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Accounting and finance for your small business

A guide to help small business owners through all of the key accounting and financial information required to operate a small business.

Accounting and financial analysis in the hospitality industry

Textbook intended to provide hospitality students and hospitality managers with a solid foundation of accounting concepts and methods of financial analysis.

Accounting best practices

Designed to assist anyone who needs to either improve the efficiency of the accounting department, reduce its error rates, or provide better information to other parts of a company.

Accounting control best practices

How to develop a comprehensive system of accounting and operational controls.

Accounting for financial instruments

Aimed at any accountant who is involved with the preparation of accounts that involve financial instruments.

Accounting for goodwill and other intangible assets

This title looks at the treatment of goodwill and other intangibles under IFRS and US GAAP and explains common practice in valuing these assets.

Accounting for non-accountants

Provides a fast and easy way for the non-accountant to learn the basics of accounting.

Accounting for non-accountants (10th edition)

An introduction to the basics of accounting and business finance for managers and students, covering accounting and financial techniques in an easy-to-follow and approachable style.

Accounting for value

Accounting for Value aims to teach investors and analysts how to handle accounting in evaluating equity investments.

Accounting principles for non-executive directors

Explains the key elements of a listed company's annual report and accounts.

Accounts demystified

A guide to accounting which explains the major accounting concepts in a simple and easy to understand way.

Business accounting UK GAAP: volume 1

Accounting textbook for students, specifically for users of UK GAAP practice and terminology. Part 1 of a 2-part set.

Business accounting basics

An introduction to the fundamentals of bookkeeping and financial accounting.

Business accounting: volume 1 (10th edition)

A textbook for students on bookkeeping and accounting. This book focuses mainly on UK accounting standards, although International accounting standards were introduced to this edition for the first time. Part 1 of a 2 part set.

Business accounting: volume 1 (13th edition)

A textbook for students on bookkeeping and accounting. The text is fully compliant with International GAAP. Part 1 of a 2 part set.

Business accounting: volume 2 (10th edition)

A textbook for students on bookkeeping and accounting. This book continues to focus mainly on UK accounting standards, although International accounting standards were introduced to this edition for the first time. Part 2 of a 2 part set.

Business accounting: volume 2 (13th edition)

A textbook for students on bookkeeping and accounting. The text is fully compliant with International GAAP. Part 2 of a 2 part set.

Charity law and governance: A practical guide

Cecile Gillard | Kirsty Semple ICSA Publishing 2017

A guide to the legal and regulatory framework within which both registered and unregistered charities in England and Wales operate.

Company filings

Jennifer Adams ICSA Publishing 2013

A practical guide to company filing in the UK which covers when companies are required to file, the procedure for doing so, the information needed to complete the relevant form and penalties for non-compliance.

Comparative international accounting

This book explores differences between International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP), as well as differences in accounting practices between countries such as China, France, Germany and Japan.

Dictionary of accounting

An accounting dictionary designed for students, accounting professionals and general readers.

Dictionary of accounting terms

Dictionary with 2,500 entries covering terms from accounting, auditing, compliance and tax.

Directors' disclosures

Carol Shutkever | Sarah Hawes ICSA Publishing 2013

This guide provides an overview of the provisions relating to the disclosure of information about the directors of a UK-incorporated company. It gives a summary of the relevant law and regulation impacting on listed companies (both Main Market and AIM), but is also of relevance for UK private companies.

Directors' disclosures

Overview of the disclosure requirements for directors of a UK-incorporated company.

Fair value for financial reporting: meeting the new FASB requirements

Fair value financial disclosure for financial officers.

Financial accounting and reporting (19th edition)

This book provides a comprehensive overview of financial accounting and reporting, with the aim of ensuring you are able to prepare and also critically discuss IFRS compliant financial statements.

Financial accounting for decision makers

This book focuses on the ways in which financial statements and information can be used to improve the quality of decision making. Coverage of developments to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) including an update to the discussion of the Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting. Recent changes to corporate governance provisions are explained. Chapter 12 now includes more detail about the role of the auditor.

Financial accounting for dummies

Step-by-step guide to preparing financial statements.

Financial accounting: an introduction

Guide to financial accounting for students.

