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International Financial Sanctions

The online course will explain what international sanctions are and their impact on the firm, via UK legislation.

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Data protection update

This online course provides a summary of recent enforcement action taken by the Information Commissioner’s Office together with details of two successful appeals against Monetary Penalty Notices. It also summarises the key proposals of the Draft EU Data Protection Regulation and explains how they will affect Data Controllers

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MiFID II

This online course will help you get to grips with the key to MiFID, the intentions of the European Commission and the impact of MiFID2.

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Market Abuse and Insider Dealing

This online course aims to provide an overview of The Code of Market Conduct, The Price Stabilising Rules and The City Code.

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UCITS V & VI

This online course will provide an outline of the new requirements for depositories of UCITS and will explain how the Remuneration Code will be applied to UCITS managers. It will also look at proposals for future enhancements to UCITS.

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Directors' duties

This online course takes a detailed look at the statutory directors’ duties under the Companies Act 2006 and gives practical guidance on compliance with them.

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Preventing financial crime

This online course will enable you to understand the various types of financial crime and the controls that can be used to limit the opportunities for fraudsters to commit them.

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Consumer law - the new rules you need to know

This online course provides an overview of important recent changes to the area of Consumer Law which will have a significant impact on the relationship between Businesses and Consumers which came into force on 13th June 2014.

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The Regulatory Split - Life after the FSA

This online course describes how Financial Services regulation is expected to work following the implementation of the regulatory reforms.

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Understanding contracts - part 1

This online course provides an introduction to some of the key issues concerning contract formation, including discussion of the use of Heads of Terms etc, together with an overview of how contracts are structured and a summary of the types of contract terms.

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Understanding contracts - part 2

This online course provides an introduction to some of the key terms that will be found in most commercial contracts and sets out some of the key issues to be borne in mind when reviewing such clauses.

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Online defamation update

This online course looks at recent developments in this area with emphasis on the impact of the Defamation Act 2013 and in particular the new s5 defence available to Website Operators.

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Basel III

This online course is aimed at providing a detailed insight into the changes in capital adequacy rules and reporting requirements being enacted or currently proposed by regulatory authorities.

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Senior Management Responsibilities

This course covers key aspects of senior management responsibilities based on the regulators’ handbooks and public statements made. The material has been aligned with what is generally perceived to be current best practice.

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Automatic enrolment: a guide for accountants

This course will explain the background and need for automatic enrolment and how you can comply with the legislation.

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An introduction to the UK corporate governance guide for listed companies

This course will provide an overview of some of the key developments in corporate governance over the last thirty years in the UK and will outline the key requirements of the new UK Corporate Governance Code issued in 2010.

E-learning Business law Online 1.5 hours

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1/1/2199 04/12/2014
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Big Data

The world of business is being transformed by a data revolution. We now have access to unprecedented volumes of data. This online course will help develop your understanding of the big data revolution as well as the opportunities and challenges that come with it.

E-learning Business management Online 1 hour

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1/1/2199 16/12/2014
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Behavioural finance

This online course provides an introduction to behavioural finance. You will learn the difference between traditional finance and behavioural finance and how behavioural finance impacts on our understanding of key investment concepts and much more.

E-learning Business management Online 1 hour

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1/1/2199 16/12/2014
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The future of UK reporting

This online course will update you with the current position for financial reporting within the UK and provide you with the most recent proposals for the structure which has been proposed and is in the process of being implemented.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 1 hour

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Understanding the New UK and Ireland GAAP

From 1 January 2015, companies who do not already follow International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or Financial Reporting Standard for Smaller Entities (FRSSE), will be required to comply with new FRSs. This online course will help you understand the background and history behind the decision to adopt the new regime.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 4 hours

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Ethics
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Ethical Issues in Professional Relationships

Ethics, integrity and sound professional conduct are essential qualities for chartered accountants. Professional bodies have codes to guide their members – but what impact does this have on the day-to-day decisions that you are faced with? This online course tackles the subject head on.

E-learning Ethics Online 1 hour

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1/1/2199 17/12/2014
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The UK and Ireland GAAP programme

The new UK and Ireland GAAP is biggest change to financial reporting for many years. This new 21 hour programme dedicated to UK and Ireland GAAP gives you everything you need to meet both your annual CPD requirements and most importantly to fully prepare you for the UK and Ireland GAAP transition.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 21 hours

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The UK and Ireland GAAP Programme combined with Bloomsbury Professional's Financial Reporting

The UK and Ireland GAAP Programme combined with Bloomsbury Professional’s Financial Reporting for Smaller Companies not only gives you to access to 21 CPD hours on the most important and fundamental change in UK accounting practice for many years but also provides all the online reference information and resources you need to help you make this important transition.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 21 hours

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Tangible fixed assets and leases

This online course will refresh your knowledge and bring you up-to-date with current treatment of tangible assets and leases under IFRS. It will cover a number of standards that relate to the accounting for tangible assets including property plant and equipment, leasing, investment property and borrowing costs.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 1 hour

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Ethics
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The challenges of corporate ethics

Ethics is now an essential part of management at international level and has become somewhat a 'buzzword' within the corporate world. But what exactly is ethics? This online course defines corporate ethics and helps you to understand what's at stake in ethically sensitive situations.

E-learning Ethics Online 1 hour

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Corporate reporting
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Managing your transition to new UK and Ireland GAAP

The new financial reporting regime is an accounting issue, but the transition to the new UK and RoI Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP) impacts many other areas of the business. This online course explains the best way to set up the project with clearly defined roles, effective documentation, and good communication both internally and externally and with other interested parties.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 4 hours

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IFRS procedures

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with the new IFRS and sets out the procedures that your business will need to follow.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 5 hours

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3 for 2 on UK GAAP courses

For a limited period only accountingcpd.net are offering the 3 new UK GAAP courses for the price of 2.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 12 hours

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Business and IFRS skills

This new 20 course bundle has been carefully developed by BPP and contains a selection of courses which will be invaluable to the accounting profession: from corporate reporting to writing better business cases.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 23 hours

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Corporate reporting

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with the new IFRS and sets out the procedures that your business will need to follow.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 12 hours

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Corporate reporting and business management

This new 10 course bundle has been carefully developed by BPP and contains a selection of courses that have been designed to improve your technical skills and help you adopt a high standard of professionalism in your career.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 12 hours

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Getting to Grips with FRS 102

From 1 January 2015, companies who do not already follow International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or Financial Reporting Standard for Smaller Entities (FRSSE), will be required to comply with new FRSs. This online course looks in detail at FRS 102, its concepts and principles, key definitions and how the terminology is changing.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 4 hours

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IFRS procedures

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with the new IFRS and sets out the procedures that your business will need to follow.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 10 hours

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IFRS basics

This new five course pack developed by BPP contains a selection of courses to help you get to grips with some of the new International Financial Reporting Standards.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 5 hours

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IFRS and business skills

This new 10 course bundle has been carefully developed by BPP and contains a selection of courses which will be invaluable to the accounting profession: from corporate reporting to winning business cases.

E-learning Corporate reporting Online 11.5 hours

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Financial Management

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with a range of business and finance topics.

E-learning Financial management Online 24.5 hours

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Financial Management

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with a range of business and finance topics.

E-learning Financial management Online 12.5 hours

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Equity derivatives

This online course provides an insight into the two main styles of derivative seen in the UK equity market. The course covers index futures, contracts for difference and exchange traded funds along with call and put options.

E-learning Financial management Online 1 hour

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Building a Financial Model by Grant Thornton

Every financial model is built on the same foundations: an understanding of its purpose, who it is for, and its scope. This online course explains how to set up the Excel spreadsheet and complete the initial steps of building a financial model, structuring calculations, and looking into costs and revenues, time periods, cash balances and reporting.

E-learning Financial management Online 4 hours

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Business and finance

This pack from BPP contains a selection of courses covering business and finance topics.

E-learning Financial management Online 6.5 hours

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Core business skills

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with a range of business and finance topics.

E-learning Financial management Online 15.5 hours

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Financial Management

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with a range of business and finance topics.

E-learning Financial management Online 5.5 hours

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Performance measurement for investment managers

This online course examines the methods used to evaluate investment managers’ performance including the calculation of portfolio returns, risks and risk-adjusted return measures.

E-learning Financial management Online 1 hour

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Mixed business skills

This pack by BPP contains a selection of courses that will help you get to grips with the new IFRS as well as provide strategies for managing your time more efficiently and building better business cases.

E-learning Financial management Online 12 hours

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Operational Cost Savings and Efficiencies

This online course will provide a framework to help you analyse your business, consider where to best focus your resources and review how to balance short term cost reductions with longer term business needs.

E-learning Financial management Online 4 hours

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1/1/2199 17/12/2014
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Leadership and management
Online
A basic grounding in effective people management

Managing people means helping them to generate performance. For a manager, this means creating the right conditions to achieve performance. What are these conditions? In other words, what do staff members expect from their management? This session provides an overview of the main expectations of your staff members in terms of management and how to adopt the right management practice for each expectation.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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Adapting your management style to suit your staff's level of autonomy

Managers should not limit themselves to the single style of management they feel most comfortable with. To be efficient they need to learn how to tailor their style to the different people they are managing, particularly according to their degree of independence. This session begins with a definition of what 'independence' means, and then explains which style is best suited to each level of independence.

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Carrying out a diagnosis of your team

Once you have collated and assimilated the key information about your unit, you must put this information into perspective and make an initial diagnosis of your unit's performances according to the criteria set by your hierarchy. We will take the case of Michael Gray, a recently-promoted manager, to draft a diagnosis of your unit's performances in 7 steps according to the 4 most commonly used performance criteria.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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2 for 1

This limited offer allows you to select ANY two courses that are relevant to your specific learning needs for the price of one. Accountingcpd.net have over 60 high-quality, in depth online cpd courses designed specifically for accountants and financial professionals.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 8 hours

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Recognising cultural difference

Worldwide business, transnational acquisitions, international mergers and cross-border communications all go to show that today's business leaders must rise to the challenge of working in an intercultural environment. This session aims to present the fundamental concepts involved in approaching this challenge, as well as the keys to real understanding and effective communication across cultures.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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Taxation
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Property Tax Tips for Accountants

As an asset, property attracts a uniquely complex interaction of taxes. Often there are multiple stakeholders and with a wealth of structuring vehicles ranging from partnerships, corporates, unit trusts all the way through to REITs and PAIFs, it can be daunting determining which structure will work best for you and your clients. Property Tax Tips for Accountants gives you everything you need to ensure you are giving the best possible advice to your clients and organisations.

E-learning Taxation Online 4 hours

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Smarter Thinking, Smarter Working

Suitable for accountants and other managers wanting to know how to use both halves of their brain to get more from it, think both logically and strategically, and keep one step ahead of colleagues.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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The Successful Manager

Starting to manage or lead a team from scratch can be very daunting. This course provides the vital practical tools and techniques for delegates to manage and develop themselves and their teams to ensure that their departmental and organisational goals are achieved.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1.5 hours

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The four stages of team development

As a manager, you'll be managing different teams throughout your career. How successful you are will largely depend on your ability to adapt your management to the way people work as a group. What points of reference can you use in order to understand your teams? Which managerial techniques should you choose in each case? This session will give you the answers, classifying teams into four stages of development and giving you the opportunity to practise self-diagnosis via a series of practical examples.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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Recruitment and Selection

This course focuses on the recruitment process from the need to recruit arising right through to making the job offer. It is equally well suited to the recruitment of accounting and finance professionals and non-technical staff.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 4 hours

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Strategy and you

With so many activities and scenarios based in the finance world, this course will show you why strategy is important to finance professionals, and offer tips to help you to think strategically within the organisation.

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Taking stock of your role as a manager

You have just assumed the role of manager and are wondering what will change for you and what impact this function will have on your personal and professional life. You are wondering about your role, your mission and the different skills that are required to succeed in your responsibilities. This course will help you to assess your role as a manager and will provide you with guidelines to handle your new position.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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Taking stock of your team

Who are they?”, “how are they taking my arrival?”, “who are the ones I can depend on?”, “what do they expect of me?”. The members of a team are often the focus of a manager's attention - particularly when taking over an existing team. In this session, we will take the case of Marion Bacri to provide you with all the keys to meet your new team successfully and to make your team members the best allies of your success.

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Taking up the challenge of change

Today, change at whatever level represents both an ongoing challenge and a constant and vital need. Change is a challenge you have no doubt had to face - perhaps you are facing it now. This training session gets to the heart of the matter, and supplies you with a number of effective tools and techniques to help you make a real success of change.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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Drawing up the identity card for your unit

You have just assumed your functions as a manager and you feel overwhelmed by the mass of information you need to integrate in a very short time with respect to your new activity. How can you identify and obtain the most important files?

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Delegation for success

Skillful delegation is one of the most important management skills and yet it is notoriously difficult for managers to crack. When done well, the benefits are huge for the manager, the employee delegated to and for the organisation as a whole.

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Developing cooperative behaviour

How can you make people work together when they are not really a 'team' in the usual sense of the word? How can you foster cooperative behaviour in a group where there are more conflicting interests than convergent ones? These questions reflect the main challenges faced by transverse managers, who must always make sure negotiation is possible within their group so that its members can work together effectively.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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From broad strategy to daily management with the balanced scorecard

The General Management's role is to define a vision, specify the organization's missions, and translate them into operational objectives in the field. It is therefore necessary to choose a method to clarify the process for defining clear objectives and corresponding responsibilities.

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Structured products

This online course provides a detailed insight into the two main forms of structured product seen in the UK retail investor market: capital-protected and capital-at-risk structures.

E-learning Financial management Online 1 hour

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Sell-side research

This online course will explain what sell side equity research is and how you can differentiate between a buy side and a sell side analyst.

E-learning Financial management Online 1 hour

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Presentation skills

Do you feel daunted at the thought of giving a presentation? Are you confused about how to begin to put a presentation together, let alone deliver it? Do you wish that you could create and present an elegant, compelling and influential message easily and seemingly effortlessly? If the answer to one or more of these questions is yes, then this highly practical and results-focused course is for you and will increase your confidence and ability.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1.5 hours

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Taxation
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Partnership Tax Tips for Accountants

The taxation of partnerships has undergone significant changes in recent years to deal with what was seen as abuse of previous structures. Partnership Tax Tips for Accountants gives you everything you need to know to ensure you are up to date in the advice you are giving. The course takes you through each type of tax, and looks at how they apply to partnerships, gives tips on how to apply them and outlines pitfalls to be avoided

E-learning Taxation Online 4 hours

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Managing Risk in Social Media

Social media is a powerful marketing tool for organisations but it is not without risk. These risks can have a major impact on you, your career and your organisation. And they can happen whether or not you are using social media. This course will help you analyse and prepare your organisation for the problems that may occur when using social media.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 4 hours

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Negotiation Mastery

Negotiation is at the heart of many professional and business interactions whether with clients, internal or external, suppliers, colleagues or indeed, any stakeholder. The key to profitable and sustainable business relationships is the ability to achieve win-win solutions that satisfy all parties at the table. In the new economic situation, the need to get the best deal possible is more pressing than ever. More than ever, the culture of negotiation needs to spread and deepen throughout the organisation, leading to a constant reduction in costs and improvement in efficiency.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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How to ask questions that lead to a 'yes' answer

Do you want to learn how you can boost your powers of persuasion using "questions that make people say yes". This course shows you how to hone your question skills via some concrete examples.

