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ICAEW statement on engaging in public practice – key information

Revised guidance on 'engaging in public practice' comes into effect from 1 January 2017. On this page, you will find a links to key information to help you familiarise yourself with the changes.

Summary of changes

Find out more about the changes in the new guidance and how they might affect you.


The flowchart helps you to determine if you need to hold a practising certificate.

Access the statement

Read the full ICAEW statement on engaging in public practice (there is also a PDF version available to download.


If you are unsure whether or not you need a practising certificate please call the free helpline for advice on your circumstances Tel +44(0)1908 248 250.