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Technical competence

Being able to seek, learn and apply technical information is of upmost importance and will stand you in good stead throughout your career. This catalogue of webinars is designed to enhance your proficiency in a range of technical areas, from industry regulations through to software applications.

Webinar recordings

22 October 2013 - Advanced Word Skills
Do you know how powerful MS Word really is? We uncover some underused but helpful technical feature.


16 September – Discover the power in Powerpoint
Want to dazzle your colleagues with your next presentation? Join us for this free professional development webinar, where we'll look at some handy hints and tips for making your presentations quicker, easier and more effective


15 March 2016 – Communication across technology
Nickie Hawton looks at the essential skills for communicating using technology and how to be more effective when communicating with colleagues on the phone or in an email


24 August 2016 – Excel skills
Do you want to improve your Excel productivity? ICAEW’s Technical Manager and Excel expert, David Lyford-Smith shares with us his top tips, shortcuts and some very useful functions. 

23 February 2017 Excel skills
Excel specialist David Lyford-Smith, and author of the popular ICAEW blog series, ‘Excel Tip of the Week’, explores the three biggest areas in Excel. Find out more on VLOOKUP, how to create a trial balance from a nominal ledger using PivotTables, and how to design tests and controls using IF.

12 December 2017 – Technical update
During this webinar, Sarah Ghaffari Technical Manager of the Tax Faculty will give an update of tax changes introduced during 2017 and also those announced for future tax years. 

Library and Information Service (LIS)

ICAEW’s Library offers hand-picked online resources, as well as books and journals, to help build on your skills.

Additional resources