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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Efficient audit and independent examination of charities

Date: 26 September 2023 13:30 - 16:30

Type: Audit Assurance and Financial Reporting, Course, Legal and Regulatory

Organiser: Tyne and Wear

Join Peter Herbert on how to efficiently audit or independently review charity account.

Thresholds for the audit and independent examination of charities are much lower than those for companies in the ‘for profit’ sector, yet the standard of work required by professional bodies is just as high.

Course Information

The content for this seminar will be informed by file reviewer feedback and will cover all the challenging aspects practitioners encounter day to day. The focus will be on how to produce a compliant audit/independent examination file as efficiently as possible.

Content will include:

  • Thresholds for audit/independent examination and frequently asked questions
  • Important planning requirements for smaller charity audits
  • Key challenges when auditing income and how to resolve them
  • Charity specific accounting estimates – practical problems and solutions
  • Completing the charity audit, including going concern and communication with those charged with governance
  • Getting audit report wording right
  • Top tips for producing an effective independent examination file

Who should attend the seminar?

  • Accountants in professional firms who audit and/or independently examine charity accounts


Rate Cost
Price £90.00 + VAT
Retired Member £45.00 + VAT
Career Break Member £45.00 + VAT

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Holiday Inn Washington

Holiday Inn Washington
Emerson Road
Tyne and Wear
NE37 1LB

Tel No: 0871 942 9084


Peter Herbert

Peter qualified as a Chartered Accountant with an international accountancy firm before working in industry. He has over 15 years of training experience, specialising in financial reporting, auditing, company law and practice regulation. Peter also has a small accounting practice. Much of Peter’s practice work involves carrying out audit file reviews, practice assurance and anti-money laundering reviews for firms of accountants. He also provides guidance on implementation of GAAP.

How to book

The easiest way to book is online by clicking the button to Book Online at icaew.com – you will be able to log into your account at icaew.com and pay with your debit or credit card.

You can also telephone the ICAEW central events booking team on 01908 248159 and pay over the phone.

Alternatively you can download a booking form or book by email.