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AAT Careers Coach – Aimee Bateman

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Need CV or cover letter advice? Have a job interview coming up? AAT’s career coach, Aimee Bateman, can offer advice on your jobhunting query. Aimee’s an experienced recruiter and personal branding expert. She runs her own recruitment consultancy, Bateman Associates, and maintains the engaging online video channel Careercake.tv. Aimee also has numerous appearances as an […]

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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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Grow your own talent

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lesley Nelson, Finance Manager at the Big Lottery Fund talks us through the steps and considerations employers need to take when starting an apprenticeship scheme. Every year, the Big Lottery Fund gives out millions of pounds from the National Lottery to community groups and projects that improve health, education and the environment. Naturally, finance is […]

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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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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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Industry is calling for ‘real-world qualified’ accounting graduates

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Work experience is becoming more and more important when searching for a job, according to the latest study about trends in graduate recruitment. The Graduate Market in 2013 report shows that employers are offering a record number of paid work experience places for students and recent graduates this year and those without any work experience […]

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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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How to prepare a group statement of financial position

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tom Clendon, author of A student’s guide to group accounts (published by Kaplan Publishing) demonstrates how to prepare a group statement of financial position. When preparing group statements of financial position the basic rule with the assets and liabilities of the subsidiary is that they will cross cast. In exam questions often the majority of […]

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Useful tool to share multiple URLs

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

aLnk.co is a great tool for students and lecturers alike. It allows you to combine multiple links into one short link that you can quickly and easily share with your friends, colleagues, on your blog or any other website. It makes the process of sharing multiple links at once much easier, quicker and safer. For example […]

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Professional Hiring Index

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

UK directors predict an increase in the creation of new permanent roles in the first half of the year according to the latest Robert Half Professional Hiring Index (the ‘Index’). Nearly one in four (24%) directors say they plan to expand their operations by adding additional headcount and half (50%) plan to recruit staff to […]

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