Accounting practice and accountancy firms in the United Kingdom are a global leaders in terms of quality standards, techniques and modern accounting productivity.

latest news of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) – the defining professional body for the UK Accounting sector in England and Wales, one of the largest in Europe, with approximately active 125,000 members, and a global leader in quality standards.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and its TV News Channel (ICAS) – professional body for Chartered Accountants in Scotland, with the canny Scots setting the benchmarks for accounting and business excellence.

UK section of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) – a global network of professional chartered accountants for small businesses.

The British Accounting Association (BAA) – Managed by Sheffield University  UK based organisation bringing together those interested in teaching and research in accounting and finance.

Association of Accounting Technicians – Professional membership organisation delivering training and accounting technician CPD, and approved by CIPFA, ICAEW, CIMA and ICAS.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – represents Accountants in Business such as financial managers and accountants who work in industry, commerce, not-for-profit and public sector organisations.

For auditors today and UK regulatory industry in the audit sector please refer to my article on UK Auditing bodies.

For details of the UK Specialist Accounting Associations and accounting specialist bodies see my article listing the more well known accounting professional associations.


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