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Accounting Standards

Preparing your practice for FRS 102 – key questions

Early preparation for the FRS 102 regime involves the financial reporting technical requirements, plus the time and cost impact on a firm’s resources and the risk involved in preparing clients for their conversion. This article highlights key questions to consider in preparation for the new FRSs.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 10 February 2015 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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Streamlining and Securing Client Communication

Accountants are in a trusted position; handling sensitive personal information for their clients on a daily basis and legally are obliged to protect their clients' data. This paper studies how accountants can use a document portal to ensure secure client communication and data protection compliance.

Company: Lindenhouse | Published: 09 February 2015 | Business Area: Practice Management

Key Changes to UK GAAP

This article outlines some of the more notable differences between UK GAAP and FRS 102. FRS 102 requires more financial instruments to be recognised on the balance sheet and the treatment of fair value fluctuations for investment property are also accounted for differently under FRS 102.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 06 February 2015 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

Rating: 13 people found this useful

New infographic: FRS 101 & 102 is here

Are you ready for the new standards? Have you learnt the lingo? Will your profits change? What's your plan of action? New infographic from IRIS summarises the impact of new UK GAAP compliance and links to resources for additional help.

Company: IRIS | Published: 27 January 2015 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

Rating: 10 people found this useful

Demystifying compliance - for accountants in business

A look at the impact of iXBRL, RTI, AE, and changes to IFRS and UK GAAP on accountants in business. This whitepaper reviews developments in the compliance landscape. It also includes some tips for easing what otherwise threatens to be an escalating burden on busy corporate finance professionals.

Company: IRIS | Published: 22 January 2015 | Business Area: Planning

Rating: 4 people found this useful

Are you FRS-ready?

With new reporting standards for small and medium entities in the UK now well underway, a recently published IRIS whitepaper considers the impact of new UK GAAP legislation on accountants in business and in practice. The paper also offers a plan of action for keeping ahead of FRS 101 and 102.

Company: IRIS | Published: 12 January 2015 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

Rating: 13 people found this useful

Preparing accounts for LLPs - common pitfalls to avoid - August 2014

Julia Penny FCA, accounting and audit Content Manager at CCH, outlines 5 common pitfalls with LLP accounts. Accounting for limited liability partnerships is a specialist area that requires expertise as the accounting requirements that relate to this sector can be complex.

Company: CCH, A Wolters Kluwer Business | Published: 01 August 2014 | Business Area: Practice Management

Rating: 6 people found this useful

Tax calendar 2014

A calendar providing you with key tax dates and other important tax information that will affect individuals and businesses in 2014.

Company: Tolley | Published: 02 January 2014 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

Rating: 25 people found this useful

Tackling compliance through client collaboration

Deputy Editor of Accountancy Age, Richard Crump, considers how accountants can ease the compliance burden through collaboration with their clients and looks at how software can help.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 18 October 2013 | Business Area: Accounting Standards

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The new rules on capital allowances

Many businesses are missing out on millions of pounds of tax allowances and your clients could be among them. Focusing on the impending Finance Act 2014, Neil Tipping explains what the new rules mean and how you can ensure that your clients don't miss out on their tax allowances.

Company: CCH, A Wolters Kluwer Business | Published: 11 September 2013 | Business Area: Planning

Rating: 16 people found this useful

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