Why use a CA

A Chartered Accountant can be invaluable, working with you as a trusted business partner. CAs are:

  • Professionally qualified
  • Required to undertake continuous professional development to keep up to date
  • Bound by a code of ethics to adhere to the highest professional standards

CAs who work in a practice and offer services to the public are:

  • Monitored by quality reviews of their professional practices
  • Required to have professional indemnity insurance in place
  • Required to have a complaints procedure in place
  • Subject to disciplinary procedures by their membership body (ICAS)

This combination of comprehensive training, experience and rigorous process is critical to the high standards CAs offer their clients to manage their finances effectively. 

A guide to choosing a Chartered Accountant (CA)

Read our guide to understand the services a CA firm can provide and the benefits to you and your business.

Public website - trustedinbusiness.org.uk

The aim of the site is to help businesses understand the role of a Chartered Accountant and how a CA can help their business at any stage in its lifecycle from start up to growth.

How to make sure your accountant is a CA

A firm of Chartered Accountants may have the ICAS member brand mark on their stationery and the individual Chartered Accountants in the firm will have the letters CA after his/her name. You can check if they are on our list of members or directory of firms.  

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