ICAEW Scotland Director, David Bond, reflects on a busy start to 2019 and shares some of his experiences from the last few months.
ICAEW Members in Scotland
We provide a local network for members, through our volunteer groups we offer support, help and advice to members across Scotland. We also offer a programme of professional development and business networking events and represent the interests of members to the wider business community.
ICAEW Scotland chartered accountants helped showcase the profession at Enterprise Nation’s Festival of Female Entrepreneurs in Edinburgh in June.
Stelios Kornaros succeeded Paul Richards as IMS Deputy President at this year’s AGM.
Spare Parts snatch victory in closely contested charity quiz
After two years as Deputy, Paul Richards succeeded Neil Strong as IMS President at this year’s AGM.
Jude Cook – the CEO and co-founder of Edinburgh-based crowd-funding and regulatory compliance company, ShareIn – delivered this year’s IMS member talk. Jude explored how the company has grown, and how a part-time job developed into creating one of Scotland’s fintech success stories.
The Scottish Government is conducting a consultation into a policy framework for devolved taxes in Scotland. Have your say on the consultation and input to the ICAEW response.
Jane Walker talks to Life Members Iain Gray and Richard McGilvray about their careers, and how the profession has changed.
Discover what inspired Keith Proudfoot to sign-up as CABA Champion for Scotland and northeast England.
In our latest Meet-A-Member interview, we meet Gillian Woolman, Audit Director with Audit Scotland and one of the founders of IMS.
When we say it’s your IMS, that’s what we mean. Our goal is to support ICAEW members who live and work in Scotland. We offer a range of events where you can connect with other members, as well as providing help when things are challenging.
We represent you and champion your needs and concerns acting as your mouthpiece with the Institute in London along with our Council member, Carl Bayley.
In short, we’re all about you
Our group comes from all business areas from private practice to public sector. Some wear suits and do the 9-5 thing, some work in less traditional environments. But they all have one thing in common; they are committed to doing everything that they can for our members.
This ranges from making their voice heard at national level to organising social and networking events where members can meet and exchange ideas over a beer!
We’re always looking for new people, new ideas and new thoughts, so if you want to help shape IMS and the work we do, come along and find out how you can get involved.
Contact Fiona Ormiston our local executive and drop into one of our Wednesday evening meetings in Edinburgh.
Business confidence in Scotland
The ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) is a quarterly report and analysis prepared for business and finance professionals in Scotland.
Based on research with ICAEW members in businesses across the UK with analysis from Oxford Economics, ICAEW’s partner and an acknowledged expert in research analysis, the reports give a quarterly snapshot of the state of the economy across sectors and provides a useful and accurate predictor of economic change.
IMS consultations and representations
The ICAEW Members in Scotland Group aims to represent members in Scotland and this includes responding to consultation and policy development in appropriate areas.
Information regarding current and forthcoming consultations which are being considered by the ICAEW members in Scotland Group can be obtained from your Regional Executive Fiona Ormiston.
The ICAEW Members in Scotland (IMS) exists to support ICAEW members living and/or working in Scotland. The IMS Group arranges a small number of professional development and networking activities in Scotland for members and guests. In addition to this networks of local members in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Inverness and Glasgow exist.
Northern Society of Chartered Accountants
As a Scottish member, you may find events and information from ICAEW's northern societies useful too.