CPA insights

Double Happiness

Roger Yu, proprietor of Roger Yu & Co. is passionate about youth education and entrepreneurship. He says QP strengthens students' ability on critical thinking and problem solving. Polly Tang, Roger's wife and also a QP graduate, finds QP very practical and includes a comprehensive framework for young accountancy professionals to acquire essential technical knowledge and skills that are required in real business world.
Tech source
Revenue from contracts with customers –
five steps to recognize revenue

HKFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers is effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018. It establishes a framework for accounting for revenue from contracts with customers. This new standard will have a significant impact on how and when an entity recognizes revenue. In this article, Dr. K.P. Yuen of Hong Kong Polytechnic University elaborates the five-step model of HKFRS 15 for measuring and recognizing revenue from contracts with customer.

Student matters
Online enrolment for QP modules and final examinations
bullet QP Scholarships 2018
Event spotlight

HKICPA Career Forum 2018

Come and join the HKICPA Career Forum on 7 October 2018, Sunday at the Hong Kong Science Park. The event will comprise career-oriented workshops, exhibition and a free luncheon. Don't miss this chance to explore accountancy career opportunities and prospects. Please visit the Institute's website for event details.
Career & development

How to get the most out of social media for your firm

Chiu Ka-ki, the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of UNIKI Group, and a digital marketer, walks us through some key digital marketing trends.

(The article is reprinted from
February 2017 issue.)

Leisure & lifestyle
RelaxGet some space. Enjoy an aromatic and custom-made facial treatment at AESOP Harbour City Facial Treatment Space.
Dining – Famous American burger chain Shake Shack has opened its doors in Hong Kong. The restaurant at ifc mall offers both indoor and outdoor seating with stunning views of Victoria Harbour.


(The article is reprinted from A-Plus May 2018 issue.)


Event calendar
Look out for the latest QP and examination assistance events.

Practical experience
Submit CPA membership applications by 16 July 2018 .
We welcome 35 authorized employers and 51 authorized supervisors to the Institute's practical experience scheme.

Industry news

The Hong Kong Coalition of Professional Services (HKCPS) organized a delegation of its member bodies to visit Guangdong on 1 and 2 June 2018. The Institute's delegation was led by Vice President, Patrick Law, who is a member of the board of HKCPS. The visit provided an opportunity for direct dialogue between Hong Kong professionals and the Guangdong government.

Books of the month
Several notable books, e-books and e-journals on Management Accounting are now available for your reference at the Institute’s library.

Sports and
recreation interest groups

QP students and graduates are welcome to join the activities offered by the Institute's various sports and recreation interest groups, which provide great networking opportunities with CPAs.

Benefits and services
Apply for the BOC HKICPA Platinum Card now and use it to settle your payment with the Institute, including annual renewal subscription, to enjoy double bonus gift points.

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