Accountex is proudly supported by some of the biggest names in the business. Our supporters and partners are listed below:

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App Partner:

  • MyFirmsApp

    Putting accountants first

    MyFirmsApp™ gives accountancy firms an affordable branded presence in the mobile world on the devices of their clients and staff. The App delivers a suite of compliant and approved tax tools, which includes calculators, mileage and income trackers, receipt management, finance news, calendars and push notifications to make direct communication with clients easier. Integration with popular accounting software ensures accountants are giving their clients the tools they need to adopt HMRCs Making Tax Digital programme.

    Having an App makes it easier to:

    • Connect with your clients, future customers and staff
    • Collaborate
    • Communicate securely using push notifications
    • Collect data, receipts, income

    MyFirmsApp operates the largest global custom App platform in the world for Accountants in practice providing the only compliant UK solution that’s used by over 200,000 people.

    MyFirmsApp are exhibiting – discover their world leading App for yourself on stand 1120. Plus, why not book into one of their powerful and practical sessions at their Digital Change Workshops. Spaces are limited and you must pre-register.

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Media Partner:

  • AccountingWEB is the largest independent online community for accounting and finance professionals in the UK – providing award-winning content and online engagement between members in a true community environment.

    Accountants in Practice represent just under half of our visitors and we reach 75% of firms outside of the top 20.

    Accountants in Business represent the remainder of our audience, typically working in smaller to mid-tier businesses.

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Supported by:

  • STEP

    STEP is the worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations. We help people understand the issues families face in this area and promote best practice, professional integrity and education to our members. Today we have over 20,000 members across 95 countries from a range of professions, including lawyers, accountants and other specialists. What connects our members is that they all help families plan for their futures: from drafting a will or advising family businesses, to helping international families and protecting vulnerable family members.

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  • The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professional

    The CIPP supports over 12,000 individuals through membership services and benefits such as:

    • Access to the technical Advisory Service during office hours
    • Professional in Payroll, Pensions and Reward magazine
    • News On Line e-newsletter

    Representation at key consultations forums including:

    • Employment and payroll group
    • Compliance reform
    • Student loans
    • Statutory payments
    • Construction industry scheme operational forum

    In addition to membership, the CIPP also has an extensive industry recognised education programme which includes training on topical updates.

    For full details on products and services please visit email [email protected] or call 0121 712 1000.


  • ait

    ait is the one-stop membership organisation for the open exchange of innovation, technological advancement and agile working practices for U.K. it professionals working within accountancy.

    ait is unique in its bright, lively and above all friendly approach to collaboration between suppliers of all shapes and sizes, and accountancy firms in this pioneering vertical market.

    If you can’t wait to meet us on stand 901 contact Emma Jones now

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  • Elite Business

    At Elite Business, we’re passionate about championing new business. Providing fresh perspectives and representing disruptive solutions, we’re interested in the new generation of business that is helping to drive Britain forward.

    Every issue covers up-to-the-minute content, presenting a unique angle on the things enterprises need to know and gathering the best and brightest voices in the community to share their experience. Whether it’s Damien Kimmelman disrupting data with DueDil, Michael Acton Smith making magic with Moshi Monsters or Michelle Mone digging deep to build global lingerie brand Ultimo, we profile the individuals reinventing enterprise.

    If you want a finger on the pulse of entrepreneurial Britain, Elite Business is the publication for you.

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  • The CPD Certification Service

    The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across all industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of academic institutes and professional bodies. Thousands of CPD training courses, events, e-learning programs, conferences, workshops and seminars are formally accredited by us every year adding significant value for audiences and providers alike. The CPD Certification Service provides ongoing support, advice and accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

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  • CIOT

    The CIOT is the leading professional body in the UK for advisers dealing with all aspects of taxation. As a not-for-profit organisation our primary purpose is to promote education in taxation with a key aim of achieving a more efficient and less complex tax system for all. Our comments and recommendations on tax issues are made solely in order to achieve this aim; we are entirely apolitical.

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  • AIA

    AIA is a global body for professional accountants. We create world class accountants; through offering high-standard, relevant and innovative qualifications, and providing first-class, tailored services for our members around the world. Founded in 1928, the AIA has promoted the concept of international accounting to create a global network of accountants.

    AIA is committed to helping our practising members to achieve their goals and we endeavour to provide International Accountants with the tools to grow their businesses, as well as the expertise to successfully practice in an evolving profession. We’re proud to support Accountex, the event brings together a wealth of resources and experts, and is invaluable for any leading accountancy professional, and particularly smaller practitioners.

