability Special Episode
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by CIPFA
1y ago
On this special episode of CIPFA Speaks! we discuss all things sustainability. We're joined by CIPFA's Nina Johansson and Jeffrey Matsu, who discuss their recent sustainability reports. We also hear from Jonathan Woods, a Newly Qualified Accountant from Cambridgeshire County Council. Lastly, we speak to Peter Eckersley from Nottingham Trent University. Don't forget to follow us on social media for more, and check out the sustainability reports mentioned in the episode on CIPFA's website ..read more
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