Jim’s Five Golden Rules at Holyrood


26 June 2015

Watch as ICAS President Jim Pettigrew CA treats members to an insight into his Five Golden Rules and business career during a reception at the Scottish Parliament.

CAs enjoyed an entertaining insight into ICAS President Jim Pettigrew's successful career and five tips for success during a reception at the Scottish Parliament – and you can watch/listen to the event online.

Jim talked about his journey from training and qualifying as a CA to his current roles, which include positions as Chair of Edinburgh Investment Trust and Clydesdale Bank, and a number of non-executive roles.

More than 100 CAs and guests attended the event and heard Jim talk about the firm foundation his CA training had provided in all aspects of his career.

He also outlined his Five Golden Rules for Success in daily decision making, telling CAs they should focus on: a clear strategy; effective governance; cashflow; the need to embrace change and ensuring a great business culture.

Following Jim's speech, CAs were treated to a tour of the parliament by Scottish National Party MSP and CA John Mason, who was the host for the evening.

Full Presentation

Jims Five Golden Rules (Abridged)


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