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Managing difficult members of staff

Aimed at line managers, this course focuses on the practicalities of dealing with difficult members of staff. The courses discusses the various types of difficulties that a manager may encounter, the motivations of members of staff concerned and how a team may react to the member of staff. It also covers practical steps needed to deal with both the short and longer term implications.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 1 hour

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Introduction to Financial Modelling by Grant Thornton

When done well, financial models are powerful tools that can be used to help organisations make good business decisions. But building robust and relevant financial models is not always easy.

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Hedge funds

This online course reviews the key characteristics of hedge funds including the flexibility of managers in making investments compared with traditional long-only managers.

E-learning Financial management Online 1 hour

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Introduction to Investment Banking -Mergers and Acquisitions

This online course reviews the basic functions of an investment bank and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) practitioners within an Investment Banking Division (IBD).

E-learning Financial management Online 1 hour

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Webinar
Corporate reporting
Online
Kaplan's IFRS webinars

We have worked with our partner, Kaplan, to bring to you a new selection of IFRS technical webinars.

Webinar Corporate reporting Online 2 hours

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Leadership and management
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What is vision?

At the very cutting edge of leadership and change is vision, encapsulating the capacity to inspire and motivate organisations and individuals to great achievement. But while vision is seen as essential, it also remains elusive – most people know what it is until they have to explain it. This training session will provide you with the key factors making up vision and show you how to effectively use it within your organisations and teams.

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Your First Steps as a Manager: A few Golden Rules

This session will provide you with the main guidelines to draft an operational action plan when you assume your new function. What are the main errors to avoid? And what are the golden rules to follow? You will be taken through several practical cases of managers assuming new functions. At the end, you will know how to determine the right steps to successfully manage this crucial phase in your career.

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Tax Investigation Tips for Accountants

This course gives you the expert guidance you need in situations where HMRC have already decided to enquire into your client's tax return. It explores the difficult task of co-operating with HMRC while limiting the disruption, anxiety and uncertainty that an enquiry can cause. You will find useful tips to help you give the best advice in cases where your client tells you that there may be an issue with a previously submitted return. The course will help you to find the best way of resolving the problems with the past while minimising the cost.

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Property Tax Tips for Accountants

As an asset, property attracts a uniquely complex interaction of taxes. Often there are multiple stakeholders and with a wealth of structuring vehicles ranging from partnerships, corporates, unit trusts all the way through to REITs and PAIFs, it can be daunting determining which structure will work best for you and your clients. Property Tax Tips for Accountants gives you everything you need to ensure you are giving the best possible advice to your clients and organisations.

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Self Assessment Tax Tips for Accountants

Self-assessment returns are the key way in which a taxpayer's financial affairs are communicated to HMRC. So, in order to give your clients the best possible support with their returns it will be important to understand some of the more complicated areas of self-assessment, such as ensuring income and gains are correctly disclosed and all relevant claims made. Self Assessment Tips for Accountants highlights the common pitfalls and issues you are likely to encounter and gives useful reminders and tips for when completing self assessment returns.

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Property Tax for Accountants

As an asset, property attracts a uniquely complex interaction of taxes. Often there are multiple stakeholders and with a wealth of structuring vehicles ranging from partnerships, corporates, unit trusts all the way through to REITs and PAIFs, it can be daunting determining which structure will work best for you and your clients. Property Tax Tips for Accountants gives you everything you need to ensure you are giving the best possible advice to your clients and organisations.

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Partnership Tax Tips for Accountants

The taxation of partnerships has undergone significant changes in recent years to deal with what was seen as abuse of previous structures. Partnership Tax Tips for Accountants gives you everything you need to know to ensure you are up to date in the advice you are giving. The course takes you through each type of tax, and looks at how they apply to partnerships, gives tips on how to apply them and outlines pitfalls to be avoided

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Communicating powerfully by email

E-mail plays a central role in any company, but excessive use of emails instead of other means of communication can cause serious problems, both individually and at team level. This online course will help you gain an understanding of the characteristics of email communication as well as the pitfalls to avoid when emailing.

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Pick and mix special offer

This limited offer allows you to select ANY five courses that are relevant to your specific learning needs PLUS an additional one hour Strategy or Ethics course completely free.

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Hints for better decision-making

Making rational decisions has its limits. This online course will give you some advice on how to overcome them.

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Leading a brainstorming session

Brainstorming is an incredibly efficient technique for problem-solving and finding solutions in groups. It consists of eliciting ideas from participants by freeing them from all constraints and by seeking only to maximise the number of ideas put forward. This online course explains what you need to know using a video demonstration and a number of concrete examples.

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Understanding the process of conflict

This online course will help you to identify the causes and symptoms of conflict and provide strategies for dealing with tension, crisis and conflict in an appropriate way.

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Transfer pricing

This transfer pricing course looks at the basics of transfer pricing legislation. It starts with an overview of legislation and in particular the changes introduced in the Finance Act 2004. It then shows how UK transfer pricing legislation is interpreted consistently with the OECD guidelines.

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IAS 1 presentation

This online course looks at the IAS 1 presentation. This is a basic standard that contains important questions about the main financial statements required for reporting under international financial reporting standards.

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Communication skills

This Communication learning bundle from BPP and CrossKnowledge will provide you with effective strategies to help you improve your communication skills.

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Change management

The 10 course Change Management pack will focus on understanding the human dynamics of change and how to act upon it in order to improve business results

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Leadership and vision

This 10 courses Vision and Leadership learning bundle will provide you with the skills and fresh strategies to help motivate and inspire your workforce to enable your organisation to become stronger and more dynamic.

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Generation hangover

Recent research has found that 77% of employers believe alcohol is the biggest threat to employee well being. A survey by Knowledge Union Health Care showed that 33% of employees admitted to being hungover at work.

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Health and safety

This online course looks at the correct way to comply with health and safety regulations and what every member of staff should be aware of from a day-to-day basis.

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Introduction to Sarbanes Oxley

This onlinecourse gives an overview of Sarbanes Oxley, an Act introduced in 2002 in response to many corporate scandals in the USA.

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Negotiation skills

This five course Negotiation learning bundle will provide you with the necessary skills in order to negotiate more effectively and ensure you have long-lasting relationships with your partners.

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Brand valuation

This online course will look at the valuation of intangible assets, particularly brands, how financial reporting is evolving to deal with such assets and the challenges that arise.

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Finance and business management

This pack contains a selection of courses developed by BPP and CrossKnowledge which will be beneficial to the accounting profession. The course will help develop your communication skills, provide techniques for dealing with conflict and improve your corporate reporting skills.

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Alternative finance

This online course explores this rapidly expanding market and shares the very latest information on the crowd funding and peer-to-peer finance movement.

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Enterprise and entrepreneurship

Enterprise and entrepreneurship is all about creating and exploiting business opportunities. This online course helps you discover the importance of strategic thinking and consider how to develop effective business models, value creation methods and exit strategies.

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Financial control in SMEs

This online course encourages accountants to be proactive in the management of their businesses; looking both outwards and forwards and dealing with the inevitable uncertainties that entails.

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IAS 7 statement of cash flows

Unlike many national accounting rules, IAS 7 requires all entities to present a cash flow statement as an integral part of the financial statements. This course will take you through the contents of IAS 7 to help enable you to present cash flow statements.

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Introduction to investment banking

This online course reviews the basic structure of an investment bank. It focuses on the basic activities of the different functional areas including sales and trading, corporate finance, compliance etc.

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Advanced negotiations for accountants

The ability to negotiate effectively in any situation is a skill that can be learnt like any other. This online course covers the process of negotiation and will give more experienced negotiators the opportunity to refresh their skills.

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Reverse supply chain management

The reverse supply chain has become a vital part of the financial supply chain as it has become a source of profitable income. This online course will help you get to grips with the various types off reverse supply chains.

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Coaching skills for accountants

This online course allows you to learn the latest theories on motivational techniques at work, as well as various ways of giving effective feedback, using examples specific to the accounting and finance industry.

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IAS 8 accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors

The online course looks at IAS 8 accounting policies and changes in accounting. This standard can be seen as an extension of IAS 1 and the presentation will cover topic areas such as the selection of accounting policies, changes in accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and correction of error.

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IAS 38 intangible assets

This online course looks at IAS 38 - intangible assets. It defines what intangible assets are and how to set up the accounting treatment for these intangible assets.

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Effective business writing skills

This online course will help you to write punchy business reports and proposals. As well as helping you sell your business, this programme will help you to write clear advice letters and memos.

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Business performance management

Whether you operate from outside a business as a trusted advisor, or from inside as a member of the finance team, you can play a role in ensuring the managers of your business achieve proper control of their processes. This business performance management course provides the tools you need to help your clients and colleagues succeed.

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Grammar and effective writing for accountants

Grammar and effective writing for accountants helps you to discover the underlying rules and conventions of writing. The online course allows you to consider the impact of your writing decisions and to develop your own writing and editing skills.

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Building powerful value propositions

This online course will help you to communicate more effectively with your clients so that you can help them meet their needs, address any key issues that they face and win more business cases.

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International and remote working

Discover the challenges and rewards of working at a distance and explore some practical tools and techniques to improve your performance. This course will help you explore the benefits of remote working with practical tools and techniques to improve your own and your colleagues’ performance.

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Leadership skills for accountants

Leadership is a key skill that every manager needs to master. This online course will help develop your leadership skills.

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Managing change and transformation

Change is a fact of organisational life, an unavoidable "norm" everyone has to deal with. This online course will help you understand why change matters and how you can positively impact the future of your own organisation.

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Managing from within the team

In any organisation, it is vitally important to be able to complete your own work, whilst managing a team effectively. This online course helps managers balance these two roles, by managing their team’s workload and delegating well.

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IFRS fundamentals – 47 online IFRS modules

IFRS Fundamentals, is an e-learning platform designed to help members refresh their understanding of IFRS. After the successful trial of the IFRS modules that we introduced last year, members now have access to over 40 IFRS e-learning courses.

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Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility looks at the wider responsibilities of businesses to society at large. This online course allows you to learn about the increasing amount of regulation and guidance and outlines the vital role that the finance function can play.

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IFRS 8 operating segments

This online course looks at the IFRS 8. This standard replaces IAS14, segmental reporting and applies to reporting periods commencing on or after the first of January 2009.

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Managing high performing teams for accountants

The most effective teams are not made up of people who are simply told what to do, they are a team of individuals that know how to work together and handle the tasks that arise in the best way possible. This online course will help you to gain an understanding of your role within the team and the needs of your team.

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Implementing strategy

This online course will explain the importance of continuous communication between senior management and the work force in making strategy work. You will learn how to create a culture of responsibility and accountability from the outset of the strategy development process.

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IFRS 1 first time adoption of IFRS

This online course looks at IFRS 1, first-time adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards. This unique standard is generally required once in an entity’s life, when it makes the transition from some national accounting system to IFRS.

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Managing professionals for results

This online course will help you hone your leadership skills to enable you to point your team in the best direction and to improve your ability to coach.

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Managing workload

Managing workload allows you to develop techniques to meet deadlines by increasing productivity in different areas of your role. This online course has a section on how to hold effective meetings, as well as information on prioritising tasks, coping with colleague’s expectations and tips on how to stop wasting time in certain areas.

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Negotiation skills: the principles

As a professional in the accounting and finance field, being an effective negotiator is an important skill to have when dealing with both colleagues and clients. This online course will teach you some important techniques and strategies for dealing with negotiation in finance.

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Networking skills for accountants

This five course Negotiation learning bundle will provide you with the necessary skills in order to negotiate more effectively and ensure you have long-lasting relationships with your partners.

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Financial management in turbulent times

Many of the techniques that underpin financial management were developed in conditions of stability. Yet the last ten years have been marked by increasing and unprecedented turbulence. This online course focuses on the dynamics of financial management in today’s volatile business environment.

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IFRS — share-based payments

This online module will cover accounting for share-based payments under IFRS in accounting, with information on UK GAAP, deferred tax and settlement alternatives.

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Inventory chain management

This online course questions whether any organisation needs stock at all and delivers some of the solutions to holding stock, whilst recognising some pitfalls of such a policy.

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Managing your transition to IFRS

Since 2005 all EU listed companies have been reporting under IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) in their group accounts. The UK’s Accounting Standards Board is proposing that in the next few years some UK companies and other reporting entities will be required to, or have the option to, move to a more IFRS-based financial reporting framework. This online course will help you understand the process.

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Investment appraisal — basics

This online course aims to give you an understanding of a variety of investment appraisal techniques. In particular, the focus is on discounted cash flow techniques, namely net present value (NPV).

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Investment appraisal — using sensitivity to assess risk

This online course aims to give you an understanding of a variety of investment appraisal techniques. In particular, the focus is on discounted cash flow techniques, namely net present value (NPV).

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New and revised standards applicable in 2011 and beyond

IFRS are changing as the project to converge with US generally accepted principles begins to gather pace, and many significant new and revised standards are in the pipeline. This online course looks at these changes and provides an overview of the updated standards.

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Writing a business plan

This online course helps you to create a well-constructed business plan that enables decision makers to better understand the potential project, helps the owner of the business plan to fully think through the project and can then also be used as a benchmarker to track the success of the project.

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Emerging accounting issues

Economic instability, corporate collapses, fraud, investor uncertainty, transparency and sustainability are driving a number of accounting issues that call into question the value and appropriateness of traditional accounting thinking and structures. This online course is designed to help us gain an understanding of these major issues that are changing the way accountants think and deliver.

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Profit vs. cash

The key reason for business failure is running out of cash; if a business no longer has cash, it doesn’t matter what else is going on, the business can’t and won’t survive. This online course will introduce you to the significance, meaning and differences between profit and cash flow and provide you with an insight into how to understand both.

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Winning business cases

This course takes a generic approach to business case formulation that can be applied in any organisation.

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Assertiveness

Becoming more assertive can be beneficial to everyone and can make you feel more confident, enhance your self-esteem, increase your ability to deal with difficult people and stressful situations, as well as making you happier, healthier and more professional. This online course will help you understand what assertiveness means and how it differs from passive, aggressive and manipulative behaviour.

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Becoming an expert witness

An expert witness is someone with specialised training and experience who is allowed to testify in court to help the judge and jury understand difficult technical subjects. This online course will explain what is expected from an expert witness and how to prepare and give evidence in court.

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Dealing with change

Changes in the workplace can be difficult and stressful and it can cause us a lot of anxiety. However change can often be a positive thing - it can provide us with opportunities for personal growth and development and can also have a positive impact on the success of an organisation. This online course will help you to understand the realities of change.

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Ethical issues for accountants

Ethics, integrity and sound professional conduct are essential qualities for chartered accountants. Professional bodies have codes to guide their members – but what impact does this have on the day-to-day decisions that you are faced with? This online course for accountants will develop your understanding of ethical issues in accountancy by exploring 28 true-to-life studies.

