north east


CIPFA North East covers an area stretching from Tees Valley up to Berwick-upon-Tweed, the northernmost town in England.

Its hundreds of members and student members are employed throughout the public and private sectors.

What's going on?

CIPFA Student Conference: The New Leadership Paradigm – Free for student members

Attend your free annual conference at the Novotel West London on 8 July and access the latest industry insight, as well as real development and tips on the skills needed for the finance professionals of tomorrow. View programme and book

You can also book your place for the main CIPFA Conference and Exhibition at a discounted rate of £85 +VAT. View programme and book

Recent events

Over 70 CIPFA members and guests attended this year’s Annual Dinner, held at The Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, on Friday 17 April. 

CIPFA in the North East members were invited by the North East Fraud Forum to attend the first ever North East Regional Cyber Crime Conference, at Durham County Cricket Ground in Chester-le-Street on Wednesday 15 April 2015.

The CIPFA in the North East Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 19 March 2015, at Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

CIPFA in the North East members were invited to join with members of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors for a joint meeting in Sunderland on Tuesday 24 February 2015. Copies of the presentation slides from the day are available.

CIPFA in the North East members were invited to join with members of the Housing Internal Audit Forum for a joint meeting at Gentoo Housing in Sunderland on Wednesday 18 February 2015.

Details of our other recent activities are also available.

Forthcoming events

  • North East Accountancy Awards Dinner - 25 June 2015, Gateshead.

Details of further events for 2015 will be available here soon.

North East Accountancy Awards

Nominations have now closed for the 2015 North East Accountancy Awards. CIPFA in the North East will once again be sponsoring the award for Public Sector Finance Team of the Year.

Meetings and Minutes

Regional executive meeting

The most recent Regional Executive meeting on 5 Feb 2015 discussed:

– the 2014 Final Accounts for the region, to be submitted to the AGM
– feedback from the Annual Conference in November and the Better Care Fund Event in January
– the pending joint events with HIAF and CIIA
– plans for the Annual Dinner in April
– possible local provision of CIPFA courses in the NE region
– possible plans for joint recruitment and training of CIPFA and AAT trainees.

Meetings and minutes


The North East branch provides events for CIPFA members in the region.


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