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Welcome to the Features section for Membership Matters.

With new content in every edition, there is something for everyone.



NHS finance careers: make your career count

In the third webinar in our NHS finance careers series, senior NHS finance professional Hardev Virdee and recently CIPFA-qualified NHS finance business partner Mohammed Panjwani discuss CIPFA and their career journeys.


Birmingham City Council’s inspirational journey to a three-star finance function

In the last two years, the council has made great improvements to its financial management arrangements following a CIPFA review. Read the full story here.

South West region welcomes new President

The South West bid a fond farewell to Christina Earls as President at the conference and AGM in March. Here we introduce her successor.

Student roundtable: a chance to gain expenses-paid access to PF Live 2022

This special roundtable on levelling up will be a fantastic opportunity for public finance professionals of tomorrow to come together today to discuss this important socioeconomic agenda.


Successes and struggles: one student’s journey to CIPFA qualified status

Senior Accountant Lucy Glister-Byers shares a thought-provoking account of her experiences on the road to becoming CIPFA qualified.


NHS finance careers: make your career count

In the second webinar in our NHS finance careers series, leading senior finance professionals Claire Gravil and Devasuda Anblagan talk careers, training and how their roles as finance professionals are challenging yet fulfilling.


CIPFA Fellowship and annual lecture 2022

Read the highlights of this year’s annual lecture, plus a reminder of all the great benefits of becoming a CIPFA Fellow.


Your 2021 annual membership statement reminder

Make sure to complete your statement before the 31 March deadline, plus we have some tips this new year for tackling your admin tasks.

Face-to-face training continues into spring

As part of our ongoing reviews into how we deliver learning, we’re pleased to say we are continuing optional face-to-face training into the spring. Read more here.


Revisit 2021’s features in the archive.