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Upcoming Webinars

Date: Monday 4 December, 2023

Time: 2:00pm

HMRC Enquiries and COP9 risk

Danielle Ford and Riocard Hoye will discuss HMRC’s current priorities, projects and trends within its compliance activity, including key statistics, tips for best practice and some war stories thrown in for good measure! 


Webinar speakers 4th December, 2023

What will I learn?

The key learning points are: 

  • Current trends and areas of focus within HMRC’s compliance activity 
  • Why so many enquiries are opened by HMRC in December 
  • An overview of HMRC’s Code of Practice 9 (COP9) process 
  • HMRC’s ‘one to many’ approach – how best to respond to nudge letter including format, penalties and specific issue encountered 
  • Options for making a disclosure when an error or mistake is discovered  

Date: Tuesday 5 December, 2023

Time: 2:00pm

2023 Year End Financial Reporting Reminders

This webinar will cover key financial reporting reminders for UK companies with 2023 year-ends, including current accounting issues and new reporting requirements under IFRS and UK GAAP.  

We will also delve into the FRC’s latest expectations for corporate reporting and corporate governance and look at the current climate reporting requirements.  

Demonstrations will be shown of good practice disclosures under IFRS as well as other resources available in Navigate Accounting to help apply the relevant financial reporting rules. 


What will I learn?

  • Reminders for UK GAAP and IFRS 2023 year-ends including: 
  • New financial reporting requirements  
  • Current accounting issues 
  • Narrative reporting requirements  
  • Tips on how to report and what to look out for 
  • How to use relevant Navigate Accounting resources 

Date: Monday 4 December, 2023

Time: 2:00pm

The Twelve Days of Tax Tips

Tune in this Christmas from Friday 8th December

Let’s speed up your tax returns, making the process more streamline and efficient this Christmas!

The Twelve Days of Tax Tips

Our panel of expert speakers will address twelve popular topics/questions surrounding tax returns in short 5-minute sessions, so be sure not to miss out!

Our team of tax, financial and VAT experts will deliver you with the most up-to-date advice and recommendations for compliance. Our webinars are free to attend and are highly recommended to stay on top of crucial and hot topics in your industry.


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The Society of Professional Accountants is an independent association of some 1,000 professionally qualified accountants in small practices. We provide a collective voice on issues that directly affect our business environment.

We understand your needs because we are practitioner led. That means we get the opportunities and pressures of running a smaller practice and can help you navigate these effectively.



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By joining the Society of Professional Accountants you will become part of a unique network of over 1000 smaller practitioners across the UK committed to providing high quality advice and support to their clients.

Membership will give you access to:

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The latest industry developments and how to adopt these
Regular webinars and on-line workshops to enable you to successfully maintain and grow your practice
Member news publications
Access to Navigate Tax, Audit and Accounting Lite from Croner-i, the UK’s leading information resource for tax and accounting professionals, as a core part of your subscription
Advice and support from practitioners
Advice and support from practitioners with many years experience
member training and development
The opportunity to network with fellow practitioners at both live and virtual events
A voice with Government and regulators as well as professional accounting bodies

A voice with Government and regulators as well as professional accounting bodies


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