Subscription FAQ

How do I sign up for a digital subscription?
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How much does a digital subscription cost?
An online subscription to costs £20+vat/month or £95+vat/year.

What is a digital subscription and why should I get one?
A digital subscription gives you unlimited access to all content on 1000's of archived articles dating back to 1997.

What if I don't want to purchase a digital subscription? Will I be blocked from the site?
No. You will still have access to 5 free article page views every 30-day period. Upon reaching your limit, you will be asked to subscribe. If you don't want to subscribe, you can revisit our site during the next 30-day period to access your 5 free article pages. Some of our content, like the homepage, index pages of our site, and events listings will always remain free.

Why has started charging for online access?
For several years now anyone who wanted to see all the content on had the ability to do so. That's a strategy that built the website into the dominant digital deliverer of news in the Accountancy market, but it's also a strategy that is not a sustainable business model. It costs a lot of money to manage and produce the content we place on the website, and the shift to sell subscriptions for full site access will help ensure Accountancy Age will continue to be able to provide the depth of information for readers in the future.

What is Press+?
Press+ is our e-commerce system for digital subscriptions. When you subscribe to you will create a Press+ account. For further information on managing your Press+ account, see the Account Management FAQ below.

If I have a computer at home and a computer at my office, do I need to purchase two digital subscriptions?
No. You can log in using your account username and password from wherever you access the Internet.

Can everyone in my household use the same account?
Yes, you can use the same account for all your family members.

I am an administrator at a business, university, library, or nonprofit organisation. Am I eligible for a bulk discount?
Yes. If you are interested in site-level licensing, please contact our Publisher, Kevin Sinclair at

Is the popup "subscribe" window a secure URL?
Yes. If you right-click on the window and "view frame info" or "frame source," you'll see it's an https URL.

How will digital subscriptions be billed?
We accept major credit cards. Subscriptions are billed every 30 days for monthly subscriptions or every 360 days for annual subscriptions. Your subscription renews automatically, and you are charged in advance of each billing cycle unless you cancel.

Can I pay by cheque, invoice, or PayPal?
No. All payments are via credit card.

Is the online payment system for digital subscriptions secure?
Yes. The Press+ subscription system (owned by Journalism Online, LLC) is VeriSign Secured, TRUSTe Certified, and Safe Harbor Certified. Press+ uses secure pages for billing data collection (click on the VeriSign logo on the payment screen for more information) and encrypts all billing data with the highest level of encryption.

What is the cancellation policy?
You will be able to cancel your subscription at any time. When you cancel, we will stop charging your account the following billing cycle. Your unlimited access will continue for the remainder of the current 30-day period. Afterward, you will still be able to view 5 article pages per month on at no charge, just like any other visitor.


Account Management FAQ

How do I sign in to my account once I've subscribed?
You are automatically signed in as soon as you subscribe; there isn't anything further you need to do. If you are prompted with a message to subscribe at a later time, you can log in with the account you created. If you subscribed at one computer and would like to sign in at a different computer (e.g. home and work computers), click here to "Sign In".

How do I access my digital subscription account?
To access your account, follow these steps:
1. Click "My Account" at
2. Log in with your email address and password

What do I do if I forgot my password?
To reset your password, follow these steps:
1. Go to
2. Click "Forgot password"
3. Enter your email address and click "Submit." This will send you an email with a link to reset your password.
4. After clicking the link, you will be prompted to enter and reconfirm your new password.
5. Click "Submit" and your password will be updated

How do I modify my payment information?
To modify your payment information, follow these steps:
1. Click "My Account" at
2. On the "Account Summary" page, select "Modify Payment Information"
3. Confirm that the cardholder name and billing postal code of your credit/debit card are correct
4. Enter your card number and expiration date
5. Click "Submit" and your payment information will be updated

What if I have further questions?
For more information about why we are charging for digital access, please contact:

Kevin Sinclair
Publisher, Accountancy Age and Financial Director
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For help accessing your digital subscription, please contact Press+ customer service at


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