Steve Collings

In January the Accounting Standards Board (ASB) issued revised exposure drafts 46, 47 and 48 outlining their intention to replace all current FRSs/SSAPs and UITF Abstracts with a new ‘Financial


Financial reporting expert Steve Collings sifts through the latest IASB exposure draft containing amendments to 11 standards.

Many companies receive grants for all sorts of different things, for example when a company wants to expand and set up in a deprived area, the company may receive a grant from the government to


Steve Collings tackles one of the topics that causes the most trouble for practitioners: when and how to measure and recognise goodwill in a client’s financial statements.


Over the years financial statements have become increasingly longer due to the more extensive disclosure notes that are needed to comply with both the Companies Act 2006 and many complicated ac


The way audits are conducted by firms of professional auditors has become more regulated over the years, with the overarching objective of this regulation being to ensure that audits are conduc


The Auditing Practices Board (APB) recently published its compendium, ‘Standards and Guidance 2012’, which sets out amendments to ethical standards that were issued in December 2011.

Over recent weeks, there have been a few threads in Any Answers asking for advice on correcting errors, e


Recent changes to the rules governing solicitors' client accounts could cause trouble for law firms and the accountants who prepare regulatory reports on their accoun


With the audit season kicking off for December 2011 year-ends, Steve Collings looks at some of the most commonly asked questions about clarified International Standar