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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Redworth 2017 – Tyne & Wear General Practitioners’ Conference

Date: 3 March 2017 13:00 - 5 March 2017

Type: Audit Assurance and Financial Reporting, Career and Personal Development, Course, Legal and Regulatory, Social and Networking, Tax

Organiser: Tyne and Wear

Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

Details of the 2017 Conference can be found here

Join us for the Tyne & Wear General Practitioners’ Conference 2017 at Redworth Hall Hotel, County Durham.

Our conference is open to all general practitioners.  Whether you are a regular attendee or joining us for the first time, we look forward to seeing you in March 2017.

Join us for interesting lectures and networking.

As usual our speakers will provide up to the minute lectures on the changes affecting the profession as well as tackling topics that are problematic to practitioners.

Our speakers are drawn from all areas – geographically as well as topically – and have a wealth of experience to share. We look forward to welcoming you to another excellent conference.


Confirmed speakers include:

  • Rebecca Benneyworth
  • Bill Telford
  • Carole Almond
  • Chris Burton
  • Carl Bayley
  • Andrew Drummond
Topics include

Micro accounts

Ethics & Auditors

Charity Accounts

Intellectual property & Patents

Digital Tax

Property Tax


Employment Law

Grants – What’s available and how we get them

Time management for maximum effectiveness

Back by popular request, Rebecca Benneyworth will be repeating her ‘on request’ session. You can send in requests to Rebecca at [email protected] up to Monday 27 February 2017 or hand in requests on the Friday saying what you would like her to talk about and, on Sunday morning, she’ll deliver your own personalised lecture.

Booking information

When you book you will only be charged for the conference element, the accommodation charges are paid to the hotel on the weekend itself. We will continue to book the rooms for delegates (and spouses, if required) at our preferential rates.

Booking before 30 November 2016

Residential delegates £180.00 +VAT

Non-residential delegates £230.00 +VAT

Bookings after 30 November 2016

Residential delegates £210.00 +VAT

Non-residential delegates £260.00 +VAT

Redworth Hall Hotel charges for the weekend will be (including VAT):

Single accommodation: £224

Twin or double (per delegate): £148

Spouse/partner (non-delegate) sharing accommodation £42 per night (dinner, bed and breakfast)

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Redworth Hall Hotel

Redworth Hall Hotel,
County Durham,

Tel No: 0800 808 9596


Bill Telford  – Telford Financial Training Ltd

Bill Telford – Telford Financial Training Ltd

Bill qualified as an accountant with an international big four firm in 1975 and has spent the last 30 years in education and training. In 2000, he joined Baker Tilly as National Training Director and he has served on both the ICAEW Council the Learning & Professional Development Board. He has recently retired as a partner with Baker Tilly and is now trading as a freelance lecturer and training consultant.

Rebecca Benneyworth BSc FCA MBE

Rebecca Benneyworth BSc FCA MBE

Rebecca is an ICAEW Chartered Accountant. She is a lecturer, writer and consultant on a variety of taxes, lecturing extensively throughout the UK, to accountants, business people and also to HMRC and the Treasury.

She has her own accountancy practice based in Gloucestershire, with a variety of small business and personal tax clients. During the last two years this has become a 100% digital practice.

She is Chair of the HMRC Digital Advisory Group, providing help and support to HMRC in understanding the challenges that Making Tax Digital presents to small businesses and their advisers. She is also a member of the Admin Burdens Advisory Board, an independent group monitoring the burdens the tax system impose on businesses.

Rebecca is a past Chair of the Tax Faculty of the ICAEW, and serves on the Tax Faculty Board. She is ICAEW council member for South West England, and was awarded an MBE for services to the tax profession in 2012.

How to book

The easiest way to book is online by clicking the button to Book Online at icaew.com – you will be able to log into your account at icaew.com and pay with your debit or credit card.

You can also telephone the ICAEW central events booking team on 01908 248159 and pay over the phone.

Alternatively you can download a booking form or book by email.