Guidance on those areas that may require a lawyer to be engaged.
If you’re managing a practice, you need to comply with regulations covering areas such as PII, clients’ money and anti-money laundering. You also need to take account of the Code of Ethics and the Practice Assurance regulations and related Practice Assurance standards.
The basic principles to follow when acting as a trustee.
Guidance for sole practitioners on finding solutions to the problems that might arise in the event of their incapacity or death.
Support and advice on the revised clients' money regulations.
These concern when a director can engage in public practice.
Guidance for members in practice on which documents the member owns; how long documents should be kept; if the client owns the documents, whether the member always has to hand them over; and the member's obligations to allow others access to documents.
This statement clarifies what is meant by 'engaging in public practice' for the purposes of holding a practising certificate.
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.
Guide to determine if your entity is a member firm and whether ICAEW is your firm’s money laundering supervisor.
Guidance and other work that we have done on anti-money laundering law and practice, in the UK and internationally.
Guidance to help members manage their risk of potential liability because of an act or omission resulting in financial loss.
Guidance on the choice of name for a practice and on the information that should appear on the notepaper and documents used for communicating with clients or other parties.
ICAEW issued new guidance (effective 1 January 2017) to help members understand when they need a practising certificate.
Access guidance on the four principle-based Practice Assurance Standards to assess and improve your practice and the Practice Assurance Regulations.
Our Practice Assurance scheme provides ICAEW members working in practice with a framework of principles-based quality assurance standards. These resources will help firms develop appropriate procedures and guidance to enable them to comply with the standards.
Before you engage in public practice in the UK or the rest of the EEA, you need to hold an ICAEW practising certificate and comply with our Professional Indemnity Insurance and Practice Assurance Regulations.
All members who wish to engage in public practice must comply with these regulations.
Professional indemnity insurance is compulsory for all ICAEW members who have a practising certificate and are engaged in public practice. Effective from 14 June 2017