Economic Recovery Resource Centre

The Association, the global voice of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the American Institute of CPAs, is working around the clock to get information into the hands of our members and students as quickly as possible. Our first priority is to provide you with high level overviews, tools and resources. Please be sure to check this website on a regular basis.


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CIMA 20 Point Plan for Recovery

CFO Professional Judgment in Volatile and Uncertain Times

Help for CIMA members during the coronavirus outbreak

Here together: Help for CIMA Members and Students by Irene Teng, EVP Global Markets

Building resilient supply chains

Data security and privacy practices for remote workers

Employment Law & COVID-19

CIMA calls on the UK Government to help small businesses and the self-employed through COVID-19

Latest news and updates

Podcast: CIMA engages with UK Chancellor's crisis recovery work

Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA, the Association’s chief executive–Management Accounting, sets out UK recovery advocacy efforts on behalf of members. Read more.

CIMA comments on Chancellor’s Financial Statement

CIMA welcomes the Chancellor’s Financial Statement. Measures such as additional funding for traineeships, money to fund apprenticeships and support for young job seekers via the Kickstart scheme will be essential to aid short-term recovery. However, we believe this statement does not go far enough to tackle the long-term challenges faced by the UK economy, which this crisis has only exacerbated. Read more.

CIMA publishes recommendations for COVID-19 recovery strategy

We’ve released a set of recommendations designed to support the UK Government to navigate challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, aid the country’s economic recovery and build business resilience to future crises. Read more.

Popular Resources

How to optimise your supply chains

The pandemic is revealing major business vulnerabilities. Ask yourself these questions to build more resilient, shockproof supply chains. Read more.

How to redefine and reimagine your business model

Focus on core activities through the lens of innovation. Adding value may require changes to business operations. Here’s how to move forward. Read more.

How to get your finances in order: A firm foundation

No matter what business you’re in, you need to get your finances in order. Establish a firm foundation by addressing these issues.

How to get your finances in order: Building for the future

To get your finances in order, establishing a firm foundation is only the beginning. Your next step is learning what questions to ask.

6 UK government resources your business can use

Government aid can be an important part of your business’ post-COVID recovery. If you’re in the UK, here are some options you can use.

3 tools for bringing businesses out of lockdown

Even once the pandemic end there’s no going back to the way things were. Use these resources to prepare organisations for the new normal.

3 practices to successfully lead during difficult times

There are many ways to lead, and organisations and circumstances call for different approaches. Here are three practices to fine-tune your style.

Lead with mental health in mind during the COVID-19 pandemic

Preventing the spread of coronavirus is crucial, but so is preserving the mental health and well-being of our team members. Follow these tips to help.

Video | Coronavirus affects business health, too

How do you navigate the accounting and finance implications of the coronavirus pandemic? Hear experts weigh in and answer previously submitted questions in this recorded Facebook Live session. Watch now.

Video | COVID-19: Business Planning and Impacts

Finance has an important role to play in helping their organizations manage the uncertainly of COVID-19. The Association's Ash Noah, CPA, CGMA, FCMA and Oracle's Christina Kite discuss critical issues and make practical suggestions. Watch now.

COVID-19: How to reopen and keep employees safe

As economies are reopening, businesses in Asia Pacific offer first lessons on how to keep employees safe.

Coronacrisis: actions for the public sector

The coronavirus crisis has resulted in the most rapid deployment of government financial resources outside of major wars. Most governments have produced  support programmes with admirable speed. How can the public sector counter the crisis’ impact on the short-term and long-term.

Upcoming events and virtual opportunities

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Business Resilience: Tools for preparing to reopen businesses

Reallocating priorities, creating a response plan, mapping out scenarios – here’s all you need to consider before you reopen your business and the tools to help you do it.


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Keep up to date with the latest accounting resources and industry updates along with news impacting CIMA members and students across the UK.

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FM Magazine content on COVID-19

Check out the latest news stories along with relevant columns, tips, podcasts, and videos from FM magazine and the Journal of Accountancy on this page, along with curated items from our archives to help with uncertainty and disruption.

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