Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance


Welcome to the Features section of Membership Matters.

With new content in every edition, there is something for everyone. Explore our most recent pieces below.

December 2021

NHS finance careers: make your career count

In this webinar, CIPFA member and senior finance professional Bob Alexander chats with newly qualified Tahmid Ahmed, financial planning analyst at NHS England, all about a long and rewarding career in public finance.

CIPFA launches updated qualification: CIPFA Professional Accountancy Qualification

“As the world changes, so must we.” Learn more about the exciting new CIPFA PAQ syllabus.

2021 Autumn Forum and North East conference

Hosted by the North East region, this year’s two-day event was held in Newcastle. Read the highlights here.

November 2021 

An update on CIPFA Futures

Important information for all current and prospective students – everything you need to know.

Introducing Christian Evans ACCA CPFA

Meet new CIPFA member and South West region volunteer Christian Evans, who currently works as a strategic finance manager for Somerset County Council.

October 2021

Enrol now for the new Social Care Enhanced Insights service

Find out more about the new financial and performance solutions service from CIPFA and Peopletoo that is designed to help social care and children's services organisations understand their budgetary position, performance and more.

CIPFA student sustainability roundtable – 23 September

Read the transcript from the student sustainability roundtable and hear what public finance leaders of the future have to say on this topical subject.

September 2021

Your annual membership statement: it’s almost time

A reminder of the types of CPD you can undertake, and also check in with the CPD activity available to you through CIPFA.

CETC update on face-to-face training from autumn 2021

Read the highlights of CETC’s update on the return to optional classroom learning from the autumn.

August 2021

Top reads for public finance professionals

Handpicked just for you for your summer holiday reading.

July 2021

Christina Earls – AAT Vice President elect: my journey so far

Longstanding CIPFA member and South West regional President Christina Earls tells her story of becoming AAT Vice President elect.

CIPFA Midlands: the 2021 Sixth Form Games

After a year's break due to the pandemic, the Games returned this year in a virtual capacity.