Webinar and video updates: Your professional development

Webinar and video updates

Our innovative webinar programme aims to give you the flexibility and convenience to grow your professional development.

We offer a series of webinars both live and on-demand (from a whole host of technical experts, business leaders or ICAS partners) on a range of interesting professional development topics, so than you can easily ensure you keep your knowledge up-to-date as well having the opportunity to pick up hints or tips that may help you improve your skill-set.


Upcoming webinars

Webinar: Financial Reporting Updates – IFRS 9, IFRS 15 & IFRS 16

Date: 25 April 2017
Time: 11am and 2pm (GMT)

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has published three major International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) that will become effective in the next few years. Will you be affected? If so BPP want to help you stay ahead of the game. This webinar aims to give a broad outline of the new standards, looking at what’s changed and the potential impact these changes could have to you and your business, in the wider context.

These standards are: IFRS 15 Revenue from Contract with Customers (effective date for periods beginning 1 January 2018), IFRS 9 Financial Instruments (effective date 1 January 2018), and IFRS 16 Leases (effective date 1 January 2019).

Given that comparative periods for IFRS 15 and IFRS 9 will be commencing from 1 January 2017, it will be imperative to ensure companies have made substantial progress in their implementation of these standards. Looking at the framework of the standards and their respective impacts to accounting for these changes.

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Webinar: Masterminds - The Growth Mindset

Coming soon 

When leaders embrace a growth mindset they promote to their employees an environment of innovation, collaboration and conversations, all intended to accelerate growth. If you are a leader or high performer aspiring for progression, learn more about how the ICAS Masterminds Executive Coaching Programme from Leading Figures can help. 

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Technical

Webinar: How will the Chancellor's Spring Budget Statement impact you?

The Spring Budget sets out the government’s plans for the economy based on the latest forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility.

BPP’s webinar will give you an overview of the main announcements in the March 2017 Budget, and their implications. It will also give you the chance to raise questions with our expert tax presenter Jeremy Mindell.

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Webinar: Reporting the impact of climate change - a new framework for financial disclosure

In this 45-minute webinar, you will hear from guest speakers: Mark Campanale, Carbon Tracker Initiative; and Jon Williams, Partner PWC and FSB TCFD member; about why including climate change in financial disclosures is becoming more mainstream, and what this might mean for the accounting profession.

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Webinar: The changing world of audit and assurance

In an increasingly digital business world, where more information is readily available about a company’s performance which goes beyond the traditional financial statements, how does audit and assurance also need to evolve and what does it mean for the auditors of the future?

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Webinar: Autumn Statement

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond presented his first Autumn Statement to Parliament on 23 November 2016. The webinar delivered by BPP's expert tax presenter Nitin Rabheru, gives an overview of the main tax announcements in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and discusses their implications.

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Webinar: Essentials Skills for FDs and CFOs

In this short webinar we hear from experienced finance professionals Garry Buick and Richard Mallet about the essential skills they feel are required to be successful Finance Directors or Chief Financial Officers.

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Video updates from James Barbour, ICAS Director of Policy Leadership:

2015 Video Updates

2016 Technical Updates


Leadership & Management

Webinar: Power of One

ICAS launched its ‘The Power of One’ campaign to help re-establish ethics at the core of business practices and to rebuild public trust in business.

Through their ethical behaviour, CAs are a force for good in the organisations in which they work. They can also influence those around them, and thereby help shape the culture and values of their organisation.

In this webinar ICAS Chief Executive, Anton Colella explains the background to the initiative, explains the key themes of ‘The Power of One’ and provides an update on the activity to date and that of which is planned for the future.

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Webinar: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The world is becoming increasingly more connected, and increasingly everything is starting to become connected to everything else. It is becoming a true digital world.

Digital in business has produced a fundamental challenge, how we take all of this data, turn it into information and knowledge and through scenario planning, turning this knowledge into economic value.

Gartner predicts that 50% of the Fortune 500 will miss this transition and will cease to exist in their current state within the next five years.

Watch our webinar on the Digitisation of Business, by Matthew Smith, Global Head of Market Development for the Internet of Things at Cisco – where he will outline some of the macro challenges and some of the opportunities that can help steer your business along the road to a successful digital transition.

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Careers

Career Mentoring in Action

In this short video and webinar we hear from a range of experienced CAs about the key benefits Career Mentoring can bring to CAs.

Video - the benefits of mentoring

Webinar - the DNA of a successful mentor

Preparing for partnership 

Becoming a partner can happen in different ways, but all require determination to refine your skills and step outside your comfort zone when reaching for success. Discover key qualities and techniques that are necessary for taking the next important step in your career, in this short audio interview.

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