29 November 2021

Technical update for busy accountants


A one-day update on key areas and issues, including financial reporting, tax, management accounting and inter-personal skills

Who should attend?
All accountants and financial managers looking to refresh their skills and knowledge

What you will gain

  • Learn about the latest changes to financial reporting standards
  • Gain an overview of recent taxation developments
  • Update yourself with current hot management accounting topics
  • Refresh your leadership skills

Programme outline

9.00am: Registration

9.30am: Financial reporting update

The financial reporting update will consider developments in both UK GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards.


  • The Triennial Review 2017 - Incremental Improvements and clarifications
  • Directors loans in small entities
  • TECH 02/17 BL-– Distributable profits following FRS 102
  • Where next for UK GAAP?

International Financial Reporting Standards

  • A summary of recent and impending developments
  • Key impacts of recent major standards, including revenue, financial instruments, leases, and insurance contracts

11.00am Break

11.15am: Tax update

  • Personal tax - update points
  • Corporation tax and business tax update issues
  • Employee taxation: keeping on top of tax-efficient remuneration
  • VAT update, including possible post-Brexit models for VAT and customs duties
  • Making Tax Digital - where are we now?

12.45pm Lunch

1.45pm: Management accounting update

  • CGMA management accounting principles
  • CGMA competency framework
  • Business models.
  • Integrated reporting

3.15pm Break 

3.30pm: Leadership skills for accountants

If you've ever had an opinion about how the world could be a better place or how something could be improved, it takes a leader to make it happen and turn that opinion into reality.

  • Learn the simple secret of being a great leader
  • Develop your ideas of how the world can be a better place
  • Learn how to put the vision into action
  • Build a plan to inspire others by your example.

5.00pm Close

The course starts at 9.30am. Lunch and refreshments are included.
6 CPD hours (where applicable). 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
29 November 2021 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 435.00
Plus VAT
29 June 2022 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 435.00
Plus VAT
24 November 2022 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 435.00
Plus VAT

Technical update for busy accountants

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If you have any queries please email or phone us on: +44 (0)3300 603400.

The venue for this course will be confirmed 14 days before the scheduled date. 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses.  

This course will be delivered by BPP Professional Education Limited (“BPP”).  Accordingly, when you sign up for this course, CIMA will pass on the contact details you have provided to BPP so that they can contact you to complete your booking and process payment.  BPP will process any personal information it collects about you in accordance with its privacy policy, which is available at:

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