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London Society of Chartered Accountants AGM: important notice

Please read this important notice about the London Society of Chartered Accountants.

The Annual General Meeting of the London Society of Chartered Accountants will be held on Tuesday 22 June 2021 at 15:00.  As a result of the on-going uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held as a virtual meeting. Details will be sent out in due course.

All London Society members are invited to attend the virtual Annual General Meeting. The business will include receiving the annual report and financial statements of the Society for the year ended 31 December 2020 and announcing the names of officers and members elected to serve on the Main Committee of the Society and to the ICAEW Council.

Members wishing to bring before the Annual General Meeting any motion not relating to the ordinary annual business of the Society as shown above should inform the Society by writing to the Honorary Secretary, supported by nine other members, no later than 17:00 on Friday 23 April 2021. No motion shall come before the Annual General Meeting unless notice has been given and included in the notice convening the meeting (Rule 14).

Any member unable to attend the Annual General Meeting virtually may request a proxy voting form from the Honorary Secretary through the ICAEW Regional office by phoning 020 7920 8529 or by e-mail to Veronica.Zabrini@icaew.com. To be valid this proxy form must be returned to the Honorary Secretary no later than 17:00 on Monday 21 June 2021 and must be signed by the member and include the member’s ICAEW membership number.

London Society of Chartered Accountants Main Committee elections

All London Society members are invited to stand for election to the Main Committee of the Society for the period commencing 22 June 2021. There are fourteen vacancies to be filled by election in 2021. Eight vacancies are to serve for a four-year period and six vacancies for shorter periods (two vacancies for three years; two vacancies for two years and two vacancies for one year). If more candidates stand than there are places available, an election will be carried out by ballot overseen by independent scrutineers.

Nomination forms for election to Main Committee may be obtained from the Honorary Secretary through the ICAEW Regional office by phoning 020 7920 8529 or by e-mail to Veronica.Zabrini@icaew.com. Nominations of candidates willing to stand, which require the support of seven further members of the Society, must be received at the Society’s offices no later than 17:00 on Friday 23 April 2021, at the end of which time the nominations will close.

Full copies of the rules of the Society are available from the Honorary Secretary.  Any questions concerning the role of a Main Committee member may be addressed to the President by email at president.london@icaew.com or the Honorary Secretary. The Main Committee is the primary management committee of the London Society of Chartered Accountants and all interested members are encouraged to consider standing.

The following elected members will be retiring from the Main Committee at the close of the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 22 June 2021 and may stand for re-election:

Evie Bowyer, Angus Farr, Anzo Francis, Jonathan Hollis, Richard Hooper, Grant Jones, Adrian Mansbridge, Nigel Smeeton

Yours faithfully,

Anzo Francis

LSCA Honorary Secretary

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