At the Institute we endeavour to provide support to all our Members on a variety of personal and professional levels at no extra charge to Members.
We have a dedicated, experienced team available to answer any technical queries you may have and who aim to provide a solution and information on your query within 24 hours.
You will find a number of pages on our website dedicated to keeping you updated and informed on the key areas of the accounting profession. Including: In Practice, Financial Reporting, Auditing, Law & Regulation, Taxation, Ethics along with an SME and Credit Crunch resource. These pages are constantly updated by our experienced technical team and are available on our website.
Issued to you every quarter the Accountancy Plus journal provides core technical articles, along with relevant business and professional pieces and keeps you updated on the work of the Institute.
Emailed on the last Friday of each month to all Members, the monthly eBulletins provide useful updates from the worlds of Tax, Practice, Business and Financial Reporting. Also included is our upcoming CPE course listing and updates from the Institute.
Our Regional Societies are active in Leinster, Munster, Mid West, West, Ulster and Britain. Providing networking, social and information events the Regional Societies play an important, active role at a local level.
The Job Search area of our website has proven extremely popular and successful in recent years. Job Search offers members the opportunity to, not only search for jobs as a job seeker, but also to advertise roles as an employer.
Promotion of CPA qualification
The Institute, our Members and Students know the value and respect demanded with the CPA qualification. The entire team at the Institute endeavour to further enhance this and promote the CPA qualification by recruiting new students and growing the number of people using the CPA designation.
The Institute as a whole represents our Members on a number of levels and we are committed to representing the Membership to government, regulatory and other key stakeholders.
Members are welcome to join the Institute’s LinkedIn and Facebook Member pages where you will receive regular updates from the Institute and the opportunity to connect with fellow Members.
Supporting Members in Difficulty
In difficult times the Institute aims to provide, where possible, support for Members who for whatever reason find themselves in difficulty. These supports include the Member Benevolent Fund and discounted rates on subscriptions and CPE.
Along with the Membership Countdown Card which offers CPA Members exclusive discounts across hundreds of retail and service providers the Institute trawls the market and negotiates preferential rates and discounts for Members across Health Insurance, Professional Indemnity, Car Insurance, Income Protection, Marketing Services, Publications, Software and much more.
Free and discounted CPD events, webinars and online courses
Throughout the year the Institute provides a number of free CPD for all Members across events, webinars and online courses. In 2015 we provided 4 free CPD webinars, a further free Institute update (2 hours CPD) in four locations and the opportunity to avail of half price on line courses.
We have a dedicated Member Services team who are available to answer any queries you may have promptly.
The CPA Benevolent Fund was incorporated on 14 May 2000. The aim of the CPA Benevolent Fund is to provide financial assistance to members, students and/or their dependents/families who, through no fault of their own find themselves in financial difficulty and whose circumstances meet the criteria set by the Directors for the payment of grants.
Members of the Institute may become involved in various groups.