Mercia International

Your gateway to the best standards of training and support for international accountants

As one of the largest providers of accountancy training and support services working with top 10 international networks through to one engagement partner / small audit firms, we have a unique ability to use that experience to engage globally, helping you by delivering best in class training, practical help and guidance, and tailored marketing support services that are designed to meet the ever increasing and complex needs of your practice.

Your Training, at Your Convenience

We continue to develop our range of training events designed for accountants in practice around the world.  Our online courses are accessible, relevant and informative, helping to make training your team and maintaining their expertise as easy as possible.

We want to ensure that wherever you're based, you can access a wide range of training to suit your needs. We offer face-to-face course events in the UK and Ireland and Mercia live is our virtual classroom offering enhanced choice and greater flexibility as you can choose from a wider offering of course lengths and start times. 

Mercia on-demand courses are in an engaging and flexible format allowing you to:

  • Access the course through your Mercia online library
  • Download the notes and slides
  • Leave a course and resume from where you were
  • Use the chapter and slide index to focus on the issues important to you
  • Use the flexible format options to view the course in your preferred style
  • Listen on the go with an audio only MP3 version
  • Access your CPD records and certificates.

“Auditing Smaller Businesses: Striking the Right Balance”

“Revisions to audit standards - ISA 540 Accounting Estimates”

“IFRS Update and Refresher”

“Key Points for Improving Recoveries through Better Communication”

“Bookkeeping: The Principles”

“Developing New Business”

On-demand practical workshops

Work through a mixture of practical tuition and case studies to provide your team with the skills and technical expertise to help them fulfil their roles and to maximise their performance. To train new starters or help others to brush up on their knowledge, our practical workshops are an ideal solution.


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Virtual Coaching Clinics

Are one-to-one consultancy tailored for you.  Our experienced consultants can provide virtual one-to-one coaching on any of the topics (or a combination of topics) from our Management, Leadership & Business Development Programme, as well as any other personal or management skill area relevant to you and your role.


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Other Products and Services:

Audit Manuals

Our Audit Manual (International) Package provides you with all the current and permanent file programmes needed to undertake both a single entity audit and a group audit and is delivered electronically. It provides audit methodology in compliance with the IAASB International Standards on Auditing, Quality Control Standards and the IESBA International Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants.

Quality Review

We carry out hundreds of reviews for accountancy firms throughout the UK and Ireland each year. Our team of experienced quality reviewers provide audit and non-audit reviews to firms of all shapes and sizes, from firms requiring review following regulatory visits, to international networks. Our experienced team can help ensure your firm remains up to date and compliant in a wide range of areas, from audit through to anti money laundering and investment business.

Digital Marketing and Design Services

Keep ahead of changes in technology and connect with your clients using our digital marketing solutions. Whether you need a new website, develop and app or start social media, we have the content and resources to help you.

Our experienced team is able to provide you with expert advice on audit and accountancy related matters including:

  • Interpreting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Following the requirements of the International Standards on Auditing (ISAs)
  • Matters of judgment where a second opinion is required
  • Areas where consultation is required by ISQC 1 and sufficient resources are not available in your firm.

All technical queries are undertaken in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

Prices are per query and will be charged at £148 for the first 30 minutes and then £74 per 15-minute unit thereafter. Prices for queries expected to take longer than 30 minutes will be quoted at the time.*

All prices are subject to VAT where relevant.

*Prices are valid until 31 December 2020

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Check out our latest blog posts:


COVID-19: Assessing the impact and audit implications

In this download, we look at some of the areas where auditors should evidence consideration of the potential implications and areas where the issues raised by the pandemic will impact on the audit approach.


An introduction to content marketing

In this episode, we discuss how to use content to promote and market your firm.

IAASB’s workplan for the audits of less complex entities

The development of the International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) has been influenced by the move towards increasingly complex structures and transactions. This increasing complexity in the ISAs has been perceived to create problems for the audit of less complex entities.

Raising Standards in the Tax Advice Market

Following the call for evidence earlier this year, HMRC have now published a summary of responses and next steps.

As discussed in our August 2020 blog “Tax compliance and advice – regulatory considerations”, HMRC recognise that the majority of advisors add value, both for their clients and for compliance. However, there are concerns around other advisors who might not have the required expertise and/or do not adhere to the high standards expected.

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Quorum Training

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