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Coronavirus COVID-19 webinars

Live and on-demand webinars from ICAEW covering the latest technical updates and guidance for accountants, auditors and finance professionals, support for businesses and the self-employed affected by COVID-19, and the impact on the wider economy of the pandemic.

These webinars are free to ICAEW members, Faculty members and subscribers, Community members and subscribers, associated bodies of ICAEW and non-members.

Upcoming webinars

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8 October 2020 Facing redundancy – what are my legal rights?&
Join this free webinar, hosted by the Young Members Community, to learn more about your legal rights if you’re facing redundancy, and what support is available to you as an ICAEW member or ACA student.
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On-demand webinars

The information in these webinars reflects the understanding of ICAEW at the time of recording, but things may have changed since that time. You should consult the latest guidance alongside a viewing of these on-demand webinars.

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5 August 2020 Employment rights & childcare related concerns for parents
Learn from our expert speakers on what options are available to you (as an individual or an employer) and get all your questions answered around maternity leave, employment law and other childcare related concerns.
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21 July 2020 UK Economic Outlook 2020 - 2021&
This webinar provides the economic forecasts for the next 6-12 months, fiscal policies & interest rate predictions, Brexit implications, as well as an in depth Q&A discussion with Professor Trevor Williams, University of Derby and Chair of Institute of Economic Affairs Shadow Monetary Policy Committee (SMPC).
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14 July 2020 Will modern methods of construction aid recovery post Covid-19? 
Are modern methods of construction about to come of age? Will modular building deliver on the need to combat climate change, increase efficiencies and now, build resilience against future pandemics?
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9 July 2020 Covid-19: CJRS2 Examples and other payroll hot topics
Hear from payroll and employment tax specialist Kate Upcraft and Tax Faculty technical managers Anita Monteith and Caroline Miskin, as they explain the complexities of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).
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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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2 July 2020

Emotional Resilience for Businesses – in response to Covid-19
We are delighted to partner with Resilience First to present this webinar discussion on how businesses are dealing with and leading the way in promoting their employees' well-being, especially during this pandemic. Speakers from Resilience First and Jacobs will share their insights.

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1 July 2020

Covid-19 WealthCare Update: Property advice series Part III
Stepping-on and stepping-up the property ladder: Landlords and Renters

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1 July 2020

The secret life of a CFO during restructuring & administration
Join this webinar from the Retail Community to hear a CFO share her experience of what it is really like to go through a business restructuring. The good, bad and ugly

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29 June 2020

Analysing and extrapolating Covid-19 trends - When could the next lockdown take place?
The first lockdown is being eased in the UK but when could the next one be? Businesses could look to answer this question by tracking Covid-19 cases and deaths data provided by the government, and identifying when the numbers and trends might prompt government restrictions. This webinar will explain how you can get started with simple methods of trend analysis and extrapolation in Microsoft Excel.

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17 June 2020

Covid-19 WealthCare Update: Property series Part II
This webinar ifrom ICAEW’s Personal Financial Planning (PFP) Community and its content partners is to help members manage their personal financial affairs during these extraordinary times. In part two, Jatin Patel provides an update on the mortgage market as it currently stands and how it has been impacted by COVID-19. He also considers issues and suggests guidance for existing borrowers when reviewing their borrowing arrangements.

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16 June 2020

The changing dynamic of the Board and CFO as a result of COVID
Hear from an experienced chair on what characteristics mark out CFOs as likely to go far – or where their performance in this crisis is likely to see their careers curtailed.

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11 June 2020  Thriving as a NED during the Covid-19 crisis
A relaxed, “in conversation with” style format with personal insights into the challenges currently facing NEDs in the COVID-19 crisis.
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9 June 2020

Covid-19: Proposed changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
On 29 May, Rishi Sunak outlined how the government plans to reshape the CJRS from 1 July to encourage those furloughed back into work. Join Anita Monteith and Caroline Miskin as they discuss the latest developments

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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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9 June 2020

Covid-19: WealthCare Update: Property advice series Part I
This webinar is part of a series of WealthCare sessions ICAEW’s Personal Financial Planning (PFP) Community and its content partners is delivering to help members manage their personal financial affairs during these extraordinary times.

