As Chairman of the ICPA I wrote in the September 2008 issue of Accounting Practice that the campaign to restrict the use of the word Accountant led by the ICAEW was not about protecting the public but about protecting the interests of their own members.
The response to my article was both supportive and sincere.
The ICAEW have finally made a public statement of their intentions in this whole matter.
In the October 2008 Issue of Accountancy the following is announced by an ICAEW council member:
We need to build the evidence base in order to provide the institute with the information it needs to be able to make representation on our behalf.
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