Chartered accountants are talented, ethical and committed professionals. ICAEW represents more than 202,450 members and students around the world. All of the top 100 global brands employ ICAEW Chartered Accountants.*
Promoting inclusivity, diversity and fairness
We promote inclusivity, diversity and fairness and we give talented professionals the skills and values they need to build resilient businesses, economies and societies, while ensuring our planet’s resources are managed sustainably. ICAEW is the first major professional body to be carbon neutral, demonstrating our commitment to tackle climate change and supporting UN Sustainable Development Goal 13.
A force for positive change
We believe that chartered accountancy can be a force for positive change. By sharing our insight, expertise and understanding we can help to create sustainable economies and a better future for all.
Serving the public interest
Founded in 1880, ICAEW has a long history of serving the public interest and we continue to work with governments, regulators and business leaders globally. And, as a world-leading improvement regulator, we supervise and monitor around 12,000 firms, holding them, and all ICAEW members and students, to the highest standards of professional competency and conduct.
Chartered Accountants Worldwide
ICAEW is a founding member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW), a global family that connects over 1.8m chartered accountants and students in more than 190 countries. Together, we support, develop and promote the role of chartered accountants as trusted business leaders, difference makers and advisers.
* includes parent companies. Source: ICAEW member data at 27 July 2022, Interbrand, Best Global Brands 2021
Partnership with CIPFA
CIPFA and ICAEW announce fast-track pathway to dual membership
CPFA and ACA accountants will have the opportunity to gain dual membership and designation in 2024 as CIPFA and ICAEW announce accelerated route for newly-qualified chartered accountants as part of their commitment to closer working.
Our vision is that ICAEW Chartered Accountants enable a world of sustainable economies. The next ten years are critical – truly a decade of transformation. How we respond to the risks, trends and other powerful factors will largely decide the shape and role of ICAEW in 2030.
Governance and standards
Our Council, Board and Committee structure governs us. These governance bodies are all formed of representative and lay members through a mixture of elected and appointed positions.More
Charter and bye-laws
This section contains documents relating to ICAEW’s governance, including the Royal Charter and Bye-laws that regulate ICAEW’s affairs.More
ICAEW Annual Report for 2022
2022 Gender Pay Gap report
Who we work with
Who we work with
Partnerships are central to the way we do business. By building long-term relationships with successful organisations we are able to benefit our members.
Our related parties
A list of all the subsidiaries and associate companies of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW).
Chartered Accountants' Hall
Chartered Accountants’ Hall, which is also known as One Moorgate Place has a range of facilities that can be used for private events, the location for your next meeting or a place to study. There is a suite of meeting rooms filled with natural daylight and technical equipment to suit your needs, as well as beautiful function rooms available for celebratory events and the One Moorgate Place Club.