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Access the latest key business and reference eBooks added to the ICAEW Library & Information Service's collection.

We also compile a Top 20 eBooks list of the most frequently borrowed titles and an A-Z list to browse our full range of eBooks by title. Our eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.

BVB insights: data and analysis on UK private company multiples

Independent analysts, from BVB Ltd, have collated and interpreted transactions data involving private companies. The result is an in-depth overview of transaction multiples paid for UK private companies for the year ended December 2020 (previous editions are also available).

BVB Insights 2021 overview

An in-depth overview of transaction multiples paid for UK private companies for the year ended December 2020.

IFRS 2021: Interpretation and application of IFRS standards

A revised and comprehensive resource that includes the information needed to interpret and apply the most recent International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as outlined by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).

Accounting disrupted

This book delivers a powerful analysis of the new technological forces buffeting the accounting profession and identifies key pathways to responding to the challenges. [It] shows readers how established business fundamentals are being eclipsed and that accounting has not been spared. You'll learn: how the new realities of digitalization, including big data and AI, are affecting audit work and financial management practices; how learning fast about and from more diverse data sources is essential to the new accounting environment; why accounting information must start to speak to what will take place rather than about financial activities that have occurred; what finance must do in a world of changing risks, data growth, fast digitization, and increased regulation.

Management Accounting for Decision Makers

This book is directed primarily at those following an introductory course in management accounting. Many readers will be studying at a university or college, perhaps majoring in accounting or in another area, such as business studies, IT, tourism or engineering. Other readers, however, may be studying independently, perhaps with no qualification in mind.

US GAAP 2021: Interpretation and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

The most comprehensive guide to FASB Codifications, updated with the latest pronouncements Wiley GAAP 2021 is the essential resource for US GAAP implementation.

Acquisitions 2021

Provides a clear and practical examination of all the key stages involved in the acquisition process, from investigating the target and drafting the sale and purchase agreement to completion of the acquisition. The guide also covers some of the particular factors to be considered in the context of asset acquisitions, share acquisitions and transactions funded by private equity, as well as dealing with aspects of pre- and post-sale intra-group transfers.

IFRS 2021: International GAAP 2021

A detailed guide to interpreting and implementing International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). By setting IFRS in a relevant business context, it provides insights on how complex practical issues should be resolved in the real world of global financial reporting. This book is an essential tool for anyone applying, auditing, interpreting, regulating, studying or teaching IFRS.

Analytics and big data for accountants

This book will help accountants and financial managers better understand big data and analytics, including its history and current trends. It dives into the platforms and operating tools that will help you measure program impacts and ROI, visualize data and business processes, and uncover the relationship between key performance indicators.

When numbers don't add up: accounting fraud and financial technology

The book begins with a brief assessment of corporate crime, fraud in general, and how accounting fraud is different. There is a review of notorious cases such as Enron (2001) and recently Toshiba (2015), including the socioeconomic consequences of this nefarious crime.

Tax treaty case law around the world 2019

This book is a unique publication that gives a global overview of international tax disputes on double tax conventions and thereby fills a gap in the area of tax treaty case law. It covers the 41 most important tax treaty cases which were decided around the world in 2018.

Forensic Analytics: Methods and Techniques for Forensic Accounting Investigations

This book outlines a framework for and a systematic series of audit data analytics tests that should function well as a starting set of detective controls. The tests are not based on complicated statistics and should be quite easy to understand for anyone that has done well in a handful of accounting courses.

Artificial Intelligence for Audit, Forensic Accounting, and Valuation : A Strategic Perspective

An artificial intelligence revolution is sweeping through the world. Auditors and forensic accountants in firms of all sizes and types are trying to understand what it means for them. Many want to explore how to build plans for total intelligent automation to move their companies forward into the new AI economy.

Daily Telegraph tax guide 2020

The Daily Telegraph Tax Guide is the UK's bestselling tax handbook, containing everything you need to know about completing a self-assessment tax return for 2019/20.

Six Capitals: capitalism, climate change and the accounting revolution that can save the planet

Six Capitals charts the rise of four movements: multi-capital accounting, for society, nature and profit; the push for a new type of corporation legally bound to benefit nature and society while making a profit; ecosystem accounting for nations; and legal rights for nature.

Business start up bundle for dummies

A one stop shop to all your business start-up needs! Covers everything budding entrepreneurs need to know to get their business up and running. Whether readers are just starting out, planning a new venture, setting up at home or extending a current business online, this book is all they need to succeed.

Practitioner's guide to GAAS: covering all SASs, SSAEs, SSARSs, and interpretations

A comprehensive guide to GAAS for 2020, covering critical auditing standards, practices, and procedures.

Good retirement guide 2020, The: everything you need to know about health, property, investment, leisure, work, pensions and tax

This book is packed with information, suggestions and advice on every aspect of retirement and beyond. It aims to inspire you to do things you've never thought of, and help you to sort out the practicalities should you have not already explored the opportunities available. It is an invaluable resource book which will help you enjoy your retirement to the full.

