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SRA Handbook

Firms with two or more places of business

Version 21 of the Handbook was published on 06/12/2018. For more information, please click 'History' Above

Rule 45: Firms with two or more places of business


If a firm has two or more offices:


separate reports may be obtained in respect of the different offices; and


separate accounting periods may be adopted for different offices, provided that:


separate reports are obtained;


every office is covered by a report obtained within six months of the end of its accounting period; and


there are no gaps between the accounting periods covered by successive reports for any particular office or offices.