Bristol (Half Day) - SRA Accounts Rules 2019 - the future is here, Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, Thursday, 11. April 2019

Following recent approval by the Legal Services Board of the SRA’s proposals in relation to the future regulation of the legal sector, PKF Francis Clark will deliver a series of one day seminars during April 2019 aimed at helping law firm businesses with the opportunities and challenges arising.   The seminars will focus, in particular, on the new SRA Accounts Rules and the commercial impact from a structural and taxation viewpoint that these changes could have on law firms over the coming years.
Why attend?

Help you be prepared for future SRA compliance visits and investigations
Identify efficiencies and possible cost savings under the new Accounts Rules
Help to reduce the risk of a qualified Accountants’ Report
Identify tax and commercial planning opportunities for your business
Meet your obligations as a COFA or Manager in the business
Ensure your business is ready for the impact of changes from April 2019

Who should attend?

COFAs
Managing partners
Finance partners/directors
Practice managers
Senior finance team members
Compliance partners

Programme
Morning (9am-1pm) (Accounts Rules focus)

Reviewing the detail of the new rules and considering where firms need to make changes to comply from April 2019
Identifying opportunities where firms can make changes under the new rules which may be more practical and commercial for them
Reviewing available guidance from the SRA on the new rules
Considering internal audit processes and the role and obligations of the COFA and Managers

Afternoon (1.30pm-5.30pm) (Strategic focus)

Opportunities for law firm structuring following approval of the SRA’s proposals for regulatory change
Current tax planning strategies in law firm businesses and how this is changing
Funding your law firm in the future – how much partner capital should you have? How much external debt?
How to interpret your competitors financial performance

Speakers

Andrew Allen, Partner and Head of Legal Sector
Janet Taylor, Director

Cost
Half day session - £150 plus VAT
Full day session - £225 plus VAT (including lunch). Please click here for Bristol's full day session.
Places are limited so early booking is recommended.

Thursday, 11. April 2019, Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, Bristol (Half Day) - SRA Accounts Rules 2019 - the future is here

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