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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Accounts update – Penrith

The course is aimed at all levels of staff involved in the preparation of company accounts.

This is a topical course that aims to keep auditors up to date with future changes in standards and legislation, solutions to current problems and current ICAEW guidance.

Course information

The course will cover FRS 102 and FRS 105 and any relevant ICAEW guidance. Presentation, disclosure and accounting issues will all be covered. The course will also include a brief update on IFRS issues. This is a topical course and the content will reflect that. The course may cover issues such as:

  • Problems arising from the triennial reviews
  • Transactions with directors and other related party transactions
  • Accounting for investment properties and PPE
  • Revenue recognition
  • Accounting for IR35
  • Meeting minimum disclosure requirements for small and micro companies
  • Accounts filing at Companies House
  • IFRS 16 and leasing

If you attend both the morning and afternoon course a light lunch will be served. 

Cost
Rate Cost
Price £75.00 + VAT
Retired Member £37.50 + VAT
Career Break Member £37.50 + VAT

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Audit update – Penrith

The course is aimed at all levels of staff involved in the audit of company accounts.

This is a topical course that aims to keep auditors up to date with: Future changes in standards and legislation relating to audit, practical problems for auditors today, the impact of recent changes and how to best comply and feedback from the regulators and professional bodies.

Course information

Using case studies the update will be practical and designed to help auditors better understand the real world impact of current issues. Being a topical course the precise content will be dictated by current events but it is likely that the following issues will be covered:

  • New ISAs
  • The impact of the FRC Ethical Standard
  • Feedback from ICAEW monitoring
  • ICAEW guidance on the audit report
  • Issues relation to audit evidence being sufficient ad appropriate

Attending both sessions?

If you attend the morning and afternoon session lunch will be provided.

Cost
Rate Cost
Price £75.00 + VAT
Retired Member £37.50 + VAT
Career Break Member £37.50 + VAT

 

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Return to work with confidence – CABA

Gain practical tips to boost your confidence and develop the skills to make returning to work a smooth process.

Return to work with confidence – a wellbeing and personal development workshop

Audience: practice / business

Duration: 3 hours

Having a break from working life can leave you feeling you lack the confidence to return to work. Your own thought patterns and feelings of fear and anxiety can make the process even more difficult. This workshop will help you overcome these challenges. With a focus on overcoming negative thinking and practical tips to boost your confidence, you will develop the skills to make returning to work a smooth process.

Key outcomes

  • Explore the thoughts and feelings experienced when returning to work after a period of absence
  • Know how to deal with negative thoughts
  • Identify some strategies of how to minimise fears and manage anxiety
  • Recognise the importance of acknowledging yourself and what you have to build self-esteem and confidence

Suitable for

Anyone who has had a career break for any reason and would like to build their confidence to help them return to work.

Price

This workshop is free for ICAEW members.

Please note: registration starts 30 minutes earlier than the start time listed.

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Financial reporting update and current issues with Bill Telford

To update delegates on recent developments relating to financial accounting assignments and to highlight their practical implications.

During late 2018 and early 2019 there are expected to be few new issues in financial reporting but there are many practical audit related issues and we have therefore decided to run two separate courses.

Course information

In order to ensure the continued relevance of the course, the detailed content will be determined nearer the date of delivery, but will include:

  • Accounting Update – to include changes to company law,
  • the micros and small company accounting regimes,
  • topical issues plus other recent and forthcoming changes to UK accounts giving a true and fair view and feedback from regulators and others.

This will also cover practice regulatory and compliance issues related to accounts preparation and related services

The financial reporting course will be relevant to qualified accountants in practice who need an overview of recent developments to help them identify issues relevant to their clients and firms. It will also be relevant for finance directors and controllers in small and medium sized businesses.

You may also be interested in this event – Audit update and current issues – 9 April 2019.

Cost
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Price £75.00 + VAT
Retired Member £37.50 + VAT
Career Break Member £37.50 + VAT

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Practical Tax Conference 2019

The Residential Tax Conference that covers the topics that matter to you, your practice and your clients.

Save the date – More information will be available as arrangements are confirmed.

Course information

Join some of the UK’s most respected tax experts, industry professionals and other in-demand speakers to explore the latest on the tax developments, issues and changes that matter most to practitioners.

This ever-popular event not only gives you the chance to hear from some of the best speakers on the circuit, but also gives you the opportunity to explore the issues with them via panel sessions and during more informal networking breaks.

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Farmers – an update with Bob Trunchion

Anyone needing an update into the sector as it goes through a period of dramatic change.

A course to review and provide an update on the particular UK accounting and tax regime applicable to farmers. The course identifies some of the controversial and risk areas of tax planning and compliance for these clients.

