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Accountancy and compliance

If you are offering solely accountancy services, find out about moving into the cloud and taking clients and your business digital.

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Going digital

Webinar: Digital technology is changing the accountancy profession

Recording of a June 2019 webinar on the move from a compliance accountancy practice to an advisory practice. Experts from ICAEW and Xero explain how by embracing digital technologies, compliance work becomes more efficient, and so allows firms to provide advisory services that command greater value.

Tax compliance issues


Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW related to VAT under the UK tax regime.

Advising in a changing world

Invoice fraud

The Fraud Advisory Panel's April 2019 guide to invoice fraud. The helpsheet defines what invoice fraud is, gives advice on the warning signs and includes an action plan of what to do if you suspect a client is victim of invoice fraud.

Brexit checklist

Read our quick-start guide, outlining a variety of areas that could impact your business post Brexit, to help you prepare for when the transition period has ended.

CPD courses

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses created specifically for finance, business and accountancy professionals.

Get accredited with probate

Exit routes and succession planning


Practice succession

Successful practice succession can be a real challenge. You may need to fund the retirement of older partners while keeping the practice an attractive proposition for new ones.

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First steps into a larger world

Firms and experts share best practices for moving an accounting practice into the cloud.

The application of business valuation services in financial reporting, tax compliance, and litigation

As US Certified Public Accountants continue to expand into providing advisory services, one area of interest is business valuation services.

Driving digital finance

The article discusses the role of the accounting and finance team in achieving digital transformation to help companies succeed.

Ex-HSBC banker pleads guilty in $1.8 billion French tax case

Former HSBC CEO Peter Braunwalder fined €500,000 for helping wealthy clients evade taxes between 2006 and 2007.

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