Meet our Sponsors


There are more than 1.8m chartered accountants and students around the world and 202,450 of them are members and students of ICAEW. Founded in 1880, we have a long history of serving the public interest and we continue to work with governments, regulators and business leaders around the world. All of the top 100 global brands employ ICAEW Chartered Accountants. Our vision is that ICAEW Chartered Accountants enable a world of sustainable economies as we head towards our 150th anniversary in 2030’.

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Founded in 2011, More Metrics specialises in creating innovative data products about family finances, health and lifestyle and attitudes on key social issues. They focus on open-source data and access thousands of available data points to create powerful solutions to support businesses across the UK. Their data is non personalised and typically provided by government and other public bodies. This makes all their output GDPR friendly and therefore quick and easy to use.

They have developed a sophisticated and widely tested process for turning the millions of raw data fields into useable and relevant outputs- they call it GeoMetrics and it offers:

  • A wide range of postcode level data sets covering family finances, health and lifestyle and attitudes on key social issues
  • Split by age, sex and occupation
  • Over 700 standard data variables

More Metrics data is widely used by leading organisations across many business sectors, from the insurance and pensions market to the charity sector and retail. Their data continues to prove invaluable in providing insights into key factors and issues as well as uplifting data based products and processes.

For more information visit our website at www.moremetrics.co.uk.

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The National Audit Office (NAO) is the UK’s independent public spending watchdog. We support Parliament in holding government to account and we help improve public services through our high-quality audits. We are independent of government and the civil service. The Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG), Gareth Davies, leads the NAO. He is an officer of the House of Commons with statutory authority to:

  • audit and report on the financial accounts of all government departments and other public bodies
  • examine and report on the value for money of how public money has been spent. ​

We support the work of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). It uses our reports to hold evidence sessions focused on public spending and scrutinising the implementation of government policy. Audited bodies are required to respond to recommendations made by PAC which are often based on our work.

We report on issues that matter to citizens – for example, our work on government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our investigation into the condition of school buildings and our value for money report on High Speed Two.

Our work has a positive financial impact through reduced costs, improved service delivery and other benefits to citizens.

For more information visit our website at: www.nao.org.uk

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