EWI Essentials

We believe that to be successful in studies, training or business you need to have essential knowledge in key areas. We have identified these essential components and broken them down into bitesize chunks. Our Essentials Guides keep things simple, and do not overcomplicate or include excessive detail. All fundamental financial and non-financial business areas are covered including tax, law, financial management, audit, strategy and governance.

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This Essential Guide covers the key fundamental elements of being in business statistics, with a focus on accounting.

Topics covered include:
• Collection, tabulation and presentation of data
• Statistical measures of data
• Regression and correlation
• Time series analysis
• Indices
• Counting methods and probability
• Probability distributions
• Sampling and sampling distributions
• Hypothesis testing
• Chi-square testing
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ISBN: v000000000441
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The Essential IFRS Guide has been comprehensively updated and edited for 2017, ensuring all recent IFRS updates are covered.

This innovative publication aims to develop knowledge and skills in understanding and applying accounting standards and the theoretical framework in the preparation of financial statements of entities, including groups and how to analyse and interpret those financial statements.

The Guide shows readers how to:
• Discuss and apply a conceptual framework for financial reporting
• Discuss a regulatory framework for financial reporting
• Prepare and present financial statements which conform with International Financial Reporting Standards
• Account for business combinations in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards
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ISBN: v000000000435
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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of management accounting.

Topics covered include:
- The nature and purpose of cost and management accounting
- Cost classification
- Cost behaviour and cost estimation
- Presenting information
- Accounting for materials
- Accounting for labour
- Accounting for overheads
- Accounting for costs: ledger entries
- Marginal costing and absorption costing
- Job costing, batch costing and service costing
- Process costing
- Alternative costing systems
- Budgeting
- Statistical techniques
- Capital budgeting and discounted cash flows
- Standard costing and variance analysis
- Performance measurement
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ISBN: v000000000386
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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of UK business law including:

• The English legal system
• The law of contract: offer and acceptance
• The law of contract: contract terms and breach of contract
• The law of tort
• Employment law
• Agency law
• Partnership law
• Companies and legal personality
• Company formation and constitution
• Capital and financing of companies
• Directors and other officers. Company auditors
• Company meetings and resolutions
• Company insolvency
• Fraudulent and criminal behaviour
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ISBN: v000000000433
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This Essential Guide looks at Advanced key Audit & Assurance knowledge. The key topics include:

• The meaning of audit and assurance
• The regulatory environment
• Professional ethics
• Professional responsibility and liability
• Practice management
• The audit approach
• Planning
• Audit evidence
• Evaluation and review
• Group audits
• Audit-related services
• Assurance services
• Internal audit and outsourcing
• Social, environmental and integrated reporting: Public sector audit
• Reporting
• Current issues
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ISBN: v000000000440
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The Essential Guide covers the key elements of corporate reporting including:
• The professional and ethical duty of the accountant
• Beyond financial reporting
• The financial reporting framework
• Reporting financial performance
• Revenue
• Non-current and current assets
• Financial instruments
• Leases and substance over form
• Employee benefits
• Share based payments
• Taxation
• Provisions and events after the reporting period
• Specialised entities
• Group financial statements: Revision
• Joint arrangements, associates and joint ventures
• Group financial statements: complex groups
• Group financial statements: step acquisitions
• Group financial statements: disposals
• Group reorganisations and restructuring
• IFRS 13: Fair value measurement
• Foreign currency
• Statements of cash flows
• Capital reconstructions
• Performance measurement
• Other issues
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ISBN: v000000000436
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This Essential Guide covers the key fundamental elements of being in operational research, with a focus on accounting.

Topics covered include:
• Linear programming
• Further aspects of linear programming
• Transportation model
• Replacement theory
• Inventory control
• Simulation
• Network analysis
• Queuing models
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ISBN: v000000000443
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This Essential Guide covers the key fundamental elements of being in business mathematics, with a focus on accounting.