Financial accounting

This book is designed as an introductory text in financial accounting. What sets it apart from many other books with the same basic aim is that this book is not set in any one national context. Consequently, instead of references to national laws, standards or practices, the main reference point is International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Comparative international accounting

This book explores the conceptual and contextual foundations of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), contrasting them with US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP). It also examines international differences in IFRS practices and the accounting differences that remain between countries such as China, France, Germany and Japan. Particular attention is paid to the key issues of political lobbying, harmonisation, and the special accounting problems of multinational companies.

Quickbooks 2020 all-in-one for dummies

This comprehensive one-stop reference combines 8 mini-books in one, all written in plain and simple language that makes it easy for even the most accounts-averse to get the most out of the latest version of the QuickBooks software and save time.

Key performance indicators: developing, implementing and using winning KPIs

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) help define and measure the organizational goals which are fundamental to an organization's current and future success. Having solid KPIs is crucial for companies that are implementing performance management systems, such as balanced scorecards, six sigma, or activity-based management. In many organizations, KPIs are often too numerous, randomly assembled, and overly complex?essentially rendering them ineffectual, or at worse, counterproductive. [This book] provides a model for simplifying the complex areas of KPIs while helping organizations avoid common mistakes and hazards.

Non-technical guide to international accounting

This book provides a broad understanding of international accounting. It will assist readers in comprehending the financial statements drawn up by companies to comply with international standards and to understand articles concerned with the international world of accounting and finance.

Taxation: Finance Act 2019

The main aim of this book is to describe the UK taxation system in sufficient depth and with sufficient clarity to meet the needs of those undertaking a first course of study in taxation.

Financial accounting

This book is designed as an introductory text in financial accounting. What sets it apart from many other books with the same basic aim is that this book is not set in any one national context. Consequently, instead of references to national laws, standards or practices, the main reference point is International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Practice accounts made easy

This book is to provide GPs with a straightforward and clear explanation of what makes up their practice accounts and what they should expect to see. It also explains how the figures interact and should be interpreted. It looks at the medical practice from a business perspective to help GPs understand the commercial aspects of their medical activity. Additionally, the book includes explanations of how the UK tax system applies to GPs and considers relevant aspects of the NHS Pension Scheme.

Corporate finance: principles and practice

Corporate finance is concerned with the financing and investment decisions made by the management of companies in pursuit of corporate goals. As a subject, corporate finance has a theoretical base which has evolved over many years and which continues to evolve as we write. It has a practical side too, concerned with the study of how companies actually make financing and investment decisions, and theory and practice can sometimes appear to be at odds with each other... The aim of this book is to provide an introduction to the core concepts and key topic areas of corporate finance in an approachable, 'user-friendly' style.

Data visualisation with Python: create an impact with meaningful data insights using interactive and engaging visuals

Understand, explore, and effectively present data using the powerful data visualization techniques of Python programming.

Internal controls toolkit

This toolkit provides a series of standards of internal control and the risks they mitigate for all enterprise-wide operations.

Dictionary of finance and banking

This sixth edition of the bestselling Dictionary of Finance and Banking has been fully revised and updated to take into account the ever-developing financial landscape of the last five years. This comprehensive A-Z defines terms from all aspects of personal and international finance, including money markets, private investments and borrowing, central banking, foreign exchanges, monetary policy, and public and government finance.

Essentials of M&A: due diligence

This book is a must for anyone who needs to master the essentials of due diligence with the minimum effort and in the minimum amount of time. Straightforward and unbiased, it sets out the fundamentals of pre-acquisition investigations, showing which are appropriate and why.

Quantitative finance for dummies

Quantitative finance is about applying mathematics and statistics to finance. For maths lovers that’s exciting, but for the rest of us it may sound scary and off-putting. This book guides you step by step. Quantitative finance helps you to price contracts such as options, manage the risk of investment portfolios and improve trade management. [It will give you] a solid understanding of futures, options and risk, and get up-to-speed on the most popular equations, methods, formulas and models (such as the Black-Scholes model) that are applied in quantitative finance.

Checklists for due diligence

Contains checklists covering the legal, financial and commercial aspects of due diligence, as well as other areas such as IT, intellectual property, and environmental risks. Each checklist includes a short introduction providing guidance on best use.

Modern internal auditing (8th edition)

This book is a complete guide and a definition of a common body of knowledge for the processes and profession of internal auditing - what professionals need to know to successfully perform individual internal audits and what an enterprise needs to know to launch an effective internal audit function.

Automate the boring stuff with Python: practical programming for total beginners.

If you've ever spent hours renaming files or updating hundreds of spreadsheet cells, you know how tedious tasks like these can be. But what if you could have your computer do them for you? In [this book], you'll learn how to use Python to write programs that do in minutes what would take you hours to do by hand [with] no prior programming experience required. Once you've mastered the basics of programming, you'll create Python programs that effortlessly perform useful and impressive feats of automation.

Internal control audit and compliance: documentation and testing under the new COSO framework

This book offers a guide and comprehensive reference to the newly revised framework established by COSO [Committee of Sponsoring Organisations]. The revised COSO framework provides standards and evaluation tools, which businesses and other entities rely on to evaluate their control systems... It presents the framework's principles and shows auditors and accounting managers how to document and test internal controls over financial reporting.

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