    AIA has members working throughout the whole spectrum of the accountancy profession, from SMEs, to some of the most profitable firms in the world. Our practising members work predominantly in the small business market and we strive to champion the needs of SMEs, believing their success to be crucial to the economy. With our global outlook, International Accountants can offer their clients a transnational perspective.

    For more information about AIA, and how we can support you in your practice, please visit, email [email protected] or call 0191 493 0277.

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  • IFA

    Established in 1916, the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) is an internationally recognised professional accountancy membership body. Our members work within micro and small- to medium-sized enterprises or in micro and small- to medium-sized accounting practices advising micro and SME clients.

    The IFA is part of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) of Australia Group, the world’s largest SME-focused accountancy group, with 35,000 members and students in 80 countries.

    We offer a programme of professional qualifications and education as well as resources, events, training and seminars.

    The IFA is a full member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) the global accounting standard-setter and regulator.

    We are an awarding organisation recognised by Ofqual, the UK public body responsible for maintaining and monitoring standards for general and vocational qualifications and examinations.

    We are also recognised by HM Treasury to regulate our members for the purposes of the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.

    Our core values

    • Standard-setting: demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism, reliability, and customer service.
    • Professional: responding to members’ challenges with consistently relevant, commercially-focused advice.
    • Enterprising: innovative and commercial thinking.
    • Dynamic: agile and responsive, no matter the speed or magnitude of changes in the business environment or economic climate.
    • Ethical: championing integrity, fairness, diversity, transparency and responsibility.
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  • ACCA

    ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants.

    We offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

    Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. We believe that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development. Our values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and we ensure that, through our qualifications, we prepare accountants for business. We seek to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating our qualifications and their delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers.

    ACCA works to strengthen a global profession based on the application of consistent standards, which we believe best supports international business and the desire of talented people to have successful, international careers. We champion the needs of small and medium sized business (SMEs) and emerging economies, and promote the value of sustainable business.

    We support our 154,000 members and 432,000 students in 170 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills needed by employers. We work through a network of over 80 offices and centres and 8,400 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development.

    ACCA works in the public interest, assuring that its members are appropriately regulated for the work they carry out and, promoting principles-based approaches to regulation. We actively seek to enhance the public value of accounting in society through international research and we take a progressive stance on global issues to ensure accountancy as a profession continues to grow in reputation and influence.

    “In 2012 Accountex provided ACCA with an opportunity to engage with a wide variety of accountants, including many of our own members, to understand the most pressing issues they were facing and to share details of initiatives such as our ‘Accountants for small business’ campaign.”

    “ACCA believes Accountex brings together accountants who can play an integral role in business growth.”

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  • ICPA

    “The ICPA is a professional organisation run by Accountants in Practice for ALL Accountants in Practice whatever their Institute membership or indeed if they are qualified by experience.
    Practitioners today deserve an organisation dedicated to their needs and their needs solely that actually understands the pressures and concerns that affect them on a daily basis. An organisation that listens to and helps its members.

    To this end the board of ICPA have set in motion a range of over thirty membership benefits which every practising Accountant would welcome and we are continually looking for more.
    To see a full description of our membership benefits please log on to our website at or for a no obligation chat why not drop in and see us at Stand A912 we would love to meet you.

    Membership continues to grow and we continue to strive to add value. Our commitment to this sector is total, unequivocal and future proof. We aren’t an organisation that lets the grass grow under our feet we are an organisation that is truly going places. So if you are in practice today then the ICPA is the natural “home” for you.”

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  • ICB- Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

    The best Accountants need the best Bookkeepers, and the best Bookkeepers are ICB Certified Bookkeepers. ICB is a proud supporter of Accountex 2016. As the world’s largest bookkeeping body ICB welcomes the important role that Accountex plays in bringing together accounting professionals from across the country.

    ICB’s mission is to raise the standard of bookkeeping around the world; and through a system of rigorous examinations and continuous professional development ICB has established a network of 150,000 bookkeepers in 110 countries. ICB recently received the AEA award for the ‘Best International Association’. By improving the standard of bookkeeping worldwide ICB helps to ensure that accountants can sit down to work and know they are using accurate materials.

    As a membership body ICB provides ongoing support to members to ensure they are knowledgeable and up to date with the latest legislation, mindful of their ethical obligations, and best ­placed to provide a trusted and exemplary service to business. When you see that a bookkeeper is an ICB Certified Bookkeeper you know that they have taken the most stringent examinations in the industry and passed.

