Professional resources – your guide to getting started
As an ICAS Member you’re connected to a support system that’s designed to help you succeed at every stage of your career.
You’re now connected to a support system designed to continually assist and advance your career. Our professional resources and technical guidance will help you to succeed, no matter your industry sector or chosen specialism.
It might be the latest update from HMRC, changes to an international accounting standard or a government consultation, we’ll be here with everything you need to know exactly when you need to know it.
Below you’ll find more information and links to everything to help you get started and make the most if your ICAS membership.
Resources for CAs in every sector
The professional resources section of icas.com is home to a wealth of technical information, news and essential updates.
If you’re working in practice then our guide for newly qualified CAs working in practice has information on your key first steps, including how to obtain a Practicing Certificate, and links to our practice-specific support and resources.
We also have a wide range of specific support for CAs working in every other sphere, from business to charities and the public sector.
As an ICAS Member you also have exclusive access to dedicated helplines and workplace advice. Our Technical Helpdesk can answer specific questions about everything from accounting and auditing, to ethics, anti-money laundering, regulation and tax, and our specialist practice-support team will always be there to support you online and face-to-face.
Resources to help you to specialise
No matter how you choose to specialise throughout your career, you can count on us to be there with the information, resources and support you need. From audit and assurance, to tax, pensions and insolvency, we have you covered.
Resources to support your wellbeing
From the pressures of the workplace to the stresses of modern life, at times we have all faced negative impacts upon our physical and mental health. Through CA Wellbeing we promote a positive conversation and provide support and information on mental fitness, health and wellbeing.
Promoting an inclusive profession
The adoption, promotion and embedding of a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion is a priority for ICAS. We work to build awareness and suggest possible solutions, to ensure that the accountancy profession and the wider businesses landscape are accessible to all and empower the success of everyone equally.
Everything you need to get started
At icas.com/newly-qualified you’ll find links to everything you need to get started, including ways to make new professional connections, information about CPD and a guide to your ethical obligations.