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 had 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 not […]

Considering an Accounting Apprentice?

Considering an accounting apprentice

Considering an accounting apprentice? Consider these factors! The decision to take on an accounting apprentice should not be taken lightly. The whole process of recruitment, training and development can be daunting and exciting in equal measure and that goes for both employers and apprentices! Before taking the leap to recruit an accounting apprentice, we set […]

Free Apprenticeship Recruitment

Free Apprenticeship-Recruitment

Ground-breaking FREE Apprenticeship recruitment 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 many accountancy […]

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 […]

Working with the Top 100 Accountancy Firms

Working with the Top 100 Accountancy Firms

Working with the Top 100 Accountancy Firms Did you know, we work with accountancy practices from sole practitioners to multi-partner Top 100 accountancy firms? We have been delivering AAT training for nearly 30 years and providing training and support for accounting apprenticeships since they were introduced. Consequently, we have developed close working relationships with some […]

The Impact of Recruiting an Apprentice

Impact of recruiting an accounting apprentice

The positive impact of recruiting an accounting apprentice For many accountancy firms, particularly smaller practices, taking on an accounting apprentice can seem very daunting or just not practical. This was the conundrum faced by Catherine Smith from Catherine Smith & Co Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers. We recently interviewed Catherine to get the low down […]

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Pursue your passion! Join Us! Creating Successful Accounting Careers Centred on Expertise, Care and Compassion Our company purpose is to be the training provider that makes a lasting, positive, impact on the lives and careers of our learners and on the businesses of our employers, and in doing so, makes a real impact on the […]

Developing rounded accountants of the future

Developing the rounded accountants of the future

Developing rounded accountants of the future An accounting apprenticeship is not just about being an accountant and an accountant is not just about ‘number crunching’. Indeed, for many, the technical aspect of being an accountant is only a minor part of their role. Below we set out examples of the skill sets which are required […]

Apprenticeship Training in the South West

Accountancy Apprenticeship Training

Accounting apprenticeship training in Plymouth, Taunton, Falmouth & Exeter Did you know, that as well as our approved AAT assessment and exam centre in Exeter, we also provide classroom training for our apprentices in Plymouth, Taunton and Falmouth? In fact, our Plymouth and Taunton centres are approved AAT exam centres as well! It seems that […]

About our Classroom Venues

About Our Classroom Venues We offer classroom sessions in Exeter, Falmouth, Pymouth and Taunton We run tutor supported classroom sessions at our venues in Exeter, Falmouth, Plymouth, and Taunton. Some of our apprentices attend every week for the whole day, some for half a day, and some as and when they need to. However, over […]