CIPFA members vote on merger

The CIPFA special general meeting called to give members the opportunity to
vote on the merger with the ICAEW has concluded – after a 15 minute debate and
the raising of three questions.

About 40-50 CIPFA members attended the meeting at the Library of the
Guildhall in the City, and officials are now counting the votes, with a ‘yes’
result confidently expected among its members.

Questions from the floor concerned the name of the proposed new institute,
the benefits of merger to members, and the affect of a merger on part-time
members’ subscriptions.

The ICAEW special general meeting is currently being held at Chartered
Accountants Hall in Moregate place, and a result of the votes is expected very

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