What's new on Chartered Accountants Ireland?

We are constantly working to make improvements on the website and to enhance the experience it delivers to our users. The changes are based on feedback from users as well as staff members.

Non release updates for July

  • 15 July 2020Strategy24 landing page added Twitter feed pulling on hashtag "Strategy24"
  • 10 July 2020Strategy24 landing page created
  • 10 July 2020Enrolment confirmation page revamp completed
  • 9 July 2020Governance Bye-Law Review page created

Release 6715 July 2020

  • My courses & downloads updated to show next upcoming event first
  • Firm Course Enrolment updated to remove centre options for physical locations
  • CA Diary fixed to prevent record saving of more than 1 experience day if same start and end date
  • CA Diary report updated to show mentor review type
  • CA Diary process updated to auto send email notifcation to mentor on student requesting a 6 monthly review
  • CA Diary Entry Summary updated to remove unused filters
  • E-Assessment added option to purchase a re-sit
  • E-Assessment updated to re-route particular students to Cirrus platform
  • Web remittance order history updated to show report on new page and updated various text & terminologies to clarify meanings to improve user experience
  • Web remittance order history fixed issues of slow filters & load times and the balance displayed
  • Web remittance details updated to remove grid & unused button to improve user experience
  • Exam Results page updated to remove option to purchase Breakdown of Marks, Clerical Re-Check, Grounds (i) & (ii) Appeal and Tutorial report for students that have failed Law (ROI) or (NI) exams
  • Meeting Details page updated to show user friendly message on screen if meeting accepts Training Tickets as payment

Non release updates for June

  • 29 June 2020My Account images revamped
  • 8 June 2020Strategy24 Exposure draft page created

Release 66 17 June 2020

  • Student Results updated to allow Firms to export data
  • Membership Application updated to improve warning message style
  • Site Notices additional styles added for large and medium font. Also added style for "Information" box.
  • CA Support updated Thank you page style
  • Error page redirect for 403 error code (forbidden access)
  • Members Directory search by name
  • E-Assessment field added to hold Cirrus URL for reuse
  • E-Assessment updated to auto send students to ProctorU or Cirrus for their exams
  • Member Approval process updated to auto update Employment status
  • CA Diary report text with character encoding issue
  • CA Diary duplicate entries on persons record
  • Sitefinity upgrade issue with msg box showing before ready, icons on breadcrumb link

Non release updates for May

  • 29 May 2020Books campaign created
  • 15 May 2020Virtual classroom page created

Release 65 13 May 2020

  • CA Diary Mentor Dashboard link added on Mentor login
  • Training Support Application updated with additional fields to help with tracking/planning/monitoring visits
  • Contract registration schedule updated with additional fields
  • CA DIary event log error on "Experience Days"
  • Upcoming meeting event log error when no meeting is found
  • Page review reporting on most popular / least popular pages

Release 64 PATCH 23 April 2020

  • eBook Central integration created to allow students can access digital versions of textbooks

Release 64 15 April 2020

  • Sitemap configuration added to help auto generate for both Live servers
  • ProctorU link text updated to make more user friendly
  • Product page event log errors
  • Job search page issues with search filters has been resolved
  • Warmup script to help warmup sites quickly after changes/downtime
  • Training Vacancies to include Co.Dublin in counties list

Non release updates for April

  • 8 April 2020CPD courses & networking events page and CPD online courses page revamp completed
  • 8 April 2020CPD courses page and How to access your CPD courses page created
  • 27 March 2020CA Support COVID-19 wellbeing page created
  • 27 March 2020COVID-19 hub created
  • 26 March 2020Webinar page created

Release 63 19 March 2020

  • Featured products link is now working and redirects the product page
  • Download files from being stored in temp folder indefinitely
  • Shop search will no longer timeout caused by SQL injections
  • Shop listing now shows Featured products even when no regular products are listed
  • Exemptions & eligibility form no longer allows students to create firms
  • Bridging students no longer appearing as just CAP1 or CAP2 students but as Bridging students
  • Fundraising now creates pledge records again
  • Upcoming meeting/events no longer show virtual events
  • CA Diary mentor reviews will now show for Flexible students
  • Style & behaviour for disabled buttons
  • Enrolments will no longer allow to enrol on revision course without enrolling onto main exam

Release 62 PATCH 12 - 17 February 2020

  • E-assessment modal has been updated to include criteria to confirm mobile number
  • Fundraising customized "Thank you" message

Release 62 12 February 2020

  • Shop price has been resolved and will no longer show the "loading -1" message
  • Session state can now properly save session ID
  • Application is now immune to brute force attacks
  • Shop view more button now redirects to product details page correctly
  • Shop empty catergory message has been added
  • Training Vacancies will no longer create dupe records on page refesh and vacancy type now supports multi-select
  • AML non-disclosure form created for users to anonymously report misconduct related to AML

Release 61 22 January 2020

  • GDRP Modal has been updated with new message for users who last accesed the modal more than 6 months ago
  • Cookie sessions has been updated with secure flag
  • Firm contract has been updated with new status name
  • Profile has been updated to remove placeholder text on phone numbers
  • Related products will no longer generate errors on configuration file
  • FAE AAFRP Assessment has been updated with change of venue
  • Firm Enrolment will no longer show failed students for firm enrolment

Release 60 PATCH10 December 2019

  • Separate login dropdown list will no longer show if user only has 1 web account
  • Job listings calls without matching ID will now send users to a 404 page
  • Security issue resolved on downloads
  • Set max pool size
  • Make a Payment double click issue
  • Make a Payment double charge issue

Release 6027 November 2019

  • Training Vacancies created for employers to add their own listings
    • Employers to create own training vacancies listings
    • Employers can edit existing listings
    • Employers can delete existing listings
    • Employers can hide existing listings
  • Lobby timetable screen updated time to lapse after start time before removing item from the list
  • Current students' contact us list has been updated to make it mobile friendly
  • Prospective students' contact us list has been updated to make it mobile friendly
  • Members' contact us list has been updated to make it mobile friendly
  • Employers' contact us list has been updated to make it mobile friendly
  • CA diary updated to allow editing on CA diary entries after student submits