Following the official announcement made by the incumbent Society President, Anne Smith, on Wednesday 6 May 2020 at the ICAEW South Wales Society’s Annual General Meeting, Nick Rowe has been officially elected as the President for 2020-2022. Nick’s term of office began on 31 October 2020 and will run for an extended 18-month period and until the AGM in May 2022.
ICAEW Chartered Accountants South Wales
Welcome to the home page for the South Wales Society of Chartered Accountants. Formed in 1913, we serve about 2,300 members throughout South Wales. The society’s members come from accountancy practices small and large and from a range of business, public sector and Third Sector interests. The district society is deeply engaged in the development of the local economy and regards the promotion of the profession – especially among students – as a crucial part of its work.
In these challenging times the demand for the skills that ICAEW chartered accountants bring continues to be key to the talent development plans of many businesses. For those in the West Wales region we have collaborated with key stakeholders to increase access to high quality virtual ACA training to support this.
A series of fascinating informal chats with senior finance leaders working in organisations across the UK that have been impacted in different ways by the COVID-19 pandemic, sharing their reflections and unique perspectives on how they, and their organisations, have reacted to the unfolding crisis.
Rebecca Wright ACA ACCA, ICAEW Course Leader and Lecturer in Professional Accountancy at the University of South Wales, gives tips on how to successfully study online during a pandemic and also reminds students of techniques to employ in any study situation.
A year in review and plans for the future were raised at this year's 2020 virtual annual general meeting of the South Wales Society.
Demand for the skills that ICAEW chartered accountants bring to businesses is continuing to increase across the UK. To help meet these demands, we have collaborated with key stakeholders in the West Wales region, to increase access to quality training.
In the UK, 11.9% of the male adult population is currently engaged in entrepreneurial activity, compared with 5.6% of women. Here in Wales, the proportion of women owned businesses stands at 28%.
In a survey undertaken by the University of South Wales (USW) one of the most valued support for women either starting or sustaining their business is access to business mentors as experienced and informal sources of guidance in addition to business advisors.
There were big smiles on the faces of chartered accountants Carly and Ellie Allchurch of Allchurch & Co on Friday 5 April at the Finance Awards Dinner in Cardiff’s City Hall as they became the recipients of the award for “Best Independent Accountancy Firm 2019”.
I have been fortunate to attend a number of events recently promoting these extremely important objectives in the workplace.
Martin J Warren FCA, ICAEW Regional Director for Wales and the South West, shares his thoughts on business travel around the region.
Martin Warren, ICAEW Regional Director for Wales and the South West examines the need of the 'town centre' in the modern world.
The theme of my blogs in recent times has been heavily influenced by the 'interesting times' that we have currently, headed by the specter of Brexit.
In his latest column, IMS President Neil Strong shares his personal take on the dawning of the digital revolution…
Martin J Warren, ICAEW Regional Director for Wales and the South West, blog post January 2018 looks at predictions for the economy and politics in 2018.