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Permitted Texts for exams in 2022

Permitted publications for the Professional Level and Advanced Level exams 2022.

As part of the move to digital learning materials, the way you purchase your permitted texts may be different from previous years. When purchasing your ICAEW learning materials, you will receive most of the permitted texts for that module as part of a bundled purchase and will be able to view the publications in your ICAEW Bookshelf.

The IFRS ® Standards set (3 vol) (Blue Book) must continue to be purchased as a hard copy directly from the IFRS Foundation. 

Certificate Level

There are no permitted texts for the Certificate Level exams.

Professional Level

The below table shows the costs per ICAEW module and what will and will not be included in your purchase:
Module Components Price
Audit and Assurance

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text: Auditing Standards for exams in 2022

£88
Financial Accounting and Reporting – UK GAAP

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text: UK Accounting Standards and Company Law for exams in 2022

£88
Tax Compliance

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text: Hardman’s Tax Rates and Tables 2021/2022 Edition 1

£58
Business Planning: Taxation

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text: Hardman's Tax Rates and Tables 2021/2022 Edition 1

As an open book exam, you will have a link in the exam taking you to your ICAEW Bookshelf meaning you are able to access all purchased ICAEW learning materials and permitted texts.

The IFRS Blue book is not included in the purchase of the digital learning materials and must be bought directly from the IFRS Foundation in hard copy.

ICAEW recommends ordering the following edition:

IFRS ® Standards set (3 vol) – Required 1 January 2021 (Blue Book) – ISBN 978-1-911629-82-5 (£79)

£58
Business Planning: Banking

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text(s):

  • Auditing Standards 2022
  • Practice Note 19 2022

As an open book exam, you will have a link in the exam taking you to your ICAEW Bookshelf meaning you are able to access all purchased ICAEW learning materials and permitted texts.

The IFRS Blue book is not included in the purchase of the digital learning materials and must be bought directly from the IFRS Foundation in hard copy.

ICAEW recommends ordering the following edition:

IFRS ® Standards set (3 vol) – Required 1 January 2021 (Blue Book) – ISBN 978-1-911629-82-5 (£79)

£63
Business Planning: Insurance

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text(s):

  • Auditing Standards 2022
  • Practice Note 20 2022

As an open book exam, you will have a link in the exam taking you to your ICAEW Bookshelf meaning you are able to access all purchased ICAEW learning materials and permitted texts.

The IFRS Blue book is not included in the purchase of the digital learning materials and must be bought directly from the IFRS Foundation in hard copy.

ICAEW recommends ordering the following edition:

IFRS ® Standards set (3 vols) – Required 1 January 2021 (Blue Book) – ISBN 978-1-911629-82-5 (£79)

£63
Financial Accounting and Reporting: IFRS

Workbook and Question Bank

The IFRS Blue book is not included in the purchase of the digital learning materials and must be bought directly from the IFRS Foundation in hard copy.

ICAEW recommends ordering the following edition:

IFRS ® Standards set (3 vols) – Required 1 January 2021 (Blue Book)

This edition, presented in three volume parts (Part A, Part B, Part C), contains the IFRS® Standards, including IAS® Standards, IFRIC® Interpretations and SIC® Interpretations, as required at 1 January 2021.

ISBN 978-1-911629-82-5 set (3 vols), £79

£48
Business Strategy and Technology Workbook and Question Bank £48
Financial Management Workbook and Question Bank £48

Advanced Level

The below table shows the costs per ICAEW module and what will be included in your purchase:

Module Components Price
Corporate Reporting

Workbook and question bank

Permitted text: Auditing Standards for exams in 2022

£86
Strategic Business Management Workbook and question bank £86
Case Study Workbook and 2 x Walkthroughs £86

ICAEW recommends that the IFRS Blue Book for all Advanced Level exams.

However, The IFRS Blue book is not included in the purchase of the digital learning materials and must be bought directly from the IFRS Foundation in hard copy.

ICAEW recommends ordering the following edition:

IFRS ® Standards – Required 1 January 2021 (Blue Book)

This edition, presented in three volume parts (Part A, Part B, Part C), contains the IFRS® Standards, including IAS® Standards, IFRIC® Interpretations and SIC® Interpretations, as required at 1 January 2021.

ISBN 978-1-911629-82-5 set (3 vols), £79

How to order

The International Finance Reporting Standards (IFRS ®) book (set) is only available to order from the IFRS Foundation for £79:

Email: publications@ifrs.org

Visit the bookstore to purchase your learning materials and permitted texts. You can use your ICAEW account login details to access the ICAEW Bookshelf via the Bibliu app or browser.