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Library & Information Service charges

We may charge you for some of our Library services. Find out which fees apply for ICAEW members, ACA students, members of other accounting bodies and other users.

We have two tiers for charging – permitted users and all other users. Our permitted users are:

  • ICAEW members
  • ACA students
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) members
  • Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) members
  • members of Global Accounting Alliance (GAA) institutes based in the UK.

Document supply

We can post, email or fax articles, book excerpts and model documents to you through our document supply service.

  • Free for permitted users
  • £10 + VAT per document for all other users

Copyright declaration

  • Free for permitted users
  • £10 + VAT per document for all other users

Research

We can undertake a wide variety of accountancy, tax, legal and business research.

  • Free for permitted users
  • £15 + VAT per 15 minutes for all other users

ICAEW Technical Releases

New Technical Releases and representations are published in full on the ICAEW website and can be downloaded free of charge.

We can provide copies of any historical Technical Releases that are not available to download.

  • Free for permitted users
  • £10 + VAT per document for all other users

ICAEW examination papers and syllabuses

We can help ICAEW members and ACA students find older exam papers, syllabuses and related publications.

  • Free for ICAEW members and ACA students only

UK company reports, benchmarking reports and FTSE reports

Data on UK companies is provided by FAME, a company and financial database. It provides detailed company information, including addresses and contacts, on UK and Irish public and private companies.

  • Free for permitted users only

Non-UK company reports

We can provide reports on public and private companies across the globe. We use a range of national, regional and global databases from BVD which are updated on a regular basis.

  • Permitted users only - charges apply

Director's connections reports

Connections reports are supplied by Equifax and provide information on all current directors of a company.

  • £20 + VAT per report for permitted users only

Director reports

We can provide reports on the current and previous directorships held by an individual in UK and Irish companies using the FAME company information database.

  • Free for permitted users only

Credit profile and risk reports

We can provide reports on companies to assist with credit checking and the assessment of risk. We offer a Snapshot report with basic financial and director information and a more detailed Optima report.

  • £12 + VAT per Snapshot report for permitted users only
  • £25 + VAT per Optima report for permitted users only

Visitor fee

Members of the public may visit the Library for research, but please note that facilities are limited during the refurbishment.

  • Free for permitted users
  • £15 + VAT per day for all other users
  • £50 + VAT per week for all other users

Rare books photography permit

Visitors who wish to photograph items from our rare books collection will need a permit. Only non-copyrighted material can be photographed. Different charges apply for commercial use.

  • Free for permitted users
  • £15 + VAT per document for all other users

Obituaries

We can help genealogists who are tracing their family history to find out more about ancestors who were accountants. Our Accountancy Ancestors database indexes over 7,000 published obituaries and biographical profiles.

  • Free for permitted users
  • £5 + VAT for up to three obituaries for all other users