With the new academic year now underway and the declaration deadline for CPD drawing closer, now’s the time to consider your CPD. Jane Walker looks at some of the courses on offer across the North East.
Northern Society of Chartered Accountants
The Northern Society of Chartered Accountants (NorSCA) represents 4,000 ICAEW members and ACA students working in business and the finance profession across the North East of England, Teeside and Cumbria. We have been assisting businesses in the north of England and producing chartered accountants for over 130 years.
The Business Confidence Index in North East England is once again amongst the least negative in the UK, according to the latest ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor ™ (BCM). The region’s Q3 score of -1.0 is marginally down on the Q3 2018 score of +0.4, but well above the Q3 UK average of -10.3.
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Keith Proudfoot has been appointed as President of The Northern Society of Chartered Accountants, replacing Alan Johnston who has completed his term.
The Business Confidence Index in North East England is the least negative in the UK, according to the latest ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor ™ (BCM). The region’s Q2 score of -2.6 is down on the Q2 2018 score of +6.5, but well above the Q2 UK average of -16.6.
Seventy-nine accountancy students from across the North-East and Cumbria celebrated their exam success – and in many cases becoming ICAEW accountants – at the recent Northern Society of Chartered Accountants (NorSCA) Graduation and Prize Giving ceremony in Newcastle.
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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants (NorSCA) is a membership body for circa 4,000 ICAEW Chartered Accountants and ACA students who work across business & the finance profession in the North East and Cumbria.
Northern Society started with its inaugural meeting on 31 July 1882 in Newcastle upon Tyne. The Society was established to support and encourage chartered accountants in the north of England to act in the public interest and to enhance their professional knowledge. We have been at the heart of northern business and producing ICAEW Chartered Accountants for over 130 years.
We are one of the 22 ICAEW District Societies in the United Kingdom and we cover one of the largest geographical areas of all district societies with members working in the main urban centres of Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Carlisle as well across the north of England from Berwick-upon-Tweed at the top of Northumberland down the north east coast to Loftus; and across northern Yorkshire - including Northallerton, Bedale, Richmond, Leyburn, Hawes; to Cumbria – including Brough, Kirkby Stephen and down to Millom and up the coast via St Bees to the Solway Firth and Longtown.
Today our ICAEW members work across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors
How Northern Society supports members
Northern Society is a member organisation and we aim to both support our ICAEW Chartered Accountant members and ACA students in the north east and Cumbria as well as supporting ICAEW national initiatives. We also aim to represent the views of members in the north east and Cumbria to ICAEW in London.
Northern Society Office Holders and General Committee
Northern Society is led by a President and supported by a Deputy President, Vice President, Honorary Treasurer, Honorary Secretary and other members of the General Committee.
The Office Holders and members of the General Committee are ICAEW members who undertake their role in a voluntary capacity to support their membership body. They receive no remuneration for the time that they contribute to NorSCA.
Branches of Northern Society
Local support for chartered accountants
We deliver local support to ICAEW members and ACA students through a number of branches and groups:
Tyne & Wear Society of Chartered Accountants – arranges events for members in Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and northern County Durham.
Teesside Society of Chartered Accountants – arranges events for members in southern County Durham, northern Yorkshire and the former county of Cleveland.
Cumberland Society of Chartered Accountants - arranges events for members in north, central and west Cumbria.
NCASS - Northern Chartered Accountant Students’ Society
NCASS (Northern Chartered Accountant Students’ Society) is the official body that represents ACA students under ICAEW training contracts in the Northern Society area in the North East of England and Cumbria. We have been supporting student chartered accountants across northern England since 1896.
Today NCASS provides support and organises events across the North East and Teesside.
In Cumbria we are called CCASS (Cumberland Chartered Accountant Students’ Society). We have a committee to represent ACA students training on either side of the Pennines.
NEYCAG - North East Young Chartered Accountants’ Group
NEYCAG (North East Young Chartered Accountants’ Group) supports recently qualified ICAEW Chartered Accountants in the North East of England. We are part of Northern Society of Chartered Accountants (NorSCA).
NEYCAG aims to bridge the gap between NCASS and NorSCA by providing networking, social and business skills events for our members.
NEYCAG’s mission is to provide a network, support and voice for its members and a source of enthusiasm for the accountancy profession.
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