Joint Mercia ACCA Practitioners' Conference Series 2

To assist practitioners all over Ireland to update their skills, we are delighted to offer our Regional Practitioners Conferences. The conference will provide an essential update for the practitioner in audit, accounting, tax and practice management.

Due to the recent restrictions, all sessions (listed below) that are included as part of this event will now be available to access online.

Topics are as follows:

Taxation: Structuring Family Businesses for Exit and Succession (Speaker: Paul Gosal, Paul Gosal Tax Advisory)

Topics to be discussed include

  • Key discussion points with clients
  • What is the “correct” structure for clients
  • Update on Key Capital Tax Reliefs  
  • Current areas of Irish Revenue focus

Audit & Accounting: Courtroom Skills for Accountants (Speaker: Susie Shine, Solicitor, La Touche Training)

The witness box can be a lonely place – even for the most experienced accountant, and it is becoming a more frequent experience than many imagine.

The presentation will look at your role as witness, and whether you are called as an Expert or a Witness of Fact, there are key skills to work on, to excel when giving evidence.

This session will examine the theory, practice and procedure of giving evidence. Attendees will hear about tips for presenting evidence and how to handle cross examination.

Practice Management: How To Maximise Your Professional & Personal Impact (Speaker: Paul Davis, Managing Director, Davis Business Consultants)

This session will address:

  • The three key dimensions that make for maximum professional impact, and

which results in achieving more personal freedom, purpose and fulfillment.

  • How higher confidence means more fees, more visibility, more growth. Understand the pillars to grow your confidence which you can implement
  • How to avoid stress, fear, meaninglessness and imposter syndrome.

Auditing: Audit Update (Speaker: Jonathan McGee, Mercia Ireland)

This session will summarise the recent revisions / updates to the auditing standards as well as discuss some examples of the more common modified audit reports under the current audit report format.

The session will also include coverage of the top 5 ISA areas that cause audit quality weakness and discuss ‘Action Plans’ following monitoring reviews. 


How to book
All of the above sessions are available to watch online. To book all of the above sessions as part of Conference Series 2, please email or call +353 (0)1 80 900 80.

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