Word of a recent regulatory case drew attention to the sanctions that can be applied to members practicing without a certificate.
A Birmingham accountant has been excluded from membership of the ICAEW and ordered to pay £2,000 for failing to file clients’ tax returns.
An accountant who submitted corporation tax returns and accounts for a former client without their permission has been fined £10,000 by the ICAEW and severely reprimanded.
An accountant who was sentenced to six years in prison for “soliciting to murder” has been ordered to pay costs of £2,240 to the ICAEW for bringing “discredit” on the profession.
Lee Douglass, a former audit manager at PwC, has been excluded from the ICAEW over dishonestly claiming expenses from his employer.
The ICAEW has excluded chartered accountant David Wilford after he was convicted of stealing £139,210 from the charity he worked for.
The ICAEW has disciplined and excluded two finance professionals over separate cases of ‘misappropriating’ more than £1m each.