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Industry insight, regulatory updates, thought leadership and the chance to meet up and get motivated with peers.

Sunday 24 November

Monday 25 November

 

Tuesday 26 November
20.00

Pre-Sum Members Drinks 

Join us in the hotel's Bijou Bar, directly off the lobby, to break the ice, make friends and start the celebrations early. Welcome drink courtesy of ICB co-founder June Carter

08.30

Registration, Refreshments
& Exhibition

Say your big hellos, pick up your delegate bag full of freebies, grab a coffee and get started on your journey around our bustling Exhibition

 

09.00 Registration, Refreshments & Exhibition

Say your big hellos, pick up your delegate bag full of freebies, grab a coffee and get started on your journey around our bustling Exhibition
    10.00

Keynote Sessions

Join us at the main stage to be inspired and motivated by industry thought leaders

10.00 Welcome To The Bookkeepers Summit
Garry Carter, ICB Co-Founder and Chairman 

10.20 HEADLINE KEYNOTE: "Tips and tools to find your marginal gains" 
Kevin Lord, FreeAgent; 
Practice Digital Enablement Manager

11:00 Fever Pitch

All Exhibitors have one minute on the stage to tell you what's happening on their stand

10.00

CPD Workshops

You can attend up to three 45-min workshops; choose one from each session before lunch, bearing in mind that some are repeated.*

10.00 Session one:

Anti-money laundering update
Find out what's changed about ICB's supervisory approach and what you need to do to remain complaint. We'll discuss how you can carry out a risk assessment on your own practice using ICB's new template, and we'll provide an update on changes to the money laundering regulations due to take effect from 10th January 2020.

or

Corporation Tax Update
We're discussing the key developments in tax in 2019/20 for those who are offering this as service for Limited Companies, or considering doing so

or

Management Accounting syllabus consultation
Ahead of next year's launch of the revised Management Accounts syllabus, ICB's new Director of Learning, Peter Stewart, invites you to contribute your opinions and discuss how you provide management information to your employers and clients.

or

Level 2 Core Bookkeeping Revision (student room)
We look at the Level 2 syllabus and why the concept of double entry bookkeeping is still a vital part of digital record keeping with a chance to ask questions.

10.50 Session two:

Anti-money laundering update
(repeated)

or

Corporation Tax Taster
(repeated)

or

Self Assessment Tax Update
With fewer than 80 days to go until the self assessment deadline, make sure you know what you're doing!

or

Level 3 Core Bookkeeping Workshop(student room)
We look at the Level 3 syllabus and the importance of VAT returns and adjustments, how and when to produce a set of internal management accounts and how to prepare the figures to be passed on for production of the final year end accounts for tax purposes.

    11.35

BREAK, REFRESHMENTS and EXHIBITION

 

11.40 BREAK, REFRESHMENTS and EXHIBITION
    12.05  Keynote Sessions

12.05 Keynote: Xero
"How bookkeepers can power the new small business economy"
Gary Turner, Xero Co-Founder and UK MD

12.30 Keynote: Receipt Bank 
John Connolly, Receipt Bank, Chief Product Officer

12.10 

CPD Workshops 

12.10 Session three:

Health and Wellbeing coaching session
Join us for this wonderful session and leave with a personalised plan and actionable steps to achieve your personal goals. We'll look at tips and tricks to use on a daily basis so you can feel more confident, calm and in control, supported by optimum energy and real health.

or

Management Accounting 
syllabus consultation
(repeated)

or

Self Assessment Tax Update
(repeated)

or

Level 4 Advanced Bookkeeping Taster (student room)
We'll be discussing the additional benefits of studying the Level 4 which includes FRS105 and 102, 1A and Corporation Tax. This suite of qualifications can empower you to provide a one-stop-shop for the self-employed and micro businesses.

