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FEATURES
Why can’t I find time to earn £1m?
Automatic enrolment and what accountants need to know
What have practitioners been telling ACCA?
ACCA welcomes proposed new accounting rules for pensions
Are you ready for an alternative future?
Reducing exposure to cyber risks
Building the finance function in growing businesses
British Accountancy Awards 2014
FOR YOUR PRACTICE
Your views on cloud-based accounting
Turning dreams into reality
ACCA calls on HMRC to halt plans to directly recover tax
Autumn CPD from ACCA
Alternative and Receivables Finance 2014
Fraud Roadshows – CCAB and the Fraud Advisory Panel
FRS 101, FRS 102, IFRS? How will you implement the new standards?
Research: Changing accounting systems can be counter-productive
Asset Based Lending offers your clients greater liquidity and returns
TECHNICAL MATTERS
The quick guide to IP protection
Transfer of a going concern
Consultation on audit exemption
Successful reasonable excuse appeals
Jointly owned property and form 17
Offshore loan schemes
HMRC withdraws concession on remittance basis
VAT changes around the EU
Briefly speaking...
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FEATURES

Why can’t I find time to earn £1m?
What is the one major constraint on an entrepreneur? It’s not cash, it’s not ability, it is definitely not ideas. It is the constraint that results in countless sleepless nights, lower profits and can hold businesses back or even result in them failing.

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Automatic enrolment and what accountants need to know
With small and micro employers now preparing for pensions auto enrolment, how can you assist such clients?

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What have practitioners been telling ACCA?
Each year ACCA holds a series of consultative lunches with practitioners across the UK. Find out what they’ve had to say during 2014.

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ACCA welcomes proposed new accounting rules for pensions
Statement of Recommended Practice will bring clarity, but lobbying of DWP is important in achieving this.

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Are you ready for an alternative future?
Central banks are encouraging the use of alternative finance to improve the health of cash-strapped SMEs. Is the market confused by recent entrants and the widening variety of product options?

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Reducing exposure to cyber risks
Businesses are increasingly at risk of being compromised by cyber attacks. Take steps now to mitigate these risks.

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Building the finance function in growing businesses
The global drive for economic recovery has placed a huge focus on supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as a vehicle for job creation, economic stability and wealth creation.

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British Accountancy Awards 2014
Get the inside thoughts of one of the judges – and book your place now.

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FOR YOUR PRACTICE

Your views on cloud-based accounting
Help us understand practitioners' views on cloud computing by taking this short survey.

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Turning dreams into reality
Dream It, Plan It, Believe It and Do It.

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ACCA calls on HMRC to halt plans to directly recover tax
ACCA calls on members to sign petition against HMRC’s plans for direct recovery of tax debts.

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Autumn CPD from ACCA
Choose from webinars and classroom-based learning this autumn.

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Alternative and Receivables Finance 2014
One day conference examines the new world of working capital finance and funding for SMEs.

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Fraud Roadshows – CCAB and the Fraud Advisory Panel
The Fraud Advisory Panel has joined forces with the CCAB to host a series of ‘fraud essentials’ workshops in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Belfast.

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FRS 101, FRS 102, IFRS? How will you implement the new standards?

The 2015 deadline is approaching.  Take the opportunity to review your statutory reporting processes not just for future compliance but for a smooth transition and faster, smarter financial reporting.

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Research: Changing accounting systems can be counter-productive

Research suggests accountants should carefully consider their clients' real needs and ability when it comes to changing accounting systems – sometimes smaller changes offer better returns. 

Download the results of the research now

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Asset Based Lending offers your clients greater liquidity and returns

Our team have worked in ABL for an average of 15 years, backed by a bank that has been in the UK for 150 years. We can accelerate your clients' plans, raising finance quicker at keener prices.

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TECHNICAL MATTERS

The quick guide to IP protection
Intellectual property may be the most valuable asset a business owns. Here’s how to protect it.

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Transfer of a going concern
HMRC has had a change of policy following the First Tier Tribunal (FTT) decision in Robinson Family Ltd [2012] UKFTT 360 (TC). The changes are three-fold and are discussed here policy change by policy change.

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Consultation on audit exemption
The government is consulting on the implementation of the EU Accounting Directive proposed changes to the audit exemption provisions in Companies Act.

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Successful reasonable excuse appeals
Few taxpayers win reasonable excuse appeal cases. These examples buck the trend.

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Jointly owned property and form 17
Guidance on how and when to use form 17 with regards to jointly owned property.

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Offshore loan schemes
Offshore loan schemes used by contractors are under attack by HMRC, following the successful outcome of Philip Boyle v HMRC at the First-Tier Tribunal.

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HMRC withdraws concession on remittance basis
In August changes took effect around how money brought into the UK or used in the UK under a loan facility secured by foreign income or gains is treated.

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VAT changes around the EU
The latest changes to VAT rates from countries within the European Union.

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Briefly speaking...
Short updates covering reporting for societies; the Autumn Statement; broadband grants and landlords.

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