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Join us for the hotly-anticipated climax of 2018. The Bookkeepers Summit on 26 and 27 November is the ultimate event for bookkeepers who want to stay at the top of their game.

Now in its 9th year, this two-day event will give you industry insight, regulatory updates, thought leadership and the chance to meet up and get motivated with your peers.

By popular request, this year’s venue is a hotel; the beautiful Radisson Blu Edwardian in London Heathrow. The Ultimate Bundle all inclusive ticket has been the most popular ticket, getting studets and members into all the events of the Summit including the Luca Awards Dinner and Dancing, overnight accommodation on 26 November and breakfast on 27 November. All tickets for the Summit include a hot lunch and tea and coffee throughout the day.

If you’re coming with a fellow student or member, and wish to share a Twin Room, please call so we can book your ticket and accommodation and make sure you save even more money We are more than happy to arrange your Sunday night accommodation too.

Not sure which ticket is right for you? Just give us a call and we'll be more than happy to talk you through the best option for you.

Eye opening and totally inspirational. The Summit keeps me going for the next year.

Members at the Summit

 

All tickets for the Summit include a hot lunch and tea and coffee throughout the day. Bundle tickets quoted are student and member rates and include overnight accommodation on Monday 26 November, Luca Awards Dinner and Dancing, and breakfast on Tuesday 27 November. Please see ticket details and Event Terms and Conditions for more details.


 

AGENDA

2.30pm CPD WORKSHOPS

You can attend up to four workshops on Monday; choose one from each session. Workshops marked with an * are repeated to offer you more flexibility. Workshops are included in the ticket price and bookable via the event app (search for 'ICB' in the App Store on your device, after installing search for the event Bookkeepers Summit and use the code ICBLONDON2018)

2.30pm SESSION ONE 
AML Update*: Looking at the new firm-wide risk assessment your practice must carry out 
Cyber Security*: The simple steps every small business should take to mitigate cyber threats
Sage*: Making Tax Digital is Easy with Sage 

Student Room: 
Double-Entry in a Digital Age: A sneak peek at how digital software treats double-entry and why understanding this fundamental principle remains so relevant for bookkeeping students

3.05pm SESSION TWO
Cyber Security*: The simple steps every small business should take to mitigate cyber threats
AML Update*: Looking at the new firm-wide risk assessment your practice must carry out 
Sage*: Tips on Automation and Efficiencies

Student Room:  
Final Accounts and FRS 105/102*: Understanding this new reporting standard for micro-business, and the massive opportunity it presents for bookkeepers, hosted by Ideal Schools and ICB's Jacquie Mount

3.40pm BREAK, REFRESHMENTS and EXHIBITION

4.10pm SESSION THREE
VAT under MTD*: Jacquie Mount, ICB head of technical policy, will give an informative and practical look at MTD and how to prepare your clients ahead of the April deadline
Budget Update*: A look at the changes announced in the Budget 2018 and how these affect small businesses 
Receipt Bank: Effortless Bookkeeping; Discover how you can go paperless, stop chasing clients and eliminate manual data entry 
Avalara: What does the latest Brexit news mean for UK tax?

Student Room: 
Introduction to Payroll Essentials Part 1

4.45pm SESSION FOUR
VAT under MTD*: Jacquie Mount, ICB head of technical policy, will give an informative and practical look at MTD and how to prepare your clients ahead of the April deadline

Budget Update*: A look at the changes announced in the Budget 2018 and how these affect small businesses 
VAT under MTD*: Jacquie Mount, ICB head of technical policy, will give an informative and practical look at MTD and how to prepare your clients ahead of the April deadline 
Xero: Leveraging technology to be your customers' hero
Careering into Chartered Territory with ICAEW: A joint ICB/ICAEW session looking at ICB's new ICAEW Pathway, introducing ICAEW and the ACA, and exploring the next step in your career 

Student Room: 
Introduction to Payroll Essentials Part 2

1.00pm LUNCH & EXHIBITION
2.30pm KEYNOTES

 

Exhibition

A bustling marketplace with the profession’s leading brands and suppliers. Meet the people behind the products and services you use every day, speak to Sage, inquire into Intuit, zero-in on Xero. 

Keynote Sessions

The most informed and influential minds of the profession will be sharing their insights with you and setting out the roadmap for the future.

Extremely useful and worthwhile.

Members at the Summit


Workshops

Whether you’re a student or a new or established bookkeeper, you’ll leave the Summit with new knowledge, vital tools, and CPD certificates from the targeted training sessions that take place on both days.

Choose four workshops to attend on Monday and three to attend on Tuesday. Workshops must be booked via the Summit app - search 'ICB' in the AppStore on your device.

 

Networking

So many bookkeepers all under one roof! This is your chance to network with your peers, gain the confidence to launch a business, or learn how to drive efficiency and expand. The Summit is about having fun and sharing the joy of bookkeeping no matter what stage of the journey you’re at. If you’re facing a challenge or dreaming big, there’s a bookkeeper here to help you get there!

If you've never been you're really missing out!

Luca Awards


Luca Awards

It’s time to party! After a busy first day at Summit, join us under glittering lights and architectural splendour at a drinks reception and three-course dinner. This is your opportunity to get to know your local branch and toast the success of your fellow members as we announce the winners of the prestigious Luca Awards. And for the very first time we’ll be dancing the night away at our very own Luca Awards disco.

Don't forget that you can apply for a Luca Award or noinate someone you know. Apply before 26th October here.

Venue

The beautiful Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Heathrow is one of Europe’s largest conference centres, combining dramatic spaces and distinctive design. Heathrow is 15 miles west of Central London and easily reached by road or public transport. There will be a shuttle bus running at the beginning and end of each day to take you to the nearest mainline and tube station.

The Summit provided everything I was hoping for. I was informed, motivated, and gained contacts - ticked all my boxes!! Looking forward to next year already.
All quotes are from ICB members and were given anonymously in post-event delegate surveys 

10 reasons to attend:

  • Learn something new

  • Become even better at what you do

  • Train your staff   

  • Future-proof your practice

  • Revise for your next exam

  • Meet your favourite software providers   

  • Find out what’s on the horizon for you and your employer

  • Learn everything there is to know about MTD

  • Energise yourself for the year ahead

  • Have fun and meet your extended family

 We can't wait to see you there!

 

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