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  • Annual Technical Update Seminar for Local Government Register

Annual Technical Update Seminar for Local Government

Date: 15 February 2019
Time: 09:30 - 15:00
55 Baker Street
London  W1U 7EU
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Jennifer Waysome
  • Summary


Registration - 09:30
Seminar Commences - 10:00
Close - 15:00

Preparation of the 2018/19 Local Authority and Pension Fund Statement Of Accounts: Challenging areas and emerging issues

Presentations by Leigh Lloyd-Thomas, Sandra McGowan and Michael Asare-Bediako, members of our Public Sector Assurance team or Financial Reporting Advisory team, who lead on Local Government financial reporting issues: 

  • Changes to the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting
  • Application of new accounting standards - IFRS 9 Financial Instruments and IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers  
  • Changes to the Prudential Code and Treasury Management Code 
  • Expected changes in guidance on Pension Fund annual reports
  • Prior year issues and ongoing challenging areas
  • What’s on the horizon, including preparation for the implementation of IFRS 16 Leases

Pension Funds Update

Simon O’Reilly and Lawrence Check of Pannells Financial Planning will present and answer questions on the following:

  • Pension planning considerations
  • Auto enrolment audit protection
  • Pension governance