org non profit The Resolution Foundation said the loss of pay across all sectors took the average loss for each of the UK’s 800,000 agency workers to £500 a year, up from £430 last year. What happens next? Opportunities in 2018 2. Accounting earnings are based on the assumption of accounting instalments, which refers to the production and operation results of a certain period of time. Early accounting earnings is calculated according to the cash basis, and the modern accounting earnings is according to the classification current income and expenses of accrual basis, after the appropriate ratio calculated. However, the benefits of cash determination are more acceptable to users.