Events

    • Tuesday, February 25, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Resource for London, 356 Holloway Rd, London N7 6PA
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 


    Delivered by Rachel Cooper.


    • Tuesday, March 03, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Resource for London, 356 Holloway Rd, London N7 6PA
    Register

    This course, aimed at Independent Examiners with some experience, covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations and will look at some of the more thorny issues that arise in the process, including:

    • ·       What does the “required standard” for accounting records look like in practical terms?
    • ·       How to determine materiality
    • ·       When to qualify your report
    • ·       When to report to the Charity Commission

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience.    

    The course is open to members and non-members. 


    Delivered by Rachel Cooper.

    The course content does not cover technical accounting disclosures, and assumes familiarity with the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners.


    • Thursday, March 12, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Wycas, Leeds
    • 20
    Register

    Delivered by Rachel Cooper (ACIE) this workshop will lead you through the process of preparing your accounts for the Independent Examiner, what questions they may ask, and how to respond.

    • Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Liverpool: Rathbones, Port of Liverpool Building, Mann Island, Liverpool L3 1NW
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 

    Delivered by Rachel Cooper.

    • Saturday, March 21, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • University of South Wales, Atrium Building, 86-88 Adam St, Cardiff, CF24 2FN
    Register

    We are delighted to collaborate with AAT South Wales on a free CPD Training event in Cardiff, 21st March 2020.

    9:30am Registration

    10am - Avoiding fraud in Charity Accounting - speaker TBA

    12:00pm: Buffet lunch

    12:45pm: Susan Robinson, ACIE: Meeting the Charity Commission Benchmark for Accounts: how Independent Examiners can assist.

    Entry is free, but please register for the event so that we know how many to cater for.

    There is a pay and display car park opposite the venue.


    • Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester M12 6FZ
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 

    Delivered by Rachel Cooper.


    • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Alcohol Focus Scotland, 166 Buchanan St, Glasgow G1 2LW
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 

    Delivered by Rachel Cooper.


    • Saturday, March 28, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Sunday, March 29, 2020
    • 4:30 PM
    • Roseatte Hotel, 26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ
    • 7
    Register

    This is a two day workshop for Affiliate Members who wish to upgrade to Full Membership and would like support to do so. 

    The cost of the workshop includes lunches but not accommodation. 

    Trainers:

    Ian Barrett (Chair)

    Susan Robinson (Vice Chair)

    • Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge CB1 5PT
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 


    Taught by Sarah A. Smith


    • Tuesday, April 07, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Holiday Inn York, Tadcaster Road York, Dringhouses, York, United Kingdom
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 


    Taught by Sarah A. Smith


    • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • BVSC 138 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DR
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 

    Delivered by Rachel Cooper.


    • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel Booking Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel, King's Road, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 


    Taught by Sarah A. Smith


    • Wednesday, April 22, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Cardiff Metropolitan University, Search Results Cyncoed Campus, Cyncoed Rd, Cardiff CF23 6XD
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 


    Delivered by Rachel Cooper.


    • Tuesday, May 05, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • The Foundation Lower Ground Floor St George’s Road Bristol, BS1 5BE
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 

    Delivered by Rachel Cooper.

    • Wednesday, May 06, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Mercure Southgate Hotel Exeter, Southernhay E, Exeter EX1 1QF
    Register

    This course covers the practical aspects of tackling Independent Examinations, from taking on a new client to signing off the Independent Examiner’s Report, drawing on the ACIE workbook as a resource for organising processes.

    By the end participants will understand the legal requirements and good practice set out in the Charity Commission’s Directions for Independent Examiners and feel more confident about how to apply these in their work. 

    There will be a mixture of informal ‘lecture’ style & workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for exchange of ideas and experience. 

    This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice

    The course is open to members and non-members. 

    Delivered by Rachel Cooper.

    • Thursday, June 18, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Friends Meeting House, Mount St., Manchester
    • 97
    Register

    ACIE England and Wales Conference 2020

    Friends House

    Manchester


    Overview: Join us in Manchester to update yourself on all things Independent Examination (IE). This event provides an opportunity to reflect on the contribution Independent Examination makes to good governance and financial transparency. In addition, our workshop programme will give you a chance to update your skills and knowledge, whatever your level of experience.


    Programme to follow.

    • Thursday, August 27, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Perth Concert Hall, Mill St, Perth PH1 5HZ
    • 100
    Register

    ACIE Scotland Conference

    Horseshoe Centre, Perth

    Overview: Join us in Perth to update yourself on all things Independent Examination (IE). This event provides an opportunity to reflect on the contribution Independent Examination makes to good governance and financial transparency. In addition, our workshop programme will give you a chance to update your skills and knowledge, whatever your level of experience.


    Programme to follow.

    • Tuesday, October 06, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Resource for London, 356 Holloway Rd, London N7 6PA
    Register

    A workshop focusing on Trading, Taxation and Gift Aid in Independent Examination.

    Taught by Rachel Cooper

    • Tuesday, November 03, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • London, venue to bc
    Register

    Sarah A. Smith will lead a seminar on current best practice for Independent Examiners focussing on Governance and Charity Law.

Past events

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Independent Examinations – a best practice session based on the new IE Workbook
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Best Practice: Getting Your Independent Examinations Right
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Best Practice: Getting your Independent Examination right
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Introduction to Charity Accounting: a chance to explore the difference between business accounting and charity accounting; accounting for charity transactions.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019 Independent Examinations – a best practice session based on the new IE Workbook
Thursday, August 22, 2019 ACIE Scottish Conference 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019 ACIE Annual Conference - England & Wales
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Best Practice: Getting your Independent Examinations right (London)
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Best Practice: Getting your Independent Examinations right (Leeds)
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Best Practice: Getting your Independent Examinations right (London)
Monday, October 22, 2018 Charity Accounting & Independent Examination in Scotland
Thursday, August 23, 2018 ACIE Scottish Conference 2018
Thursday, June 14, 2018 ACIE England & Wales Annual Conference 14th June 2018
Thursday, August 24, 2017 ACIE Scottish Conference 2017
Friday, June 23, 2017 ACIE London/Wales Conference 23rd June 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 ACIE Professional Series: An Introduction to Charity Accounting & Independent Examination - Leeds
Friday, August 26, 2016 ACIE Scotland Conference 2016: Rising to the challenges and changes
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 ACIE England and Wales Conference 2016: Rising to the challenges and changes
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Half day training on applying SORP 2015 - London
Friday, February 26, 2016 Half day training on applying SORP 2015 - Glasgow
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Half day training on applying SORP 2015 - Birmingham
Friday, August 21, 2015 Scottish Conference



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