Chartered Accountants Ireland
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Effective Finance Practices
Chartered Accountants Ireland is a membership body representing over 30,000 influential members throughout the globe. Our role is to educate, represent and support our members. Our members work in senior positions in practice and industry. We are committed to restoring confidence at every level of the economy. We work with governments and businesses to raise awareness of the importance of sound financial advice.
Developed by Chartered Accountants Ireland, you’ll find here a range of guides on how to create a culture of good governance and deal with ethical questions and dilemmas, including a guide written specifically for charity trustees.
The Concise Guide of Ethics and Governance will help you through the stages of considering, accepting and undertaking the role of a trustee. It looks at:
The Ethic Quick Reference Guide contains a summary of the Five Fundamental Principles contained in the current Chartered Accountants Ireland Code of Ethics and includes a unique five step ethical thought process to guide you in your decision making.
The Five Practical Steps outlined in the guide are designed to get you thinking about how you might behave in response to an ethical dilemma. Well-constructed codes are always useful and should be referenced at some stage in your ethical thought process. However, rather than basing the five steps on any particular code of ethics, they are based upon practical considerations of how one can respond to an ethical dilemma.