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Feedback that works

Giving feedback can be a very powerful tool for developing your individual staff members and improving your team’s performance. However, it is not always easy to do and we have probably all had experiences where it has not gone well.The good news is that this is a skill and it is possible to develop strategies for giving even the most difficult feedback whilst still motivating and inspiring your staff.

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Professionalism and ethics for accountants

This online course will help you to discover the challenges and rewards of behaving ethically in the workplace.

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Time management for professionals

We seem to be getting busier and busier and have more work to do but less time. This online course will demonstrate how to work more effectively and efficiently so that we can achieve more in less time.

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An introduction to FRS 102

This online course covers the key differences between FRS 102 and current UK GAAP

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Raising business finance

For many companies, the issue about raising business finance for starting up, development and expansion can be crucial for the success of the business. This online course will help you understand raising finance for business in both small and large companies, and will give you an appreciation of which types of finance may suit a business in different circumstances at different times.

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An introduction to the city and financial markets

This online course describes the key functions of the different financial markets in the City of London and how various products are used in these markets to hedge risk.

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Selling a business

This online course provides up-to-date and detailed information on what is involved in buying a business. It is presented in an accessible way that will enable you to apply your knowledge so that the sale of a business can be completed smoothly and successfully.

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Innovation

Innovation is all about generating and implementing new ideas, breaking the mould to deliver business success. This online course shows you why innovation is important, how to create and select great ideas and how to realise them in you own organisation.

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Supply chain management

The reverse supply chain has become a vital part of the financial supply chain as it has become a source of profitable income. This online course will help you appreciate the various types of reverse supply chain initiatives.

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Strategic management of trade working capital debtor demand chain

This online course will provide you with an understanding of the demand debtor side of working capital. We will also look at why the new format is fit for purpose, and the new and challenging cash environment that many organisations are now facing.

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Working capital management

This online course will help you understand raising finance for business in both small and large companies, and will give you an appreciation of which types of finance may suit a business in different circumstances at different times.

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Buying a business

This online course will guides you through each step in buying a business – from the initial decision to acquire a business, through preliminary negotiations and due diligence up to and including the final integration.

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Demand chain debtors

Organisations of every type and size generate some form of revenue stream. However, in today’s credit stricken, cash strapped economy it is vital for management to appreciate how revenue streams could become severed, restricted or terminated resulting in cash flow issues and liquidity gaps. This online course will help you get to grips with the order to cash cycle and provide you with some actions for reducing income 'slippage'.

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Outsourcing

Outsourcing can mean many things but the simplest explanation is that outsourcing is asking another company to do a job or perform a service that your company could do, but for some reason, chooses not to do. This online course focuses on the benefits and problems of outsourcing and helps you decide if it is appropriate for you.

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Financial management
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Due diligence in mergers and acquisitions

This online course will help you to quickly get to grips with the complex area of due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, teaching you what to look out for and what to avoid.

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Pricing urban legends

Pricing is one of the most difficult decisions that a manager can make. This online course will explain the core elements of theory that you need to understand pricing strategies.

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Reducing your impact on climate change

This online course looks at the issues associated with climate change, mitigation, adaptation and how to report your performance on reducing your impact on climate change.

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Practice management
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Practice management: practice models and networks

This online course looks at the various accounting models available for your firm, including sole practitioner, partnership and corporate structures. You will learn about the major approaches to profit-sharing and decision-making within a firm and much more.

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Business strategy
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The accountant as a strategic influencer — part one: role of a business partner

This online course explains what that role of a business partner looks like and briefly considers how the finance professional might get more involved in ensuring the strategy of an organisation gets implemented

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The accountant as a strategic influencer — part two: becoming a business partner

This online course will provide some useful tools that the finance professional can employ which will help them build rapport with their counterparts within the business world, and in doing so fulfil the ever-challenging role of finance business partner.

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Practice management
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Practice management: succession planning

A succession plan allows for the orderly exit of the practitioner, meaning it’s not left to chance. This online course will teach you how you can develop a successful plan as well as value your accountancy firm.

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Practice management
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Practice management: building and growing your firm

This online course will provide guidance on how you can develop your business growth strategy, cope with increased regulation and competition as well as how to enhance the culture of your firm.

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Business strategy
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Thinking strategically for accountants

This online course has been designed for finance professionals who want to develop their strategic thinking skills. You will learn how to deal with uncertainty, question the status quo and much more.

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1/1/2199 16/12/2014
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Practice management
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Practice management: planning for your firm

In order for an accounting firm to be successful, it is important to have a clear strategy: the path that the partners and employees wish to travel in order to achieve their goals. This online course will help you to develop an effective strategy for your firm.

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Taxation
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Basics of capital acquisitions tax (CAT)

This short course provides an introduction to Capital Acquisitions Tax - from the basics of what the tax is, when it applies and how it is calculated to the more complex rules for shares in private companies, gifts and inheritance with contingency attached, dwellings and business assets exemptions and guidelines for what happens with discretionary trusts.

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Leadership and management
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Problem solving for accountants

This online course looks at how to identify and analyse a problem, to successfully establish the root cause and then use a variety of problem solving techniques to develop, assess and implement solutions.

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Taxation
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Basics of capital gains tax (CGT)

The course contains one module which covers the following topics on Capital Gains Tax, who is liable for CGT and how is CGT calculated.

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Financial management
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Working capital optimisation and cash flow management

This online course looks at how working capital optimisation and cash flow management works through supply and reverse supply chains, inventory, and demand chain transformation.

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Working in accounting and finance teams

Teamwork is a key-skill needed for those working in accounting. This online course will help you gain an understanding of how effective teams work and how to establish a team.

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Governance, risk and control
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Corporate governance

The notorious case of Enron focused the world’s attention on the corporate structure and management of business. This online course blends theoretical underpinnings with practical advice on creating efficient and effective management structures that minimise risk.

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Governance, risk and control
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Ethical compliance

Ethical compliance is not a process that can be imposed on an organisation, nor should overt compliance be used as a fig leaf to cover dysfunctional acts. Instead, ethical compliance should be incorporated into the culture of an organisation. Senior management must set the tone and lead by example.

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Financial management
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Activity-based costing made easy

Activity based costing (ABC) is based on simple, common sense concepts and practical methods. It seeks to drive much greater cost understanding across all of an organisation’s operations, which enables management to take smarter decisions. This online course gets back to the basics of ABC principles and demonstrates how it can be practically adopted.

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Financial management
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Finance: the basics

This online course is ideal for finance professionals who are looking for an introduction for junior or non-finance colleagues. It covers documents such as the profit statement, the balance sheet and cash flow analysis, and how they are linked.

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Governance, risk and control
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Enterprise risk management

Risk management has been talked about for many years but it has a history of inconsistent and misunderstood definitions. This has led to the development of new frameworks to allow all types of organisation to understand and better manage their risk environments.

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Key performance indicators

This online course looks at a practical approach to using KPIs to convey results. If the right KPIs are used, it is an all-out win for frontline staff, management and owners.

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Governance, risk and control
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Introduction to UK corporate governance guide for listed companies

Good corporate governance is essential to the effective operation of a free market, which enables wealth creation and freedom from poverty. This module will explain more about the UK’s approach to corporate governance and in particular give you an insight to the 2010 published guidance, now rebranded UK corporate governance code.

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Governance, risk and control
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Risk management

It is difficult, these days, to pick up a newspaper or magazine and not find stories involving serious problems which have suddenly struck particular enterprises. This online course explains how the concept of risk management and related infrastructure developed and the impact risk has on traditional control systems.

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Making budgeting work in the real world

This online course explains the barriers to effective budgeting, enabling you to create and plan budgets more effectively.

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Anti-money laundering

This online course will introduce you to the concept of money laundering and how it works. You will learn about money laundering schemes and understand the principles and the methods used.

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Market analysis for accountants

This online course will teach how to create a robust framework for analysing markets with a mixture of business strategy, marketing analysis and market research.

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Bribery and corruption
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Bribery Act 2010

This online course outlines the essential elements of the Bribery Act which will be of assistance to firms and individuals and to their legal and compliance advisors.

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Business law
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Data protection

This course will help you to understand issues such as choice, consent, transparency, security and legislation when it comes to data protection.

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Financial management
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Operational excellence in cost reduction

Reducing costs is often problematic because it’s not clear exactly what is being done, or what value it contributes to the organisation, in the areas where you seek savings. This online course examines six ways of overcoming these problems

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Business law
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Employment law for accountants

This online course provides practical and current advice on the key areas that you will come across in the day-to-day management of your staff.

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Leadership and management
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Project management for accountants

This online course will give you the skills and techniques needed to handle a project successfully, whilst ensuring deadlines are kept and objectives are met.

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Taxation
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P11D

This module covers the completion of the employer’s return of expenses and benefits under the pay as you earn system (P11D form). It starts by highlighting the importance of ensuring the P11D form is free of errors and the deadlines are met. It then looks in detail at the rules which apply to the various items which have to be reported on the P11D form. These include payments made on behalf of employees, provision of living accommodation, and private use of employer provided vehicles.

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Taxation
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Taxation update: business tax

These courses look at the key changes in business tax. A new course is added each month to keep you up to date with the latest developments.

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Taxation
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Taxation update: personal tax

These personal tax courses look at recent personal tax changes. A new course is added each month so that you can keep up to date with the latest developments.

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Taxation
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International VAT

This module deals with international aspects of VAT. It begins by showing how UK VAT law and the VAT laws of other EU countries are governed by European law. The module then shows how VAT applies to movements of goods both within and outside the EU. When and how the reverse charge operates to account for VAT on cross border transactions is dealt with next. Having covered movements of goods, the module goes on to cover cross border supplies of services and show how the VAT rules apply to these.

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Leadership and management
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Recruitment and selection

This online course focuses on the recruitment process from the need to recruit arising right through to making the job offer. It is equally well suited to the recruitment of accounting and finance professionals and non-technical staff.

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Business strategy
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Accounting input to strategic plan

Accountants today are increasingly evolving from the stereotypical view of being simply 'grey people in grey suits'. This online course will demonstrate how you can take a more active role in business plans and make them an invaluable part of the strategy development process of your organisation.

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Business strategy
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Analysing strategic success

After developing and implementing an effective business strategy it is important to assess whether the key elements of your strategy were successful. This online course focuses on some benchmarks and definitions that should help you fashion an appropriate and cost effective set of measures to measure your success.

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Taxation
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VAT and small business

This module deals with the aspects of VAT which are particularly relevant to small and medium sized businesses. It begins by looking at registration in the context of small business and whether such registration can be avoided by business splitting. It also explores the advantages of the flat rate scheme for small business, how retail schemes are dealt with and finally the procedures for correcting errors.

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Financial management
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Shareholder value

Over the past 40 years there has been a progressive and huge divergence between company balance sheet value and value expressed by shareholders represented by share price and market capitalisation. This online course looks at the real driving forces behind share values in today’s world.

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Strategic financial management

This online course brings together financial management and strategic management. It will help you access the financial criteria for all management decision making and focuses on two key ingredients: cash flow and net present value.

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The road to continuous improvement

The road to continuous improvement is never straightforward. This online course looks in detail at the problems and roadblocks you are likely to encounter along the way and give you ideas on how they can be overcome

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Leadership and management
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Communicating complex ideas

Communicating information about finance and accountancy issues to general audiences has its own unique set of challenges. This online course will demonstrate how you can analyse the needs of your audience and how to demonstrate the appropriate form of delivery.

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Leadership and management
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Social media for accountants

This online course considers how social media can help you achieve your own professional goals and explores some of the most common social media platforms. You will see how social media accounting practices have worked for other brands, as well as developing your own social media brand.

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Building better business cases

In today’s economic climate, more than ever, we must ensure that any investments of significance in our businesses that we undertake produce returns that protect our cash, satisfy investors or shareholders expectations and justify the risks taken. This online course looks at what constitutes a good business case, how we may effectively model it and considers the quantification of risk.

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Constructive SWOT

Using the constructive SWOT analysis will help you examine, in real depth and with unprecedented rigour, how to build a solid and robust business strategy at corporate, division, SBU or even at team level.This online course will introduce you to the constructive SWOT, and how you can use it effectively.

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Business management
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The Open University of Hong Kong — Business Administration

The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is a financially independent university set up in 1989 by the Hong Kong government. As a self-financing public institution under the aegis of the HKSAR Government’s Education Bureau, the university’s degrees and other qualifications are equal to those awarded by all other Hong Kong Government-established universities.

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Business law
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The Open University of Hong Kong — Law

The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is a financially independent university set up in 1989 by the Hong Kong government. As a self-financing public institution under the aegis of the HKSAR Government’s Education Bureau, the university’s degrees and other qualifications are equal to those awarded by all other Hong Kong Government-established universities.

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The Open University of Hong Kong

The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is a financially independent university set up in 1989 by the Hong Kong government. As a self-financing public institution under the aegis of the HKSAR Government’s Education Bureau, the university’s degrees and other qualifications are equal to those awarded by all other Hong Kong Government-established universities.

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1/1/2199 19/02/2014
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Financial management
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The Open University of Hong Kong — Professional Accounting

The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is a financially independent university set up in 1989 by the Hong Kong government. As a self-financing public institution under the aegis of the HKSAR Government’s Education Bureau, the university’s degrees and other qualifications are equal to those awarded by all other Hong Kong Government-established universities.

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The Open University

ACCA have negotiated a special course fee with the OU which allows you to study their short web-based CPD courses with a 10% discount off the published course fee.

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Managerial mega-trends and financial control

This online course takes you through the predominant changes in the business environment and how they have impacted management practice.

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Leadership and management
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Conducting performance appraisals

For the busy accounting and finance professional, managing the performance of the people they manage is key to achieving objectives. This course shows how investing time in conducting effective appraisals creates a motivated team and saves you time in the long term.

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Leadership and management
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Developing your professional career

Are you managing your professional career? Most professionals ensure that they update their professional knowledge, but are you gathering the right experience and developing in the direction you want. This course will enable you to take responsibility for your career and make you think through what makes you marketable right now and how you could develop your future career path.

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Practice management
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Promoting your professional practice

The online course looks at why marketing matters, why potential clients should choose you, the priorities for success, successful direct marketing and finally, developing the brief.

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Intellectual property and new ideas

We all have ideas, but very few of us ever do anything with them. This online course looks at how to develop and protect your ideas so you can get real value from them.

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Activity based management

Activity Based Management (ABM) provides the information you require for making the key decisions that boost business performance. This online course will help you to put these challenging ideas into practice in your own or your clients’ organisations.

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Dynamic budgetary control

This online course will help you ensure that opportunities for enhancing the long-term value of your business are considered properly and not evaluated on their short-term impact.

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Balance scorecard

This online course will help you to gain an understanding of what a Balanced Scorecard is and help you to adopt a clear vision and strategy for your organisation.

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Lean finance

There is a growing trend in firms to adopt the use of lean tools to streamline and enhance productivity and effectiveness of organisations. This online course will help you develop techniques for enhancing productivity and effectiveness in your workplace.

