CIPFA's presence in Scotland includes a dedicated office and a regional branch. They provide: events, awards, training, qualifications, an annual conference and more.

Devolution - the Scotland Bill and beyond

22 September, Edinburgh, £195+VAT

The 'no' vote regarding independence at the 2014 referendum created momentum for further devolution of powers to Scotland. This seminar will consider the impact the increased powers will have on Scottish public services.

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What's going on?

Self-directed Support (SDS) guidance notes
Resource Implications, Management Considerations and Self-Evaluation Framework (July 2015)

Health and Social Care Integration in Scotland - the Key Issues for Finance - 16 September, Glasgow
In partnership with Finance Skills Development Scotland and HFMA, this one day conference will bring together finance practitioners across health and social care in Scotland. Download flyer. To book please email

Study AAT accounting with CIPFA
Take the next step on your career ladder by enrolling on the AAT Accounting Qualification with CIPFA Scotland. Read more

CIPFA Scotland Public Finance Conference 2015
This year's conference took place on 26 & 27 March in Clydebank. View presentation slides and photos.

News and updates

CIPFA Submission June 2015
Download CIPFA's and CIPFA's Directors of Finance Section's submission to the Commission on Local Tax Reform in Scotland.

CIPFA students celebrated their success at a graduation ceremony in Glasgow City Chambers on 15 May 2015
View the graduation photos

Winners of the CIPFA Scotland Public Finance Awards 2015 announced
View the 2015 winners

Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP awarded honorary CIPFA membership
CIPFA has granted John Swinney honorary membership in recognition of his significant contribution to improving public financial management in Scotland. Read the press release

Who's in your region

Scottish Office

Don Peebles

Don Peebles is the Head of CIPFA Scotland
t: 0131 550 7543

James Duncan is the Business Support Manager
t: 0131 550 7532

Graham Divers is the Head of CIPFA Business Scotland
t: 0131 550 7536


CIPFA Scotland has extensive experience of designing bespoke training courses for Public Sector finance, non-finance, project and people management topics. Our training courses are accessible, relevant and deliver high quality value for money.


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