NEW eIFRS PROFESSIONAL - AUTHORITATIVE, UP-TO-DATE IFRS CONTENT

The IFRS Foundation’s online resource, eIFRS Professional, has been completely redesigned. Whether you are reviewing or advising on accounts, eIFRS is an essential source for authoritative, annotated versions of IFRS, Interpretations, due process and thousands of other supporting documents. The new features combine to provide a market leading resource for those working with IFRS. Includes full functionality, all IFRS texts and the unique Standards Comparison tool.

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DIGITAL MARKETING RESOURCES FOR ACCOUNTANTS

AIA and Forfront are working together to equip accountancy firms with the resources and knowledge to promote their services better and grow.

Research by the technology provider Wolters Kluwer found that less than a third (29.9%) of accountancy firms have dedicated marketing staff, yet just 31.2% outsource any promotional responsibilities (source). AIA wants to change this situation to help our members to prosper, while Forfront is looking to consolidate its position in within this developing market.

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BLOG: PI PITFALLS

Normal insurance such as home and car insurance is written on a claims occurring basis. This means that regardless of when a claim is made against a client it is the responsibility of the insurer who covered them at the time the negligence or loss occurred that has to pay the bill.

Professional Indemnity is different; it is written on a claims made basis. It is the insurer who covers the client on the day the claim is actually notified against them that has to pick up the bill.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STAGING DATES

The first thing accountants should be clear about when approached by an employer is what and when their staging date is. The staging date is the date set in law and is when an employer’s legal duty to implement automatic enrolment comes into force. 

The staging date is based on the number of persons in an employer’s largest PAYE scheme. This number is based on the information held by the regulator from HMRC at 1 April 2012 and not on current staff numbers.

BECOME A GROWTH VOUCHER ADVISER

AIA members are eligible to become Growth Voucher Advisers under the Government's Growth Voucher scheme, have you signed up yet? The programme helps small businesses get strategic business advice and is an ideal opportunity for you to develop your practice and support small business.

Once you have been approved as a Growth Voucher Adviser, there is a range of help and advice to assist you in making the post of your position. You're encouraged to use the Growth Voucher logo and link to your profile on the Enterprise Nation Marketplace.

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