Topics covered include:
• Elementary mathematical operations
• Coordinate system and equations of a straight line
• Solving equations
• Linear programming
• Mathematical progression
• Financial mathematics: Compounding
• Financial mathematics: Discounting
• Calculus: Differentiation
• Calculus: Turning points, maxima, minima and points of inflection
• Calculus: Integration
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ISBN: v000000000442
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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of international business law including:

• Essential elements of legal systems
• International trade and the need for international law
• Alternative dispute resolutions mechanisms
• The UN Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods (CISG)
• Transport documents and means of payment
• Agency law
• Partnership
• Corporations and legal personality
• Company formation and constitution
• Capital and financing of companies
• Directors and other officers. Company auditors
• Company meetings and resolutions
• Insolvency
• Fraudulent and criminal behaviour
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ISBN: v000000000434
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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of Advanced Financial Management within accounting and finance, including:

• The role and responsibilities of the senior financial executive
• Theoretical and practical rationale for risk management
• Ethical and governance issues
• Management of international trade and finance
• Dividend policy and transfer pricing in multinationals
• Net present value
• DCF and risk
• Internal rate of return and modified internal rate of return
• Option pricing theory and investment decisions
• Sources and cost of finance
• Financing of projects
• Valuation and the use of free cash flows
• International investment and financing decisions
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Corporate reconstruction and reorganisation
• The treasury function
• Foreign exchange risk and currency risk management
• Interest rate risk. Hedging with FRAs and swaps
• Futures and hedging with futures
• Hedging with options
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ISBN: v000000000437
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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of bookkeeping and financial accounting including:

Topics covered include:
• The context and purpose of financial reporting
• Qualitative characteristics of financial information
• The accounting equation and double-entry bookkeeping
• Recording transactions: sales, purchases and cash
• Inventory
• Non-current assets
• Accruals and prepayments. Receivables and payables
• Provisions and contingencies
• Capital structure and finance costs
• Trial balance, correcting errors and suspense accounts
• Control accounts and bank reconciliations
• Preparing financial statements
• Statements of cash flows
• Incomplete records
• Consolidated financial statements
• Associates
• Interpretation of financial statements
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ISBN: v000000000432
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Essential Tax Advanced UK Study Text 2017-18

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This Essential Guide looks at Advanced Taxation. The key topics include:

• The UK tax system
• The principles of income tax
• Income from investments
• Income from employment
• Share schemes
• Income from self-employment
• The life cycle of an unincorporated business
• Relief for trading losses
• Simpler income tax for small businesses
• The taxation of pensions
• National Insurance Contributions
• An introduction to capital gains tax
• Adjustments to the basic capital gain computation
• Capital gains tax reliefs
• Inheritance tax and lifetime gifts
• Inheritance tax on the value of an estate
• Further aspects of IHT
• The taxation of trusts
• Residence
• Overseas aspects of personal tax
• Tax planning for the individual
• Personal financial planning
• Introduction to corporation tax
• Chargeable gains and intangible assets
• Company trading losses
• Overseas aspects of corporation tax
• Group corporation tax
• Corporation tax – additional aspects
• Value added tax
• Stamp duty
• Tax planning for businesses
• Administration
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ISBN: v000000000439
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The Essential Guide covers the key elements of performance management including:
• Strategic planning and control
• Strategic planning techniques
• Performance hierarchy
• Budgets and alternative budgeting models
• Budget variances
• Changes in business structure and management accounting
• Environmental and ethical issues
• External influences on organisational performance
• Performance measurement systems
• Strategic performance measurement
• Decentralisation and divisional performance
• Transfer pricing
• Japanese business practices and management accounting techniques
• Role of quality
• Performance measurement and strategic human resources issues
• Alternative views of performance measurement
• Complex business models
• Predicting corporate failure
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ISBN: v000000000438
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This Essential Guide covers the key fundamental elements of being in business, with a focus on accounting.

Topics covered include:
- The business organisation and its stakeholders
- The business organisation and the external environment
- Business organisation structure, function and governance
- Accounting and reporting systems, control and compliance I
- Accounting and reporting systems, control and compliance II
- Fraud and money laundering
- Management and leadership
- Recruitment and selection
- Individual and group behaviour: team management
- Motivation
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ISBN: v000000000390

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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of governance, risk and business ethics management including:
• The scope of governance
• Agency relationships and theories
• The board of directors
• Board committees
• Directors’ remuneration
• Different approaches to corporate governance
• Governance: reporting and disclosure
• Internal control systems
• Internal control, audit and compliance
• Identifying and assessing risk
• Controlling risk
• Ethical theories
• Ethics and social responsibility
• Professional practice and codes of ethics
• Conflicts of interest and ethical conflict resolution
• Social and environmental issues in ethics and business
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ISBN: v000000000417
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This Essential Guide covers the key fundamental elements of being in business, with a focus on accounting.

