How will Covid-19 impact the way accountants work with their clients?

13th May 2020
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We recently held a virtual roundtable discussion on the future of accountancy with speakers from ICPA, FCSA, the University of West London, Mettle and FreeAgent.

FreeAgent Covid-19 webinar

During the discussion, we asked our expert panel about the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the profession and what long-term effect it might have on accountancy work in the UK. Our speakers also discussed the changes and challenges brought about to the profession by the Covid-19 crisis and how accountants have started to evolve their services to meet the new needs of their clients.

In this video, we hear the views of:

  • Ed Molyneux, CEO of FreeAgent
  • Julia Kermode, CEO of the Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA)
  • Tony Margaritelli, chairman of the Institute of Certified Practising Accountants (ICPA)
  • Marieke Flament, CEO of Mettle
  • Dr Dinusha Weerawardane, senior lecturer at the University of West London
  • Tomasz Wiadrowski, owner of SAFI Advisory Services

Watch a preview of the 'Future of Accountancy' discussion here:




You can watch the full ‘Future of Accountancy’ roundtable discussion, which covers the Covid-19 crisis as well as AI, Open Banking and automation in the accounting industry, on our YouTube page.