IFA Birmingham Conference 2017

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IFA Birmingham Conference 2017

October 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This year’s conference programme will provide delegates with technical updates and insightful information on “hot” topics covering Making Tax Digital, Employment Law, Taxation and Cyber Crime & SMEs from speakers such as Gabelle, HMRC, RadcliffesLeBrassseur and more.

Topic 1: Employment Law – Sejal Raja, RadcliffesLeBrasseur 
The current hot topic in employment law is the concept of worker status in the “gig economy”. Sejal Raja, Head of Employment at RadcliffesLeBrasseur, will consider a string of recent decisions dealing with the status of self-employed contractors.

Topic 2: Topical tax issues for OMBs – Paul Howard, Gabelle
This session will provide participants with some of the key tax issues to be aware of when advising clients and a number of vital planning points. It will be practical and informative, allowing delegates to keep up to date with tax legislation and practice, as well as reminders of some of the key reliefs available.

Topic 3: Cyber Fraud and SMEs – Anthony McGhie, Barclays
The world is moving online, SMEs and small practitioners need to be aware of the risks and to take action to mitigate those risks. This session will cover, cyber threats and how to protect your business.

Topic 4:Making Tax Digital update 

Topic 5: Getting to grips with smaller entity reporting, FRS 105 and FRS 102 – Laura Tibbets and Neil Parsons, Grant Thornton
Although being billed as simplifying financial reporting for smaller entities, the new accounting regimes for both small companies and micro-entities are providing some unique challenges as well as causing some confusion in practice. This useful practical session uses the micro-entities accounting regime as a focus point, provides a useful overview of the new small companies accounting regime, explains the key differences between these two regimes and the legal requirements and more.

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Prices are inclusive of VAT where applicable. For futher details on the VAT amount charged on your purchase refer to your tax invoice which will be emailed to you on receipt of payment

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October 5, 2017
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Hilton Birmingham Metropole
The NEC Birmingham Pendigo Way, Marston Green
Birmingham, B40 1PP United Kingdom
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Open to IAB members, students and non-members alike, our events offer you opportunities during the year to gain:

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And since events count as proactive CPD points (as listed in your Members Handbook), time is well spent maintaining best practice — and learning new strategies to take back to the office.

Better still, by staying on top of new regulations and legislation, you offer clients even more value. You can even attend the Institute of Financial Accountants’ (IFA) branch meetings and seminars at the sarne cost as an IFA member! Simply contact the IFA direct to find out more