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

CIPFA Scotland Public Finance Conference, 17 & 18 March 2016, Radisson Blu, Glasgow

Entrepreneurial leadership in a time of austerity: leading public services to success
The 2016 programme will unlock the entrepreneur in public servants by dropping the traditional barriers between the public and private sectors, ensuring that true collaboration, good practice and innovative thought are recognised. View programme and book.

What's going on?

Modern Apprenticeship (MA) in Accounting
Hire a modern apprentice, and your organisation gets the skills and talent it needs. The MA in Accounting framework is aligned to the AAT syllabus. CIPFA will commence training Level 2 MAs in the first quarter of 2016 (dates tbc). Read more

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

News and updates

CIPFA Scotland scoops 2015 Region of the Year Award
CIPFA was awarded the Region of the Year Award at the Conference for the Regions on 16 October. View photo

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

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 221 8653

James Duncan is the Business Support Manager
t: 0131 221 8642

Graham Divers is the Head of Global Business Development
t: 0131 221 8646


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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