Are you “snookered” about what career to choose?

Choosing a career in accountancy doesn’t have to be “pot luck” according to Barry Hearn ACA and snooker impresario. ICAEW Insights recently included an article about Barry Hearn and his initial training and qualification as a Chartered Accountant. Since those early days, Barry has become President of the global sports promotion business, Matchroom, which promotes […]

Ground-breaking Apprenticeship Recruitment

Ground-Breaking-Apprenticeship-Recruitment

Ground-breaking Apprenticeship recruitment, and for FREE! Sourcing and recruiting good quality accounting candidates can be quite a challenge at times, not just in recruitment agency costs, but also the time and manpower it takes to shortlist, interview and select the appropriate candidates. Realising this was a major barrier for considering taking on an apprentice for […]

Accounting Qualifications – DL vs Apprenticeships

Accounting Qualifications

Accounting qualifications – converting from distance learning to an apprenticeship. When we receive a distance learning enrolment form, we like to ask the student what their aspirations are, so that we can be sure that they have enrolled on the programme most appropriate for their needs. We have had a number of instances this year […]

Virtual Open Day Invitation

Virtual Open Day Invitation

Your invitation to our Virtual Open Day Are you: An employer who is considering taking on an apprentice? A school leaver who is interested to find out what a career in accounting and finance involves? Someone who wants to retrain in a different career or enhance their current skills base?   If so, our Accounting […]

Accounting Apprenticeships Bouncing Back!

Accounting Apprenticeships Bouncing Back

Accounting Apprenticeships are bouncing back! Not surprisingly, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a direct hit on apprenticeships across all disciplines. However, following an initial reduction in activity during the first half of 2020, at Accountancy Learning we are excited to say that our accounting apprenticeships are bouncing back! The key issues facing the employment and […]

URGENT! if you hired new apprentices recently

New Apprentices hired recently?

New apprentices hired before 1.4.21? Please read this urgently! Time is running out for you to claim the incentive payments for new apprentices hired between 1st August 2020 and 31st March 2021. Eligible employers have until 31 May 2021 to apply for these incentive payments. The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) is currently reminding […]

Level 2 Accounts Apprenticeship

Level 2 Accounts Apprenticeship

Why is the Level 2 Accounts / Finance Assistant Apprenticeship still such a secret when it provides such an ideal entry route into so many careers – not just accountancy? At the beginning of 2020, FE Week announced that “Hopes for a level 2 business administration standard were shattered today after the new boss of […]

Apprenticeship Subsidy Extended

Apprenticeship Subsidy Extended

Apprenticeship Subsidy Extended…… AGAIN! The latest changes to apprenticeship wage subsidies, enable employers to claim up to £4,000 for each new apprentice they recruit. Great news for both employers and aspiring apprentices! The Government strategy of getting more people back into work is taking shape. Having previously announced additional funding for employers who took on […]

L2 Accounting Apprentice

Accounting Apprentice

Why you need a Level 2 accounting apprentice National Apprenticeship Week serves as a timely reminder as to how apprentices really add value to your business. And none more so than the Level 2 Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship. However, its title is slightly misleading, because as well as being an introduction to bookkeeping and accounts, it […]

Remote Learning

Remote Learning with Accountancy Learning

Remote Learning with Accountancy Learning: Delivery Arrangements And Assessment Planning For All Our Apprentices During Lockdown 3, we have significantly adapted our delivery for Apprentices in that all learning and support is now provided remotely. Upon starting the course, all students are given a personal Individual Learning Plan (ILP) that provides guidance on all the […]