Topics covered include:
- The business organisation and its stakeholders
- The business organisation and the external environment
- Business organisation structure, function and governance
- Accounting and reporting systems, control and compliance I
- Accounting and reporting systems, control and compliance II
- Fraud and money laundering
- Management and leadership
- Recruitment and selection
- Individual and group behaviour: team management
- Motivation
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ISBN: v000000000390
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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of financial management including:
• The financial management function
• The financial management environment
• Working capital management
• Management of working capital inventory control
• Management of receivables and payables
• Cash management
• Introduction to investment appraisal and capital investment decisions
• Discounted cash flow
• DCF taxation and inflation
• DCF risk and uncertainty
• Capital investment appraisal further aspects
• Sources of equity finance
• Sources of finance debt capital
• Capital structure
• Finance for small and medium sized entities (SMEs)
• Cost of capital
• Capital asset pricing model (CAPM)
• Business valuations
• Foreign exchange risk
• Interest rate risk
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ISBN: v000000000416
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This Essential Guide covers the key essential elements and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of audit and assurance. The key topics covered include:

• The meaning of audit and assurance
• Corporate governance and auditing
• The statutory audit
• Professional ethics, codes of conduct and quality control
• Internal audit
• Planning and risk assessment
• Introduction to audit evidence
• Internal control: ISA 315
• Tests of controls
• Introduction to substantive procedures
• Substantive procedures: non-current assets
• Substantive procedures: inventory
• Substantive procedures: other current assets
• Substantive procedure: other areas
• Audit finalisation
• The external audit report
• Other audit and assurance situations and reports
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ISBN: v000000000418
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Essential Strategy Study Text 2017-18

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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of business strategy including:
• The need for, and purpose of, strategic and business analysis
• Environmental issues affecting strategic position
• Competitive forces affecting strategic position
• Marketing and the value of goods and services
• Internal resources, capabilities and competences
• Mission, stakeholders, ethics, culture and integrated reporting
• The influence of corporate strategy on an organisation
• Alternative approaches to achieving competitive advantage
• Alternative directions and methods of development
• Strategic action
• Business process change
• e-Business
• Project management
• Finance and business strategy
• People
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ISBN: v000000000402
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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of performance management including:
• Activity-based costing
• Other costing systems
• Relevant costs analysis
• Cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis
• Limiting factors and linear programming
• Pricing decisions
• Make or buy and other short term decisions
• Decision-making with risk and uncertainty
• Budgeting
• Quantitative analysis in budgeting
• Standard costing
• Basic variance analysis
• Advanced variance analysis
• Performance management information systems
• The scope of performance measurement
• Divisional performance
• Transfer pricing
• Performance analysis in not for profit organisations and the public sector
• Performance measurement: external considerations and behavioural aspects
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ISBN: v000000000415
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This Essential Guide covers the key elements of management accounting.

Topics covered include:
- The nature and purpose of cost and management accounting
- Cost classification
- Cost behaviour and cost estimation
- Presenting information
- Accounting for materials
- Accounting for labour
- Accounting for overheads
- Accounting for costs: ledger entries
- Marginal costing and absorption costing
- Job costing, batch costing and service costing
- Process costing
- Alternative costing systems
- Budgeting
- Statistical techniques
- Capital budgeting and discounted cash flows
- Standard costing and variance analysis
- Performance measurement
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ISBN: v000000000386
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This Essential Guide covers the key essential elements and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of UK tax. The key topics covered include:

• The UK tax system
• Introduction to income tax
• Property and investment income
• Employment income
• Trading income
• Capital allowances
• The basis of assessment rules for unincorporated businesses
• Trading losses of an unincorporated business
• Partnerships
• Simpler income tax for small businesses
• Tax relief for pension contributions
• Residence
• National Insurance contributions
• Capital gains tax
• CGT – shares and securities
• Capital gains tax reliefs
• Inheritance tax on lifetime gifts
• Inheritance tax on the value of an estate
• Introduction to corporation tax
• Taxable total profits
• Chargeable gains of a company
• Company trading losses
• Group corporation tax
• Value added tax
• Administration
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ISBN: v000000000419