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Become a licensed practice

This section explains what constitutes licensed work, what the term licensed practice means and how your firm can become a licensed practice.

New guidance now available: CAA Guidance Note 10 and ICAEW AAF Technical Release.

What is licensed work?

Some non-statutory engagements need a registered auditor to do the work.

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What is licensed work?

Some non-statutory engagements need a registered auditor to do the work.

How does my firm become a licensed practice?

Application forms and guidance on how to become a licensed practice.

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ICAEW Licensed Practice Handbook and guidance

Licensed practices are required to comply with the ICAEW Licensed Practice Handbook.

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ICAEW Licensed Practice Handbook and guidance

The following guidance is for firms licensed to undertake ATOL Returns work. Please read this guidance carefully to ensure your firm complies with the requirements of the scheme.

How to maintain an accurate firm record with us

Guidance on what we need to know and by when.

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Your guide to maintaining your firm's record

It is important to maintain an accurate ICAEW firm record. Use this guide to find out what to consider when changing the structure of your firm.