Summer Catch Up Sessions: Make your learning and development a priority

  • By Mercia Group
  • 5 August 2020 16:36

With COVID-19 accelerating digital transformation and the rise of online training options, your learning and development doesn’t have to go on the backburner. Although you may have missed training courses during lockdown, we understand how important it is for you to stay up to date on industry regulation, relevant COVID19 developments and your CPD requirements. Our summer catch up sessions will make sure you don’t miss any key developments.

Hosted through Mercia Live, we have planned three additional engaging virtual courses to run during August. Designed to provide essential updates on accountancy, audit and tax, so you can catch up what you need to know and your CPD.

Covid 19 – Getting to Grips to Tax Issues – 12 Aug 2020

Can you be sure that you have identified all the tax opportunities and fulfilled all the requirements needed to assist your clients? The course will cover how you can advise individuals, employers and businesses, with the tax issues arising from COVID-19, including:

  • A recap on key issues arising under the Job Retention Scheme Phase 2 and Phase 2
  • Tax reliefs for individual clients such as Home working deductions and other expenses
  • Employee related tax matters emerging under COVID-19 such as the SEIS scheme, using losses and VAT matters

Summer Tax Update – 13 Aug 2020
The course will cover the main developments in both the Finance Act 2020 and relevant changes to legislation and HMRC guidance and practice, as well as the most recent case law decisions, in the areas of:

  • Personal tax
  • Employee tax
  • National Insurance
  • Business income tax
  • Corporation tax
  • Capital Gains Tax Inheritance Tax

Summer Accountancy & Audit Update – 13 Aug 2020
The course will cover:

  • Covid-19 – general accounting considerations (going concern/PBSE/restructuring)
  • Covid-19 – revenue and grant recognition
  • Covid-19 – company administrative and reporting issues
  • Covid-19 – auditing considerations
  • Triennial amendments – a brief reminder
  • Narrative reporting changes
  • Post-Brexit guidance for accounts preparers and auditors
  • Changes to the ethical standard
  • Forthcoming changes to ISAs including Going concern and Accounting estimates

Want to find out how our training solutions could help for you and your firm? our friendly team are here to help. Call us now on 0330 058 7131 or email

You might also be interested in these articles…