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Change ahead for group auditors

April 19th, 2022|

For many accountants, dealing with group accounts can be a daunting experience – straining to remember all those adjustment workings from exam training and hoping there are no flaws in the consolidation spreadsheet. There

WHERE NEXT FOR UK GAAP?

November 3rd, 2021|

It’s been quite a while since the FRS 102 (and FRS 105) ‘triennial amendments’ were implemented for periods commencing on or after 1 January 2019. The next revision isn’t far away though. Here are

AML DUE DILIGENCE – MORE FAQS

June 14th, 2021|

We get lots of questions at Insight Training about anti money laundering – and lots about client due diligence procedures. With more and more firms moving towards electronic tools or platforms to help with

Effective Feedback

May 5th, 2021|

‘Can I give you some feedback?’ How does that phrase make you feel?  For many it’s a sinking feeling.  ‘Oh no – it’s going to be bad news; I’m not going to like what

New ways of working?

April 1st, 2021|

There’s a lot of reflection going on right now.  We’ve reached the milestone of one year since the first lockdown.  Lots of looking back but also looking forward. Most people are very much hoping

All Change for S479A

March 1st, 2021|

We’ve had a flurry of queries at Insight Training in the last few weeks about section 479A of the Companies Act 2006 and how Brexit will affect it. Here, in a nutshell are the

AML – NEW YEAR, NEW RESOLUTIONS!!!

January 12th, 2021|

As the New Year starts, anti-money laundering compliance will be anything but the number one priority for most practitioners – especially with everything else that’s going on! Nonetheless it’s an area that Professional Bodies

AUDIT ETHICS – FIVE TO WATCH

February 7th, 2020|

AUDIT ETHICS – FIVE TO WATCH The FRC’s new Ethical Standard takes effect from 15 March 2020. Much has been said about the impact on larger firms that audit public interest entities (PIEs). Here

Money Laundering Mayhem

December 4th, 2019|

During the Autumn we’ve been delivering a number of Anti Money Laundering (AML) refresher and update sessions. Here are some of the key themes arising: Regulators are on the offensive Supervisory bodies like ICAEW

A Question of Ethics

November 7th, 2018|

It’s been a tough period for the audit profession, with a number of the bigger firms hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons. A recurring theme in a number of the cases has

New Rules for Charity Independent Examiners

December 4th, 2017|

The beginning of December 2017 sees the introduction of new England & Wales Charity Commission (CC) Directions on Independent Examinations (CC32). The new Directions can be downloaded from: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/independent-examination-of-charity-accounts-examiners-cc32 Although not a radical rewrite

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