ILTSA Member Publications

ILTSA Members Publications

The ILTSA has a range of publications available for it's members and the Licensed Trade.  Listed below are summary details of each publication.

Taking Stock

Taking Stock, ILTSA publicationThe Institutes book “Taking Stock” gives the facts, the figures and the guidelines to becoming an effective Catering and Licensed Trades specialist.

The second edition of this definitive reference book is now available.  Published by Trafford Publishing and available from Amazon and other on-line bookshops this book can also be purchased direct by the Institute. 

Available from the ILTSA shop or through the Institute office for £19.95 (Plus £2.00 p.& p.)  Discounts for ILTSA members.

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Stock Auditor magazine from the ILTSAStock Auditor

The quarterly magazine for the Institute of Licensed Trade Stock Auditors.  Published in March, June, September and December each year.  Free to ILTSA members, subscriptions are also available for a moderate charge to cover postage and printing.

Download the current (August 2015) issue»
Download the August 2014 issue»

For more back issues of Stock Auditor please contact us.


ILTSA equipment brochureEquipment Brochure

The Institute has produced this catalogue to assist members in finding specialist suppliers and equipment that they may require in their work as stock auditors.

Download the current issue»



Best Practice Guides

The ITLSA provide Best Practice Guides to support our members including:

Change of Ownership

In answer to the many requests for guidance on licensed trade stock valuations this definitive guide was drawn up. Members are advised to make use of the guide as adherence to the principals may well prevent arguments in the future.


20% VAT Multiplier

ILTSA has produced a simple to use GP % calculator.  Now is the time to make decisions about your pricing for the new year.


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