 

    12.50

LUNCH and EXHIBITION

Tuck into a hot lunch (included in the ticket price), speak to fellow bookkeepers, and meet your exhibitors

 

13.00 

LUNCH and EXHIBITION

Tuck into a hot lunch (included in the ticket price), speak to fellow bookkeepers, and meet your exhibitors

    14.10 

Keynote Sessions

14.10 Keynote: Sage
Chris Downing, Sage, Director of Product Management and Brendan Woods, AutoEntry, Vice President 

14.35 Keynote: Practice Ignition
"Why you should see technology as a full-time employee"
Trent McLaren, Practice Ignition, Global Head of Accounting and Sales

 

14.30 Practice Development Keynote Sessions


Join us at the main stage to be inspired and motivated by your peers; inspirational grandees of ICB membership

14.40 The productivity tools and mindset you need to succeed and stay sane
Zoe Whitman MICB from Luca Award winning practice, But The Books in Bristol, shares the strategies that have helped her grow her business with a young baby and other distractions.

15.05 How to run a 6-figure bookkeeping business from your kitchen table
Jo Wood FICB PM.Dip, last year's most popular speaker, shares with us her winning recipe for rapidly growing your client base and charging what you're worth.

15.30 What I've learnt from merging my practice with another ICB Bookkeeper
Advisory Council member, Susan Lang MICB PM.Dip, will be telling us about how collaboration has empowered her personally and professionally.

15.55 Members Panel Q&A: Jo Wood, Zoe Whitman and Susan Lang

A fabulously interactive session to close the 2019 Summit; you'll have the chance to ask questions and get advice during the Members Panel Q&A which is always one of our liveliest and most valuable sessions.

    14:55

BREAK, REFRESHMENTS and EXHIBITION

 
    15.25 

Workshops

You can attend up to three 45-min workshops; choose one from each session.*

15.25 Session one:

Members Regional Huddle

Join local students and members in your region of the UK in this fun and interactive Q&A run by Regional Chair members discussing everything from VAT to work-life balance.

16.00 Session two:

Drafting Financial Statements (FRS105 and 102;1A) Taster Session
We'll take you through the syllabus areas for this Level 4 qualification and discuss the types of entities which can use FRS 105, the disclosure requirements and the restrictions and the accounting issues arising from amendments in the latest edition of FRS 102.

or

VAT and MTD Update
We'll be considering why MTD for VAT was introduced, how the system works now and how agents fit into the process. We'll look at what's coming next and how to deal with any problems.

or

Payroll 2020 Update
Join us for an essential update on changes to employment allowance, new statutory bereavement leave, budget changes, and IR35/off payroll changes

16.50 Session three:

Drafting Financial Statements (FRS105 and 102;1A) Taster Session
(repeated)

or

VAT and MTD Update
(repeated)

or

Payroll Update
(repeated)
 

 
    17.35

Close of Day One programme

Time to start getting ready for the Luca Awards dinner and dancing if you're lucky enough to have bagged a ticket

16.30

Close of the Bookkeepers Summit 2019

Say your goodbyes, swap business cards and social media information, drink a quick cup of tea and take a biscuit for the road.  See you next year!

 

    18.30

Drinks Reception hosted by Receipt Bank

Time to let your hair down and discuss your favourite bits about Day One

 

   
    19.30

Luca Awards Dinner

Celebrate the successes of your peers and find out which colleges and software companies are the most popular in the bookkeeping profession

   
    22.00

Afterparty

Make a beeline for the dance floor and party like a bookkeeper! This year we have live entertainment.

   

 

 

*Some workshops are repeated to offer you greater flexibility.  Workshops are included in the ticket price and bookable via the event app. The repeated session of a workshop is usually less busy.

On your smartphone, open your app store by clicking Google Play / Play Store / App Store
  • Enter “ICB” in the search menu
  • Select the ICB app and click "install"
  • Open the app and search for "Bookkeepers Summit 2019"
  • Click "Bookkeepers Summit 2019"
  • At the top right, click “sign-in”. Once this is completed, click on "save" at the top of the screen.
  • The schedule page will appear - swipe the toggle to the right to confirm your attendance at each session of the day.
  • You can also update your profile with a picture and social tags. You can then use the app for messaging other attendees.

  If you installed the app last year, you may need to delete the app and re-install it.

 

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