We offer access to specialist databases and online resources to help support your work or research. These premium databases cover accounting, tax, legal information, company information and business.
COBRA (Complete Business Resource Advisor)
An online reference source for anyone considering starting or advising a business in the UK. The database includes factsheets covering all aspects of running a business and a series of profiles that look at the current trading, legal and market issues in more than 500 different types of business. Available on a three month trial from 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018.
EBSCO Business Source Corporate
Access major monthly and weekly business titles from around the world, a huge number of professional trade magazines covering a wide range of business sectors and academic journals. It also offers many detailed market research reports, industry profiles, country economic reports and a selection of eBooks.
A vast selection of reference books including the latest encyclopaedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and books of quotations, as well as a range of legal and business titles.
A portfolio of international academic and professional journals covering accounting, finance, financial regulation and money laundering. Three titles are available online, with the remainder available to visitors to the Library or through the enquiry team.
A wide variety of eBooks covering business, accountancy, tax, finance, career development, soft skills and other topics.
Who's Who Online
Access to over 33,000 biographies of notable and influential people worldwide.
Although we are unable to provide direct access to these databases through the website due to licence restrictions, we can search databases on behalf of ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. Contact us by phone on +44 (0)20 7920 8620, by fax on +44 (0)20 7920 8621 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for help or more information.
Some of these databases are also available to visitors to the Library in the Business Centre at Chartered Accountants' Hall.
Online access to accounting, auditing and tax titles published by Bloomsbury.
A range of international company information databases providing individual company reports for public and private companies across the world.
Major tax and accountancy database including UK and international accounting standards, industry accounting and auditing guides, digests, model engagement letters and more.
Database providing company financials and credit rating reports on UK limited and non-limited companies, with a selection of reports for non-UK companies.
Detailed company information on over 2 million public and private companies in UK and Republic of Ireland.
IBFD Tax Research Platform
International tax platform featuring a range of tax journals, databases and an extensive collection of tax treaties.
International Corporate Procedures (now available through Lexis Library)
A collection of legal information and practical data to assist businesses and their professional advisers in forming, administering and finding out about the principal forms of business enterprise around the world.
Key legal, tax and regulatory sources, including cases and a selection of forms and precedents.
Accounting and auditing standards, regulatory guidance and relevant legislation, as well as PwC's technical guidance, tools and practice aids, for both UK GAAP and IFRS.
Suite of SWAT UK manuals including AML Complete, DPB Compliance Manual, Practice Assurance Manual and Probate Manual.
Taylor & Francis
A collection of accountancy journals.
Summaries and full text indexing from a variety of tax-related sources and over 50 titles.
Guidance and commentary covering the public services sector.
UK and EU legislation, case law and commentary. To complement this Westlaw provides a collection of UK Regulatory and Guidance materials which are intended to offer context and guidance on the practical interpretation of UK legislation, such as HMRC manuals and Parliamentary papers.
A collection of accountancy journals.
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