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Leadership and management
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An introduction to project management

More and more accountants are being asked to contribute within a project environment. This course provides a basic outline of the project management role, how to structure a project, the project governance structure and highlights some of the tools available to help manage the process.

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Financial management
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Budgeting for beginners

Successful businesses invest time to create and manage budgets, prepare and review business plans and regularly monitor finance and performance. This online course will help you understand the basics of budgeting and will give you an appreciation of the process used and practical aspects of preparation.

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Basics of communication

This 10 course pack will provide you with the right skills in order to communicate exactly what you want and how you want your audience to understand it.

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Core business skills

ake sure that you have the core skills to help your business succeed. This 10 course Core business skills learning bundle, developed by BBP and Cross Knowledge, will provide you with the relevant competencies: from running meetings effectively to making ethically sound decisions.

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Managing for the first time

This 10 course bundle, developed by BPP and Crossknowledge, provides answers to your questions. At the end of this session, you will be fully aware of what is going to change for you, what is expected of you and you will also have a clear idea of the priorities you must set yourself in the first few weeks of assuming your role.

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Understanding strategy

This 10 course Understanding strategy bundle, developed by BPP and Crossknowledge, explains company strategy and how companies define own goals and missions.

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Working across cultures

This 5 course Working across cultures bundle presents concepts and tools that will help you understand the impact of culture on individuals, with a view to enhancing your management of professional tasks.

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Corporate reporting
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IFRS group accounting

Following the recent issues of the new group accounting standards IFRS 10 Consolidated financial statements, IFRS 11 Joint arrangements and the update to IFRS 3 Business combinations, there have been some significant changes to how we account for entities within the group. This online course will bring you up to date with the most recent treatment.

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Corporate reporting
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IFRS keeping up to date - draft exposures

The IASB and the US FASB have recently affirmed their commitment to developing a common set of high-quality standards and have set a goal of completing their major joint projects and issuing new standards by 2014. This online course is designed to bring you up to date with the latest developments and proposals and is therefore suitable for delegates with some existing knowledge of IFRS.

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IAS 12 income taxes

This online course is designed to refresh knowledge and bring you up-to-date with the latest developments of IAS 12 and is therefore suitable for delegates with some existing knowledge of either IFRS or UK GAAP.

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Forensic accounting

This online course will provide an explanation of the role of a forensic accountant and some of the day-to-day responsibilities that the job entails.

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Freedom of information

This online course explains what is meant by access to information, what the law's stance is and what needs to be done by the company.

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Generation Facebook

This course looks at Facebook by considering not only the negative, but also the positive impacts of social networking technology on employers, the rights of employees, and considers how these 21st century workplace issues can be managed.

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Auditing and assurance
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Assessing going concern

This course provides a briefing on recent pronouncements from the FRC and APB (APB 2008/1 and APB 2008/10), as well as reviewing the guidance in FRS 18 and ISA 570.

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Hedge accounting – an update

Fergus Condon FCCA on the evolving drive to reduce complexity in hedge accounting requirements

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IFRS 10 – an update

Fergus Condon FCCA highlights some of the key changes set to take place to IFRS 10 from 2013

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Insurance accounting

Aidan Clifford rounds up some of the changes Irish accountants should be aware of.

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Making up their minds

Despite the SEC’s issuance of a ‘final’ report, the waiting standard-setting community is no clearer about when, or if, the US will adopt IFRS. Ramona Dzinkowski reports

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Red tape shredded on EU grants

A simplification of the reporting rules for loans and grants supplied by EU institutions is expected to make life a great deal easier for accountants handling such funds

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Jewel in the crown

The Crown Estate is a pioneer of integrated reporting. FD John Lelliott explains why the approach makes sense

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The conundrum

Companies already practising integrated reporting complain that investors show little interest. So what is to be done, asks Professor Bob Eccles

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ACCA CFO Summit 2013

Over 400 CFOs and senior finance executives gathered to hear speakers and panellists discuss the salient issues while ACCA Shanghai also welcomed 20 approved employers

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Sustainability reporting

Eva Cahill on international trends in sustainability reporting that will inevitably reflect in the responsibilities of Irish accountants

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Carbon counting

When it comes to trading in carbon emissions, Europe is right up there with the best, which makes its chaotic accounting for emissions allowances all the more disturbing

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2020 vision

Compulsory integrated reporting and an end to quarterly earnings guidance will help achieve sustainable capitalism by 2020, say Al Gore and David Blood

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A clear view on transparency

Michael Kavanagh on the application of the financial reporting aspects of the Transparency Directive in the funds industry

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Accounting for toll roads

Aidan Clifford rounds up some of the changes Irish accountants should be aware of.

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Sovereign debt

Aidan Clifford explains some of the changes Irish accountants should be aware of.

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IAASA issues financial report observations

IAASA has published observations on year-end financial reporting issues for companies/entities

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EU laws passed end of 2010

The end of 2010 saw the EU pass a raft of legislation, including VAT regulations, of importance to Irish accountants

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Employee entitlements in an insolvency

Tom Murray FCCA, on some key points to remember when calculating redundancy entitlements

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Africa: a tax inspector calls

With the launch of its Tax Inspectors Without Borders initiative in Cape Town, the OECD is looking to dismantle a major barrier to African development – tax avoidance

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Pensions Board takes action on construction scheme failures

Legal action against employers who fail to comply with scheme

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S202 and auditor liens

S202 of the Companies Act 1990 is in need of reform as the wording of the section is problematic, argues Andrew Feighery

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When the corporate veil slips

ACCA global forum member Mike Griffiths explains the recent Chandler v Cape plc case, in which a company was held liable for aspects of its subsidiary’s business

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Fraud in the board

Sacked by Olympus for his stand against financial corruption, ex-CEO Michael Woodford describes what happened when he blew the whistle

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Rooting out rigging

Fears of widespread match-fixing by organised crime syndicates have spurred sports regulators and law enforcement agencies to up their game against rigged results

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Driving out unqualified and fake auditors

How big is the problem of unqualified/fake auditors and what is being done about it?

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CRO warns Irish auditors on filings

The Companies Registration Office will be strictly enforcing the existing requirement that all auditors’ reports must be signed and dated

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Spreading the clarity word

It is over two years since the ink began drying on the 36 clarified International Standards on Auditing (ISAs). March 2009 marked the completion of a major project to improve the clarity and quality of the previous standards by updating and reformatting them. Since then, a steady momentum has been building around the world for the adoption of clarified ISAs.

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CRO and Auditors

On 1 April 2011, CRO introduced a new system whereby an auditor registration number (ARN) must be inserted on a B1 (annual return form) when an audited set of accounts is filed with the CRO

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The shape of things to come

With regulators, standard-setters and investors all driving major changes to audit, the effects are being felt around the world, says Robert Bruce

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Principle partners

When ethical dilemmas are encountered, finance leaders can turn to internal auditors for help and support, says IIA president and CEO Richard Chambers

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Driving audit quality

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie and associate professor Alan Kilgore of Macquarie University describe Australian CFOs’ perceptions of audit quality

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No let-up in Irish insolvencies

The total number of Irish insolvencies exceeded 1,500 in 2010, meaning 30 companies per week went out of business during the year

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Sour sweeteners

A recent ACCA report investigates how bribery affects SMEs and how accountants can help them to manage the risk. ACCA’s John Davies and Rosana Mirkovic report

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Fast month-end reporting

Month-end reporting is not the time for spring cleaning, it is a time for arriving at a true and fair view quickly. David Parmenter begins a three-part series that explains how

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Shared services roundtable

The first ACCA Ireland Shared Services Roundtable was held on 6 May 2011.

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Golden summer

After winning Olympic gold and getting married, ACCA student Ed McKeever is trying to round off a brilliant year by passing his professional exams

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Finance Bill 2013 – an update

Finance Bill 2013 was published on 13 February. A separate Bill, the Finance (Local Property Tax) (Amendment) Bill 2013 was published at the same time, and it makes some minor refinements to the Local Property Tax (LPT), relating particularly to exemptions and anti- avoidance.

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Up, up and away

Although CFOs are weighed down by growing compliance, control and regulatory demands, it is vital that they free themselves to keep business growth in sight

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Service delivery in the public sector

An increasing number of public services are being delivered externally, a trend that is set to increase thanks to the Public Service Reform Plan, as Kevin Daly explains

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Improving efficiencies

Microsoft’s award-winning outsourcing initiative with Accenture has cut its finance operating costs by over a third, thanks to a solid partnership between the two companies

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Outsourcing for SMEs

The decision to entrust an external body with key business processes is not one any organisation takes lightly. Stewart Dunne of BDO Ireland looks at what to consider

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Entering a new world

CFOs must prepare themselves and their teams to look beyond their traditional roles, said finance leaders at ACCA’s recent International Assembly

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Matching form to function

The ownership structure and accountability arrangements of a business must support the values and principles it professes, says a new study

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Survival tool

Overall budget management is a way to guarantee an enterprise’s survival. Neusoft Group’s CFO Zhang Xiao’ou explains how it works in practice

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Exceptions prove the broken rule

Excessive adjustment of corporate earnings to exclude supposedly one-off costs is a warning sign of a management team over-confident or under pressure, says Jane Fuller

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The only way is ethics

New, independent IESBA chairman Jörgen Holmquist believes tackling the thornier issues and raising the whole profile of ethics are key to fully restoring the profession’s reputation

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Dilemma: the information 'thief'

Second in our series of fictional case studies of dilemmas facing finance professionals: Andrew Hall considers an FD who is suspiciously successful.

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Farewell the euro?

Whether or not the single currency survives, trade in some eurozone member states is already taking place using old national currencies, alternative local currencies and virtual electronic currencies

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Catching on

Sub-Saharan Africa’s large Muslim population means Islamic banking is beginning to take off in the region, although the jury is still out on which regulatory model to adopt – if any

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Selling a business

A sign of the welcome recovery in the country’s economy is the increase in corporate transactions in the buying and selling of businesses

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Breaking up is hard to do…

Breaking up is hard to do…but not impossible. Roger Bootle, winner of the Wolfson Economics Prize to create a blueprint for dismantling the euro, has written a meticulous instruction manual

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Closing the Trust gap

New research shows that while 75% of accountants believe the public think they are trustworthy, only 55% of the public agree. Can this ‘value gap’ be closed? ACCA’s Wendy Towner reports

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Fraud in the board

Sacked by Olympus for his stand against financial corruption, ex-CEO Michael Woodford describes what happened when he blew the whistle

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The importance of discipline

The introduction of a new and voluntary code of corporate governance will not only drive the expansion of Malaysia’s capital markets but also nurture ethically self-reliant businesses that take responsibility for building sustainable and value-creating operations

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Risk reporting worth reading?

Does risk reporting in Pakistan deliver value to investors or is it primarily driven by compliance? Syed Faraz Anwer provides answers and proposes some solutions

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Tip of the iceberg

Fraud reports by the big accountancy firms are prolific in India, but there are limits to the information produced and fears that much corruption is still going unreported

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Mid-year financial check-up

Graham Byrne provides timely advice on effective cashflow management

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Reflections on insolvency

Tom Murray FCCA offers some reasons for a pause for thought among practitioners as the new insolvency service gets underway

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The age of the pre-pack unfolds

Kevin Prendergast on a new development in receiverships

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The enforcer

Appointed chief executive of the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) in 2012, Ian Drennan FCCA talks about the challenges of change in a post-Anglo world

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KMP compensation: a review

The IAASA’s Michael Kavanagh and Eileen Townsend present the findings of a desktop review of the disclosures of key management personnel compensation

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Stay out of the shadows

If businesses are to eliminate corruption and bribery it is vital that they understand and deal with third-party risk, says Michael Boag

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Revenue recognition

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently published a discussion paper setting out a joint approach for the recognition of revenue.

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IFRS 3 (revised) business combinations

IFRS 3 will create significant changes in accounting for business combinations, explains Graham Holt

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Cashflow statements

Graham Holt examines how preparers of accounts must state a business’s cashflows and explains the pros and cons of the two methods for doing so

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IAS 19 Employee Benefits

Graham Holt explores the standard on accounting and disclosure for employee benefits, such as pensions

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IFRS 1 first time adoption

In 2007, the UK Government made a commitment that the UK public sector would move towards adopting the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). This was to bring about greater consistency and comparability across the global economy and to follow private sector best practice in the UK public sector.

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Companies act 2006

The Companies Act 2006 is described as the largest act to pass through Parliament. With over 1,300 sections, it has been a long journey from its royal assent i

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Cut the costs of fleet management

The tax-effective measures that can reduce the costs of fleet management

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Practical tips for a tax audit

When Revenue intend to carry out an audit of a client’s return or returns, they will give notice, generally 21 days, to both the client and practitioner. This letter will set out the scope of the audit, i.e., the taxes and years to be audited. It will also state the proposed date of commencement of the audit.

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Mandatory e-filing

Cora O’Brien of the Irish Tax Institute provides an overview of recent developments on mandatory e-filing and the latest on the European Commission’s CCCTB proposal

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The jobs initiative – an overview

The jobs initiative – an overview

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Tax 2012 - a round up

In this article: 01 Department of Finance consults on film relief. 02 Revenue issues information on VAT, Form 11 filing and repayments. 03 Budget 2013 targets confirmed.

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Use of trusts

Despite their rigid nature, trusts may still be a useful tool in protecting assets or for planning your succession, say Crona Brady and Úna Ryan

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Health check up

Up-to-date advice on qualifying medical expenses from Úna Ryan

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Marketing strategy 1

Opening a new series of articles on key business concepts for finance professionals, Dr Tony Grundy looks at marketing strategy

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Marketing strategy 2

In this second article in our series on marketing, Dr Tony Grundy covers the main concepts for finance professionals to know

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Clarity on ISA hotspots

Like it or not, the clarified International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) have raised the audit quality bar for all practitioners.

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Audit planning in difficult times

In the first article on this theme, ethical and practice management issues for auditors in the current economic environment were considered. Assuming that the auditor has decided to accept or retain a particular engagement, he or she then has to start the actual audit work.

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ISA 200

One of the standards that was revised and redrafted as part of the Clarity Project was ISA 200. The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) makes it clear that an understanding of this ISA is crucial to auditors, as this ISA sets out how the objectives, requirements, application and explanatory material contained in all ISAs are to be understood and applied.

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Strategy without the guff

Strategy is often over-conceptualised and clouded in unnecessary jargon. Strategy - such a simple term - has become entangled with confusion. As a result, people who deploy strategy terms end up saying things in real life that don't have much real meaning at all. You may recognise this is what is happening when someone says something about strategy, and you simply don't get it.

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Picking up the value points

Taking English football's big four teams as his example, Dr Tony Grundy explains how to explore the value of a new business model by treating it as a value system

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Off their trolley?