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5 June 2020 Bitesize Briefing: COVID-19 and impairment of assets
This short webcast from ICAEW’s Financial Reporting Faculty outlines the accounting requirements for impairment of assets in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Suitable for both IFRS and UK GAAP reporters, it considers typical indicators of impairment that may exist, the impact of whether the pandemic is an adjusting or non-adjusting post balance sheet event on impairment reviews, the factors to consider when forecasting future cash flows and also the impact on disclosures.
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2 June 2020

Counting the cost of coronavirus: UK outlook
Live webinar featuring Oxford Economics who will present their 12-month regional analysis on the UK economy with experts from ICAEW joining the discussion.

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26 May 2020 Coronavirus and the impact on the sport industry
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to disrupt everyone working in the entertainment, sport and media sector many working in the sports sector are wondering how this will continue to impact them and their sector as a whole. During this discussion our speakers outline what they have seen and experienced during this outbreak and how they are planning for the long term.
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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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21 May 2020

Making the most of Microsoft Office 365
Take a whistle-stop tour of Microsoft Office 365 on this short webinar. Hear how to harness the power of this innovative tool to enhance your work processes and improve your workflows today.

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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

Covid-19 and the impact on the healthcare sector
This short, pre-recorded webinar explores the latest issues surrounding Covid-19 and the healthcare sector.

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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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18 May 2020

WealthCare: Navigating your way through a crisis
A summary of the key considerations for successfully reviewing and managing your personal finances during these unprecedented times

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15 May 2020

Online fraud working from home – don't be caught out
Working from home has brought with it a new set of challenges around cyber security. More phishing, new gateways to criminals and reduced vigilance when working in a home environment. We will discuss these risks and offer practical advice.

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15 May 2020

In conversation with the Small Business Commissioner
Join us for an opportunity to hear from the new interim Small Business Commissioner Phillip King and the Office of the Small Business Commissioner.

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14 May 2020

Brexit and lockdown in the EU: Taxes, healthcare and legal residency for UK nationals
Getting a clearer idea of what Brexit, and the current lockdown, could mean for UK taxpayers around the EU

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13 May 2020 Coronavirus and the UK film production
This webinar focuses on the immediate and short-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the film and television industry. Alexandra Bentley, Producer and Company Director of AB+ films explores these key areas.
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13 May 2020

Manufacturing post Covid-19: Getting back to business
This practical, bite sized webinar will help identify the key steps you need to take to stabilise your manufacturing business and plan for a new normal way of operating

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12 May 2020

Coronavirus: considerations for auditing going concern
ICAEW’s Audit and Assurance Faculty shares a recording of its recent webcast on the challenges faced when auditing going concern in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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12 May 2020

Five steps to cyber hygiene for the smaller firm
Highlights the five steps smaller firms can take to help prevent 80% of cyber-attacks and improve the cyber security of their firms and clients. It was also introduce attendees to the latest guidance from NCSC to help improve cyber security, created specifically in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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12 May 2020

Post COVID-19 economic outlook for the UK
With the IMF describing the global decline as the worst since the Great Depression of the 1930s and citing the pandemic had plunged the world into a 'crisis like no other'. This webinar provides the latest economic forecasts to help you navigate the way forward

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11 May 2020

Your Portfolio Career: Life in a new world
Get yourself in shape

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11 May 2020

Managing your investments and savings during a period of uncertainty
Avoid common mistakes when investing towards long term goals

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7 May 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on accounting and corporate reporting for financial services
Accounting and financial reporting considerations for financial services firms as a result of COVID-19.

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5 May 2020

COVID-19: impact to charities and the government initiatives available to charities
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the lives of everyone across the country. Many working in the charity sector are expressing great concern about how to respond to the outbreak, including the implications for their organisation and their beneficiaries. Daniel Chan, Senior Manager at PwC, will explore the latest issues surrounding COVID-19 and the charity sector.

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4 May 2020

Bitesize Briefing: Financial reporting implications of COVID-19 for micro-entities
A 20-minute webcast from ICAEW's Financial Reporting Faculty that explores the financial reporting implications of COVID-19 for micro-entities preparing accounts under FRS 105.

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1 May 2020

COVID-19 "What we know" Part 4 - Cash, cash, cash
Cash remains the top priority for businesses. In this webinar we will explore the changes that have been made to government schemes to address this (such as with CBILS and CLBILS), how banks and insurers are responding to customers during the pandemic and crucially- how organisations can look to manage their cash flow in the best way possible both now and through recovery.

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1 May 2020

Q&A for IPs
This webinar will give IPs and their staff an opportunity to ask a licensed Insolvency Practitioner and lawyer any questions they may have due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the implications for an IP's work.

