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ICAEW West of England

Welcome to the home page of ICAEW West of England. Formed in 1903, we look after our 5,500 members throughout the west of England.

Our area covers Gloucestershire, Wiltshire (stopping just north of Salisbury), west to the Severn Bridge and south Somerset. Our society’s members come from a range of business and commerce, accountancy practices, the public sector and third sector roles. The district society is engaged in the development of the local economy and community and regards the promotion of the profession as an important part of its work.

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How do we get our Regional Voice heard?

In this update from Martin J Warren, ICAEW Regional Director for the South West, He explains first-hand how vital it is for the regional voice to be heard by government, particularly in the current climate of uncertainty surrounding Brexit.

Do we need town centres anymore?

Martin Warren, ICAEW Regional Director for Wales and the South West examines the need of the 'town centre' in the modern world.

Encourage new entrants into the profession

ICAEW West of England is keen to support this year’s BASE competition for 16/17 year olds, and would encourage members to act as mentors for participating schools in our region.

Plans to reintroduce local ICAEW town groups in the West of England

Historically, town groups mainly existed to provide CPD training for chartered accountants. As the number of training organisations increased and online courses started to appear, the need for local groups to organise courses diminished and so the majority of such groups fell into natural decline and folded.

How can your voice be heard?

Martin Warren, Director for Wales & The South West, urges members to contribute to the political and economic debate.

We live in "interesting times"

It is often said that we live in “interesting times” which is an overused euphemism for significant change and turbulence. Comment from Martin J Warren, Director for Wales & The South West

ICAEW members can and should be a force for good

The skills, knowledge and experience of each of you as qualified Chartered Accountants means that we have collectively an unparalleled ability to make a real difference to the success of business and businesses across this region.

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About us

The society serves more than 4,800 members in Bristol, Bath and North-East Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire (excluding Salisbury), North Somerset and Mendip.

The society’s members come from accountancy practices small and large and from a range of business, public sector and Third Sector interests with the Financial Services sector being particularly strong in Bristol.  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.

It also acts as a link between the ICAEW in Moorgate Place and members in the district.

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