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Independent Advisers & Consultants Community

Practical support and guidance for anyone in an independent role, from those making the first step to those who have established portfolio careers, tailored to accounting and finance professionals. Whether you are an independent business adviser, part-time FD, interim manager or consultant you will be able to discover new networking opportunities with the Independent Advisers & Consultants Community.

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Life as an independent adviser and consultant

Tools for business

Guidance on engagement letters, the ethical questions you may face as an independent consultant, what to do if there is a complaint, IR35 restrictions, practice certficates, professional indemnity insurance, risk management and how to write a contract.

Technical knowledge

Practical guidance on technical matters for interim managers, independent advisers and  consultants.

TAXguides

TAXguides are published by ICAEW Tax Faculty to provide practical guidance to members on important developments to tax practice and policy.

Insolvency

ICAEW is the largest insolvency regulator in the UK. We offer the opportunity for ICAEW Chartered Accountants and non-ICAEW members to qualify and be licensed as insolvency practitioners with us. We also offer a comprehensive programme of support for our current and future insolvency practitioners including membership to our Restructuring & Insolvency Community.

Developing a digital marketing strategy

This guide provides an overview of some of the many management issues involved, for example the role of backup as a part of broader business continuity and resilience strategies. These highlight the fact that backup is not merely a technology issue but one that can go to the heart of the business's survival.

The power of branding

The Design Council's guide on how developing a brand can help improve your business and the perception of your service.

Cyber security

This resource centre provides a focal point for ICAEW members looking for support in managing cyber risks.

Cloud computing

News, opinion pieces and case studies aimed at helping members gain a better understanding of cloud services.

The Library & Information Service provides a hand-picked collection of industry press articles as a benefit of ICAEW membership. If you are unable to access an article, please see our Online resources troubleshooting or contact library@icaew.com

 

Considering consulting? Ask these questions first

Advice for accountants considering independent consulting as the next stage in their career.

Temporary influence

Five tips for creating an impact as an interim manager when starting a new management role.

Build a portfolio career

Article on the role of the non-executive director and how it can form part of a portfolio life. Provides advice for those looking to become a non-executive director including how to gain suitable experience.

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