In the fourth article in his economic value added series, Dr Tony Grundy uses value and cost driver analysis to show why supermarket trolleys without coin locks make no business sense

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The value of economic value

In the last in his series on economic value, Dr Tony Grundy explores value-based management and offers four case studies illustrating its effectiveness

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Theoretically speaking

In the first of a series of five articles on management theories, Dr Tony Grundy looks at the role these theories play generally, before kicking off with competitive strategy theory

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Redundancy and tax

Úna Ryan on the tax implications of being made redundant

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Helter shelter

Although the US is one of the major critics of offshore tax havens, the country is itself arguably the world’s largest tax haven, leaving it open to accusations of hypocrisy

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The land question

Greg Murphy assesses the implications of Revenue’s crackdown on undeclared rental income, particularly for ‘reluctant’ landlords

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tax and trust

Taxation of corporates is in the good citizenship spotlight, says ACCA’s Chas Roy-Chowdhury, and the accountancy profession must respond accordingly

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Getting tough on the tax tourists

As the OECD puts forward its action plan on BEPS, we speak with BDO International’s John Wonfor on how tighter regulation will impact on business around the world

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Tax: the bigger picture

The media might focus on corporation tax, but employers’ national insurance is now the biggest tax paid by Britain’s largest companies, who are trying to paint the big picture

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Weighing up your options

The third in this series of five articles examines a crucial phase of the strategy development process: generating and evaluating strategic options (defined as alternative strategies in the first article in this series). This follows on from the more analytical tools explored in the second article, and entails a great deal of strategic thinking.

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Making strategic options fly

So far this series has highlighted that the competitive environment has a very profound impact on financial returns. For an example of the effect, let's take a brief look at the case of Marks & Spencer.

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Managing strategy

In the fourth article in our strategy series, Dr Tony Grundy shows how strategy needs to be managed as a living process and how to deal with implementation

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Unpeel your competitive onion

In the second article in his series on strategy for accountants, Dr Tony Grundy unpacks the tools, identifies customer value and ends up in a hot yoga pose

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Leadership lessons from MI5

After spending five years as the Head of MI5, Eliza Manningham-Buller had plenty of experience to draw on for her leadership advice to ACCA members.

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Entering a new world

CFOs must prepare themselves and their teams to look beyond their traditional roles, said finance leaders at ACCA’s recent International Assembly

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Talent doctor: relationships

Promotion comes faster if you’re organisationally savvy as well as task-efficient, says our talent doctor Dr Rob Yeung. Plus, office romance, eye candy for creativity, and more

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Dive into C-Suite

For the finance professional who is looking to find a place round the boardroom table, leadership acumen and interpersonal skills are as vital as technical expertise

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When your people hate their job

Many employees in Asia are just coasting along or even actively loathing their occupation, according to a Gallup survey. But you can do something about it, says Cesar Bacani

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Career boost

Talent doctor Rob Yeung advises how to hone your interview skills to exude confidence and ensure you give the right impression – and dispels the myth about body language

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Desperately seeking talent

With the introduction of tough new measures to curb foreign recruitment, Singapore’s accountancy firms must think outside the box to find the best people

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A Budget of social transformation

The overriding theme of this year’s Singapore Budget is one of making a real difference to social spending – yet it is also about striking the right balance

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Assessing the risk of material misstatement

Through Understanding the Entity and Its Environment is one of the ISAs redrafted by the IAASB as part of its Clarity Project

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Testing times

This article discusses substantive testing, audit completion and reporting issues

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Pitch perfect

Being often more responsive, focused and faster, small firms can successfully compete against big firms for new clients – the key is not to try and do it on their terms

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The NHS’s future-focused finance strategy aims to tackle the service’s funding gap by bringing finance professionals closer to the centre of decision-making

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Talent doctor: vision

What are the pros and cons of having a long term career plan and how are they affected by intentional change theory asks Dr Rob Yeung

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Simon Wood and Barinder Chadha discuss benefits in kind legislation.

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Munro O’Dwyer offers advice on how to respond to the changes taking place in pensions

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EU takes UK to Court of Justice over tax repayment system

The UK government is being taken to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) with the European Commission claiming it has made it almost impossible for British taxpayers to recover some taxes levied in breach of European Union (EU) rules.

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Finance Act 2011 makes key changes

An overview of some of the main changes introduced in Finance Act 2011 from a business and employers' perspective

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New year, new franchise?

Is now a good time to start your own practice by buying into a franchise? Or if you already own a business, should you be thinking about expanding it and becoming a franchisor?

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The new wave

Tailoring your HR strategy to offer Generation Y employees flexibility is worth the investment and professional development may help in increasing their numbers

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Into the mix

While Singapore’s government is going some way to redress the gender imbalance on boards, debate around quotas plus the impact of cultural constraints remain

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Accelerating into the future

While CEOs are turning their attention to technological innovation, the benefits will not be realised unless the right talent is in place. Easier said than done, says Robert Bruce

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Resuscitation required

Corporate governance codes are often inappropriate to individual organisations, and a new approach is needed, argues Adrian Berendt

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Risk redefined

Professor Wang Zhuquan outlines a more effective model for measuring the performance of working capital and assessing an enterprise’s financial risk

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Importance of NEDs

Properly qualified and sufficiently experienced non-executive directors (NEDs) have a vital role to play in ensuring effective corporate governance in Ireland

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Closing the gap

As Africa takes off as a destination for foreign direct investment, the launch of the World Bank’s IFC African Corporate Governance Network couldn’t come sooner

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Seeking nirvana

In a world where technology is continually turning business on its head, is finance technology delivering on its promise, asks ACCA’s Jamie Lyon

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Risky business

With CFOs increasingly involved in shaping organisational strategy, for many, the development of enterprise risk management is becoming an integral part of the role

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IFRS 5 non-current assets held-for-sale and discontinued operations

IFRS 5 deals with the accounting for non-current assets held-for-sale, and the presentation and disclosure of discontinued operations, explains Graham Holt

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IAS 39 Financial Instruments

Graham Holt provides an introduction to IFRS requirements for financial instruments

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IAS 16 property plant and equipment

The principal isues with this standard are timing of the recognition of assets and depreciation of charges, and determination of the carrying amounts

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IFRS 8 Operating Segments

In November 2006 the IASB issued IFRS 8, Operating Segments. The issue of this international financial reporting standard (IFRS) is as a result of ongoing dialogue between the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). IFRS8 is very close to SFAS 131 - the equivalent US standard. It would appear that one of the reasons for the changed standard was a goodwill gesture to the US authorities in order to facilitate a speedy removal of the 'reconciliation requirement' that is currently in place for entities seeking a listing on the US capital markets.

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IAS 39 Financial Instruments Recognition and Measurement II

Graham Holt looks at some of the more complex areas of IAS 39 including de-recognition, impairment, derivatives, and hedge accounting

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Accounting for leases - the future

FASB and IASB are working together on a common standard for lease accounting, which will remove the distinction between finance and operating leases. Graham Holt reports

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Off balance sheet activities

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has recently issued three standards. The issuance of these standards completes IASB’s improvements to the accounting requirements for off balance sheet activities and joint arrangements. The standards bring into broad alignment the accounting treatment for off balance sheet activities in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and are the IASB’s response to the financial crisis.

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IFRS for SMEs

The principal aim when developing accounting standards for small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is to provide a framework that generates relevant, reliable and useful information, which should provide a high-quality and understandable set of accounting standards suitable for SMEs.

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Impairment of goodwill and CGUs

An amendment to IAS 36 has clarified that a cash generating unit cannot be larger than an operating segment before aggregation.

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How to measure fair value

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has recently completed a joint project with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on fair value measurement. The result is IFRS 13, Fair Value Measurement. The standard defines fair value, establishes a framework for measuring it, and requires significant disclosures relating to it.

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Impairment of financial assets

Graham Holt examines changes to impairment accounting and warns that entities will have to start training staff and updating systems now to be ready for the new rules

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Presenting financial statements

Graham Holt explains the changes to financial statements that the IASB and the FASB are proposing, and reviews the possible pitfalls that preparers could encounter

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IAS 12 income taxes

Graham Holt unravels the deferred tax complexities and latest developments in tax accounting

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Insurance contracts - the exposure draft

Graham Holt explains the proposals for a new standard to cover recognition measurement, presentation and disclosure of insurance contracts

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Marginal tax rates in 2014-15 (UK Finance Act 2014)

For 2014-15 a person with income of £120,000 or more is not entitled to any personal allowance. David Harrowven explains the impact this will have on individuals

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New Individual Savings Accounts (UK Finance Act 2014)

David Harrowven looks at current ISAs and their advantages, limits, and regulations

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Workplace Pension Schemes (UK Finance Act 2013)

David Harrowven looks at the most important aspects of the guidance surrounding the new workplace pension schemes

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Capital gains tax planning with quoted shares (UK Finance Act 2014)

David Harrowven considers the current tax planning options available to the main body of UK shareholders

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Catering to user demands

Additional performance measures can assist users in making investment decisions but they have limitations, says Graham Holt

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Adding value

The IASB’s practice statement on management commentary and the MASB’s SOP 3 provide a framework, explains Ramesh Ruben Louis

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Vexed concept

Uncomfortable questions are surfacing about the purpose and the nature of the equity method of accounting. Graham Holt explains

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All change

Don’t be fooled; changes to IAS 16, IAS 38 and IFRS 11 will have a profound effect on some entities, explains Graham Holt

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Profit, loss and OCI

Graham Holt explains what differentiates profit or loss from other comprehensive income and where items should be presented

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Keeping up to date

Graham Holt outlines the recent amendments made to nine International Financial Reporting Standards

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Termination payments tax free or tax nightmare

No employer wants to lose employees, and it is inevitable that matters will be awkward when staff are made redundant or forced to leave. However, the strains of the situation often mean that the tax implications take a back seat. This can be a very expensive mistake when, through lack of foresight, employers end up having to pay their employees' tax liabilities, as well as national insurance contributions (NICs) for both parties.

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Transparent and consistent

Transparency and the consistent application of IFRS in financial reporting are key to making financial markets work smoothly

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Realigning the framework

Graham Holt examines the discussion paper on the conceptual framework for financial reporting issued by the IASB in July

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Are you complying?

Following research by ESMA, the regulatory bodies are focusing on key aspects of IAS 36, says Graham Holt

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Charities SORP 2015

UK-Irish GAAP changes offer an opportunity to shape charity accounting, says the Charity Commission’s Nigel Davies

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Seeking solutions

Are we nearer an accounting solution to the problem of insurance contracts, asks Graham Holt

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Lease accounting

The IASB's new exposure draft on leases could require many companies to report larger amounts of assets and liabilities on balance sheets than at present, says Graham Holt

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Evaluating performance

In his second article exploring the world of management theories, Dr Tony Grundy considers seven models for assessing corporate performance

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Knowledge-based theories

In the third article in his series about management theories, Dr Tony Grundy looks at knowledge-based approaches

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The IP basics

Accountants advising businesses about their intellectual property rights have a new source of help, says the IPO’s Paul Storer

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Operations management

In the fourth article in his series about management theories, Dr Tony Grundy looks at a range of operational approaches

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Patterns of leadership

In his final article on management theories, Dr Tony Grundy looks at objectives, motivation, transformation and governance

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APA uncovered

While the launch of the Hong Kong Advanced Pricing Arrangement creates opportunities for taxpayers, it also brings challenges, as Philip Wong and Petrina Chang explain

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All change for revenue accounting? - June 2012

As contractual agreements become increasingly complex, the IASB and FASB are proposing significant changes, explain Shariq Barmaky and Mohamed Ghamazy

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Welcome to FRS for SMEs

ED 72 has wide-ranging implications for the future of financial reporting for SMEs. Ramesh Ruben Louis offers a guide to moving away from the PERS ‘comfort zone’

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IFRS 9 financial instruments

IFRS 9 is the first part of a replacement of the IAS 39 standard. Graham Holt outlines what to expect from the new instalment and how it differs from the older one

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IAS 19 - the changes and effects

Graham Holt examines the implications for financial statements of the IASB’s decision to amend IAS 19 in an attempt to improve accounting for post-employment benefits

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Equity accounting: where’s it at?

With IAS 28 now in force, it’s a good time to consider how it affects you. But be prepared – not everything in the standard is as cut and dried as might be hoped, says Graham Holt

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The new UK GAAP

The UK's new Financial Reporting Standards seek to introduce consistency and bring standards up to speed with today's business requirements. Graham Holt explains

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Impairment for financial assets

In a new impairment model for financial assets, the IASB proposes a model where credit losses are no longer recognised when incurred. Graham Holt explains

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Carve-outs

With diverse practices springing up around the accounting for combined and carve-out financial statements, Graham Holt explains the fundamental principles

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IFRS 9 more questions than answers

The publication of non-binding Q&A guidance for users of the International Financial Reporting Standard for SMEs has raised eyebrows in some quarters, says Graham Holt

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Hedge accounting: draft alert

The IASB wants better links between an entity’s risk management activities, the rationale for hedging and the impact of hedging on the financial statements, says Graham Holt

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Covering all eventualities

Lisa Weaver writes on how the International Accounting Standard Board’s Practice Statement on Management Commentary, and IFRS 7, affect the reporting of risk.

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Statements across frontiers?

Studying this technical article and answering the related questions can count towards your verifiable CPD if you are following the unit route to CPD and the content is relevant to your learning and development needs. One hour of learning equates to one unit of CPD. We'd suggest that you use this as a guide when allocating yourself CPD units.

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Current or non-current liability?

There have recently been some major breaches of debt covenants reported by companies, but the issue then arises as to how this liability is reported. The question is whether the liability is a current or non-current liability and how to present the liability in the statement of financial position.

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IR - the nuts and bolts

Graham Holt outlines the purpose of, and what's involved with, adopting the IIRC's new integrated reporting framework

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Capital gains tax planning with quoted shares (UK Finance Act 2013)

David Harrowven considers the current tax planning options available to the main body of UK shareholders

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Hedge Accounting

Graham Holt examines the implications for preparers of financial statements resulting from the International Accounting Standards Board’s hedge accounting proposals

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A question of residence

An individual's liability to UK income tax and capital gains tax is determined by their residence, ordinary residence and domicile status, together with the location of their assets and the sources of their income, writes Rory Fish.

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Hedge accounting: draft alert

The IASB wants better links between an entity’s risk management activities, the rationale for hedging and the impact of hedging on the financial statements, says Graham Holt

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Charities: trustee duties

Glenn Collins highlights the main obligations of charity trustees and the need to consider legal requirements and best practice along with moral and ethical responsibilities

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Individual Savings Accounts (UK Finance Act 2013)

David Harrowven looks at current ISAs and their advantages, limits, and regulations

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Marginal tax rates in 2013-14 (UK Finance Act 2013)

For 2013-14 a person with income of £118,880 or more is not entitled to any personal allowance. David Harrowven explains the impact this will have on individuals

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PAYE - Real Time Information (UK Finance Act 2013)

David Harrowven provides a summary of the most important aspects of RTI

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Pensions tax relief (UK Finance Act 2013)

The Coalition Government has reformed pensions tax relief. David Harrowven explains the changes

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Statutory residence test (UK Finance Act 2013)

In April 2013, the Government introduced a statutory definition of residence. In this article, David Harrowven gives an overview of the new rules

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Defining moment

IAS 32 sets out to bring some much needed clarity to the definitions of assets and liabilities in relation to debt instruments, explains Graham Holt

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Cash equivalents or not cash...

Some cashflows that look similar may have to be classified differently by different entities because of the nature of their business. Graham Holt explains

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Cash equivalents or not cash...

