Joint Mercia ACCA Practitioners' Conference Series 1

To assist practitioners all over Ireland to update their skills, we are delighted to offer our Regional Practitioners Conferences. The conference will provide an essential update for the practitioner in audit, accounting, tax and practice management.

Topics are as follows:

Audit & Accounting:

Technical Update (Speaker – Aidan Clifford, ACCA Ireland)

  • Regulatory and professional update
  • Monitoring and regulation of the profession
  • Anti-money laundering monitoring
  • Company law developments
  • Audit and assurance
  • Developments in FRS 102 and FRS 105

Practice Management:

Accountants - Are you optimising your marketing efforts? (Speaker – Mary Cloonan, Marketing Clever)

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Foundations of marketing in professional services
  • Understanding your audience
  • Elements to consider when building your marketing plan
  • Examples


Tax Planning for Owner Managed Businesses (Speaker  - Mark Doyle, Doyle Keaney Tax Advisors)

Topics will include:

  • Business incorporation
  • Business sale
  • Entrepreneurs relief
  • Review of noteworthy Tax Appeal Commission Cases
  • Tax on Property (non VAT)



FRS 102 (1A) and FRS 105 – Common Issues for Small and Micro entities (Speaker – Kathryn Burns, Mercia Ireland)

As many firms are aware, small and micro-entities have different accounting treatments and disclosures. This session considers common issues arising from the adoption of FRS 102 (1A) and FRS 105 including the differences in accounting treatment and disclosure requirements. Content will include:

  • Differences in accounting treatment between FRS 102 (1A) and FRS 105
  • Filing issues and abridged accounts
  • Other disclosure issues and differences between FRS 102 (1A) and FRS 105 (including related parties etc)
  • Is micro-entity accounting useful?
  • Changing between small and micro-entity accounting
  • Recent and pending changes
  • Impact of the triennial review of FRS 102 on small and micro entities


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