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Audit Manuals and Compliance Manuals

Covering corporate and specialist clients, for FCA, SRA and practice procedures

Audit Manual

The Corporate Audit manual is written and maintained in-house by our experienced team, and is updated regularly to comply with changes in both audit and financial reporting regulations. The Manual is provided free of charge to all Main Member firms and members of the General Practitioner Scheme. Access to the Manual is provided through the Members Area of our website. Access the Members Area here.

Non-members can purchase the Audit Manual on a standalone basis – please see details of pricing here

Looking to go paperless? Our methodology is available within the CaseWare AuditAdvanced platform. See our Go Paperless page for more detail.

The Non-Audit Assignments Manual is a separate manual and is provided to all firms taking a membership package.

Specialist Manuals

Alongside the corporate audit manual, we offer a wide range of manuals covering specialist assignments. As with the Audit Manual, all of our specialist manuals are written and maintained by our Technical Team, who have in-depth knowledge and experience across a variety of sectors. The manuals are updated regularly and are provided free to all Main Member firms.

Members of the General Practitioner Scheme are able to purchase these manuals at a discount to the normal selling price. For prices please see our pricing page, or for further information about membership packages, please contact us.

Our specialist manuals cover the following areas:

  • Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs)
  • The Audit of Groups
  • Charities - Covering Audit and Independent Examiner's Reports
  • Pension Schemes
  • Not for Profit Entities (including Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies)
  • SRA Accounts Rules 2011
  • FCA Client Assets Reports
  • Registered Social Housing Providers (RSHPs)
  • Property Agents Client Money
  • Academies
  • ATOL

Procedures Manuals

Our Procedures manuals can be used by ICAEW, ACCA or ICAS registered practices, and cover the following areas:

Practice Assurance – this manual assists practices with ensuring that they operate within a framework of quality assurance principles to help assess and develop their practice. Topics covered include: Laws, Regulations and Professional Standards; Client Acceptance and Disengagement; Competence; Quality Control; and Conduct of Work.

Anti-Money Laundering Procedures – this manual assists with the practice remaining compliant with the requirements of the Money Laundering Regulations, and includes documentation to assist with client identification and due diligence, reporting and record keeping.

Audit Procedures - this manual sets out the procedures that ensure compliance with Audit Regulations, the Financial Reporting Council’s Ethical Standard, and the Code of Ethics issued by the International Federation of Accountants (as adopted by the ICAEW / ACCA / ICAS). It also provides a framework of controls in key areas of the practice.

The procedures manuals are provided free of charge to all Main Member firms as well as members of the General Practitioner Enhanced scheme. Members of the standard General Practitioner Scheme are able to purchase these manuals at a discount to the normal selling price. For prices please see our pricing page, or for further information about membership packages, please contact us.