Methodology & Compliance Products

From anti-money laundering procedures to audit methodology, we offer a comprehensive and complementary range of audit, specialist assignment, compliance and general practice procedures solutions to thousands of firms of accountants and auditors.

Our experienced and dedicated team of authors monitor changes to rules and regulations to provide flexible, practical methodology and compliance products, to help support organisations of all sizes – from sole practitioners to international networks.

With the ability to shape your subscriptions to the products you really need and an unrivalled offering of paperless solutions (using Mercia methodology) we are able to deliver methodology and compliance solutions that meet your needs in the way you want to use them.

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Audit & Specialist Assignment Methodology


Our audit and specialist assignment methodology products provide you with all of the guidance and documentation needed to undertake a range of assignments from statutory audit to independent examination to reporting on clients’ money and much more.

Audit Manual

Our Audit Manual package(s) include access to our Audit Manual and Audit Procedures Manual, providing you and your firm with the guidance, procedures, engagement letters and other communication templates, disclosure checklists, reports, and work programmes needed to undertake audits of limited companies and groups. The package(s) also include online methodology training to support the relevant manuals. 

  UK ROI International Available as paperless
Audit Manual
Audit Manual Package
(including Audit Procedures Manual)
Audit Procedures Manual (standalone) - - -
Printed documentation - - -


Specialist Assignment Methodology

Our Specialist Manuals include all of the resources you need to perform engagements in specialist or niche areas.  These products include, as relevant, sector-specific guidance, disclosure checklists, engagement letters and work programmes to perform specialist sector engagements. 

Written by our team of subject matter experts, we are able to bring our practical experience and technical knowledge together to offer practical solutions for firms working in specialist sectors.

  UK ROI Available as paperless
Specialist Assignment Manuals
Academies -
Assurance Review Engagements -
Audit Exemption
Charities (Audit and Independent Examination) Coming Soon
Charities Independent Examination - -
Clubs - -
Clubs (NI) - -
FCA Investment Firms (formerly FCA - DIF Manual) - -
FCA Insurance Intermediaries (formerly FCA - MGI Manual) -
Limited Liability Partnerships -
Pension Schemes -
Property Professionals - -
Registered Social Housing Providers - -
Societies and CICs - -
Solicitors Accounts Rules / Regulations
Solicitors Accounts Regulations (NI) - -


Anti-Money Laundering & Compliance Solutions


Our range of Anti-Money Laundering & Compliance Solutions help take the worry out of compliance, providing you with guidance and documentation to help ensure your practice remains up to date and compliant with legislation, regulation and best practice.

Whether you need AML compliance procedures, or a more comprehensive AML solution, we have a range of packages designed to help you comply with Money Laundering Regulations, including the ICAEW AML Service, which we have partnered with the ICAEW to provide. 

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
AML Compliance Manual
MLRO Support Service -
ICAEW AML Service -




Investment Business (DPB)
Probate -



General Practice Manuals & Packages


Our General Practice Procedures Manual and General Practice Package deliver access to Mercia compliance and general practice procedures solutions within a cost-effective modular package.

Audit and Specialist Assignment Methodology can then be added, as required, to build a complete solution for your practice needs.


  Audit Exemption Manual General Practice Procedures Manual AML Compliance General Practice Package
Accounts & Disclosure Checklists -
Accounts Compilation Procedures & Programmes -
Practice Assurance / General Practice Compliance - -
Anti-Money Laundering Compliance - -
Other practice procedures, guidance, letters & more - -

Pathways to Paperless


For over 15 years, Mercia have been working with our paperless partners to offer Mercia Methodology solutions in a truly paperless environment.  With benefits including greater efficiency, enhanced control and more flexible working solutions, increasingly firms are seeing paperless as the solution to their methodology and compliance needs.


Our paperless partners

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By working closely with a number of highly respected paperless partners, we can help you to access Mercia methodology on a platform that best aligns with the needs of your practice.