Accounting and Auditing Webinars

Quorum Training webinars are in association with Mercia incorporating SWAT and available on a individual or group purchase. 

Whether you want to top-up your CPD, want to provide training for new starters or brush up on your knowledge, our range of on-demand courses give you access to training whenever and wherever it suits you

An individual purchase can deliver one hour of CPD training for just £70+VAT, a course credit package delivers this far more cost-effectively.

You can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Watch the archived webinars, anytime you like, for up to 12 months.
  • CPD Certificate of completion.
  • New and Refreshed content updated regularly.
  • Available on your desktop, laptop, tablet computer or mobile.
  • Cost-effective discounts available for group bookings.
  • The latest developments, delivered by leading experts.
  • Trustworthy – delivered by the Mercia Group who are the leading provider of CPD training to qualified accountants.

SRA Accounts Rules Update – Key Points

This course will cover the latest developments and changes to the SRA Accounts Rules (previously known as Solicitors Account Rules) and Reporting Accountant Requirements. It will also provide a useful refresher as to how the changes which came into effect in 2015 have affected the Reporting Accountant. This course covers the key points concerning: Changes to the SRA Accounts Rules are expected to come into force during 2019 (at the time of drafting this outline precise timescales have yet to be announced) which will make the Rules far less prescriptive and allow solicitors more flexibility in achieving the desired outcome of keeping client money safe. In November 2015 the role of the Reporting Accountant changed significantly. From that date the old SRA Accounts Checklist disappeared and accountants are now expected to exercise their professional judgement in preparing their report. With such a moving target, it is essential that everyone involved in such assignments is fully aware of their responsibilities. This course is suitable for all those with an understanding of the existing Solicitors’ Accounts Rules 2011 who need to gain an insight into future changes and refresh their understanding of the 2015 changes to the Reporting Accountant’s responsibilities.

IFRS Update and Refresher

This course will provide an update regarding changes to IFRS requirements to be adopted within the EU, together with a refresher on newer or complex issues. Current adoption of IFRS in the UK – a refresher Changes for periods commencing 1 January 2020 IFRS 9 Financial Instruments – implementation issues IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers – implementation issues IFRS 16 Leasing – implementation issues The revised Conceptual Framework Improvement project updates IFRIC amendments and decisions Exposure drafts and discussion papers Common issues identified in IFRS accounts Remaining differences between IFRS and UK GAAP

Accounting Update – Key Points

This course covers the key points concerning Recent and forthcoming changes to UK GAAP Changes to the Companies Act that have impacted on corporate reporting Key issues affecting micro entities, small companies and medium/large companies (including strategic reports) Regulatory issues including changes affecting Charities, Academies, LLPs and specific sectors An overview of changes to International Accounting Standards and the likely impact on UK GAAP

Accountancy Update and Current Issues

This course provides an up to date summary of any recent changes to financial reporting in the UK as well as practical guidance on the implementation of UK GAAP. The content of the course will depend on what is topical in 2020 and will aim to address issues facing micro, small and medium/large entities - whether through changes in legislation, or through implementation of FRS 102 and FRS 105. Content is likely to include: Changes to UK GAAP Changes to the Companies Act that will impact on corporate reporting Issues affecting micro entities, small companies (including abridged and ‘filleted’ accounts) and medium/large companies (including strategic reports) Regulatory issues including changes affecting Charities, Academies, LLPs and specific sectors An overview of changes to International Accounting Standards and the likely impact on UK GAAP
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