UK GAAP

Accounting / PRAG updates pension scheme accounting guidance after Lloyds case

The Pensions Research Accountants Group (PRAG) has published guidance on how pension scheme accounts need to account for their equalisation liabilities for guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) following the Lloyds judgment on pension equality

Accounting / Essentials: Brexit changes to company law for accountants

The government is passing substantive legislative changes to Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) via statutory instrument and has issued guidance letters for accountants and auditors with advice on how to operate cross-border in the event of a no deal Brexit. James Waller CA, technical writer at Croner-i Tax and Accounting, explains the key considerations

Accounting / Scottish public sector must improve quality of reporting

Public sector bodies in Scotland need to improve the quality of their performance reporting by putting a greater focus on disclosures about sources of funding, key performance indicators and risks factors, all in the context of financial statements, says Audit Scotland

Accounting / Accounting filing deadlines: Mar - Apr 2019

The key accounting deadlines from deadline to comment on the FRC's exposure draft on Practice Note 19 to deadline to comment on the FCA consultation on Guidance on Cryptoassets and amendments to FRS 101 and FRS 102

Accounting / Government passes SI to ensure accounting compliance post Brexit

Legislation to protect post Brexit filing exemptions for companies and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) under accounting rules have now been passed via a statutory instrument, SI 2019 No. 145, to ensure compliance with the Companies Act 2006

Accounting / Triennial review: FRS 102 (2018) and intangible assets – part 1

In the first of a four-part series on FRS 102 (2018), Michelle Roberts ACA, senior technical writer, audit & accounting at Croner-i, examines the simplifications to reporting intangible assets under revised UK GAAP accounting rules introduced as a result of the standard setter’s triennial review

Accounting / FRC consults on sweeping changes to reporting of intangibles

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a major review of the reporting of intangibles at companies as business moves towards a more knowledge-based economy

Accounting / Accounting filing deadlines: Feb - Apr 2019

The key accounting deadlines from implementation of a raft of amendments to SORPs following FRS 102 triennial review to deadlines to comment on cryptoasset guidance, amendments to FRS 101 and FR2 102

Accounting / Accounting updates: February 2019

In this month’s roundup of accounting and reporting developments, FRC set to amend FRS 102 defined benefit pension rules, FRC consults on tougher stewardship code, former Tesco FD cleared in £250m accounting fraud, Patisserie Valerie calls in KPMG as administrators

Accounting / FRC set to amend FRS 102 defined benefit pension rules

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is consulting on changes to FRS 102 to improve the accounting regime for defined benefit pensions, as well as amendments to FRS 101 to take into account IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts

Accounting / FRS 105 micro accounting: why adopt micro-entity standard – part 2

In the second of a two-part series on the micro-entity regime under FRS 105, Anne Cowley ACA looks at why micro-entities should adopt this standard, but only if they are not considering rapid expansion as the jump to fully-fledged FRS 102 will be a big one

Accounting / LLP SORP 2018: what it means for limited liability partnerships

The latest version of the LLP SORP 2018, released in December, updates the LLP accounting rules to meet the requirements of the FRS 102 Triennial Review. James Waller, technical writer, audit and accounting at Croner-i, examines the key changes

Accounting / Chapman: making sense of new Strategic Report requirements

Company reporters need to be ready for mandatory changes to the Strategic Report and the enhanced s172 Companies Act 2006 statement on directors’ duties from January 2019, explains Matt Chapman, better business reporting leader, KPMG

Accounting / FRS 105 micro accounting: what entities qualify – part 1

In the first of a two-part series on the FRS 105 micro-entity accounting regime, Anne Cowley ACA, senior technical writer at Croner-i, outlines which entities can qualify and how the rules change a company’s accounts

Accounting / Exec pay regulations come into force

The new regulations, which require companies explain the payments that executives receive, are effective from 1 January 2019 and apply to large UK listed companies with over 250 employees, with the first disclosures required from 2020
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