AAT: HMRC needs more support and longer-term thinking
HMRC

AAT: HMRC needs more support and longer-term thinking

10m Adam Harper

AAT: HMRC needs more support and longer-term think...

The proportion of telephone adviser attempts handled declined from 77.3% in 2021, to 71.1% - dropping further adrift of HMRC’s target of 85% Read More...

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Advising your clients on carbon emissions
Accounting Firms

Advising your clients on carbon emissions

5y Chris Jewers

Advising your clients on carbon emissions

AAT has released advice on how its members can guide their clients on reducing their carbon emissions and become greener. Read More...

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People Moves: AAT, BDO and Fieldfisher appoint high-level roles
People In Practice

People Moves: AAT, BDO and Fieldfisher appoint high-level roles

5y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: AAT, BDO and Fieldfisher appoint hig...

This week, AAT has appointed its 39th president, BDO internally promoted a veteran staff member into a director role, and law firm Fieldfisher brought...

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Accountancy sector encouraged to think about future talent recruitment
Recruitment

Accountancy sector encouraged to think about future talent recruitment

5y Shannon Moyer

Accountancy sector encouraged to think about futur...

Financial firms should not be afraid to utilise Generation Z and socio-economic diverse talent, research suggests. Read More...

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Late payments: The need for action - interview with Dr Louise Beaumont
Brexit & Economy

Late payments: The need for action - interview with Dr Louise Beaumont

5y Chris Jewers

Late payments: The need for action - interview wit...

An estimated 50,000 businesses collapse due to late payments in the UK, but what is being done about it, and what powers do small businesses have to f...

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Changing role of accountants shown in AAT study
Practice

Changing role of accountants shown in AAT study

5y Chris Jewers

Changing role of accountants shown in AAT study

212 members in full-time or part-time employment in the finance and accountancy industry were consulted for the study, with 17% saying that they would...

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AAT casts doubt over Boris Johnson’s tax and spend plans
Politics

AAT casts doubt over Boris Johnson’s tax and spend plans

5y Tom Lemmon

AAT casts doubt over Boris Johnson’s tax and spend...

The AAT have questioned the affordability and value of Boris Johnson’s tax and spending proposals, as he bids to become Prime Minister Read More...

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Feedback led to change in FRS102 on Director’s Loans
Accounting Standards

Feedback led to change in FRS102 on Director’s Loans

5y Tom Lemmon

Feedback led to change in FRS102 on Director’s Loa...

Comments and push-back from accountants led to the change in FRS102 which gives an exemption on director’s loans, according to Steve Collings. Read Mo...

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Volunteers’ Week 2019: How volunteering helped me upskill on my journey to President
Career

Volunteers’ Week 2019: How volunteering helped me upskill on my journey to ...

5y Tom Lemmon

Volunteers’ Week 2019: How volunteering helped me ...

Saturday 1 – Friday 7 June is Volunteers’ Week in the UK – a chance to celebrate the contributions that millions of people make across the land on a d...

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Cyber security……how good are you?
Security

Cyber security……how good are you?

5y Brian Palmer

Cyber security……how good are you?

AAT's tax policy adviser Brian Palmer on how to stop procrastinating and put in simple measures to protect your practice and your clients right away R...

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Can my accountancy firm be a (profitable) force for good? Absolutely
Career

Can my accountancy firm be a (profitable) force for good? Absolutely

5y Will Gardner

Can my accountancy firm be a (profitable) force fo...

Will Gardner explains how accountancy firms can deliver a sense of purpose for their clients and their own businesses Read More...

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What changes will the government make if a deal isn’t made?
Brexit & Economy

What changes will the government make if a deal isn’t made?

5y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

What changes will the government make if a deal is...

Insights have been provided by Brian Palmer, a tax policy adviser for the Association of Accounting Technicians Read More...

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Making the most of R&D relief
Tax

Making the most of R&D relief

5y Emma Rawson

Making the most of R&D relief

Many eligible SMEs are still not claiming R&D relief due to lack of awareness or misunderstanding the requirements for relief Read More...