    Good bookkeeping is the basis of good accountancy and it is of vital importance that all elements of the profession ensure the very highest of standards. By supporting Accountex ICB can enhance the relationship between bookkeeper and accountant.

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  • GAAPweb

    GAAPweb is the UK’s leading job site for finance and accountancy professionals. We advertise the latest vacancies from Part Qualified accountants to Finance Directors across all industry sectors.

    • You can use GAAPweb in your job search by:
    • Searching for the latest finance and accountancy jobs
    • Get headhunted by uploading your CV
    • Set up job alerts and receive relevant jobs direct to your inbox
    • Sign up for our newsletters to get the latest jobs and news
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  • FTA- Federation of Tax Advisers

    Trusted tax advisers who specialise in servicing the small to medium sized industry

    The Federation of Tax Advisers is the modern membership body for tax focused professionals who provide compliance and planning expertise to SMEs and entrepreneurs. We support our members, who work in both business and practice, with information, professional qualifications, training opportunities and dedicated forums. We also provide platforms to exchange leads and network staged events and local meetings throughout the UK.

    Founded in 1997, our aim is to provide taxpayers a high standard of security when dealing with a tax agent. In 2009 the FTA formed part of the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA), the internationally recognised leading body for finance specialists working within the SME sector. The FTA now serves as the dedicated tax faculty for the IFA.

    Our members are bound to uphold the highest standards of conduct and confidentiality, and undertake continuing professional development (CPD) activities to stay up-to-date with tax law and with best practice in advisory services. When you engage one of our members, be reassured that your tax affairs will be dealt with competently.

    We publish a wealth of tax-related material for SMEs, their heads of finance and their owners. We keep pace with rule changes, developments in reporting frameworks and implementation deadlines with our regular technical updates.

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  • Economia

    economia covers the essential issues, news and analysis relevant to those in business, finance and accountancy
    The member publication for ICAEW chartered accountants, economia brings essential technical accountancy content, plus a broader range of material covering business, economics, management and finance. We hope that regardless of your role you will find the information, inspiration and entertainment here relevant and engaging.

    Online economia provides the same high level of insight and analysis as in print, along with constantly updated news and daily content. Additional material includes multimedia reports, blogs and the opportunity for readers to comment and get directly involved in debates. You can comment on articles online and join the discussion via social media.

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  • CIMA

    The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants. Through our partnership with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) we support and give voice to 150,000 Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMAs) across the globe.

    CIMA helps individuals and businesses to succeed by harnessing the full power of management accounting – not just accounting for the balance sheet, but accounting for business. The CIMA syllabus draws on the unique CGMA Global Management Accounting Principles© and CGMA Competency Framework to equip individuals with high-level abilities to help them achieve sustainable success in both business and finance.

    We provide continuing professional development services, fund academic research, develop thought leadership, monitor professional standards, maintain a code of ethics for members, and work with external tuition providers and assessment services to provide the best study and examination experience.

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    The Business Application Software Developers Association – is the only industry association focused specifically on supporting the issues of business software development organisations.
    Joining BASDA means you’ll benefit from being part of a collective and influential industry voice, giving you access to specialist interest groups and business networking events. The BASDA community enables the sharing of knowledge and time saving in development, supporting its members in becoming more efficient and effective in today’s highly competitive market place.
    Specialist interest Groups and Working Parties cover a range of business applications and areas of common interest, including Financial, Accounting and Tax software, Payroll, Pension & HR software, Interoperability, Data Management & Security, VAT legislation and B2B Marketing.
    For over 20 years, BASDA has worked closely with government departments to influence legislation and standards to ensure that they are implemented with credibility and practicality for members and their customers.
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  • ATT – Association of Taxation Technicians

    The Association is a charity and the leading professional body for those providing UK tax compliance services. Our primary charitable objective is to promote education and the study of tax administration and practice. One of our key aims is to provide an appropriate qualification for individuals who undertake tax compliance work. Drawing on our members’ practical experience and knowledge, we contribute to consultations on the development of the UK tax system and seek to ensure that, for the general public, it is workable and as fair as possible.

    Our members are qualified by examination and practical experience. They commit to the highest standards of professional conduct and ensure that their tax knowledge is constantly kept up to date. Members may be found in private practice, commerce and industry, government and academia.

    The Association has over 8,000 members and Fellows together with over 5,000 students.Members and Fellows use the practising title of ‘Taxation Technician’ or ‘Taxation Technician (Fellow)’ and the designatory letters ‘ATT’ and ‘ATT (Fellow)’ respectively.

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