Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland


abbreviation: ICAS. Professional institute for accountants, whose members work in industry and commerce, in private practice, in local and central government and in education. Members of the Institute are styled ‘chartered accountants’. There is only one grade of membership, designated CA. To qualify for admission to membership an applicant must have passed the Institute’s final examination and have completed a training contract with members of the Institute engaged in public practice in the UK.


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