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30 April 2020

COVID-19 and stress testing for banks and building societies
Stress testing is an important tool that is used by regulators for an increasingly wider set of firms. This webinar brought to you by the ICAEW Banking membership will help you understand the latest rules and how they work with the latest accounting standard, IFRS 9.

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29 April 2020 Welcome to the new normal – How to talk professionally online
Everyone is having to learn to talk online now, but It's easy to get it wrong when you're at home. You don't want to look and sound unprofessional. This webinar will give you expert advice and tips on how to have a professional image on screen whether in meetings or interviews.
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28 April 2020

How to run successful virtual board meetings – for charities and SMES
Smaller charities and SMEs are faced with holding board meetings virtually. Many face tough decisions in coming months. Delivered by ICAEW Council member Clive Bawden, who has held board meetings online for years, and will focus on how to make the most of them, in turn helping you to maintain good governance throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

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27 April 2020

COVID -19 - View from the frontline: the impact on universities and training providers
In this webinar you will learn about the changing working conditions experienced in Academia and Education and hear directly from advisory group members of the community.

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24 April 2020

Charity Commission update on the implications of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
In this update, Nigel Davies, Head of accountancy Services, Charity Commission will look at:

  • The latest Commission guidance to assist trustees
  • The SORP-making body's guidance on the implications for financial reporting
  • The UK Charity Regulators' update for auditors and independent examiners
  • Other resources to help charities including information on government financial assistance
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22 April 2020

Maintaining income amid market turmoil
Strategies for dealing with clients in draw-down, or about to enter draw-down.

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21 April 2020

Support through the self-employed income support scheme (SEISS)
This webinar is brought you by the Tax Faculty who will explore the latest guidance on the SEISS looking at the detail behind who is eligible and the computation of the grant which is worth up to £7,500 to small businesses.

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20 April 2020 Charities and COVID-19: short term financial resilience
With the Covid-19 pandemic disrupting the lives of everyone in the country; many charity organisations are trying to find ways of managing the uncertainly during these unprecedented times. Jonathan Orchard, Partner at Sayer Vincent outlines several strategies that organisations can implement for short term financial resilience.
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17 April 2020

How can you be an effective director in the time of COVID-19?
In the current climate of business stress and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, now more than ever directors need a clear strategy and strong principles to see their boards through this storm. Listen to this webinar for practical advice

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16 April 2020

Bitesize Briefing: COVID 19 and post balance sheet events
A short webcast, suitable for both UK GAAP and IFRS reporters, explaining the factors to consider in deciding whether COVID-19 is an adjusting or non-adjusting event after the reporting period and the implications for financial statements.

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15 April 2020

COVID-19 Staying compliant with the SRA accounts rules
This webinar will cover changing working conditions forced upon legal practices  and will focus on specific compliance issues including possible delays in banking client cheques and preparing bank reconciliations. It will also look at problems in authorising client payments and what to do if the Accountants Report is not prepared within six months of the end of the reporting period.

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9 April 2020

FRC COVID-19 Bulletin for Auditors
ICAEW's Audit and Assurance Faculty shares a recording of its recent webinar which discusses the FRC's March 2020 COVID-19 Bulletin.

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8 April 2020

Surviving the lockdown: COVID-19 funding support
Johnathan Dudley, Chair of the ICAEW Manufacturing Community guides you through a resource he has created to make sense of the funding options on offer whether you are an SME, Investment Grade Business or self-employed

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7 April 2020

Employment law and furloughing – what businesses need to consider
With the Coronavirus affecting businesses all over the UK, this webinar will help firms understand the legal impacts on employment and day-to-day working activities.

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6 April 2020

In conversation with the Small Business Commissioner
Iain Wright, Director for Business and Industrial Strategy will discuss the Small business ecosystem with the new interim Small Business Commissioner, Phillip King, highlighting the support and regulations surrounding fair payment practices.

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3 April 2020

Coronavirus considerations for auditors
ICAEW's Audit and Assurance Faculty shares a recording of its recent webinar looking at the challenges faced by auditors due to the spread of coronavirus: attendance at client sites, stocktakes, valuations, group audits and reporting dates.

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1 April 2020

Bitesize Briefing: Financial reporting implications of COVID-19
In this short webcast, ICAEW's Financial Reporting Faculty provides an overview of the financial reporting implications of COVID-19.

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1 April 2020

COVID-19 impacts on supply chain and financial performance
Business & Management webinar focusing on the evolving situation, how to protect yourself and how to prepare for the next impact.

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