Ask ICAS – a year of expertise on-demand

Throughout 2021, the Ask ICAS webinar series delivered the briefings to keep your technical expertise where it needs to be. Review the highlights of the year and catch up on any episodes you missed.

In an ever-changing world it’s key to have a trusted source of information and to be able to get that information when you need it most.

Through Ask ICAS we gather ICAS and industry experts to bring you updates on the latest developments affecting business, finance and the accountancy profession. The webinars are also a great opportunity for Members to submit queries direct to our team of experts.

A source of free CPD

In addition, watching an Ask ICAS webinar can be a great – and free – way to undertake activity that counts toward your annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) commitment.

Watch this year’s episodes on demand

During 2021 Ask ICAS covered a range of topics to keep you informed on everything from business finance and the UK Government’s COVID-19 support measures, to updates on tax, practice and policy reform.

All past ICAS webinars can be watched on-demand at icas.com and below you’ll find links to this recordings of year’s Ask ICAS episodes sorted by topic.

Anti-money laundering

AML – getting client due diligence right

Audit

Company climate change reporting and audit
Corporate governance and stewardship – what you need to know
Joining the evolution of the audit
Regulatory update – Keeping on the right track

What we’re experiencing in the accountancy profession is no different to what every other industry is facing: a move to a more digital way of working and that the use of data is becoming more critical in the way that we perform our work.

Mark Edmonson, CEO and President, Inflo – from Ask ICAS: Joining the evolution of the audit

Business and finance

Exiting the pandemic – business finance schemes
Funding business recovery and expansion
Supporting business through redundancies
Top tips for avoiding complaints
Update from Companies House
Why financial modelling has never been more important

The business decisions you take in the near term will drive performance in the longer term.

Alan Hamilton, Director, Corporate Finance, Johnston Carmichael – in Ask ICAS: Why financial modelling has never been more important

Corporate governance

Company climate change reporting and audit
Corporate governance and stewardship – what you need to know

COVID support measures

CJRS / SEISS – what’s next?
Exiting the pandemic – business finance schemes

Practice advice and support

A view from the Investigation Committee
AML – getting client due diligence right
Essential tips for starting in practice
Off payroll working, employment taxes and law update
Payroll and employment update
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Regulatory update – keeping on the right track
Top tips for avoiding complaints
Update from Companies House

The opportunity to be your own boss is exciting and can bring with it many rewards, but it’s important to be aware of what’s involved before making the leap.

David Menzies CA, Director of Practice, ICAS – in Ask ICAS: Essential tips for starting in practice

Sustainability

Company climate-change reporting and audit

Tax and HMRC

Basis period reform – where are we heading?
HMRC approach to debt management
Managing the costs of property taxes
MTD for Corporation Tax – what you need to know
Off payroll working, employment taxes and law update
Spring Tax Update – Part 1 – Taxation of individuals
Spring Tax Update – Part 2 – Taxation of businesses
Spring Tax Update Part 3 – Tax administration – Timely Payment and raising standards in the tax advisory market
The Budget in practice
Update from Companies House
VAT update

Stay updated through 2022

Throughout the year ahead Ask ICAS will continue to bring you updates and answer your questions on all the latest developments affecting the spheres of practice, business and finance.

To ensure you don’t miss out, keep an eye on your inbox and make sure your email preferences are set to receive our Webinar updates (you can manage which updates you receive from us in the My Preferences section of your My ICAS profile at my.icas.com).

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