Some cashflows that look similar may have to be classified differently by different entities because of the nature of their business. Graham Holt explains

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A matter of professional judgment

The selection of accounting policy and estimation techniques is intended to aid comparability and consistency in financial statements. However, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) also place particular emphasis on the need to take into account qualitative characteristics and the use of professional judgment when preparing the financial statements. Although IFRS may appear prescriptive, the achievement of all the objectives for a set of financial statements will rely on the skills of the preparer.

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Preparing for change

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is developing a group of projects that are likely to affect financial statements ending in 2015. However, in the meantime, there have been some amendments to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) which affect year ends in 2012 and others that come into effect from 1 January 2013. Although these amendments have been in existence for a while, entities should ensure that the amendments do not slip under their corporate reporting radar.

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IAS 21 the effects of changes in foreign exchange rates

Graham Holt explains the importance of exchange rates when it comes to accounting for any transactions carried out in foreign currencies

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Debt free cash free

Financial Training Associates explains the use of debt free cash free values in the purchase and sale of businesses

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All about EVA

In the first in a new series, Dr Tony Grundy looks at economic value added - what it is and what role it should play in the thinking and activity of strategic accountants.

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Valuation of trading entities

David Jeffreys examines the the different approaches and deals with common questions on multiples, making adjustments and using the asset base

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On closer examination

Due diligence covers a number of concepts, involving either the performance of an investigation of a business or person, or the performance of an act with a certain standard of care.

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Valuing goodwill

For over 200 years, courts have been struggling to come up with an acceptable definition of business goodwill. Simon Wood explains the valuation options available

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Leases and transition to IFRS

Graham Holt looks at the proposed changes to lease accounting, including how they will affect those using IFRS for the first time

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Bin the clutter

Clutter in annual reports obscures relevant information and makes it harder for users to identify the key points about a business’s performance, says Graham Holt

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IAS 36 impairment of assets

Companies with substantial intangible assets may find themselves under the impairment disclosure spotlight - and facing significant charges - as the financial crisis continues.

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IFRS deadline extended

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The future of UK GAAP

There are some significant changes to previous ASB proposals in the standards body’s latest plans to reshape financial reporting in the UK and Ireland, says Graham Holt

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The Open University of Hong Kong

The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is a financially independent university set up in 1989 by the Hong Kong government. As a self-financing public institution under the aegis of the HKSAR Government’s Education Bureau, the university’s degrees and other qualifications are equal to those awarded by all other Hong Kong Government-established universities.

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Finance professionals' role

Do finance professionals play a vital part in the success of team performance within a business scenario? asks Stuart Blyth

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Ready to split?

In the last of his series on international business, Tony Grundy looks at the options available for the divestment of a business

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Accounting solutions

In this month’s column, PwC authors answer technical questions on changes in tax rates in interim disclosures, and on segment reporting in current economic conditions

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Fast month-end reporting: part two

Delight the chief executive by completing your month-end reporting process inside three working days. David Parmenter continues his explanation of how it is done

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The divided don’t rule

The EU’s Maystadt Review identifies more cooperation between the national accounting standard-setters as the key for Europe to increase its influence on IFRS

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IES 6, assessment of professional competence

ACCA welcomes the opportunity to comment on the above. ACCA is the largest and fastest-growing global body for professional accountants with over 147,000 members and 424,000 students in 170 countries.

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Digital Darwinism

A new ACCA report looks at 10 technology trends that will force finance professionals to change the way they do business – or go out of business. ACCA’s Faye Chua explains

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Vision for the future

It is time to unite behind the integrated reporting vision, says IIRC chief executive Paul Druckman, as the organisation launches its draft international framework

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Engagement letters

A monthly round-up of the latest developments in financial reporting, audit, tax and law.

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Tax valuation and reporting

Valuation is important for a variety of tax purposes: capital gains tax, inheritance tax and stamp duty as well as the income tax rules for employee share transactions.

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Finance Bill 2012

CCA’s Mirela Dewshi and Mary Fraser review enterprise initiatives in the Finance Bill 2012, introduced by the government to encourage investment and growth

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Finance Bill 2013

ACCA’s Simon Wood and Barinder Chadha offer a rundown of the principal changes to the UK tax regime made by the 2013 Budget and Finance Bill

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IAS 16 and componentisation

Many entities are grappling with the move to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), particularly in emerging economies but also wherever local government agencies and institutions are about to move to IFRS. One of the issues facing these entities is the componentisation of property, plant and equipment (PPE). At first sight, it seems a fairly straightforward process, but the devil lies in the detail.

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RTI ROUND-UP

Real-time information (RTI) deadlines are approaching, with employers and pension providers being required to provide information under RTI commencing April to October 2013.

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Finance Bill 2012

CCA’s Mirela Dewshi and Mary Fraser review enterprise initiatives in the Finance Bill 2012, introduced by the government to encourage investment and growth

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Campaigns - April 2012

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Seed investment

A monthly round-up of the latest developments in financial reporting, audit, tax and law

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Tax and luxury company cars

Recent changes have generally improved the tax relief that a business receives when it buys or leases a luxury car. However, since 6 April 2011 the tax cost of being provided with a luxury company car has increased for directors and employees

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A sharper shield

If audit is to be reformed to help to prevent another global financial crisis, there needs to be a real debate on the issue of auditor liability, says ACCA’s technical head, John Davies

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O&P and economic value

In his second of two articles on organisational and people strategy, Dr Tony Grundy examines its effect on economic value

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International strategies

In the second article in his series on international business, Tony Grundy looks at how to develop strategies

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International management

Starting a new series, Dr Tony Grundy discusses the factors affecting business across borders and how to manage them

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Marketing and branding

In his third article on marketing, Dr Tony Grundy examines how marketing and branding strategies create economic value

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Acquisitions without tears

In the third article in his series on international business, Tony Grundy explains how to make effective acquisitions

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Managing alliances

In the fourth article in his series on international business, Tony Grundy explains how alliances can add real value

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Workplace Pension Schemes (UK Finance Act 2014)

David Harrowven looks at the most important aspects of the guidance surrounding workplace pension schemes

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Pensions tax relief (UK Finance Act 2014)

David Harrowven explains pensions tax relief under the 2014 Finance Act

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PAYE - Real Time Information (UK Finance Act 2014)

David Harrowven provides a summary of the most important aspects of RTI

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Statutory residence test (UK Finance Act 2014)

In April 2013, the Government introduced a statutory definition of residence. In this article, David Harrowven gives an overview of rules under the 2014 UK Finance Act

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Charity trustees’ obligations

The Charity Commission has issued new guidance for trustees on reporting serious incidents, which includes their legal obligations, duties and responsibilities

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Practical auditing under clarified ISAs

International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) issued by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board are effective for audits of accounting periods starting on or after 15 December 2009 (for the UK, periods ending on or after 15 December 2010). For many auditors the performance of their first engagements under the new ISAs are therefore imminent and need to be supported by relevant training and changes to the audit methodology adopted.

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Hedge Accounting

Graham Holt examines the implications for preparers of financial statements resulting from the International Accounting Standards Board’s hedge accounting proposals

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ISA 550 related parties

ISA 550 focuses the auditor's attention on the risk of material misstatement that may arise due to the existence of related-party relationships and transactions. The standard emphasises the importance of considering these matters during planning and especially as part of risk assessment. There are some specific procedural requirements, and audit firms may need to review current practice to ensure that these requirements are met. Ultimately, ISA 550 provides clear guidance on the audit of this potentially challenging and extremely important area.

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A clear picture

Access to finance and the long arm of anti-corruption legislation mean that SMEs in the GCC are having to step up their corporate governance practices, says Pinsent Masons’ Alison Hubbard

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Diversity in adversity

Businesses increasingly see harnessing diversity as a way of dealing with globalisation and economic challenges, but what does that mean for the finance function?

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toolkit or fad?

This is the first article in a two-part series on sustainability and why it should be a strategic part of the business. Jack Cunningham presents some key findings from PwC’s survey

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Dynamic moves

Mukesh Butani takes a look at the many and diverse reforms which are helping Asia to overcome the financial crisis that is still crippling many Western economies

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In the hot seat

As the HMRC launches its Real Time Information (RTI) pilots, HMRC’s Jane Brothwood looks at what it will mean for pay as you earn (PAYE)

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Risk loaded onto cfo's plate

CFOs in Singapore rank enterprise risk management as the functional responsibility that has grown the most in importance in the last three to five years, according to a recent survey.

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Power up a finance partner

They’re meant to be business-facing, but what exactly are Finance Business Partners? An ACCA/KPMG report looks at the role

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Tax and trust

Taxation of corporates is in the good citizenship spotlight, says ACCA’s Chas Roy-Chowdhury, and the accountancy profession must respond accordingly

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Career: noun or verb?

Careers guru Rowan Manahan had some sage advice at a recent event organised by the Leinster Member's Network

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Real time information

A monthly round-up of the latest developments in financial reporting, audit, tax and law.

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Merger momentum

In the final article in their series on building a sustainable and successful practice, Andrew Jenner and Phil Shohet look at the pros and cons of the M&A route

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The model – and who runs it

Continuing their series on building a sustainable and successful practice, Andrew Jenner and Phil Shohet look at the structural model and management setup

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Keeping the love

Entering a business process outsourcing contract is like agreeing to a marriage, says KPMG’s Claudio Altini. So it needs ongoing love, care and attention as it matures

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International Financial Sanctions

The online course will explain what international sanctions are and their impact on the firm, via UK legislation.

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The Open University of Hong Kong — Law

The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is a financially independent university set up in 1989 by the Hong Kong government. As a self-financing public institution under the aegis of the HKSAR Government’s Education Bureau, the university’s degrees and other qualifications are equal to those awarded by all other Hong Kong Government-established universities.

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Practice management: practice models and networks

This online course looks at the various accounting models available for your firm, including sole practitioner, partnership and corporate structures. You will learn about the major approaches to profit-sharing and decision-making within a firm and much more.

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The Open University of Hong Kong — Business Administration

The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is a financially independent university set up in 1989 by the Hong Kong government. As a self-financing public institution under the aegis of the HKSAR Government’s Education Bureau, the university’s degrees and other qualifications are equal to those awarded by all other Hong Kong Government-established universities.

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The Open University of Hong Kong — Professional Accounting

The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is a financially independent university set up in 1989 by the Hong Kong government. As a self-financing public institution under the aegis of the HKSAR Government’s Education Bureau, the university’s degrees and other qualifications are equal to those awarded by all other Hong Kong Government-established universities.

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Bribery Act 2010

This online course outlines the essential elements of the Bribery Act which will be of assistance to firms and individuals and to their legal and compliance advisors.

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Anti-money laundering

This online course will introduce you to the concept of money laundering and how it works. You will learn about money laundering schemes and understand the principles and the methods used.

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Reducing your impact on climate change

This online course looks at the issues associated with climate change, mitigation, adaptation and how to report your performance on reducing your impact on climate change.

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Innovation

Innovation is all about generating and implementing new ideas, breaking the mould to deliver business success. This online course shows you why innovation is important, how to create and select great ideas and how to realise them in you own organisation.

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Outsourcing

Outsourcing can mean many things but the simplest explanation is that outsourcing is asking another company to do a job or perform a service that your company could do, but for some reason, chooses not to do. This online course focuses on the benefits and problems of outsourcing and helps you decide if it is appropriate for you.

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Data protection update

This online course provides a summary of recent enforcement action taken by the Information Commissioner’s Office together with details of two successful appeals against Monetary Penalty Notices. It also summarises the key proposals of the Draft EU Data Protection Regulation and explains how they will affect Data Controllers

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The accountant as a strategic influencer — part one: role of a business partner

This online course explains what that role of a business partner looks like and briefly considers how the finance professional might get more involved in ensuring the strategy of an organisation gets implemented

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The accountant as a strategic influencer — part two: becoming a business partner

This online course will provide some useful tools that the finance professional can employ which will help them build rapport with their counterparts within the business world, and in doing so fulfil the ever-challenging role of finance business partner.

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Pricing urban legends

Pricing is one of the most difficult decisions that a manager can make. This online course will explain the core elements of theory that you need to understand pricing strategies.

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Core business skills

ake sure that you have the core skills to help your business succeed. This 10 course Core business skills learning bundle, developed by BBP and Cross Knowledge, will provide you with the relevant competencies: from running meetings effectively to making ethically sound decisions.

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New routes to the top

What career paths do the next generation of CFOs need to follow? ACCA’s Jamie Lyon reports on how the career trajectory of aspirant finance leaders is gradually changing

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Assessing going concern

This course provides a briefing on recent pronouncements from the FRC and APB (APB 2008/1 and APB 2008/10), as well as reviewing the guidance in FRS 18 and ISA 570.

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Freedom of information

This online course explains what is meant by access to information, what the law's stance is and what needs to be done by the company.

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Introduction to Sarbanes Oxley

This onlinecourse gives an overview of Sarbanes Oxley, an Act introduced in 2002 in response to many corporate scandals in the USA.

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Health and safety

This online course looks at the correct way to comply with health and safety regulations and what every member of staff should be aware of from a day-to-day basis.

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Generation Facebook

This course looks at Facebook by considering not only the negative, but also the positive impacts of social networking technology on employers, the rights of employees, and considers how these 21st century workplace issues can be managed.

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MiFID II

This online course will help you get to grips with the key to MiFID, the intentions of the European Commission and the impact of MiFID2.

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Market Abuse and Insider Dealing

This online course aims to provide an overview of The Code of Market Conduct, The Price Stabilising Rules and The City Code.

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Constructive SWOT

Using the constructive SWOT analysis will help you examine, in real depth and with unprecedented rigour, how to build a solid and robust business strategy at corporate, division, SBU or even at team level.This online course will introduce you to the constructive SWOT, and how you can use it effectively.

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Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility looks at the wider responsibilities of businesses to society at large. This online course allows you to learn about the increasing amount of regulation and guidance and outlines the vital role that the finance function can play.

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Analysing strategic success

After developing and implementing an effective business strategy it is important to assess whether the key elements of your strategy were successful. This online course focuses on some benchmarks and definitions that should help you fashion an appropriate and cost effective set of measures to measure your success.

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Practice management: planning for your firm

In order for an accounting firm to be successful, it is important to have a clear strategy: the path that the partners and employees wish to travel in order to achieve their goals. This online course will help you to develop an effective strategy for your firm.

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Implementing strategy

This online course will explain the importance of continuous communication between senior management and the work force in making strategy work. You will learn how to create a culture of responsibility and accountability from the outset of the strategy development process.

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Bursting the carbon bubble

Fossil fuel companies should start accounting for the risk that their vast reserves may ultimately end up as stranded assets, says ACCA’s Rachel Jackson

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UCITS V & VI

This online course will provide an outline of the new requirements for depositories of UCITS and will explain how the Remuneration Code will be applied to UCITS managers. It will also look at proposals for future enhancements to UCITS.

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Directors' duties

This online course takes a detailed look at the statutory directors’ duties under the Companies Act 2006 and gives practical guidance on compliance with them.

