The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) is a professional membership organization for chartered accountants in the UK. It was established in 1880 and is one of the largest and oldest professional accounting bodies in the world. The ICAEW sets high standards for its members, supports their professional development, and represents their interests at a national and international level.
Chartered accountants are qualified professionals who provide a range of financial services, including auditing, taxation, and financial management. ICAEW members must meet strict ethical and technical standards and are subject to the ICAEW’s regulatory framework.
To contact the ICAEW in the UK, one can either call their main switchboard on +44 (0)20 7920 8620 or visit their website at icaew.com. The ICAEW’s website provides information on a range of topics including the qualifications and training required to become a chartered accountant, the services offered by chartered accountants, and how to find an ICAEW member in one’s local area.
The process of using the ICAEW involves the following steps:
- To find a chartered accountant, one can use the ICAEW’s “Find a Chartered Accountant” search tool on their website, which allows the user to search for an ICAEW member by location and area of expertise.
- Once the user has found a chartered accountant they would like to instruct, they can contact the chartered accountant directly to discuss their needs.
- The chartered accountant will then provide advice and services as required.
It’s important to note that the ICAEW provides support and services to its members and regulates the profession of chartered accountancy in the UK, but does not provide advice directly to the public.