The team at Bentleys are pleased to present the 2022 Bentleys Financial Reporting and ESG Update. This presentation was delivered to Bentleys’ clients and colleagues via webinar in June 2022.

This webinar was designed to equip you with the information you need to prepare financial statements for FY2022, and to provide you with insights into what ESG means for your business. This recording includes:

1.5-hour presentation by Carmen Ridley, Principal, Australian Financial Reporting Solutions. In her presentation, Carmen unpacks the financial reporting requirements for FY2022 and covers contemporary financial reporting matters including:

  • New standards for 30 June 2022
  • A reminder of the special purpose preparers who will have to transition to general purpose
  • Guidance in relation to the new Tier 2 general purpose financial statements
  • Regulatory activity

Carmen also discusses current issues, including:

  • Accounting for software costs
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Control

30 minute presentation by Emma Peters, Special Counsel, Cowell Clarke Commerical Lawyers. In this presentation, Emma outlines the core principles of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards for organisations.

Increasingly, businesses are shifting their decision-making and risk management to align with ESG regulation compliance. Driven by consumer demand, employee expectations, reputational risk mitigation and achieving competitive advantage – it’s almost a race to the top. Emma provides a succinct and valuable overview on what your business needs to consider to ensure that you are prepared for the future.

Contact your local Bentleys audit and assurance expert for assistance with your financial reporting.

Disclaimer: This information is general in nature and should not be relied on as advice. It does not take into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular person. You need to consider your financial situation and needs and seek professional advice before making any decisions based on this information.

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