Course information

Content will include:

  • Where is farming today – diversification and tax impacts
  • Succession planning, partnership agreements, divorce and death!
  • Where are we on Brexit and the consequences for Agriculture – The Agriculture Bill
  • Loss reliefs general and special legislation – “all one trade”, averaging etc – the HMRC attacks on losses
  • Capital expenditure reliefs
  • Basic payments and their phasing out and other subsidies
  • Alternative farming arrangements – Share Farming and Contracting
  • Farmhouses and IHT planning
  • Where are we with BPR and APR with relevant case updates
  • Entrepreneurs Relief and CGT planning
  • The potential for Compliance checks and enquiries
Cost
Rate Cost
Price £75.00 + VAT
Retired Member £37.50 + VAT
Career Break Member £37.50 + VAT

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Audit update and current issues with Bill Telford

To update delegates on recent developments relating to auditing and to highlight their practical implications.

During late 2018 and early 2019 there are expected to be few new issues in financial reporting but there are many practical audit related issues and we have therefore decided to run two separate courses.

Course information

In order to ensure the continued relevance of the course, the detailed content will be determined nearer the date of delivery, but will include:

  • Audit Update – to include developments in audit and ethical standards,
  • reports and related issues, including audit issues under new UK GAAP and audit monitoring feedback;

This session will also include developments in the provision of and reporting on limited assurance services.

You may also be interested in this event – Financial reporting update and current issues: 27 November 2019

Cost
Rate Cost
Price £75.00 + VAT
Retired Member £37.50 + VAT
Career Break Member £37.50 + VAT

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Spring Tax Update with Bill Telford

This course is specifically designed to meet the needs of general practitioners, concentrating on matters that really affect your clients.

An essential update for all practitioners and staff involved with clients affected by tax issues, as well as tax specialists. This course aims to keep your technical knowledge up to date to comply with the ever-changing regulatory environment. The course is intended not only to alert you to regulatory changes, but to highlight points which can be used in practice.

Course information

With ‘Brexit’ looming but what type of Brexit remaining a mystery at the point of going to print, the Autumn Budget (which promised much and produced little, and with a minority government, we expect fiscal policy to change course, making attendance very important as we will need to consider these changes and their consequences.
These courses aim to provide delegates with a practical and intensive review of developments over the last six months as well as changes likely to occur in the near future.

This course aims to cover the following topics:

  • Tax announcements in 2018 Autumn Budget
  • What is in the resultant Finance Bill?
  • Is there anything our clients should be doing now in the light of ‘Brexit’
  • Where are we on MTD and how should we be preparing our firms and our clients
  • Recent Tax cases and HMRC pronouncements
  • VAT developments

Join us in the afternoon for Audit Update and current issues. Complimentary lunch will be provided for those attending both sessions.

Cost
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Price £75.00 + VAT
Retired Member £37.50 + VAT
Career Break Member £37.50 + VAT

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Finance Act 2019 with Rebecca Benneyworth

Designed for the general practitioner in an accountancy practice to provide them with up to date knowledge.

The Finance Act is expected to receive Royal Assent before the start of the 2019/20 tax year. The Bill includes measures announced in the October 2018 Budget and other changes which had been announced earlier. This course will update you on all of the changes relevant to the general practitioner.

Course information

Course content will include:

  • Income Tax
  • Corporation Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • National Insurance Contributions
  • VAT
  • Other property Taxes
  • Tax administration, including: Making Tax Digital, Inheritance Tax, Tax Avoidance and Tax Administration
Cost
Rate Cost
Price £75.00 + VAT
Retired Member £37.50 + VAT
Career Break Member £37.50 + VAT

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Finance Act 2019 – Penrith – with Rebecca Benneyworth

Designed for the general practitioner in an accountancy practice to provide them with up to date knowledge.

The Finance Act is expected to receive Royal Assent before the start of the 2019/20 tax year. The Bill includes measures announced in the October 2018 Budget and other changes which had been announced earlier. This course will update you on all of the changes relevant to the general practitioner.

Course information

Course content will include:

  • Income Tax
  • Corporation Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • National Insurance Contributions
  • VAT
  • Other property Taxes
  • Tax administration, including: Making Tax Digital, Inheritance Tax, Tax Avoidance and Tax Administration
Cost
Rate Cost
Price £75.00 + VAT
Retired Member £37.50 + VAT
Career Break Member £37.50 + VAT

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News

Northern Society Awards winners

Northern Society Awards winners

1 February 2019

Congratulations once again to the finalists and...

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Message from the President

Message from the President

1 February 2019

As all of my predecessors told me...

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Redworth conference – 25 years of Quality CPD

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9 January 2019

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Redworth 2019: 25th Anniversary Conference for General Practitioners

Redworth 2019: 25th Anniversary Conference for General Practitioners

1 March 2019

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Tyne and  Wear Sole Practitioners’ Lunch – March – Practical Tax

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6 March 2019

Join us for our monthly Tyne and...

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NEYCAG: Women in Finance

NEYCAG: Women in Finance

7 March 2019

Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day....

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