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 […]

Considering an Accounting Apprentice?

Considering an accounting apprentice

Factors to consider when recruiting an accounting apprentice 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 […]

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 […]

Working with the Top 100

Working with the Top 100

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Accounting Students and Employers


Wanted! Accounting students and employers across the South West The Coronavirus pandemic has caused problems for many training providers who have traditionally used classroom based teaching methods. Whilst we have seen some accounting apprenticeship providers across the South West, temporarily (and in some cases permanently) close their doors on teaching from this autumn, that is […]