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FORUMS COMPETITION – Win £20 voucher or study book

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

With almost 50,000 posts on accountancy related subjects our forums are full of good advice and useful information. We have just introduced a new feature on the forums – the ability to say ‘thanks’ to users for their posts. The thanks system is a way to show you like someone’s post. To use the ‘thanks’ system you first […]

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COMPETITION Winners!

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

We had a tremendous response to our competition to win a copy of Tom Clendon’s second edition of ‘A student’s guide to group accounts’ (published by Kaplan Publishing).  Unfortunately there could only be two winners and the first two names drawn from the hat were: Alison Lumb-Jones Stuart Pinnell Congratulations to Alison and Stuart and […]

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FINAL CHANCE to win a copy of Tom Clendon’s new book

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Accountancy Students have two copies of Tom Clendon’s second edition of A student’s guide to group accounts (published by Kaplan Publishing) to give away. This book contains all you need to know about group accounts! It assumes no prior knowledge and takes you through from first principles to the most complex of group accounting issues. […]

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Apprenticeships must be on equal footing with university degrees

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Apprenticeships must be on equal footing with university degrees, according to a major report As the latest NEET figures reveal numbers are still at a record high, a new study highlights the role apprenticeships play in getting school and college leavers into work Just under a million 16 to 24 year olds are currently unemployed […]

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COMPETITION – win a copy of Tom Clendon’s new book

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Accountancy Students have two copies of Tom Clendon’s second edition of A student’s guide to group accounts (published by Kaplan Publishing) to give away. This book contains all you need to know about group accounts! It assumes no prior knowledge and takes you through from first principles to the most complex of group accounting issues. […]

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NUS extra savings available to accountancy students

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Make sure you don’t miss out! If you thought that only traditional University students can benefit from the great savings offered by the NUS extra student discount card, think again! NUS extra is available to students over the age of 16, and this includes vocational students such as trainee accountants who are attending college as part […]

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Employers shunning traditional school qualifications

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

UK employers are shunning traditional school qualifications according to new research from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Just 22% of employers think qualifications are an important factor when considering who to hire while 88% focus on candidates’ skills. The research findings substantiate the CBI’s First Steps report on school reform, published today, which calls […]

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2013 Salary Guide From Robert Half

| November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

UK Companies Struggle With “The Finance Growth Challenge” Finds 2013 Salary Guide From Robert Half. Finance teams being asked to do more with less – creating the finance growth challenge Hiring activity not keeping pace with extra workloads Salary guide helps employers set realistic and competitive pay levels to attract the best staff A twin […]

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FRC announces new accounting standards

| November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Financial Reporting Council has issued (22 November) FRS 100 Application of Financial Reporting Requirements and FRS 101 Reduced Disclosure Framework. These new standards are issued as part of the FRC’s fundamental reform of existing accounting standards. The standards will be applicable to all companies and entities in the UK and Republic of Ireland, other […]

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AAT’s approach to e-learning wins award

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

AAT has won the prestigious Gold award for the ‘best use of rapid e-learning’ at the 2012 e-learning awards. Over the past two years, AAT has begun to adopt and implement e-learning materials to support students through their studies and training providers in their delivery of the qualification. This new suite of materials took shape […]

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