Will I have enough for my retirement? Join ACCA and Netwealth for a live, interactive 60-minute webinar as we explore how to ensure your pension pot lasts for your retirement.
Knowing how much to save for your retirement, and if you are on-track to achieve this, is an important part of your personal financial planning. Inefficient planning could affect the income available to you, or even run the risk of not having enough.
In this live, one-hour webinar our investment team will provide insight into the important factors to model for and the elements to control when planning and funding your retirement. They will also discuss the Annual and Lifetime Allowances, and strategies to utilise them efficiently.
Get an expert view:
How to manage your various tax allowances and exemptions to minimise your overall tax burden in retirement.
Understand your appropriate level of risk for your retirement pot, given increasing longevity in the UK.
Learn more about the Lifetime Allowance and why sometimes it is worth paying the related tax charge.
The balance between your income in retirement and IHT tax planning.
SME Finance Conference The UK Finance Festival and SME Banking and Commercial Finance Conference will take place in Belfast’s Titanic Museum on Wednesday 1 May.
This conference will deliver a lively mix of debate and interactive discussion, focusing on traditional and alternative access to finance, and new developments in digital banking. The conference will also focus on how the industry can help ease the challenges faced by SMEs, looking at the accessibility of financial tools and services, and the ability to harness new digital platforms increasingly available in the sector. Further conference topics include:
putting the customer first: convenience vs control
understanding micro-businesses in Northern Ireland
SME finance, past, present & future
alternative finance: meeting the needs of millennial business leaders.
App partners - special offers for ACCA members
Our members continue to benefit from a number of special offers provided by the app partners who joined Xero in attend our ‘future proof your practice’ roadshows last autumn. Check out these offers now:
Practice Ignition is offering your first two months free. Simply get ten proposals signed within your first two months and they won’t bill you a penny for this period. Sign up today and contact firstname.lastname@example.org who will apply the ACCA Exclusive code for you
Float will give every ACCA accountant who signs up for Float a free account for their practice and 20% off their first three months' subscription to Float’s partner programme. Visit https://try.floatapp.com/acca-offer/
Xero will give any ACCA accountant that signs up its partner programme 50% off Xero for three months on their first five Business Edition subscriptions – valid until 30 June 2019. Sign up to the partner programme at www.xero.com/partners and when you're signed up, add clients using the promo code ACCAXERO.
Demonstrate your excellence in Xero
Does your practice use Xero? Thanks to the Memorandum of Understanding we signed with Xero in August, your firm can now benefit from free access to Xero Advisor Certification. Completing the Xero Certification Equivalency Course is a great step towards gaining an extremely solid understanding of all things cloud accounting and of Xero. It’s also great for employability because demand for these skills has never been greater, both at bookkeeping and accounting practices and at more than 300,000 subscribers across the UK. Access this benefit now (use promo code ACCAX12m).
ACCA’s practical guide to apprenticeships
From funding and contracts to off-the-job training and further study, this is what you need to know about apprenticeships. They represent a highly cost-effective way for you to recruit and develop ambitious new talent to help you realise your business ambitions. Apprenticeships also have the added benefits of being able to offer high quality training, on-the-job experience and local employment opportunities. Apprenticeships can be complex so we have developed this guide that includes all the practicalities you need to consider if you are interested in taking advantage of the government’s funding to grow your own talent.