From XU Magazine, 
Issue 32

Spotlight on Cryptocurrency, Making Tax Digital and Sustainability at Accountex Summit Manchester

Accountex Summit Manchester returns for the fourth year on 12 October 2022 at Manchester Central.

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The exhibition is set to welcome over 1500 attendees, including accountants, finance directors and bookkeepers from all over the north of the UK. 

More than 100 software and service suppliers will be exhibiting, including Sage, Xero, Wolters Kluwer, Dext, IRIS, FreeAgent, RDI Solutions and Intuit Quickbooks. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the teams behind the brands and get 1-on-1 demos, find new solutions and learn practical tips.

 “We can’t wait to bring you our best Accountex Summit Manchester yet! We’ve got an even bigger show this year and it’s set to be unmissable.” said Accountex Porfolio Director, Caroline Hobden. “It’s a great opportunity to reunite the community, and keep up-to-date with the changing technology, legislation and regulation. And, with the introduction of home working for so many firms post covid, our shows are essential meeting places for teams to come together, whilst immersing themselves in all things accountancy and finance.”

A 2021 visitor, Heather Palmer, Director at Ascot Bookkeeping Accounting Ltd said “This was my first time visiting Accountex Summit Manchester and I certainly wasn’t disappointed. The atmosphere was incredible, and the quality of exhibitors was first class. Can’t wait for 2022!” 

Visitors will also gain 8 CPD hours through the free CPD-accredited seminars led by 50+ experts, defining the future of accountancy and finance. The education programme is held across four theatres that will host 32 seminars, discussing everything from Making Tax Digital to staff retention and mindset.

A taster of the Seminar Programme... 

Good Is the New Great: How a Business for Good Can Drive Great Results Spanning People, Planet and Profit   

James Lizars, Founder and CEO, Thrive Accountants; Rebecca Cook, Associate Director, Charlton Morris; Sarah Reay, Climate Change Executive, ICAEW; Fiona Ras-Jones, Director, Make Impact; Neil Ross Russell, Managing Director, Net Zero Now. 

As trusted advisers, accountants have a remarkable opportunity to bring about change for the better. Whether that’s ethical supply chains, improved employment practices, or reduced climate impact, there is a compelling business case for embracing business for good as the best way to deliver value to all stakeholders, sustainably. 

Making Tax Digital - Our Journey and What You Can Do Now to Be Ready for 2024 

Richard Fowler, Deputy Director MTD Customer Readiness and External Stakeholders, HMRC. 

Agents and their customers will be affected by one of the biggest changes to taxation for over thirty years. HMRC will share their progress to date and their roadmap as they move towards mandation for April 2024. 

Tax Implications for Cryptocurrency

Katharine Wooller, Managing Director, Dacxi; David Britton, Tax Partner, BDO.

Katharine Wooller, MD of Crypto Wealth Exchange, Dacxi UK, will be joined by David Britton from BDO to ensure you understand “the basics” of Crypto, how it is viewed by HMRC and what this means for your clients, and some of the tax efficient ways to purchase crypto. 

This session will provide you with an overview of the current themes and issues in crypto, and the tax implications in the UK. 

Surviving the Transition to ISQM 1

Jez Williams, Director, Apex.  

This session will provide a practical guide for independent audit firms on how to get up to speed with ISQM 1 and meet the impending deadline. With real-world examples, our speaker will present the tools and techniques that can make all the difference.

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