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Tweedie to become ICAS president

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sir David Tweedie is to become the next President of the ICAS, the professional body of CAs. Sir David, who is regarded as one of the world’s most influential accountants, takes up the role on April 20th, 2012. As former chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the UK Accounting Standards Board (ASB), […]

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AAT Renews Assessment Partnership with BTL for a Further Five Years

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

BTL Group Ltd, the leading, independent provider of assessment solutions, is delighted to announce that the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) have renewed their partnership with BTL, to license the Surpass® Assessment Platform for a further five years. AAT is the leading qualification and membership body for accounting and finance staff. BTL and AAT have […]

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Case studies to highlight the alternative options to university

| September 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Below are a few case studies from AAT students to highlight the alternative options to university. For more details on the AAT qualification please visit the AAT website at www.aat.org.uk Arman Ali Hussain, 17, Scotland Trainee Accountant at Milne Craig Chartered Accountants I left school when I was 16 and knew I wanted to work […]

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The AAT Accounting Qualification

| September 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

AAT is the UK’s leading qualification and professional membership body for accounting staff with over 120,000 members worldwide. If you are looking for a career in finance then the AAT could be for you. Maybe you’re already working in finance but without a qualification and want to build your skills, or thinking of changing careers […]

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Treasury management students exam triumph

| July 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Students studying for the new Certificate in Treasury Management for the public services have achieved an excellent 78% pass rate. The Certificate was launched last year by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). ACT and CIPFA developed this qualification in response to the growing awareness […]

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CIMA launches new global pricing

| July 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) launches today (01 July) a 60% price reduction for new students registering to study CIMA anywhere in the world. This marks a global commitment by CIMA to make its qualification even more accessible to ambitious students around the world who wish to up-skill and build a successful professional career […]

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CIPFA abolishes exemption fees for AAT students

| May 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Students and members of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) will not have to pay a fee for examination modules at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) from which they are exempted. The CIPFA announcement applies for all examinations scheduled between 1 May – 24 September 2010 and will save students up […]

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ACCA Examiner Presentations – Online

| August 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

ACCA has announced the availability of a new series of 16 examiners’ approach online presentations – one for each global paper of the ACCA Qualification. These new and innovative presentations will provide you – wherever you are based in the world – with a real insight into the examiners’ expectations of students in the ACCA […]

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ACCA Performance Objectives

| August 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

The ACCA have compiled a list of five things to consider in relation to performance objectives as follows: 1. If you are studying for ACCA exams at the same time as working in a relevant role, try and choose the performance objectives linked to the papers you are taking. This way, you will be able […]

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CTA Student – Electronic Newsletter Issue 10

| August 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

Issue 10 of “CTA Student” is now available. It contains an article on the new CTA exam structure and details of the Student Autumn Training Conference at the University of Warwick (19 – 21 September 2008). There is a competition where you can win a half-price place at that Conference. Issue 9 contained a letter […]

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