• ICAS tax conference 21 May 2015 in Edinburgh- discounted academic rate


    The ICAS tax conference – The challenge of change 

    Date:                21 May 2015

    Time:               9am for a 9.30am start, concluding by 5pm, followed by an evening drinks reception

    Location:          Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

    Event details

    A must attend conference that takes a strategic look at tax. A conference with a difference where we want delegates to be involved in the debate; a conference that is thought provoking; one that looks at high level issues and provides the opportunity to network with experts and peers.

    The agenda takes a strategic look at tax and covers the following topics:

    • Constitutional change and tax devolution – reflections on the Smith Commission
    • Tax challenges for the new Government
    • The Irish experience in working across tax systems
    • What is acceptable tax planning now?
    • The tax avoidance debate
    • The new pensions regime
    • Changing employment practices
    • The changing role of the family tax adviser

    Chaired by Margaret Khnichich CA, Head of Tax at EY, the conference boasts a strong line-up of speakers:

    • Lord Smith of Kelvin KT
    • Paul Johnson, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
    • Elspeth Orcharton CA, ICAS
    • Brian Keegan, Chartered Accountants Ireland
    • David Small, Arnot Manderson Advocates
    • Richard Britten, Johnston Carmichael LLP
    • Jamie Jenkins, Standard Life plc
    • John Cairns CA, French Duncan LLP
    • Ewan Henderson CA, William Grant & Sons


    CAPS Members £125 + VAT

    Members £160 + VAT

    Academics £160 + VAT

    Non Members £195 + VAT

    For further details see the ICAS website.

    To register to attend the conference please email memberengagement@icas.org.uk and quote academic.


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