Technical Update for Busy Accountants

BPP Professional Education
Course summary
6 hours
435 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 29/11/2019 - London

Course description

Technical Update for Busy Accountants

Programme Outline

9.00 Registration

9.30Financial Reporting Update

The financial reporting update will cover aspects of both UK GAAP and international financial reporting standards.

  • The future of UK GAAP and the key differences between current UK GAAP and IFRS.
  • An update on the convergence project between IFRS and US GAAP.
  • Key insights from the priority projects of these bodies, including revenue recognition (recently issued as a standard), leases and financial instruments.

11.00 Coffee

11.15Management Accounting Update

  • CGMA management accounting principles.
  • Integrated reporting.
  • Developments in business partnering.

12.45 Lunch

1.45Tax Update

  • Falling corporation rates and changes in capital allowances.
  • Recent cases on repairs and renewals.
  • New rules on partnerships and LLPs.
  • Developments in employee tax and benefits in kind.
  • Changes in VAT on cross border supplies and the recovery of input tax.

3.15 Tea

3.30Communication and Influencing Skills for Accountants

Your professional and personal success is as dependent on your ability to communicate and influence as it is on your technical skills. Imagine knowing that you can effortlessly get your message across and have the skills and strategies to influence and persuade people easily. Even if you are a good communicator already, you can always get better and this workshop will benefit anyone who wishes to take their communication skills to the next level, whether it is with their colleagues or customers or even their friends and family.

5.00 Close

Suitability - Who should attend?

All accountants and financial managers looking to refresh their skills and knowledge.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What you can gain

  • Learn about the latest changes to financial reporting standards.
  • Gain an overview of recent taxation developments.
  • Update yourself with current hot management accounting topics.
  • Refresh your communication and influencing skills.

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BPP Professional Education

BPP Professional Education -  Accountancy, Tax, Financial Services, Law & Insolvency Courses

BPP Professional Education is one of the specialist examination-based and professional development training arm of the BPP Group, Europe's biggest professional education and publishing provider with 2,000 staff members across 40 countries and over 30,000 students per year. BPP Professional Education...

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