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Preventing financial crime

This online course will enable you to understand the various types of financial crime and the controls that can be used to limit the opportunities for fraudsters to commit them.

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Consumer law - the new rules you need to know

This online course provides an overview of important recent changes to the area of Consumer Law which will have a significant impact on the relationship between Businesses and Consumers which came into force on 13th June 2014.

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The Regulatory Split - Life after the FSA

This online course describes how Financial Services regulation is expected to work following the implementation of the regulatory reforms.

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Understanding contracts - part 1

This online course provides an introduction to some of the key issues concerning contract formation, including discussion of the use of Heads of Terms etc, together with an overview of how contracts are structured and a summary of the types of contract terms.

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Understanding contracts - part 2

This online course provides an introduction to some of the key terms that will be found in most commercial contracts and sets out some of the key issues to be borne in mind when reviewing such clauses.

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Online defamation update

This online course looks at recent developments in this area with emphasis on the impact of the Defamation Act 2013 and in particular the new s5 defence available to Website Operators.

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Fit for purpose

In a new series on competitive advantage, Tony Grundy charts the transformation of an ailing gym chain into a distinctive brand

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Professional safeguards

Discussion boards are full of debate about the property market, and many people are constantly anxious, wondering how long this slump will last. The scale and severity of this crisis can probably only be compared with the early 1980s - or perhaps even the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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Waiting for America to turn on to IFRS

Has the US Securities and Exchange Commission moved any further ahead in its thinking around adopting IFRS, asks Ramona Dzinkowski, as the world still awaits a final decision

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In this article: 1 Revenue publishes its annual report for 2011. 2 Consultation launched on tax residence. 3 The ESRI presents proposals for a property tax. 4 The employment tax burden continues to rise in OECD.

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Reinforcing the key tenets of tax

Over two centuries ago, Scottish philosopher Adam Smith suggested that simplicity is one of the pillars of an effective tax system. Considering that 98% of businesses in most countries are small or medium-sized and easily alienated by overly complex systems, his conclusions are all the more important today.

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Chicken or egg?

Far from being purely a reaction to business growth, the finance function plays a crucial role in development right from the start – and the earlier the better

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Being a virtual accountant

Never meeting your clients face to face and telling them to do their own bookkeeping? We look at the growing popularity of online accountants.

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LLP: to opt or not?

While the limited liability partnership may offer increased flexibility and other benefits, accountancy practices must also consider issues around negligence and funding

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Beating burnout

Last year Lloyds Bank boss António Horta-Osório became the best-known casualty of exhaustion at a UK company. Here, we present 10 tips on how to avoid burnout

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MB why?

It might be a stressful experience but studying for a postgrad qualification can make a huge difference to your career. The real question is how to manage that stress effectively

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Low-carbon's missing link

Lack of reporting on indirect emissions is holding back the development of a low‑carbon economy. ACCA’s Rachel Jackson looks at how we can push it forward

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A succession plan allows for the orderly exit of the practitioner, meaning it’s not left to chance. This online course will teach you how you can develop a successful plan as well as value your accountancy firm.

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Practice management: building and growing your firm

This online course will provide guidance on how you can develop your business growth strategy, cope with increased regulation and competition as well as how to enhance the culture of your firm.

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Going concern

There is often confusion, or a lack of awareness, about the roles of management and auditors in the assessment of going concern and the related reporting process in the financial statements. That confusion arises from the separate requirements of the financial reporting framework and auditing standards, and it is therefore worthwhile outlining them explains Massimo Laudato.

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On message?

Misjudged public comments from senior managers can cause mayhem, but good communication skills are not just about avoiding bad publicity – they can also boost profits

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Building powerful value propositions

This online course will help you to communicate more effectively with your clients so that you can help them meet their needs, address any key issues that they face and win more business cases.

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Accounting input to strategic plan

Accountants today are increasingly evolving from the stereotypical view of being simply 'grey people in grey suits'. This online course will demonstrate how you can take a more active role in business plans and make them an invaluable part of the strategy development process of your organisation.

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Assessing the risk of social media

Assessing the impact of social media in business - the explosion of social media and the potential risk to business.

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Employment law for accountants

This online course provides practical and current advice on the key areas that you will come across in the day-to-day management of your staff.

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Data protection

This course will help you to understand issues such as choice, consent, transparency, security and legislation when it comes to data protection.

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Basel III

This online course is aimed at providing a detailed insight into the changes in capital adequacy rules and reporting requirements being enacted or currently proposed by regulatory authorities.

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Forensic accounting

This online course will provide an explanation of the role of a forensic accountant and some of the day-to-day responsibilities that the job entails.

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Generation hangover

Recent research has found that 77% of employers believe alcohol is the biggest threat to employee well being. A survey by Knowledge Union Health Care showed that 33% of employees admitted to being hungover at work.

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Senior Management Responsibilities

This course covers key aspects of senior management responsibilities based on the regulators’ handbooks and public statements made. The material has been aligned with what is generally perceived to be current best practice.

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Automatic enrolment: a guide for accountants

This course will explain the background and need for automatic enrolment and how you can comply with the legislation.

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Big Data

The world of business is being transformed by a data revolution. We now have access to unprecedented volumes of data. This online course will help develop your understanding of the big data revolution as well as the opportunities and challenges that come with it.

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Behavioural finance

This online course provides an introduction to behavioural finance. You will learn the difference between traditional finance and behavioural finance and how behavioural finance impacts on our understanding of key investment concepts and much more.

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Intellectual property and new ideas

We all have ideas, but very few of us ever do anything with them. This online course looks at how to develop and protect your ideas so you can get real value from them.

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Business performance management

Whether you operate from outside a business as a trusted advisor, or from inside as a member of the finance team, you can play a role in ensuring the managers of your business achieve proper control of their processes. This business performance management course provides the tools you need to help your clients and colleagues succeed.

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Change management

The 10 course Change Management pack will focus on understanding the human dynamics of change and how to act upon it in order to improve business results

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Promoting your professional practice

The online course looks at why marketing matters, why potential clients should choose you, the priorities for success, successful direct marketing and finally, developing the brief.

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Writing a business plan

This online course helps you to create a well-constructed business plan that enables decision makers to better understand the potential project, helps the owner of the business plan to fully think through the project and can then also be used as a benchmarker to track the success of the project.

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Thinking strategically for accountants

This online course has been designed for finance professionals who want to develop their strategic thinking skills. You will learn how to deal with uncertainty, question the status quo and much more.

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Emerging accounting issues

Economic instability, corporate collapses, fraud, investor uncertainty, transparency and sustainability are driving a number of accounting issues that call into question the value and appropriateness of traditional accounting thinking and structures. This online course is designed to help us gain an understanding of these major issues that are changing the way accountants think and deliver.

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Becoming an expert witness

An expert witness is someone with specialised training and experience who is allowed to testify in court to help the judge and jury understand difficult technical subjects. This online course will explain what is expected from an expert witness and how to prepare and give evidence in court.

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The future of UK reporting

This online course will update you with the current position for financial reporting within the UK and provide you with the most recent proposals for the structure which has been proposed and is in the process of being implemented.

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The UK and Ireland GAAP programme

The new UK and Ireland GAAP is biggest change to financial reporting for many years. This new 21 hour programme dedicated to UK and Ireland GAAP gives you everything you need to meet both your annual CPD requirements and most importantly to fully prepare you for the UK and Ireland GAAP transition.

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The UK and Ireland GAAP Programme combined with Bloomsbury Professional's Financial Reporting

The UK and Ireland GAAP Programme combined with Bloomsbury Professional’s Financial Reporting for Smaller Companies not only gives you to access to 21 CPD hours on the most important and fundamental change in UK accounting practice for many years but also provides all the online reference information and resources you need to help you make this important transition.

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Tangible fixed assets and leases

This online course will refresh your knowledge and bring you up-to-date with current treatment of tangible assets and leases under IFRS. It will cover a number of standards that relate to the accounting for tangible assets including property plant and equipment, leasing, investment property and borrowing costs.

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Professionalism and ethics for accountants

This online course will help you to discover the challenges and rewards of behaving ethically in the workplace.

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3 for 2 on UK GAAP courses

For a limited period only accountingcpd.net are offering the 3 new UK GAAP courses for the price of 2.

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An introduction to FRS 102

This online course covers the key differences between FRS 102 and current UK GAAP

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Brand valuation

This online course will look at the valuation of intangible assets, particularly brands, how financial reporting is evolving to deal with such assets and the challenges that arise.

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Corporate reporting

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with the new IFRS and sets out the procedures that your business will need to follow.

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IAS 12 income taxes

This online course is designed to refresh knowledge and bring you up-to-date with the latest developments of IAS 12 and is therefore suitable for delegates with some existing knowledge of either IFRS or UK GAAP.

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IFRS — share-based payments

This online module will cover accounting for share-based payments under IFRS in accounting, with information on UK GAAP, deferred tax and settlement alternatives.

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Managing your transition to IFRS

Since 2005 all EU listed companies have been reporting under IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) in their group accounts. The UK’s Accounting Standards Board is proposing that in the next few years some UK companies and other reporting entities will be required to, or have the option to, move to a more IFRS-based financial reporting framework. This online course will help you understand the process.

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IFRS fundamentals – 47 online IFRS modules

IFRS Fundamentals, is an e-learning platform designed to help members refresh their understanding of IFRS. After the successful trial of the IFRS modules that we introduced last year, members now have access to over 40 IFRS e-learning courses.

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IAS 8 accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors

The online course looks at IAS 8 accounting policies and changes in accounting. This standard can be seen as an extension of IAS 1 and the presentation will cover topic areas such as the selection of accounting policies, changes in accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and correction of error.

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IFRS 1 first time adoption of IFRS

This online course looks at IFRS 1, first-time adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards. This unique standard is generally required once in an entity’s life, when it makes the transition from some national accounting system to IFRS.

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IAS 7 statement of cash flows

Unlike many national accounting rules, IAS 7 requires all entities to present a cash flow statement as an integral part of the financial statements. This course will take you through the contents of IAS 7 to help enable you to present cash flow statements.

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IFRS group accounting

Following the recent issues of the new group accounting standards IFRS 10 Consolidated financial statements, IFRS 11 Joint arrangements and the update to IFRS 3 Business combinations, there have been some significant changes to how we account for entities within the group. This online course will bring you up to date with the most recent treatment.

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IFRS procedures

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with the new IFRS and sets out the procedures that your business will need to follow.

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IFRS basics

This new five course pack developed by BPP contains a selection of courses to help you get to grips with some of the new International Financial Reporting Standards.

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IFRS keeping up to date - draft exposures

The IASB and the US FASB have recently affirmed their commitment to developing a common set of high-quality standards and have set a goal of completing their major joint projects and issuing new standards by 2014. This online course is designed to bring you up to date with the latest developments and proposals and is therefore suitable for delegates with some existing knowledge of IFRS.

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IAS 1 presentation

This online course looks at the IAS 1 presentation. This is a basic standard that contains important questions about the main financial statements required for reporting under international financial reporting standards.

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IAS 38 intangible assets

This online course looks at IAS 38 - intangible assets. It defines what intangible assets are and how to set up the accounting treatment for these intangible assets.

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IFRS 8 operating segments

This online course looks at the IFRS 8. This standard replaces IAS14, segmental reporting and applies to reporting periods commencing on or after the first of January 2009.

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Integrating climate change-related information in mainstream reports

CDSB was formed at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2007 to address the need to integrate and harmonize climate-change-related information within a company’s mainstream report.

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Financial Management

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with a range of business and finance topics.

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Financial Management

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with a range of business and finance topics.

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Building a Financial Model by Grant Thornton

Every financial model is built on the same foundations: an understanding of its purpose, who it is for, and its scope. This online course explains how to set up the Excel spreadsheet and complete the initial steps of building a financial model, structuring calculations, and looking into costs and revenues, time periods, cash balances and reporting.

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Business and finance

This pack from BPP contains a selection of courses covering business and finance topics.

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Core business skills

This new pack developed by BPP includes a selection of courses designed to help you get to grips with a range of business and finance topics.

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Financial Management

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Mixed business skills

This pack by BPP contains a selection of courses that will help you get to grips with the new IFRS as well as provide strategies for managing your time more efficiently and building better business cases.

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Operational Cost Savings and Efficiencies

This online course will provide a framework to help you analyse your business, consider where to best focus your resources and review how to balance short term cost reductions with longer term business needs.

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A basic grounding in effective people management

Managing people means helping them to generate performance. For a manager, this means creating the right conditions to achieve performance. What are these conditions? In other words, what do staff members expect from their management? This session provides an overview of the main expectations of your staff members in terms of management and how to adopt the right management practice for each expectation.

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Adapting your management style to suit your staff's level of autonomy

Managers should not limit themselves to the single style of management they feel most comfortable with. To be efficient they need to learn how to tailor their style to the different people they are managing, particularly according to their degree of independence. This session begins with a definition of what 'independence' means, and then explains which style is best suited to each level of independence.

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Carrying out a diagnosis of your team

Once you have collated and assimilated the key information about your unit, you must put this information into perspective and make an initial diagnosis of your unit's performances according to the criteria set by your hierarchy. We will take the case of Michael Gray, a recently-promoted manager, to draft a diagnosis of your unit's performances in 7 steps according to the 4 most commonly used performance criteria.

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This limited offer allows you to select ANY two courses that are relevant to your specific learning needs for the price of one. Accountingcpd.net have over 60 high-quality, in depth online cpd courses designed specifically for accountants and financial professionals.

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Property Tax Tips for Accountants

As an asset, property attracts a uniquely complex interaction of taxes. Often there are multiple stakeholders and with a wealth of structuring vehicles ranging from partnerships, corporates, unit trusts all the way through to REITs and PAIFs, it can be daunting determining which structure will work best for you and your clients. Property Tax Tips for Accountants gives you everything you need to ensure you are giving the best possible advice to your clients and organisations.

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The Successful Manager

Starting to manage or lead a team from scratch can be very daunting. This course provides the vital practical tools and techniques for delegates to manage and develop themselves and their teams to ensure that their departmental and organisational goals are achieved.

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The four stages of team development

As a manager, you'll be managing different teams throughout your career. How successful you are will largely depend on your ability to adapt your management to the way people work as a group. What points of reference can you use in order to understand your teams? Which managerial techniques should you choose in each case? This session will give you the answers, classifying teams into four stages of development and giving you the opportunity to practise self-diagnosis via a series of practical examples.

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Recruitment and Selection

This course focuses on the recruitment process from the need to recruit arising right through to making the job offer. It is equally well suited to the recruitment of accounting and finance professionals and non-technical staff.

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Taking stock of your role as a manager

You have just assumed the role of manager and are wondering what will change for you and what impact this function will have on your personal and professional life. You are wondering about your role, your mission and the different skills that are required to succeed in your responsibilities. This course will help you to assess your role as a manager and will provide you with guidelines to handle your new position.

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Taking stock of your team

Who are they?”, “how are they taking my arrival?”, “who are the ones I can depend on?”, “what do they expect of me?”. The members of a team are often the focus of a manager's attention - particularly when taking over an existing team. In this session, we will take the case of Marion Bacri to provide you with all the keys to meet your new team successfully and to make your team members the best allies of your success.

