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Coronavirus resources

Latest insights

Remote working means changes for real estate

29 May: COVID-19 has forced the issue of working from home to the forefront of many organisations thinking, but it has simply turned up the dial on a shift in working behaviour that has already been gaining pace and that the real estate sector must respond to.

Taxation

Taxation - general

Articles and resources relating to taxation in the construction and real estate sectors, including property tax.

Commercial construction

Articles and resources relating to the commercial construction sector, covering the various capital allowances available for commercial buildings, the Business Premises Renovation Allowance and ICAEW representations relevant to the sector.

VAT

Articles and resources relating to VAT in the construction and real estate sectors.

Financial reporting

The latest information and practical resources on International Financial Reporting Standards relevant to the construction and real estate industries

IFRS 16: putting theory into practice

Welcome to our new hub containing a suite of resources covering IFRS 16, which sets out the principles that both lessees and lessors apply to provide relevant information about leases. This hub contains a range of articles and extracts from various sources, including a new IFRS 16 Leases report published by the Financial Reporting Faculty exploring the IASB's new leases standard.

Industry sector guides

ICAEW's Library & Information Service has produced a series of guides to different industry sectors to help members identify key trends within their sector.

Construction industry

Guide to researching the building and construction industry. Quick links to trends, forecasts, market research, regulations, statistics and useful organisations.

Property industry

Guide to researching the property selling, development and rental sectors. Quick links to trends, forecasts, market research, regulations, statistics and useful organisations.

Architectural services

Guide to researching architects and architectural services firms. Quick links to trends, forecasts, market research, statistics and useful organisations.

Legal Alert is a monthly checklist from Atom Content Marketing highlighting new and pending laws, regulations, codes of practice and rulings that could have an impact on your business

Disclaimer: These publications from Atom Content Marketing are for general guidance only, for businesses in the United Kingdom governed by the laws of England. Atom Content Marketing, expert contributors and ICAEW (as distributor) disclaim all liability for any errors or omissions.

The Library & Information Service provides a hand-picked collection of eBooks as a benefit of membership. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support or contact library@icaew.com

Hotel appraisal

A practical guide to the best approaches for commercial real estate value assessment. This chapter provides a case study on valuing a four-star hotel located in a UK city.

Commercial property valuation: methods and case studies

A practical guide to the best approaches for commercial real estate value assessment, covering all key elements of commercial property valuation, including valuation queries, real estate report structure, market analysis, capitalization and discount rates estimation.

Revenue

Fully updated guide focusing on each area of the financial statement in detail with illustrative examples. This chapter on accounting for revenue gives a comparison of FRS 102 Section 23 and IFRS, and looks at measurement of revenue, identification of the revenue transaction, sale of goods, rendering of services, percentage of completion method, franchise fees, interest, royalties, dividends, construction contracts, disclosures, and practical implementation issues.

Modern methods of valuation

The twelfth edition of this essential valuation textbook reflects the changes in the regulatory and statutory framework for property valuations that have occurred since 2013, as well as presenting the tried and tested principles and practices of real estate valuation.

Terms of use: You are permitted to access, download, copy, or print out content from eBooks for your own research or study only, subject to the terms of use set by our suppliers and any restrictions imposed by individual publishers. Please see individual supplier pages for full terms of use.

The Library & Information Service provides a hand-picked collection of industry press articles as a benefit of ICAEW membership. If you are unable to access an article, please see our Online resources troubleshooting or contact library@icaew.com

 

New legislation to tackle late payments introduced by Labour peer

Labour peer Lord Mendelsohn has today introduced a Private Members Bill to the House of Lords aimed at addressing late payments and strengthening the powers of the Small Business Commissioner.

WeWork landlords in London and New York are bracing for a market fallout

WeWork's landlords in New York and London are preparing for a drop in demand from the co-working company.

Brexit uncertainty casts long shadow over UK property market

The UK property market is still seeing flat or negative sales in most areas of the country.

Middle East to welcome the world

With the upcoming FIFA World Cup and World Expo 2020, the Middle East region is commanding attention on the global stage.

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Anti Money Laundering and construction

Anti-money laundering

Guidance and other work that we have done on anti-money laundering law and practice, in the UK and internationally.

Health and safety

Business Opportunity Profiles

ICAEW members and ACA students have free online access to a selection of guides from the Complete Business Resource Advisor (COBRA) database covering a variety of small business sectors.

 

Buy-to-let Landlord

Profile of the current trading, legal and market issues for buy-to-let landlords from Complete Business Resource Advisor (COBRA), an online reference source for anyone considering starting or advising a business in the UK.

Commercial Property Agent

Profile of the current trading, legal and market issues for commercial property agents from Complete Business Resource Advisor (COBRA), an online reference source for anyone considering starting or advising a business in the UK.

General Builder

Profile of the current trading, legal and market issues for general builders from Complete Business Resource Advisor (COBRA), an online reference source for anyone considering starting or advising a business in the UK.

Property maintenance service

Profile of the current trading, legal and market issues for property maintenance services from Complete Business Resource Advisor (COBRA), an online reference source for anyone considering starting or advising a business in the UK.

Residential Letting Agent

Profile of the current trading, legal and market issues for residential letting agents from Complete Business Resource Advisor (COBRA), an online reference source for anyone considering starting or advising a business in the UK.

Terms of use: Access to Business Opportunity Profiles is provided subject to suppliers’ terms of use.

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