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Online learning from the ICAEW Faculties

The five ICAEW Faculties are the leading source of expertise and know-how in the world of accounting, business and finance - they’re also committed to your continuing professional development and provide a wealth of premium online resources to keep you up to date.

Online learning from ICAEW Faculties

While many of our resources are normally exclusively available via Faculty subscription, we acknowledge some practitioners may not have easy access to their usual technical or CPD support network right now. So we’ve provided a selection of recent webinars to help everyone stay up to date.

Click to watch complimentary webinars from the ICAEW Faculties:

Auditing estimates and related disclosures

This revised standard is relevant for all estimates in all audits and introduces a number of key enhancements that auditors will need to get to grips with, such as a greater focus on risk assessment, more targeted work to respond to assessed risk, more documentation and additional emphasis on scepticism. John Selwood and Gill Spaul talk through the changes to help you prepare for implementation.

Top tips on powerful presentations

In this webinar, Lindsay Maclean shares some top tips on what makes people sit up and listen to you when you’re presenting. She shares ideas on how you can be memorable and in control of the impact you make. 

UK GAAP top 10 countdown

UK GAAP experts Jake Green and Danielle Stewart OBE discuss the ‘top 10’ hot topics in UK GAAP. With a few years of applying FRS 102 The Financial Reporting Standard applicable in the UK and Republic of Ireland in practice under their belts, several challenging areas have emerged for entities. Based on their experience helping preparers deal with common issues, Jake and Danielle provide technical insight and practical guidance. 

FRC and Stewardship Code  

The FRC’s revised Stewardship Code is a vital part of the comprehensive revision of the UK’s corporate governance framework that began with the introduction of the new UK Corporate Governance Code in January 2020. The webinar will help understand the key changes in the new Code, such as an extended focus on asset owners, a requirement to report annually on stewardship activity and its outcomes and the expections of signatories. Listen directly from the FRC themselves as part of our recurring regulatory engagement on behalf of the industry..

Budget Update

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his Budget on 11 March 2020. The complex political scene which beset the UK throughout 2019 led to a year with a Budget speech. The last time this happened was in 1768, which was another year of political turmoil. In this webinar Frank Haskew, Caroline Miskin and Anita Monteith reflect on the chancellor’s announcements and what they could mean for you and your clients.

Five steps to cyber hygiene for the smaller firm

This webinar will highlight 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 is delivered in conjunction with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC, a part of GCHQ), and faculty member and cyber specialist Paul Rolison.

Excel Tip of the Week live: your questions answered

The webinar covers best practice, the use of functions and functionality, application of Excel techniques to accounting scenarios, and anything else you wanted to know.