future of the Institute and its members were the focus at the last meeting
of Council for the IFA and IAB, in London. Council discussed the policy for awarding
exemptions in IAB qualifications, plus the progress of gaining QCA
personal finance and enterprise qualifications.
QCA recognition of IAB qualifications was discussed,
and chief executive J. Malcolm Dean thanked Malcolm Trotter for his efforts
and congratulated him on his achievement.
was agreed that Council approved the bringing together of manual and
computerised book-keeping within a single qualification. Designatory letters were
also agreed for membership of the newly launched
were agreed for the the Institute of Certified Book-keepers in South Africa:
M. O'Brian, C. Johnson and Mrs S.M.
Holmes were appointed to the board, and
J. Malcolm Dean, H. Laing and A. Carlsson
for the IFA discussed a number of issues, but the current situation relating to
professional indemnity insurance was discussed
covered ongoing projects such as a review of examiners and moderators
fees for 2004, regional assistance grants, and
possible changes to the Membership Handbook.
IFA and IAB Councils discussed changes to their management structure: further
details will be made available as progress