Originally dedicated to fighting the proposed merger of the ICAEW with CIMA and CIPFA, this site now provides news about the ICAEW

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Brand Rules Out Merger

The Financial Director reports that ACCA CEO, Helen Brand, has all but ruled out the possibility of a merger with another industry body.

She is quoted:

"M & A activity has traditionally been seen to divert organisations from their strategy and take up lots of resources and time and effort."


Thursday, January 15, 2009

A Nice Little Earner

ArthurThe ICAEW has fined members for the first time for failing to meet the requirements for continuing professional development.

Source Accountancy Age.

I recall, many many years ago, forgetting to pay my annual membership fee (mea culpa!) and (despite apologising profusely for my error) being charged approximately £400 by the ICAEW for the privilege of being "readmitted".

Suffice to say my membership fee is now paid by direct debit!