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Construction & Real Estate Community

Stay up to date with the latest developments in the construction and real estate industry. Network with fellow finance professionals in the sector and attend events put on for the benefit of community members.

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Property tax

Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW related to the taxation of property in the UK regime, covering areas such as: ATED (annual tax on enveloped dwellings), business rates and stamp duty land tax.

Reforming property taxes for business – what are the options?

Taxing business properties form an important part of the tax base for many countries, but they are often complex and in an increasingly online world can be irrelevant to an organisation’s turnover. The time has come to overhaul business property tax systems and here ICAEW outlines the options.


Developing your portfolio career

Come and join us at the Launch event for the Independent Advisers & Consultants Community, an evening seminar to gain practical tips on what portfolio working entails. Taking place from 6pm on the evening of 20 February 2019 at ICAEW's Chartered Accountants' Hall in London you will find out about popular portfolio roles for chartered accountants such as NED and consultancy FD roles as well as having a chance to pose your own questions to the speakers during a panel Q&A.

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.


IFRS 15 provides a single, principles-based five-step model that should be applied to determine how and when to recognise revenue from contracts with customers.

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.

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