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February 2010

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Regulation is the key

ICAS was invited to give evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee at the start of last month on the proposed Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Green procurement guide for business

Sustainability expert Envirowise is offering ICAS members and other business people a step-by-step approach to greener procurement – in the form of a free online guide

Why discipline is not just a matter for ICAS

It is true, many people have not yet heard of the AADB, but CAs in particular should be aware of this important body

Investing in people pay off

Royal Dutch Shell has been confirmed as an accredited employer for the purposes of continuing professional development of ICAS members

Registration now open for diploma

The Institute of Internal Auditors – UK and Ireland (IIA) has changed the structure of the pathways to its quali f i cations, introducing the opportunity for CCAB-qualified accountants (or equivalent) to successfully complete the IIA Diploma in Internal Audit Practice and obtain PIIA designation through a single case-study module and a professional experience journal. This means the final award can be achieved within six months

Northern delights

Members and guests at the ICAS Grampian Area dinner in November last year raised £5,300 for good causes with a prize draw. The amount was split equally between SPARKS and “Fighting For Sight”, a Grampian-based charity housed at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

In memoriam: Norman Hunter Smart

William Norman Hunter Smart, who served as president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland in 1978-79, was born on 25 May 1921 and educated at George Watson’s College in Edinburgh

Not what the doctor ordered

A new approach to collecting unpaid tax should be applied consistently. That’s the warning from ICAS to HM Revenue & Customs after two campaigns by HMRC appeared to take a very different approach to the medical profession and fish and chip shops

Workforce health

Workforce health is the subject of a discussion event to be held at the ICAS offices, Edinburgh on Thursday 11 February