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Practice resources

For ICAEW's members in practice, this area brings together the most up-to-date thought leadership, technical resources and professional guidance to help you in your professional life.

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Digital transformation: mega trends in accountancy

The explosion in accessibility of data has led to rapid advances in digital technologies that are transforming businesses, economies and societies. Adviser and Technology Expert, Bernard Marr outlined how this fourth industrial revolution offers huge opportunities for accountants in his webinar Digital tranformation: mega trends in accountancy.

Tomorrow's Practice - the findings

Tomorrow’s Practice is about making change work for chartered accountants and their clients. It’s driven by a recognition that the market for our registered practice firms is altering radically under the pressures of regulation, technology and economics.

Running your practice

Developing a specialism

If you work within a specialist industry or area of accountancy, it is important that you remain informed about the unique rules and regulations that may apply and the trends, threats and opportunities that may affect your clients.

Supporting your staff

Getting the best out of your staff is crucial to the success of any firm. Making sure that you fairly apply employment law is equally important. Our resources will also help you ensure that you comply with the best practice assurance standards.

Supporting your clients

Model accounts

The ICAEW Library & Information Service holds a collection of model financial statements and checklists.

Services for business

Find out more about services that practitioners can provide to businesses. Includes information on audit, insolvency, investments, probate, and other areas of advice.

Regulations, standards, guidance and ethics

Practice Assurance

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.

Upcoming events and webinars

Search engine marketing and how to get started

An ICAEW and Enterprise Nation webinar exploring why Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and AdWords are important aspects of digital marketing for accountants to consider. Free to practice members.

Power Your Digital Journey

Four half-day workshops, being held in London, Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham, that will explore the impact of technological trends on a practice, with a focus on the opportunities that this presents to firms. The events will take place from 24 September to 21 November.

Practice 2019: Igniting Innovation

ICAEW's annual, two day, conference this year focuses on igniting innovation in accountancy and supporting practitioners in delivering first class service to clients. Conference takes place from the 28th to 29th November with tickets available for booking now.

Essentials CPD 2019

Running throughout the year and at various venues across the regions, Essentials CPD 2019 is devised to equip you with the technical know-how to be more effective in your role and support your personal development.

The IPC was designed by members in practice for members in practice, with the opportunity for anyone in practice to apply for membership. The role of the IPC is to be a representative voice for practice within ICAEW.