Disciplinary outcome: Diana Rate
Order by consent
In the matter of
Diana Rate MAAT
10 February 2023
Diana Rate’s conduct was found to be in breach of the Code of Professional Ethics and to have posed a risk to the public and/or undermine public confidence in the Association and its members as follows:
1. Between 24 August 2020 until on or around 02 September 2022, she provided self-employed accountancy or related services to the public whilst not licensed or approved to provide such services whilst subject to an exemption.
Grounds for disciplinary action existed and the matter was suitable for exercise of the Investigations Team's powers under the Disciplinary Regulations.
Diana Rate is hereby:
1. Reprimanded for a period of 24-months
2. Fined £1,610
3. Warned about her future conduct.
Diana Rate passively consented to the decision of the Investigations Team in accordance with Regulation 6 of the Disciplinary Regulations.