Practice support – 11 ways ICAEW and CABA can help you
The following services are available to members and member firms.
Practicewire is a free eNewsletter available to members and discusses relevant topical practice matters.
The Tax Faculty produces a weekly newswire which is free to all members (including non-members of the faculty).
ICAEW’s Technical Advisory Service (TAS) is staffed by members of ICAEW who are able to help you with technical and ethical queries. They are available during office hours on 01908 248 250.
The ICAEW website provides a host of valuable information on technical, ethical and practice-related matters.
ICAEW’s Library & Information service is a tremendously valuable tool and is available to members.
ICAEW provides a considerable number of helpsheets which are updated frequently. These cover technical, ethical, practice and other areas. There are also helpsheets available within the Communities (see below).
ICAEW provides a number of Faculties. Membership is available (although may be chargeable). The Faculties are:
- Audit and Assurance Faculty
- Corporate Finance Faculty
- Business and Management Faculty
- Financial Reporting Faculty
- Financial Services Faculty
- IT Faculty
- Tax Faculty
ICAEW also provides a number of Communities where membership is available, subject to varying charges for different Communities.
- Charity & Voluntary
- Energy & Natural Resources
- Entertainment, Sport & Media
- Farming & Rural Business
- Forensic & Expert Witness
- Restructuring & Insolvency
- Interim Management
- Corporate Governance
- Public Sector
- Travel, Tourism & Hospitality
9. Support members
ICAEW has support members who are able to provide a confidential support service for members. They are exempt from the duty to report misconduct and can provide valuable assistance in times of difficulty.
ICAEW has linked with various other parties to offer members preferential rates and offers for you and your business.
The Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association (CABA) is independent from ICAEW. It exists to provide practical advice and support to current and former members and their families in time of need.