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Technical updates and guidance

ICAEW insights and guidance on tax, audit, financial reporting and other technical issues emerging from the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Tax and coronavirus

Audit and coronavirus

Coronavirus considering going concern

The Audit and Assurance Faculty have produced this two part guide for auditors, covering COVID-19 considerations for auditing going concern, and how to report when a material uncertainty relating to going concern exists.

Financial reporting and coronavirus

Cyber security and coronavirus

Coronavirus guide: cyber hygiene and data

Criminals thrive in times of uncertainty and fear, and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has already reported an increase in cyber threats which refer directly to the coronavirus. This guide outlines the key steps to basic cyber hygiene and highlights some useful resources.

Coronavirus and a new wave of cyber attacks – a reminder of some of the basics

It's a sad fact that criminals thrive in times of uncertainty and fear, and there's already been a spike in cyber attacks related to the coronavirus outbreak. With so many employees now working at home, often using new unfamiliar apps, companies need to be especially vigilant regarding cyber threats. So here is a quick reminder of some basic good practices and some useful resources to share with staff.


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Upcoming webinars

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26 May 2020

Covid-19 vs The Financial Markets: what we’ve learnt so far and what we can prepare for
Best practices for currency management and the impact of in-country currency accounts

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9 June 2020

Covid-19: The changing landscape of job hunting
Hear from expert recruiters on the impact this pandemic has had on the job market, and gain tips on how to still successfully job hunt during Covid-19.

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8 July 2020

Applying IFRS9 under Covid-19
The wider accounting and financial reporting considerations under IFRS9 as a result of COVID-19

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On-demand webinars

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21 May 2020

Economic update and your personal finances: A Covid-19 world
Mazars Chief Economist looks at the changes brought about by Covid-19 and provides tips for how individuals can organise their investments to navigate their way through this.

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20 May 2020

COVID-19: Lifting lockdown at work
What are your rights as an employee or your legal duties as an employer? Is it an employer’s responsibility to ensure that people can safely get to work? What if it isn’t possible to socially distance in your workplace? This webinar will be answering some of the frequently asked questions around returning to work.

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19 May 2020

Accounting update for charities during Covid-19
Don Bawtree provides an accounting update and the impact of COVID-19

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