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AAT celebrates the women in its organisation
Career

AAT celebrates the women in its organisation

5y Beth McLoughlin

AAT celebrates the women in its organisation

As part of its celebrations for International Women's Day, AAT has released a video celebrating the women in its organisation Read More...

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Tech Talent Charter calls for gender equality
Technology

Tech Talent Charter calls for gender equality

5y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

Tech Talent Charter calls for gender equality

AAT is the first professional accounting body to sign the Charter Read More...

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What is the AAT and how do you enrol for an AAT qualification?
Training & CPD

What is the AAT and how do you enrol for an AAT qualification?

5y Gareth Platt

What is the AAT and how do you enrol for an AAT qu...

Find out all you need to know about the AAT and how you can get an AAT qualification Read More...

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AAnswers Podcast: Breakfast or Brexit?
Brexit & Economy

AAnswers Podcast: Breakfast or Brexit?

5y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

AAnswers Podcast: Breakfast or Brexit?

With our new podcast series, AAnswers, we respond to the big questions of our time, future-proofing the knowledge you need to succeed moving forwards ...

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A third of employers in accounting and finance unaware of Apprenticeship Levy
Career

A third of employers in accounting and finance unaware of Apprenticeship Le...

6y Beth McLoughlin

A third of employers in accounting and finance una...

While the sector has made some gains, there is more to be done to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the Apprenticeship Levy Read More...

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What does 2019 hold in store for accountants? AAT give their views
More News

What does 2019 hold in store for accountants? AAT give their views

6y Beth McLoughlin

What does 2019 hold in store for accountants? AAT ...

AAT CEO Mark Farrar and tax expert Brian Palmer run through the main developments we can expect to see in 2019 Read More...

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AAT study reveals benefits to flexible working
Career

AAT study reveals benefits to flexible working

6y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

AAT study reveals benefits to flexible working

Does a flexible working schedule benefit the employee more than the traditional 9-to-5? Read More...

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The employee of tomorrow: teamwork will fall in importance while analytical skills grow
Career

The employee of tomorrow: teamwork will fall in importance while analytical...

6y Beth McLoughlin

The employee of tomorrow: teamwork will fall in im...

A survey for AAT has highlighted the skills the accountant will need in 15 years’ time Read More...

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Here’s how accountants can restore public confidence in business
Governance

Here’s how accountants can restore public confidence in business

6y Beth McLoughlin

Here’s how accountants can restore public confiden...

A white paper from AAT recommends stronger protections for whistle-blowers and an increased uptake of technology to help clients avoid late payments R...

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What are the duties and responsibilities of an accountant?
Career

What are the duties and responsibilities of an accountant?

6y Rebecca Brace

What are the duties and responsibilities of an acc...

What are the attributes, skills and qualifications needed to be an accountant? Read More...

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Living Wage Foundation: rise in real living wage rates
People Business

Living Wage Foundation: rise in real living wage rates

6y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

Living Wage Foundation: rise in real living wage r...

The Association of Accounting Technicians’ head of professional standards – Adam Williamson – considers the importance of a hardworking employee being...

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Shared parental leave to help close gender pay gap?
Career

Shared parental leave to help close gender pay gap?

6y Olivia Hill

Shared parental leave to help close gender pay gap...

Olivia Hill, chief HR officer at the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) considers Equal Pay Day and the effectiveness of shared parental leav...

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IR35 private sector rollout delayed by chancellor
Budget

IR35 private sector rollout delayed by chancellor

6y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

IR35 private sector rollout delayed by chancellor

It was not a decision that many found surprising, but the majority welcomed the chancellor’s decision to delay this measure until April 2020 Read More...

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Flag It Up: vital for accountants to get involved
Governance

Flag It Up: vital for accountants to get involved

6y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

Flag It Up: vital for accountants to get involved

AAT warns that accountants need to know the ‘red flags’ in order to tackle money laundering problems in the UK Read More...

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