Although we are currently unable to provide a physical presence, rest assured that we are still open and continue to adapt our services and products to ensure we continue to support you and your practice.
Below you will find information of relevant services to help you during this period and a number of free resources, podcasts, blogs, guides and much more. These are updated regularly so make sure you visit this page again soon.
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We have adapted our training and created our virtual classroom solution - Mercia Live. We're committed to supporting your learning and development during these times and we are now able to bring you the latest accountancy, audit and tax update and hot topics, straight to you at home.
We have decided to move our onsite peer reviews to remote reviews until further notice, to help you still comply with the various regulatory requirements – even when your practice is working from home. If your firm has an onsite review scheduled in between now and September 2020, we will contact you separately to discuss how we can undertake the review remotely and the options available.
For many workers, working from home has become widespread and may continue to be so after the end of lockdown. Employers may be considering how to change working patterns for their staff in the longer term.
Our brand new video is available, covering the topic,Self-employed: managing cash and risk in uncertain times. Covering all the core information of our client briefing in a way that can be visually understood by your audience, whether in your office reception, website or social media channels. The animated video can be personalised with your branding and contact details.
Implementing change is arguably one of the most complex things a leader can do. We share some key guidelines to help you lead effectively through change and navigate your practice through these uncertain times.
We currently live in extraordinary times, the way that the COVID-19 has impacted our lives has been swift and far reaching, but there have been a number of announcements made in recent weeks aimed at providing some form of clarity and guidance for accountancy and audit firms.
The latest in a stream of published guidance for auditors reeling from the seismic impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on their work concerns client asset (CASS) audits for FCA-regulated business including brokers, asset managers and investment advisory firms.
Whilst we’re starting to adapt and cope with the extraordinary times we are now working in, there are questions emerging about how the disruption to our usual working practices, and specifically the guidance to not travel unless essential, will impact on current and upcoming audit engagements.