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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Northern Society Awards

Awards to be presented at Northern Society Business and Awards Dinner – 12 October 2018

This year’s Northern Society dinner will focus on business and the success of ACA students and recently qualified ICAEW members in the North East, Teesside, northern Yorkshire and Cumbria.

We will continue to recognise the academic success of our students who achieved first place in their ICAEW exams (the Northern Society Order of Merit Award) which has been awarded for many years and we will also present the Presidents’ Award (further details of both are included below):

You can read more detail about the Northern Society Awards on this page.

More information on the awards

The awards section of the annual dinner will be split into 2 sections:

i)    Northern Society Order of Merit Award

Two awards for those ACA students who achieved first place in the Northern Society Order of Merit for the Professional and Advanced Stages in the ICAEW exams held during calendar year 2017 (as in previous years).
•    ACA student who achieved highest overall marks in the Northern Society area across all sittings of the Professional Stage exams in 2017;
•    ACA student who achieved highest overall marks in the Northern Society area across both sittings of the Advanced Stage exams in 2017.
The exam result information will be sourced from the ICAEW Examinations team by our ICAEW Regional Executive, Joanne Lucking.

Northern Society of Chartered Accountantsii)    Presidents’ Award 2017

This will be awarded to one student at Professional Stage and one student at Advanced Stage who have demonstrated both:-

a)    Academic excellence, by finishing in the top 20 of highest overall marks in the Northern Society Order of Merit; and
b)    Made an exceptional contribution to their firm/organisation by their professionalism, business acumen, teamwork or to the Northern Society or wider general community.

We will contact the firm/organisation of the ACA students in the Northern Society area who finished in a top 20 position at Professional Stage or Advanced Stage and ask the Qualified Person Responsible for Training (QPRT) (normally the Training Partner) at that firm/organisation to provide information in support of their ACA student including an explanation of why their ACA student should be considered for such an award.

The Judging Panel will consist of the President of Northern Society, the Immediate Past President of Northern Society and an independent member being the President of Newcastle upon Tyne Law Society. Following judging, a shortlist of finalists will be published on our website and included in the dinner programme which will be placed on every table for the dinner on 12 October 2018.

The winner of the Presidents’ Award – Professional Stage 2017 and the Presidents’ Award – Advanced Stage 2018 will then be announced during the Northern Society Dinner on 12 October 2018. The two winning students will be invited to the stage to receive their award from ICAEW President (Paul Aplin) and Northern Society President (Alan Johnston).

About Northern Society Business and Awards Dinner

The Northern Society Business and Awards Dinner will take place on Friday 12 October 2018 at the Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne.  The evening will be hosted by Alan Johnston, Northern Society President and we are delighted that we will be joined by ICAEW President Paul Aplin and Rt Hon Alan Johnson as our keynote speakers.

During the evening we will raise funds in support of Hospice at Home Carlisle & North Lakeland (registered charity number 1095708).

Tickets for the dinner are now available to purchase either individually, in small groups or for tables of 10.
Find out more about the dinner and how to buy tickets on our website at norsca.co.uk/dinner

About Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

Northern Society of Chartered Accountants (NorSCA) represents 4,000 ICAEW members and ACA students working in business and the finance profession across the North East of England, Teesside, northern Yorkshire and Cumbria.

We have been assisting businesses in the north of England and producing chartered accountants for over 130 years.

About ICAEW

There are over 1.7m chartered accountants around the world – talented, ethical and committed professionals who use their expertise to ensure we have a successful and sustainable future.

Over 149,000 of these are ICAEW Chartered Accountants. We train, develop and support each one of them so that they have the knowledge and values to help build local and global economies that are sustainable, accountable and fair.

We’ve been at the heart of the accountancy profession since we were founded in 1880 to ensure trust in business. We share our knowledge and insight with governments, regulators and business leaders worldwide as we believe accountancy is a force for positive economic change across the world.

ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) is a founder member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide and the Global Accounting Alliance.

Find out more about Northern Society on our website norsca.co.uk
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