Practice Excellence

by Steve Collings

Professional accountants are expected to work with a high level of skill and diligence. This course looks at what is needed to develop and maintain this excellence, from the team you assemble, the challenges of maintaining high standards and the rewards of good CPD.

price £75+vat
cpd hours 4 CPD hours
access 120 days' access

This course will enable you to

  • Develop and maintain high standards in your practice.
  • Recruit and retain a skilled and technically capable team.
  • Establish processes and procedures that enable you to deliver a consistently high quality of work to your clients.
  • Ensure the team remains up to date.
  • Develop the skills and competencies of the whole team.

About the course

Accountancy practices strive to achieve standards of excellence within a highly competitive and heavily regulated profession. This means that their accountants must carry out their work with a high level of skill and diligence, and be committed to attaining and maintaining this excellence.

This course looks at what it takes to run a high-quality practice, by assembling the best team, establishing standards of excellence in management and audit, and maintaining excellence, by making the most of CPD to stay current with the frequent changes in standards and develop the skills and competencies of the whole team.

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Contents

  • Assembling a team
    • Recruiting high quality staff
    • Current problems
    • Other ways of recruiting
    • Necessary skills
    • Building a career
    • Becoming a partner
    • Dealing with poor quality work
  • Working to a high standard
    • Technically correct financial statements
    • Getting it right
    • Preparing accounts
    • Dealing with mistakes
    • A well done audit
    • Audit quality
  • Maintaining excellence
    • The importance of CPD
    • Keeping on top of it
    • CPD activities
    • Appropriate CPD
    • Recording your CPD

Author

Steve Collings

Steve Collings is the audit and technical director at Leavitt Walmsley Associates Ltd, Cheshire. He specialises in UK GAAP, IFRS, Solicitors Accounts Rules and auditing and is also a nationwide lecturer on these subjects.

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Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours4 unitshourshours
Access period120 days
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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs

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Total CPD unitshourshours21 units20 hours21 hours
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Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

Why not upgrade?

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Team

Keep your whole team up to date.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours800+ unitshourshours
Access period12+ months
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
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Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours800+ unitshourshours
Access period12 months
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

Course

Need just a few unitshourshours?

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours4 unitshourshours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs

Pick n Mix

All you need for this year's CPD.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours21 units20 hours21 hours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

Team

Keep your whole team up to date.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours800+ unitshourshours
Access period12+ months
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

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