Financial accounting: an introduction

This book uses the international Conceptual Framework (as revised in 2018) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as its primary focus. It enables students in their early stages of study to understand and analyse the published annual reports and financial statements of our largest businesses and public sector institutions. IFRS are now applied in many aspects of government, local authority and other public sector accounting. Where relevant it also refers to the approach used in small and medium-sized businesses where the traditions of UK GAAP continue to be applied.

Financial and accounting principles in Islamic finance

This book provides an original account detailing the origins and components of a faith-based accounting system (Islamic finance) that was founded around 629 CE. By examining the historical development that the accounting systems underwent within the context of faith-based rules and values, the book explains what is meant by the term "faith-based accounting", together with a discussion of its characteristics in relation to various product structures and the underlying Islamic finance principles.

Financial reporting in the UK: a history of the Accounting Standards Committee, 1969-1990

Historical narrative of the works and achievements of the Accounting Standards Committee.

Forensic accounting

An introduction to forensic accounting concepts and techniques, designed for the benefit of students and practitioners.

Hospitality financial accounting

A theoretical and practical guide to financial accounting for the hospitality industry.

Housing SORP 2010 Update

The SORP update 2010 interprets UK GAAP for registered social housing providers, incorporating changes that have occurred since the last SORP update in 2008. The SORP is effective for accounting periods commencing on or after 1 April 2011, although earlier adoption is recommended.

IFRS 2017: interpretation and application of International Financial Reporting Standards

An up-to-date reference work to help you apply and comply with the latest international financial reporting standards.

IFRS policies and procedures

Converting IFRS rules into operational implementation practices.

IFRS, fair value and corporate governance: the impact on budgets, balance sheets and management accounts

IFRS for managers and business professionals.

International accounting standards: from UK standards to IAS, an accelerated route to understanding the key principles of international accounting rules

Quick reference guide to international accounting rules for anyone who interacts with financial information.

Interpretation and application of UK GAAP for accounting periods commencing on or after 1 January 2015

A detailed guide to applying new UK GAAP.

Interpreting company reports and accounts

Company reporting and accounting from a British perspective.

More than a numbers game: a brief history of accounting

A history of the development of modern accounting.

Not for profit US GAAP 2017: Interpretation and application of generally accepted accounting principles.

Wiley Not-for-Profit US GAAP 2017 is the essential accounting resource for not-for-profit organizations, providing quick access to the most up-to-date standards and practical tools for implementation.

Principles of group accounting under IFRS

This book is a practical guide and reference to the standards related to consolidated financial statements, joint arrangements, and disclosure of interests. Fully illustrated with a step-by-step case study, Principles of Group Accounting under IFRS is equally valuable as an introductory text and as a reference for addressing specific issues that may arise in the process of consolidating group accounts.

Revenue recognition: understanding and implementing the new standard

Provides an overview of the new revenue recognition standard and step-by-step instructions for finance professionals navigating through the new model, with numerous examples along the way.

UK GAAP 2017: generally accepted accounting practice under UK and Irish GAAP

UK GAAP 2017 is fully updated to reflect the application of the new accounting standards in practice. It focuses on each area of the financial statement in turn and explains how they are treated by FRS 102, FRS 100, FRS 101, FRS 103 and FRS 104.

UK GAAP 2019: Generally Accepted Accounting Practice under UK and Irish GAAP

Fully updated guide focusing on each area of the financial statement along with illustrative examples. It provides a detailed guide to interpreting and implementing the UK accounting standards FRS 100, FRS 101, FRS 102, FRS 103 and FRS 104.

US GAAP 2016: interpretation and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Wiley's single-volume reference guide to the entire US GAAP hierarchy.

US GAAP 2017: interpretation and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Practical guide to US GAAP Wiley GAAP 2017 contains complete coverage of the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC), the source of authoritative generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

US GAAP 2018 - interpretation and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Practical guide to US GAAP Wiley GAAP 2018 contains complete coverage of the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC), the source of authoritative generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

US GAAP 2019: Interpretation and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Practical guide to US GAAP, Wiley GAAP 2019 contains complete coverage of the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC), the source of authoritative generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Vest pocket guide to IFRS, The

Provides explanations and worked examples of international financial reporting standards.

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