Charity offers aid to accountants in Japan and New Zealand

Charity offers aid to accountants in Japan and New Zealand

Benevolent association extends help to chartered accountants struck by the tsunami and earthquake

A CHARITY is offering aid and help to chartered accountants affected by the disasters in Japan and New Zeland.

The Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association has an international support service and helpline desgined to help accountants in difficulties overseas.

The group is currently helping 50 accountants in different parts of the world.

Peggy Jenkins, head of operations, said the organisation wanted to alert accountants in Japan and New Zealand to the help it could provide.

“For example, for those who have lost their homes, we may be able to find and fund alternative emergency accommodation; for those who have lost contact with relatives, we can help with communication; and for those who want to leave, we may be able to provide assistance with finding flights and repatriating them.”

The helpline number is 0800 107 6163 or, for international callers, +44 (0)1455 255 038

 

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