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Taking up the challenge of change

Today, change at whatever level represents both an ongoing challenge and a constant and vital need. Change is a challenge you have no doubt had to face - perhaps you are facing it now. This training session gets to the heart of the matter, and supplies you with a number of effective tools and techniques to help you make a real success of change.

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Drawing up the identity card for your unit

You have just assumed your functions as a manager and you feel overwhelmed by the mass of information you need to integrate in a very short time with respect to your new activity. How can you identify and obtain the most important files?

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Delegation for success

Skillful delegation is one of the most important management skills and yet it is notoriously difficult for managers to crack. When done well, the benefits are huge for the manager, the employee delegated to and for the organisation as a whole.

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Developing cooperative behaviour

How can you make people work together when they are not really a 'team' in the usual sense of the word? How can you foster cooperative behaviour in a group where there are more conflicting interests than convergent ones? These questions reflect the main challenges faced by transverse managers, who must always make sure negotiation is possible within their group so that its members can work together effectively.

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From broad strategy to daily management with the balanced scorecard

The General Management's role is to define a vision, specify the organization's missions, and translate them into operational objectives in the field. It is therefore necessary to choose a method to clarify the process for defining clear objectives and corresponding responsibilities.

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Feedback that works

Giving feedback can be a very powerful tool for developing your individual staff members and improving your team’s performance. However, it is not always easy to do and we have probably all had experiences where it has not gone well.The good news is that this is a skill and it is possible to develop strategies for giving even the most difficult feedback whilst still motivating and inspiring your staff.

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Communication skills

This Communication learning bundle from BPP and CrossKnowledge will provide you with effective strategies to help you improve your communication skills.

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Ethical compliance

Ethical compliance is not a process that can be imposed on an organisation, nor should overt compliance be used as a fig leaf to cover dysfunctional acts. Instead, ethical compliance should be incorporated into the culture of an organisation. Senior management must set the tone and lead by example.

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Enterprise risk management

Risk management has been talked about for many years but it has a history of inconsistent and misunderstood definitions. This has led to the development of new frameworks to allow all types of organisation to understand and better manage their risk environments.

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Presentation skills

Do you feel daunted at the thought of giving a presentation? Are you confused about how to begin to put a presentation together, let alone deliver it? Do you wish that you could create and present an elegant, compelling and influential message easily and seemingly effortlessly? If the answer to one or more of these questions is yes, then this highly practical and results-focused course is for you and will increase your confidence and ability.

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Managing Risk in Social Media

Social media is a powerful marketing tool for organisations but it is not without risk. These risks can have a major impact on you, your career and your organisation. And they can happen whether or not you are using social media. This course will help you analyse and prepare your organisation for the problems that may occur when using social media.

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Negotiation Mastery

Negotiation is at the heart of many professional and business interactions whether with clients, internal or external, suppliers, colleagues or indeed, any stakeholder. The key to profitable and sustainable business relationships is the ability to achieve win-win solutions that satisfy all parties at the table. In the new economic situation, the need to get the best deal possible is more pressing than ever. More than ever, the culture of negotiation needs to spread and deepen throughout the organisation, leading to a constant reduction in costs and improvement in efficiency.

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Networking skills for accountants

This five course Negotiation learning bundle will provide you with the necessary skills in order to negotiate more effectively and ensure you have long-lasting relationships with your partners.

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Negotiation skills

This five course Negotiation learning bundle will provide you with the necessary skills in order to negotiate more effectively and ensure you have long-lasting relationships with your partners.

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Leadership and vision

This 10 courses Vision and Leadership learning bundle will provide you with the skills and fresh strategies to help motivate and inspire your workforce to enable your organisation to become stronger and more dynamic.

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How to ask questions that lead to a 'yes' answer

Do you want to learn how you can boost your powers of persuasion using "questions that make people say yes". This course shows you how to hone your question skills via some concrete examples.

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Managing difficult members of staff

Aimed at line managers, this course focuses on the practicalities of dealing with difficult members of staff. The courses discusses the various types of difficulties that a manager may encounter, the motivations of members of staff concerned and how a team may react to the member of staff. It also covers practical steps needed to deal with both the short and longer term implications.

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Financial management
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Introduction to Financial Modelling by Grant Thornton

When done well, financial models are powerful tools that can be used to help organisations make good business decisions. But building robust and relevant financial models is not always easy.

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Introduction to Investment Banking -Mergers and Acquisitions

This online course reviews the basic functions of an investment bank and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) practitioners within an Investment Banking Division (IBD).

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Corporate reporting
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Kaplan's IFRS webinars

We have worked with our partner, Kaplan, to bring to you a new selection of IFRS technical webinars.

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Risk management

It is difficult, these days, to pick up a newspaper or magazine and not find stories involving serious problems which have suddenly struck particular enterprises. This online course explains how the concept of risk management and related infrastructure developed and the impact risk has on traditional control systems.

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Ethics
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Professional ethics module

ACCA's professional ethics module is a great resource for CPD, you may find this useful in maintaining and updating your knowledge of ethics.

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Ethics
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Ethical issues for accountants

Ethics, integrity and sound professional conduct are essential qualities for chartered accountants. Professional bodies have codes to guide their members – but what impact does this have on the day-to-day decisions that you are faced with? This online course for accountants will develop your understanding of ethical issues in accountancy by exploring 28 true-to-life studies.

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Managing professionals for results

This online course will help you hone your leadership skills to enable you to point your team in the best direction and to improve your ability to coach.

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Managing workload

Managing workload allows you to develop techniques to meet deadlines by increasing productivity in different areas of your role. This online course has a section on how to hold effective meetings, as well as information on prioritising tasks, coping with colleague’s expectations and tips on how to stop wasting time in certain areas.

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Managing change and transformation

Change is a fact of organisational life, an unavoidable "norm" everyone has to deal with. This online course will help you understand why change matters and how you can positively impact the future of your own organisation.

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Problem solving for accountants

This online course looks at how to identify and analyse a problem, to successfully establish the root cause and then use a variety of problem solving techniques to develop, assess and implement solutions.

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Managing high performing teams for accountants

The most effective teams are not made up of people who are simply told what to do, they are a team of individuals that know how to work together and handle the tasks that arise in the best way possible. This online course will help you to gain an understanding of your role within the team and the needs of your team.

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Managing from within the team

In any organisation, it is vitally important to be able to complete your own work, whilst managing a team effectively. This online course helps managers balance these two roles, by managing their team’s workload and delegating well.

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Negotiation skills: the principles

As a professional in the accounting and finance field, being an effective negotiator is an important skill to have when dealing with both colleagues and clients. This online course will teach you some important techniques and strategies for dealing with negotiation in finance.

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Working in accounting and finance teams

Teamwork is a key-skill needed for those working in accounting. This online course will help you gain an understanding of how effective teams work and how to establish a team.

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Social media for accountants

This online course considers how social media can help you achieve your own professional goals and explores some of the most common social media platforms. You will see how social media accounting practices have worked for other brands, as well as developing your own social media brand.

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Assertiveness

Becoming more assertive can be beneficial to everyone and can make you feel more confident, enhance your self-esteem, increase your ability to deal with difficult people and stressful situations, as well as making you happier, healthier and more professional. This online course will help you understand what assertiveness means and how it differs from passive, aggressive and manipulative behaviour.

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Communicating complex ideas

Communicating information about finance and accountancy issues to general audiences has its own unique set of challenges. This online course will demonstrate how you can analyse the needs of your audience and how to demonstrate the appropriate form of delivery.

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Dealing with change

Changes in the workplace can be difficult and stressful and it can cause us a lot of anxiety. However change can often be a positive thing - it can provide us with opportunities for personal growth and development and can also have a positive impact on the success of an organisation. This online course will help you to understand the realities of change.

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Project management for accountants

This online course will give you the skills and techniques needed to handle a project successfully, whilst ensuring deadlines are kept and objectives are met.

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Developing your professional career

Are you managing your professional career? Most professionals ensure that they update their professional knowledge, but are you gathering the right experience and developing in the direction you want. This course will enable you to take responsibility for your career and make you think through what makes you marketable right now and how you could develop your future career path.

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Time management for professionals

We seem to be getting busier and busier and have more work to do but less time. This online course will demonstrate how to work more effectively and efficiently so that we can achieve more in less time.

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Conducting performance appraisals

For the busy accounting and finance professional, managing the performance of the people they manage is key to achieving objectives. This course shows how investing time in conducting effective appraisals creates a motivated team and saves you time in the long term.

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Finance and business management

This pack contains a selection of courses developed by BPP and CrossKnowledge which will be beneficial to the accounting profession. The course will help develop your communication skills, provide techniques for dealing with conflict and improve your corporate reporting skills.

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Winning business cases

This course takes a generic approach to business case formulation that can be applied in any organisation.

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Taxation
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International VAT

This module deals with international aspects of VAT. It begins by showing how UK VAT law and the VAT laws of other EU countries are governed by European law. The module then shows how VAT applies to movements of goods both within and outside the EU. When and how the reverse charge operates to account for VAT on cross border transactions is dealt with next. Having covered movements of goods, the module goes on to cover cross border supplies of services and show how the VAT rules apply to these.

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P11D

This module covers the completion of the employer’s return of expenses and benefits under the pay as you earn system (P11D form). It starts by highlighting the importance of ensuring the P11D form is free of errors and the deadlines are met. It then looks in detail at the rules which apply to the various items which have to be reported on the P11D form. These include payments made on behalf of employees, provision of living accommodation, and private use of employer provided vehicles.

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Your First Steps as a Manager: A few Golden Rules

This session will provide you with the main guidelines to draft an operational action plan when you assume your new function. What are the main errors to avoid? And what are the golden rules to follow? You will be taken through several practical cases of managers assuming new functions. At the end, you will know how to determine the right steps to successfully manage this crucial phase in your career.

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Activity based management

Activity Based Management (ABM) provides the information you require for making the key decisions that boost business performance. This online course will help you to put these challenging ideas into practice in your own or your clients’ organisations.

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Balance scorecard

This online course will help you to gain an understanding of what a Balanced Scorecard is and help you to adopt a clear vision and strategy for your organisation.

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Transfer pricing

This transfer pricing course looks at the basics of transfer pricing legislation. It starts with an overview of legislation and in particular the changes introduced in the Finance Act 2004. It then shows how UK transfer pricing legislation is interpreted consistently with the OECD guidelines.

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Taxation
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Property Tax Tips for Accountants

As an asset, property attracts a uniquely complex interaction of taxes. Often there are multiple stakeholders and with a wealth of structuring vehicles ranging from partnerships, corporates, unit trusts all the way through to REITs and PAIFs, it can be daunting determining which structure will work best for you and your clients. Property Tax Tips for Accountants gives you everything you need to ensure you are giving the best possible advice to your clients and organisations.

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Governance, risk and control
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Corporate governance

The notorious case of Enron focused the world’s attention on the corporate structure and management of business. This online course blends theoretical underpinnings with practical advice on creating efficient and effective management structures that minimise risk.

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VAT and small business

This module deals with the aspects of VAT which are particularly relevant to small and medium sized businesses. It begins by looking at registration in the context of small business and whether such registration can be avoided by business splitting. It also explores the advantages of the flat rate scheme for small business, how retail schemes are dealt with and finally the procedures for correcting errors.

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Self Assessment Tax Tips for Accountants

Self-assessment returns are the key way in which a taxpayer's financial affairs are communicated to HMRC. So, in order to give your clients the best possible support with their returns it will be important to understand some of the more complicated areas of self-assessment, such as ensuring income and gains are correctly disclosed and all relevant claims made. Self Assessment Tips for Accountants highlights the common pitfalls and issues you are likely to encounter and gives useful reminders and tips for when completing self assessment returns.

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Property Tax for Accountants

As an asset, property attracts a uniquely complex interaction of taxes. Often there are multiple stakeholders and with a wealth of structuring vehicles ranging from partnerships, corporates, unit trusts all the way through to REITs and PAIFs, it can be daunting determining which structure will work best for you and your clients. Property Tax Tips for Accountants gives you everything you need to ensure you are giving the best possible advice to your clients and organisations.

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Partnership Tax Tips for Accountants

The taxation of partnerships has undergone significant changes in recent years to deal with what was seen as abuse of previous structures. Partnership Tax Tips for Accountants gives you everything you need to know to ensure you are up to date in the advice you are giving. The course takes you through each type of tax, and looks at how they apply to partnerships, gives tips on how to apply them and outlines pitfalls to be avoided

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Introduction to UK corporate governance guide for listed companies

Good corporate governance is essential to the effective operation of a free market, which enables wealth creation and freedom from poverty. This module will explain more about the UK’s approach to corporate governance and in particular give you an insight to the 2010 published guidance, now rebranded UK corporate governance code.

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Taxation update: business tax

These courses look at the key changes in business tax. A new course is added each month to keep you up to date with the latest developments.

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Taxation update: personal tax

These personal tax courses look at recent personal tax changes. A new course is added each month so that you can keep up to date with the latest developments.

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Leadership and management
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International and remote working

Discover the challenges and rewards of working at a distance and explore some practical tools and techniques to improve your performance. This course will help you explore the benefits of remote working with practical tools and techniques to improve your own and your colleagues’ performance.

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Coaching skills for accountants

This online course allows you to learn the latest theories on motivational techniques at work, as well as various ways of giving effective feedback, using examples specific to the accounting and finance industry.

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Leadership skills for accountants

Leadership is a key skill that every manager needs to master. This online course will help develop your leadership skills.

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Advanced negotiations for accountants

The ability to negotiate effectively in any situation is a skill that can be learnt like any other. This online course covers the process of negotiation and will give more experienced negotiators the opportunity to refresh their skills.

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Grammar and effective writing for accountants

Grammar and effective writing for accountants helps you to discover the underlying rules and conventions of writing. The online course allows you to consider the impact of your writing decisions and to develop your own writing and editing skills.

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Effective business writing skills

This online course will help you to write punchy business reports and proposals. As well as helping you sell your business, this programme will help you to write clear advice letters and memos.

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Working across cultures

This 5 course Working across cultures bundle presents concepts and tools that will help you understand the impact of culture on individuals, with a view to enhancing your management of professional tasks.

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An introduction to project management

More and more accountants are being asked to contribute within a project environment. This course provides a basic outline of the project management role, how to structure a project, the project governance structure and highlights some of the tools available to help manage the process.

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Basics of communication

This 10 course pack will provide you with the right skills in order to communicate exactly what you want and how you want your audience to understand it.

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Pick and mix special offer

This limited offer allows you to select ANY five courses that are relevant to your specific learning needs PLUS an additional one hour Strategy or Ethics course completely free.

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Understanding strategy

This 10 course Understanding strategy bundle, developed by BPP and Crossknowledge, explains company strategy and how companies define own goals and missions.

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Managing for the first time

This 10 course bundle, developed by BPP and Crossknowledge, provides answers to your questions. At the end of this session, you will be fully aware of what is going to change for you, what is expected of you and you will also have a clear idea of the priorities you must set yourself in the first few weeks of assuming your role.

E-learning Leadership and management Online 10 hours