The funds can be used to cover a range of start-up costs and is aimed at helping members of the profession to make a move that would otherwise be difficult.
To qualify, chartered accountants need to meet a range of criteria and also be assessed by CABA on their likelihood of success.
Unemployment has been one of the main reasons people contacted CABA. Some want to start their own businesses, with some simply setting up in practice by themselves and others minded to move into other careers.
The business start-up support is designed to provide people in this position with help to cover the costs of starting out.
It’s part of CABA’s wider range of resources designed to help accountants plan and improve their wellbeing.
More details about all of CABA’s career support services can be found here